Port lincoln Tunarama is proud to present the

2017 Tunarama Ambassador Quest

SASHING NIGHT

FRIDAY 22ND JULY – 7PM
PORT LINCOLN YACHT CLUB – TASMAN TCE, PORT LINCOLN
Sparkling wine on arrival, canapés & light supper by Damien Mrjden
TICKETS – $30.00
TICKETS AVAILABLE ON EVENTBRITE – Online Tickets (link will appear after clicking ‘read more’ below)

OR AT THE
TUNARAMA OFFICE
8 KING ST, PORT LINCOLN – TEL 8682 1300

 

 

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Tuna Toss - Tunarama

In 1979, a couple of locals from the Tunarama Committee decided the festival needed something unique that identified with Port Lincoln’s already famous Tuna Fishing industry, in a way that could be enjoyed as a spectacle by anyone, entered by anyone fit enough to consider doing so, and that was a bit of fun. There were many ideas put forth at the time, but none seemed to gel with the Festival’s goal of celebrating the industry that gave it its name.

Until it was noticed by a couple of fellows that the primary method of unloading the overflowing boats that came into port, was a very manual, arduous task. Men would stand on the decks of the boats, and throw tuna up onto the waiting trucks….  Continue reading »