Social Events – 78th Sharpie Nationals

WELCOME NIGHT – 29 December 2021

Tickets included in boat entry fee for the three crew.

Additional tickets can be purchased – prior to 23 December – Email Michael Forster ([email protected]) if any additional tickets are required.

Cost: Adults – $30, children (under 10) – $15

Location: YMCA Sailing Club (outdoor venue for COVID safe requirements)

Catering: Spit roast @ 3 Meats, 5 Salads / Vegetables, Freshly Baked Bread, Condiments.

Time: From 6.30pm.

WAR MEMORIAL TOUR – 31 December 2021

One of the YMCA SC sailors is offering a free tour of the War Memorial where he works as a volunteer guide. There are two groups of 6 places on offer, we will take the first twelve nominations for these tour opportunities. Bookings can be made at the Registration Day or prior, to Michael Forster on [email protected].

Cost: Free

Location: Australian War Memorial – Campbell

Time: From 10-12pm and 2-4pm

NEW YEARS EVE – 31 December 2021

Whilst the lake is closed for sailing on this day (due to the New Years Eve fireworks preparation), the committee has planned an informal social gathering for any interested sailors and supporters at the club, ready for the fireworks displays occurring at 9pm and midnight – not far to walk to some prime viewing locations. Tickets can be booked from the Regatta shop by 30 December 2021.

Cost: Adults – $20, children (under 10) – $10

Location: YMCA Sailing Club

Catering: BBQ meats, steak/sausages (cook your own on club BBQ’s), salads and bread.

Time: From 6pm

LEGENDS LUNCH – 2 January 2022

Anyone interested in attending this lunch should arrange to book directly with the Canberra Southern Cross Club, via the link below for the relevant date.

Cost: Adults – $80, children – $30

Location: Canberra Yacht Club, Lotus Bay Jetty, Lotus Bay, Yarralumla

Catering: Enjoy an outstanding three course meal, watch some Sharpie racing and great views of many parts of Lake Burley Griffin. Full bar service available.

Time: Depart 12.00pm / Return 2:30pm


Tickets can be purchased prior to the event (email: [email protected]) up until including 28 December from the Regatta Shop.

Cost: Adults – $60, children (Under 10) – $25

Location: YMCA Sailing Club (outdoor venue for COVID safe requirements)

Catering: Hot Nibbles, 3 spit roasted meats, freshly baked bread and 8 Gourmet Salads / Vegetables and choice of 4 fresh gourmet desserts.

(Ticket price includes a limited amount of beer and wine for each table), bar sales will also be available.

Time: 7pm