2019 WARREN JONES GALA LUNCHEON
held at the Royal Perth Yacht Club on Friday, 1st February 2019
Please join us at 12noon on Friday, 1st February at the Royal Perth Yacht Club to celebrate the 2019 Warren Jones International Youth Regatta with a keynote address by 2018 Autralian Adventurer of the Year, Steve Plain, with local personality, Tim Gossage, as the Master of Ceremonies.
The Warren Jones Gala Luncheon, held annually, is the main fundraising event to benefit the Warren Jones International Youth Regatta. Luncheon tickets include pre-luncheon drinks, a three course meal, beer and wine to enjoy whilst dining and the option to board spectator crafts that will head to Perth Waters to watch the finals racing of the 2019 Warren Jones International Youth Regatta.
12:00 – Pre Lunch Drinks
12:30 – Commencement of Luncheon
15:00 – Conclusion of Luncheon
OPTIONAL ONWATER SPECTATING
15:00 – Board spectator vessels and depart to Perth Waters
17:00 – Approximate Time of Finals Racing
18:00 – Optional disembarkment at Elizabeth Quay
19:00 – Disembarkment at Royal Perth Yacht Club
2019 Australian Adventurer of the Year
Steve Plain is an inspiring local man who, after suffering a broken neck due to an accident on Cottesloe Beach in 2014, went on to climb the 7 Summits in under 4 months with absolutely no mountaineering experience, which was completed in May 2018; a World Record. Steve also recently attended the Australian Geographic Society Annual Awards evening where he had the honour of receiving the for 2018 Australian Adventurer of the Year and had the opportunity to meet with the Duke & Duchess of Sussex.
MASTER OF CEREMONIES
Local Television & Media Personality
Tim Gossage is Ten Perth’s Director of Sport and has been in WA Media for almost 30 years, with the past 25 of those with the Ten Network. You may recognise Tim from his time as the co-host of the very popular footy show, The Western Front. In 2012, Tim was honoured with the Cometti Award for outstanding service in the WA Football Media Industry and in 2013, Tim was named the Geoff Christian Medal winner for excellence in WA Football Media over the season.