Class gaining momentum.
Sth Qld Championships, National Invitation Event. Qld State Titles are all planned and with the addition of some new clubs, the class is set for a positive future. Face book pages are appearing for different clubs and groups, so social media exposure has helped in this growth.
There is talk about setting up an Australian Class Association to run and coordinate future National events.and this will happen in time. The class has one problem which is both negative and positive, and it is its popularity.
Owners just love sailing their boats with their local groups. So how do we get them to travel to new venues and meeting new sailors.
One question keeps popping up and it is the one of insurance.
Unless your club or group is affiliated to your state radio sailing authority you will not be cover when running or competing in an event. In NSW the cost is about $5 a head. Well worth it when you consider the coverage.
Here is an updated list of clubs and contacts as of the 1st March 2017.
The follow owners had agreed to act as a contact person for information on the class, clubs where sailed and general information requested by owners.
Australia is a very big place so if you are in an area where you would like to support the establishment of the great little class just drop us a line.
WA Daniel Winton. firstname.lastname@example.org
Qld Charmaine White email@example.com
Vic John Toner firstname.lastname@example.org
Tas Kyle Stewart email@example.com
NSW Any takers
SA Any takers
NT Any takers
The following clubs offer class racing for the DF65.
Wanderers RC Sailing Club and Albany Radio Sailing Club
Paradise RC Yacht Club, Logan City Model Mariners, Springfield Lakes RYC and Brisbane Radio Yacht Club.
Patterson Lakes RC Sailing Club, Albert Park MYC, Lilydale Lake and Bendigo
North West Radio Yacht Club., Lauderdale Canal, Tasmania Radio Yacht Club and Risdon Brook Radio Yacht Club
New South Wales
Hubertus Country Club, Wollongong Model Yacht Club, Kogarah Bay Sailing Club and Sydney Maritime Modelling Club.
If you are a club or group that would like to be listed to help promote your events and activities or invite new members, you can contact us on the following email address.
A brief description of your club name, location, sailing days and contact person will be included in a club register.
If we can develop a profile of each club including photos we will post it on our club page.
Send any information to firstname.lastname@example.org.