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Heaven Can Wait - Previous Years


The Heaven Can Wait Charity Sailing Regatta has a proud history. We have supported the NSW Cancer Council and Marine Rescue Lake Macquarie for 17 years. See information and links below celebrating our history and achievements.



Race results for previous Heaven Can Wait Regattas can be found HERE



Photos by Official Photographer - Greg Dickens can be accessed via the links below:

2023 - Regatta Photos

2022 - Regatta Photos

2021 - Charity Dinner Photos and Regatta Photos

2020 - Charity Dinner and Regatta Photos

2018 - Charity Dinner Photos and Regatta Photos

2017 - Charity Dinner & Regatta Photos

2016 - Regatta Photos


Additional photographs/videos from 2018 by Gavin & Amanda Ayre

Drone Footage

Photo Slideshow




2022 Australian Sailing - NSW/ACT

Sports Promotion Award

Mel Steiner received the NSW/ACT Australian Sailing Award for Sports Promotion for his committed governance of the Heaven Can Wait Sailing Regatta.

This award is for individuals who have positively promoted sailing in the community in a way that enhances public interest in sailing 


2017 Volunteer of the Year Award

Team Division - Hunter Region

The Heaven Can Wait Organising Committee was nominated by the Hunter Branch of the Cancer Council NSW

Volunteer Of The Year Award