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Goolwa Aquafest 2016

09 - 10 Apr 2016

Entries are now open for the 2016 Aquafest to be held at the Goolwa Aquatic Club over the weekend of the 9th & 10th of April.

The event is open to all powerboats, old and new, inboard or out board, vintage ,classic, modern, ski boats or race boats.
The boats can be entered for full participation of on water events, display only or we can arrange special display runs for specialty boats.
Contact the event organizers for any special needs and we see what we can do for you.

Register your boat from the link to the Goolwa Aquatic Club Powerboat section

Please add as much information as you know to assist our announcer for the event.

Meals are available all weekend, You are welcome to dine at the restaurant upstairs, or BBQ and vendors downstairs.

The format for the weekend will be

Friday night
Meet and greet for early arrivals at the clubs bar.

Catch up with friends, test & tune, familiarize yourself with the coarse, share boats, take passengers, cut some laps and just have fun.

Saturday is “Open Waters” meaning we share the water with other boaties like any public lake. (they will stay out of the way)
We recommend you carry “protected waters” safety gear (as per SA State rules) though single seat boats are exempt.
Duty boats will be on stand by.

Saturday night
You are invited to dinner at the Fleurieu Function Center, a fully licensed restaurant upstairs at the club.
Please get together with friends and book your own table on (08) 8555 1243
Vintage and classic speedboat film and videos will be running all night.

Spirited racing demonstrations all day.
We have a compulsory drivers briefing on the boat ramp at 9:00 am sharp.
This is a must attend meeting and driver will be asked to sign a attendance sheet to be able to take part in the event.
The boats will be divided into similar types and speed groups, and we will fit in as many runs as possible over the day.

Sunday is a “Closed Waters” event, meaning a patrolled set perimeter around the coarse.
Helmet and a Life Jacket are mandatory, but no need to carry the protected waters safety gear.
There will be Sea Rescue, St Johns, Duty Boats and a Dirty Water Diver on stand by.

Any queries, please don’t hesitate to contact
Jeff Thompson 0423 067 868
Glen Traeger 0418 802 510

If you know of anyone who would be interested in this event, either as a boat owner or spectator,
please forward to help us spread the word.

Hope to see you there.

Entry Cost (AUD): Free
$40 to enter a boat - Free for Spectators
Event Venue: Goolwa Aquatic Club
Barrage rd Goolwa 5214
Event Times: 9am to 5pm both days
Facilities: Toilet facilities for the Disabled
Sheltered Area
Shaded Area
Public Toilet
Parking for the Disabled
First aid equipment
Child Activities
Car Park
Barbeque facilities
Bar on premises
Air Conditioned
Access without assistance for Disabled

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