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HEAVEN CAN WAIT CHARITY SAILING REGATTA 2021
The dates for the 2021 Heaven Can Wait Charity Sailing Regatta are February 20-21 with the Charity Dinner to be held on February 19.
HEAVEN CAN WAIT CHARITY SAILING REGATTA 2020
Race Results are now posted - click HERE to view
Photos taken by official HCW photographer - Greg Dickins of Photo Sydney, can be viewed by clicking PHOTOS. Note that additional photos have now been added since first posted on March 5th.
PAUL BENNET OF PAUL BENNET AIRSHOWS
Great news - Paul Bennet of Paul Bennet Airshows stationed at Rutherford will again 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.
The Heaven Can Wait Charity Sailing Regatta Committee are pleased to announce that most of our 2018 Sponsors and some new ones for 2019, have again signed up in support of the 2019 event. They are:
Primary Sponsors - Marmong Point Marina and Rotary Toronto
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, Beyond Ballooning, Novotel, Rundles Clothing, Yes Dear Cruises, Deja Vu cafe, Hughzies Bistro, Hunter Water,Silo, Pandoras and Westlakes Trophies.
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:
Next we have some drone footage taken by Gavin Ayre and you can view that here:
We also have photos taken by Amanda Ayre, on the pin boat and you can view them here:
Amanda aslo wrote a short blog about her experience and you can view that here:
RACE RESULTS FOR THE 12 HEAVEN CAN WAIT CHARITY SAILING REGATTA
Go to the Race Results page
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.
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 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.
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
WANT TO SEE MORE ABOUT PAST HEAVEN CAN WAIT CHARITY REGATTA’S – CLICK HERE
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