Now that the spray has settled after the 2022 Paynesville Gold Cup has been run and won its time for

some thank yous. Thanks to all the competitors and crews that attended the event and to the following local businesses for their sponsorship.

Lakes Delivery Service, for the use of their truck for the tower Eastern Marine Services, Paul as tractor driver Gippsland Lakes Boat Storage, for use of their tractor for Paul to drive Paynesville Complete Boating Services, for use of Aarons shiny new tractor Jarvis Norwood Constructions, for supply of the fencing Curtis Engineering, Jamie for suppling the PA Auto Barn Bairnsdale, Bulls Cruisers, for suppling the exclusion zone boats Race Day Medical, for suppling the exclusion zone Jetski's TCR Racing for the start boat

Also thanks to the other local support from the following, Gippsland Ports East Gippsland Shire Bairnsdale Trophy Centre Paynesville Cruiser Club Paynesville Hotel East Gippsland Hire East Gippsland Cranes Captains Cove Waterview Bakery Assista Lift & Forks Bairnsdale waste

Thanks to all the members of the VOC, The GDBC, The AOPC and the VSBC and a special thanks to the following individuals for their extra efforts, Craig, James and Jim from Paynesville Complete Boating, Tim & Jenny Martin, Gale McNally, Jordy Murphy, Tower Crew John Thomas as OD Ray Palmer, Flags and course boat Ghandi, Flags and course boat Tony Low, Course boat Patty Pac & crew, Jetski's Adam Goodridge, Live google doc expert Hayden Warszewski, Volunteers awards and beanies Dave Bishop, the voice Andrew Murphy (Saturday) & Sam Lucas (aka Trump Sunday) for not racing their boats to help run the ramp.

To any one we missed well done and hopefully we will be back next year in May and it may be a bit warmer.