www.australiansurffestival.com All competitors are advised to ring the event hotline (0458 247 212) by 6.45am on the days of competition to confirm location and running order. The main base for the Australian Surf Festival will be Town Beach, which is located in the heart of Port Macquarie, however the event is mobile with numerous beach break options available between Port Macquarie and North Haven (20 minutes drive south of Port Macquarie CBD) including Flynns Beach, Lighthouse Beach, Rainbow Beach at Bonny Hills and Grants Beach at North Haven. This year’s event will feature a busy schedule out of the water with live music and surf education courses, including Surfing NSW’s free CPR and board rescue course, Surfers Rescue 24/7. Town Green Inn is the official headquarters for all functions and courses. The Australian Surf Festival is a key regional event on the NSW Events Calendar, and is supported by the NSW Government’s tourism and major events agency, Destination NSW. The Australian Surf Festival is proudly supported by the NSW Government, Destination NSW, Port Macquarie Tourism, Port Macquarie Hastings Council, Be the Influence, Harley-Davidson Australia, Town Green Inn, Nikon, Suncorp, Australian Sports Commission, Coastalwatch, NBN, Port Macquarie News, 2MC, Star FM, Surfing World Magazine and Pacific Longboarder Magazine. RESULTS Open Men 1 – Darren O’Rafferty (Bonny Hills – NSW) 2 – Monty Tait (Maroubra – NSW) 3 – Mitch Van Der Veer (Port Macquarie – NSW) 4 – Nick Callister (Burleigh – Qld) Open Women 1 – Audrey Styman-Lane (Bilambil Heights – NSW) 2 – Lucy Callister (Noosa – Qld) 3 – Holly Wawn (Newport – NSW) 4 – Paris Whittaker (Caringbah – NSW) Over-35 Men 1 – Paul Parkes (Merewether – NSW) 2 – Christian Cook (Dee Why – NSW) 3 – Scott Schindler (Sawtell – NSW) 4 – Trevor Gleave (Palm Beach – Qld) 2013 AUSTRALIAN SURF FESTIVAL SCHEDULE 10-18 August – Australian Longboard Titles 16-18 August – Australian Logger Titles 16-18 August – Australian Longboard Titles – Under 18 Boys and Girls 19-23 August – Australian Surfmasters Titles 21-23 August – Australian Single Fin Titles IMAGE CREDIT: Nikon/Smith – SNSW]]>
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