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Rally ready

Rally ready

The Paynesville Classic Boat Rally - a three-day celebration of classic boats, maritime culture and cruising on the Gippsland Lakes - takes centre stage this weekend. The rally survived the 2020 bushfires to have a well-attended event, however in 2022, COVID lockdowns meant the rally was unable to be held.
But now there is an enthusiastic committee keen for its return and close to 200 boats have already registered with around 300 expected, which will deliver a spectacular fleet of classic boats on water, ranging from tall ships, to sailing vessels, classic motorboats, skiffs, fishing boats, small crafts and more.
"If it's older than 25 years, or of historical value, you may see it at the rally," committee secretary Chris Svenson said.
"On land or on water, there are many opportunities to see these boats up close and in action across the weekend.

IMAGE: The Paynesville Classic Boat Rally will see more than 200 classic boats on the Gippsland Lakes this weekend.

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