Sailability gains new craft

VARIETY Jet Trek veterans Dave and Chris McNamara donated a very special watercraft to Sailability in Tin Can Bay at the end of their journey up the east coast of Australia.

They were part of a team of 70 adrenalin junkies which participated in a six day charity fundraising event, travelling over 600km on water from Grafton, ending in Tin Can Bay on Saturday.

The event is the only one of its kind in Australia and run by Variety - the Children's Charity and at any given time there was about 30 personal water craft (jet skis and wave runners) in the water.

Once they arrived at the Bay, Mr and Mrs McNamara, owners of the Aussie Pooch Hydrobath franchise, donated a one seater boat to Sailability to help kids with special needs experience the joy of sailing.

Participants from this year's event came together from all along Australia's eastern seaboard to raise thousands of dollars for children while enjoying the challenge and camaraderie of the Yamaha Variety Jet Trek.

Gympie Times


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