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HCW 2019

THE NOTICE OF RACE AND UPDATED RACE ENTRY INFORMATION ARE NOW AVAILABLE AND THE RACE ENTRY SYSTEM FOR HCW 2019 IS NOW OPEN

You can view and download the Notice of Race by clicking NOR 

To enter Heaven Can Wait 2019, please go to HCW Race Entry

DATES ANNOUNCED FOR HCW 2019

Dates for HCW 2019 have been announced and they are February 23-24, 2019.

The Charity Dinner will be held on Friday February 22, 2019.

As previously announced, Paul Bennet of Paul Bennett Airshows - who provided an outstanding display of aerobatics at the start of the HCW 2018, has agreed to again open the 2019 event - see below for more details on Paul Bennet Airshows. 

HCW 2018

OVER $45,000 RAISED THROUGH THE HEAVEN CAN WAIT CHARITY SAILING REGATTA 

The 2018 Heaven Can Wait Charity Sailing Regatta will raise in excess of $40,000 in support of the Hunter Branch of Cancer Council NSW and Lake Nacquarie Marine Rescue. The numbers are still beiing reconciled but 2018 looks like a record fundraising year for the regatta which has just completed its 12th year. Stay tuned for more news as it comes to hand. 

 

PHOTOS AND VIDEO OF THE 2018 HEAVEN CAN WAIT CHARITY SAILING REGATTA NOW AVAILABLE

Photos and Video from the 12th Heaven Can Wait Charity Sailing Regatta are now available and you can view from the following sources:

 

Photos from our official photographer Greg Dickins can be seen at the following links:


https://photos.google.com/…/AF1QipMb_cbgO3duIYan1pQ98krGayO…

https://photos.google.com/…/AF1QipM2r5NTPAazysziNHjO5uKH0hY…

 

Next we have some drone footage taken by Gavin Ayre and you can view that here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=im9WVf29jc8.

We also have photos taken by Amanda Ayre, on the pin boat and you can view them here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J8X_MDWRdck

Amanda aslo wrote a short blog about her experience and you can view that here:

https://amandaayre.wixsite.com/…/Heaven-Can-Wait-Regatta-20…

 

 

RACE RESULTS FOR THE 12 HEAVEN CAN WAIT CHARITY SAILING REGATTA

Go to the Race Results page

 

PAUL BENNET OF PAUL BENNET AIRSHOWS 

Great news - Paul Bennet of Paul Bennet Airshows stationed at Rutherford will be a star attraction at the start of the  Heaven Can Wait Charity Sailing Regatta. Paul's performance will be in front of the RMYC Toronto and will be at approximately 10.00 - an hour before the start of the regatta. Below are photos and some information on Pauls backgraound and motivation for doing what he does.

 

 

2018 SPONSORSHIP

The Heaven Can Wait Charity Sailing Regatta Committee are pleased to announce that all of our 2017 Sponsors have again signed up in support of the 2018 event. They are:

Primary Sponsors - Marmong Point Marina and Rotary Toronto Sunset

Gold Sponsors - Centennial Coal and Smith and Sons

Silver Sponsors  - Belmont 16's, Wangi Workers Club and Toronto General Practice

Bronze Sponsors - Photo Sydney, TopYacht, Paul Bennett Airshows, Sailworld, Ona Print Graphics, Wine Country Ballooning, Noahs, Raffertys, Segway Tours, Rundles Clothing, Yes Dear Cruises, Deja Vu cafe, Hughzies Bistro, Westlakes Trophies and Novatel

 

 

ORGANISING COMMITTEE FOR THE HCW CHARITY SAILING REGATTA WINS THE 2017 HUNTER REGION TEAMS DIVISION OF THE NSW VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD

Around 2 months ago, the hunter Branch of Cancer Council NSW, nominated the HCW Committee for a NSW Volunteer Of The Year Award in the Teams Division. At a presentation Ceremony held at Newcastle Souths Rugby league Club on Tuesday September 12, the HCW Committee were awarded the Hunter Region Teams Division NSW Volunteer Of The Year Award. A big thank you must go to all the previous participants, fund raisers and helpers that have brought this about and hopefully will continue to support the 2018 - and 12th running, of the event with an event better fundraising performnce. This award also automatically qualifies the HCW Committee for NSW (State Wide) Volunteer Of The Year Awards - Team Division, to be held later in the year.    

Volunteer Of The Year Award  

 

HCW 2017

RACE RESULTS FOR HCW 2017

All results are now available on the RMYC Toronto Sailing Section results page please go to our Sailing Section Results Page

PHOTOS

Photos taken both from above an on the water  are now available for viewing as follows:

Photos by Honorary Photographer – Greg Dickins of Photo Sydney, click here

Photos taken by Melissa Evans of Left in the Middle photography, click here

NOTE, you may need to enter your email address to get access to these files

We also have photos taken at the presentations by Andrew and Kellie Toogood of Newcastle 360 photography. They are available on their facebook page.

 

 

HCW 2016

 2016 was a fund raising struggle, but we still managed to exceed the 2015 number with funds handed over to the Hunter Branch of Cancer Council NSW and Lake Macquarie Marine Rescue, totalling $38,000.

Heaven Can Wait 2016 Results – One Lap Dash, Short One Lap Dash, 12 & 24 Hour distance details  – Click Here

Photos, courtesy of Greg Dickins – Photo Sydney, are now available. Follow this link – https://goo.gl/photos/ms5JXegtXvwsH9yb8

 

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