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2020 TEAKLE CLASSIC DATES

70th Adelaide to Port Lincoln Yacht Race - 21st February 2020

Lincoln Week Regatta - Monday, 24th - Thursday, 27th February 2020

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70th Teakle Classic Adelaide to Lincoln Yacht Race

The 2020 Teakle Classic Adelaide to Port Lincoln Yacht Race will be the 70th sailing of our offshore race.  Our Race and Lincoln Week Regatta has an established place in the South Australian sailing season. We are expecting another increase in entries in 2020, particularly as some of our previous entrants find the 70th reunion festivities enticing.

Sponsors

Thanks to all our sponsors and to Teakle Corp especially, as Peter Teakle announced a 3 year extension of contracted sponsorship during the 2019 presentations.  SARIN group continue to assist in ensuring every yacht has a berth in our marina and our local food and beverage vendors are again supporting our event and ensuring you enjoy the race and the week in Port Lincoln.  We know all their assistance ensures the event continues and PLYC and the competing sailors will grow the fleet and produce strong but fair competition on the water.

Safety

Our safety record remains excellent and is secured by the reliable functioning of all YB Trackers, enabling our land-based supporters to know the location of every yacht. The tracker accuracy confirms the finish times as recorded by our volunteers at PLYC finish line.  The success of the “four stage races within the race” means we will expand this into scoring in two Yacht divisions and an Offshore Multihull division in 2020.

Entrants

Increasingly we are getting interest from interstate and 2020 will see more Victorian and New South Wales yachts competing.

2020 Dates

The 70th running of the Adelaide to Port Lincoln yacht race, will start on Friday 21st February 2020.  Our host club will be the Royal South Australian Yacht Squadron for the briefing and start.  Offshore multihulls will start at 1445 and Yachts at 1500.  The Lincoln Week Regatta will run from Monday 24th to Thursday 27th February 2020 using the same format as 2019.  Book your accommodation now using your prior knowledge, or click on the Event Guide tab on our website.  We are coordinating our event with other Sailing events in SA, so we can all enjoy sailing throughout February 2020.

Welcome back

So welcome back to the 2020 race and regatta and bring your sailing friends for the 70th anniversary celebrations.


Jonathan Newbury
Chairman Organising Committee
dr.jonathan.newbury@gmail.com
0418 818469

 

Lincoln Week Committee

Regatta Coordinator: Fiona Paul 0412 299 542
Email: lincolnweek@gmail.com

Chairperson: Jonathan Newbury

Port Lincoln Yacht Club
PO Box 628
Port Lincoln SA 5606
Phone: (08) 8682 3442
Email: sec.plyc@gmail.com