Archive for November, 2016

Dampier Spearfishing Classic 2016 results

Dampier Spearfishing Classic

After the initial competition date was cancelled due to bad weather, Sunday, 19 November 2016 saw the competition finally go ahead. Graham Carlisle from the WAUC in Perth flew up and helped run the show on behalf of the club. Graham ran an information session the night before which turned into a few beers and quite a few burgers consumed at the Hampton yacht club.

The next morning it was all systems go! The weather conditions were near perfect and depending on where you were launching from – the dinghy’s had the advantage as it was low tide.… Read more

Dive and Fish Rotto Cray Competition 2016

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Dive and Fish Rotto Cray Competition 2016

 
Conditions were looking ideal leading up to the competition, sub 1m swell and under 10 knot winds for the morning. 15+ knot winds were forecasted for the mid afternoon.

Come weigh in time, jumbos weren’t frequently weighed as in previous years. Depending on where one dove, the sea was relatively surgey and saw many jumbo holes empty or they were hiding deep sheltering from the surge.
 
With $1000 worth of prizes being given away, it saw 12 WAUC boats on the beach come the 1pm deadline. With some 45 people in attendance under the gazebo for the free food and weigh in proceedings in the picturesque Thomson’s bay.… Read more

Dampier Spearfishing Classic 2016

Dampier 2016 Species List

Dampier-Spearfishing-Classic-rules-Rev 2

Revised Dampier comp poster 2016Read more