Help fusion Racing to get to the top! Fusion Racing is a match racing team of 4 girls, all local RPAYC sailors. These girls are doing amazing things for woman in sailing, already this year we have seen them take out the boys at the Hardy Cup International Match Racing Regatta where they made history being the first all-female team as well as the first female helm to win the regatta. The Hardy Cup win set the ball rolling for Fusion Racing and they have lots of very exciting things to come over the next few months.
Recently the Fusion Racing Team has been selected as one of only 5 teams to compete in the GKSS Women’s Trophy in Sweden. This regatta will be held alongside the Swedish Match Cup which is an official event of the world match racing tour. This an amazing opportunity for the team as they will be sailing the exciting M32 catamarans against the very best female sailors in the world.
On top of Sweden the team will also be heading over to the USA. Fusion Racing will also be competing in the prestigious Governor’s cup in Newport Beach, California for the second time hoping to come away with a podium finish. The team then moves on to Chicago and Detroit where they will sail in two regattas both part of the US Grand Slam. Competing in these two regattas will allow them to qualify for the Congressional Cup, in Long Beach, which is the longest running match racing event.
The team will be the only all-female team competing at these American events, which is the perfect opportunity to show the world the amazing things women can do in the world of sailing.
To help the girls get to these regattas they are holding a raffle with your chance to win some amazing prizes:
- 1st prize:3-night cruise with Captain Cook Cruises Fiji, 3 nights Musket Cove Island Resort and Marina rrp. $5,500
- 2nd prize:Global Synergy 7- piece Cutlery Block set rrp. $955
- 3rd prize:Scanpan Impact 5- piece cookware set rrp. $640
- 4th prize:Sydney Harbour Family Cruise with Captain Cook Cruises Fiji rrp. $175
- 5th prize:Harken Prize Pack rrp. $110
Tickets will be sold for $5 each or 5 for $20