The Gallipoli 100

The Gallipoli 100

The Gallipoli 100 was a surfboat race featuring surfboats manned by Australian, New Zealand and Turkish crews held on 21 and 22 April 2015 from Eceabat (SL Kilitbahir - Çanakkale) to North Beach (FL Ariburnu).

Denied access to ANZAC Cove on the centenary of the landing, at 0430 on 25 April, at Gallipoli Village the Australian and New Zealand crews re-enacted the landing.

There were many life savers and future life savers who fought at Gallipoli, including a number of our pre-war life savers did not return.

The design of the landing boats used at Gallipoli proved suitable in negotiating treacherous surf, a design that evolved into the surf boats that patrol our beaches today and save lives.

This website, once a site used to engender interest in a future event, now details what happened, giving opportunity for those who took part to tell their stories.

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