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Rowing for gold with composites – The Sykes Racing Story – BOOKED OUT

Start Date 27 November 2013 Add to my calendar
End Date 27 November 2013
Time 5:00pm - 8.15pm
Location Sykes Racing, 65 Tucker St, Breakwater, Geelong
Members Free
Non members $50 each

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Sykes Racing are generously opening their facility to Composites Australia members and industry guests for this end-of-year networking event.

In their presentation, Sykes Managing Director, Jeff Lawrence and General Manager, Stuart Wilson will share their story and passion for building gold medal winning rowing craft using advanced materials and processes.

Guests will be given a site tour of the facility followed by a casual networking to celebrate the end of a busy year. (This is a catered event)

Event overview

Jeff and Stuart will share the journey that has seen Sykes  transform from a small rowing boat builder (essentially run by enthusiasts) to a company driving innovative design and manufacturing and employing a highly trained and experienced workforce. They will talk about the company’s principles of collaborative development and testing procedures that advance its boats and enable Australian success at the Olympics and also in industry. They will share the growth challenges and how the company plans to evolve and prosper, together with Australian industry, using its new CNC technology.

Delegates will gain some insight into technology in Geelong and the numerous field leading opportunities in the area.

Event details:

Date: Wednesday 27 November 2013
Time: 5.00pm –Presentation and site tour. 6.15pm – Networking drinks and canapés
Venue: Sykes Racing, 65 Tucker St, Breakwater, Geelong
Cost: Free for members. Non-members $50 incl GST

Click here to download the registration flyer

Click here to register online

To assist catering please RSVP by 5pm Friday, 22 November 2013

To register: Call Anna Civiti 03 9429 9884 or Email