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Olympic medallist guest speaker at SYC Sailing Day

On Friday, November 3, Southport Yacht Club will celebrate the Club’s annual Charity Sailing Day, with special guest speaker Olympic Gold and Silver Medallist Mathew Belcher OAM.

Over 100 local business leaders along with numerous Club sailing members will take part in a fun day of sailing on the Gold Coast Broadwater. The events purpose is to provide an opportunity for business leaders to entertain their clients or use for a great team building exercise, all while raising money for Youth Sailing!

This is an annual Club event where all local businesses are invited, no sailing experience is necessary, and the Club supply the yachts.

The event commences with a networking luncheon and special guest appearance from Mathew Belcher OAM, followed by a sailing experience and post event presentation.

The two-time Olympic Medallist and seven-time 470 World Champion Mathew Belcher OAM has recently commenced mentoring the Junior Sailors at SYC, re-launching the academy’s High-Performance Sailing Squad and will provide on-water training together with a focus on fitness, nutrition, theory and personal development.

Melanoma Patients Australia will be proud supporters of the event with their main focus to reduce the of melanoma on all Australians through awareness.

For further information or to book your business a vessel, please contact Southport Yacht Club Marketing Manager, Bronwen Hemmings via: Marketing.Manager@southportyachtclub.com.au or 07 5591 3500.

Pictured: Mathew Belcher OAM, Coach Victor Kovalenko and Will Ryan – 2016 Rio Olympic Silver Medallists

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