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Official ceremony and short course racing to kick off 115th season at Princess Royal Sailing Club

Des BeeckAlbany Advertiser
Neil Worrell launched Zuri ahead of the new season.
Camera IconNeil Worrell launched Zuri ahead of the new season. Credit: Des Beeck

Princess Royal Sailing Club will officially open its 115th sailing season on Saturday.

One of the oldest sporting clubs in town will see a busy day in the clubhouse and on the water.

At 1pm members and guests will be welcomed with the traditional champagne and strawberries before the formal proceedings.

Then at 1.30pm Terry Castlehow, a club stalwart and former commodor, will address the gathering before officially opening the sailing season.

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This will be followed with short course racing around the harbour marks.

Up to four fleets will compete in harbour and King George Sound events beginning with the Spring Series.

There will be many new faces seen on a variety of yachts following a six week sailing course.

Last Saturday several boats with some rusty crews shook off the winter cobwebs in preparation for the new season.

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