NSW Sailfish Association 50th

Note that this page is in rough chronological order so as to give a feel for the progression of the day, which means that the latest photo may not be at the top of the page, so scroll down and see what has been added since your last visit.

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The gathering of the skippers, a perfect autumn day at Narrabeen Lakes. [By Lyn Wallace, Narrabeen, 29th April 2017]
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NSWSA 50th gathering. [By Greg Barwick, Narrabeen Lakes, 29 April 2017]
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Good Grief! How many Junior and Open State and National Titles do these two hold between them? Ian Milton and Chris Cleary, with Apsu in the background. [By Jenny Cleary, Narrabeen, 29 April 2017]
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Our celebration cake, made by Penny Dorrell and Jenny Cleary. [By Greg Barwick, Narrabeen, 29 April 2017]
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Chris Cleary and Greg Barwick blowing out the candles. [By Jenny Cleary, Narrabeen, 29 April 2017]
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Emma Milton cutting the cake, in the background Jenny Cleary, Don Watts in the distance and Chris Cleary. Emma is the first person to compete at the CHS Regatta on a Sailfish since the mid 1980’s. [By Penny Dorrell, Narrabeen, 29 April 2017]
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Two legends of the class, interrupted by cake. Brian Carroll and Ian Milton contemplate whether it is better to approach cake from port or starboard. [By Shannon Cleary, Narrabeen, 29 April 2017]
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Pam and Ken O’Brien, they did an Ian Milton trick and drove up from Melbourne for the day. [By Jenny Cleary, Narrabeen, 29 April 2017]
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Kris Lane, Chris Leyland, John Dowzard, Ian Milton, Darren Norton, Chris Matts, Richard Milton & Glenn Bowles. [By Greg Barwick, Narrabeen, 29 April 2017]
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1981 & 1918 ready for the off. [By Greg Barwick, Narrabeen, 29 April 2017]
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Don Watts, Neil Guy and Dave Watts, Peter Chapman to left facing away. [By Greg Barwick, Narrabeen, 29 April 2017]
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Four of the five Sailfish, it is so good to see them here again after so long. [By Lee Riley, Narrabeen, 29 April 2017]
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Ken O’Brien heads out, it’s been a while since he last sailed here. [By Greg Barwick, Narrabeen, 29 April 2017]
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Greg Barwick & Peter Chapman. [By Peter Kappelmann, Narrabeen, 29 April 2017]
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Greg Barwick on 1981, clearly, toe drag is the issue here. [By Peter Kappelmann, Narrabeen, 29 April 2017]
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A cluster of Sailfish skippers. [By unknown, Narrabeen, 29 April 2017]
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Just coasting along, Chris Cleary on 1918 Janus. [By Peter Kappelmann, Narrabeen, 29 April 2017]
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Urb on a Sailfish! Ian Urban tries out Gooney Bird. [By Peter Kappelmann, Narrabeen, 20 April 2017]
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Apsu, nicely trimmed. A couple of the Narrabeen locals who also wanted a turn, and look like they have been sailing Sailfish for years not minutes. [By Peter Kappelmann, Narrabeen, 29 April 2017]
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A small part of the Milton fleet. Gooney and Apsu waiting for the next round. [By unknown, Narrabeen, 29 April 2017]
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And the day and the breeze fade out. [By unknown, Narrabeen, 29 April 2017]
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In the far distance, Ken O’Brien; then Apsu, with Graeme Remington; 1981 and Greg Barwick explaining to Paul Kelly what a lifejacket was; Paul Kelly and Peter Chapman; I think John Dowzard going out on Janus and the Heron of the day. [By Lee Riley, Narrabeen, 29 April 2017]
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End of the day. [By John Dowzard, Narrabeen, 29 April 2017]

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