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January to June 2012
LANCELIN OCEAN CLASSIC,
Lancelin/Ledge Point, Perth
Surrounds (125km north of Perth)
Started in 1986 with just a handful of
competitors, this event is now the best-
known and longest-running windsurfing
competition in Australia, attracting the
cream of the world’s windsurfers.
THE DOCTOR, JANUARY 21
Rottnest Island to Sorrento Beach,
Rottnest Island, Perth Surrounds
As part of The Doctor Festival of
Paddle Sports (January 15-21) this
27.5km event is slated for January 21
but will make use of a two-day window
to ensure the best racing conditions.
GRAPES AND GALLOPS,
Mount Barker, Great Southern
The biggest event on the Mount
Barker Turf Club calendar, this
ten-race program includes the
$90,000 Mungrup Stud Sprint and
also plays host to a festival of top-
quality wine and produce.
FESTIVAL, JANUARY 7-8
Busselton, Margaret River
A mix of overseas bands and
homegrown new talent takes to the
stage for the eighth Southbound
Festival. Past acts to play the two-day
event include Kings of Leon, Moby,
and Angus and Julia Stone.
FESTIVAL, JANUARY 20-22
A surf-centric festival at a variety of
venues, the main being Clancy’s Fish
Bar in Dunsborough, featuring nine
feature films, live music, auctions, art
exhibitions and much more.
Port Denison and Dongara,
This is WA’s foremost kitesurfing event.
It features three days of exclusive kiting
and events, as well as the opportunity
to check out the latest kiting
equipment and hit up the country’s
top riders for tips.
The award-winning City of Perth
Australia Day Skyworks, January 26.
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