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Balmain Regatta: what a great day !

Balmain Regatta 2013, classic yachts

Balmain Regatta 2013, classic yachts

What a great day of sailing we had at the 2013 Balmain Regatta. 130+ boats, with many more spectators following the fleet.

We hope you made it down to the Balmain Regatta last Sunday. What a great day we had!

Balmain Regatta 2013, big boats

Balmain Regatta 2013, big boats

 

What a great day of sailing we had at the 2013 Balmain Regatta. 130+ boats, with many more spectators following the fleet. We had a delayed start with some fickle wind – then it started to fill in very nicely and sailing got underway.

Balmain Regatta 2013, classic yachts

Balmain Regatta 2013, classic yachts

 

From 12 Metres, Modern go fast yachts to Classics – the Balmain Regatta lived up to its traditions – a fun day down the river at the Balmain Sailing Club.

Balmain Regatta 2013, boats of all shapes and sizes

Balmain Regatta 2013, boats of all shapes and sizes

 

The party started just before the waterman’s race with The Cope Street Parade, and music spilled out around the sailing club and all the locals turned up.

Balmain Regatta 2013, fun on and off the water

Balmain Regatta 2013, fun on and off the water

 

Sailing, music, food and other refreshments – The Balmain Regatta celebrates Sydney’s Maritime traditions with a wonderful inner west twist. If you missed it come next year, it’s last Sunday in October.

By Balmain Sailing Club