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Saturday May 6th 2017 Main Beach, Merimbula

The 31st annual Malibu surfing contest

the doMALd

After a beautiful sunny week the contest day dawned grey and cool. The waves, however, had picked up overnight and a steady 1metre swell was rolling in. The wind stayed away all day which kept the waves glassy.. even though they were a little hard to find on the low tide. By mid afternoon as the finals came around, the sun came out and the grand finale was held in brilliant sunshine. A special visitor dropped in to present the prizes and everyone was there to cheer on the winners. Once again John and the hard working crew from Merimbula Sailboard Club had pulled a rabbit from the hat and chalked up another successful event.
30 years and still going strong. Thank you Domald.
1.Dizzi Stern                  Bega
2.Phil Coates                  Jindabyne
3.Chris Wright                Bournda
4.Glen Wright                 Merimbula
5.Dave Prowse                Pambula
6.Danny Jones                Yowaka
BEN MILLS MEMORIAL / Bushrat top performance award  Matt Lake
WOMENS                                    Zoe Buchanan                
GROMMET  under 15         Emma Bennett
JUNIOR over 15               Harry Ferguson
MENS                               Lachlan McNeill
MASTERS                        David Arens       
VETERANS                      Ginna
GREY GROMMETS             Glen Ramsay
9ft SINGLE FIN maestro      Matt Lake
Bushrat surfboards, Merimbula Surf Shop
Grey Grommets, Royal Willows hotel
Viccolo’s, Pambula Wholefoods, Grey Grommets
Woodbine Park cabins, Quiksilver, Roxy,
Hazelgrove oysters,  Peter Hellmrich family
Merimbula Realty, anonymous wetsuits


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2017 Merimbula Classic
This year will be the 37th annual Merimbula Classic.
This 4 day event is a celebration of water sports.. kite surfing, wave sailing and SUP (stand up paddling)
The event will be held from Thursday 23rd to Sunday 26th November 2017.
More details will be announced over the next few months.
Sponsorship is warmly received.
For details of the event or sponsorship arangements please email the Contest director John Smythe.
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