The Myra Too Experience

“What a Man, What a Day, What a Boat”
(Courtesy Sydney Flying Squadron)

The Australian Open Skiff Trust  (AOST) staged a Tribute Lunch on Saturday 11th for Billy Barnett, a living Sydney Harbour sailing legend at 97 years….. here is a link to a report by Di Pearson of the special occasion hosted at the SASC

The Background info and the  AOST’s Mission Statement and Aims and if you wish to make a Tax-deductible Australian Sports Foundation donation is set out on this Donation form    The construction of Myra Too is well underway

If you wish to make a donation to help pay for the costs to build the replica of Billy Barnett’s 1951 JJ Giltinan Champion 18 footer please print off the donation form, fill out the form for Credit Card or Cheque and mail off to

The Sydney Flying Squadron, 76 McDougall Street Milsons Point NSW 2061

Your Tax receipt will be mailed to you once received by the ASF in Canberra.   The aim for this Myra Too project is to have the Replica skiff completed rigged and ready to sail before Xmas this year (2013) and have Billy and Gloria Barnett christen this exceptional replica 18 footer……

So we need your help to make it happen as Billy Barnett is not getting younger….And that is why that deadline needs to be met.   Your donation will be receipted from the ASF as Tax deductible and your email address will be used to keep you informed with developments….

Here is a link to a video clip which clearly demonstrates the AOST Historic 18ft Skiff racing action which your Replica of Myra Too will be competing against… Let’s make this happen asap for Billy Barnett

Posted on 23 May 2013 by Robert Killick