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Granite Town Festival Moruya

The Granite Town committee is hosting a funk-filled one-day festival, on Saturday 23 September 2017 – just across the road from Skydive Oz at the Moruya Racecourse.

THE LINEUP:

COOKIN’ ON 3 BURNERS

Featuring vocalist Stella Angelico! Cookin’ On 3 Burners are Australia’s hardest hitting Hammond Organ Trio – joining the dots between Deep Funk, Raw Soul, Organ Jazz & Boogaloo.

DEEP STREET SOUL

At the forefront of the global funk & soul scene & hailing from Australia, Deep Street Soul specialise in the delivery of hard-hitting gritty funk.

KING TIDE

Aria award nominees King Tide are Australia’s premier original Rock Steady Reggae gut soul band.

JEFF LANG

A songwriter, a collaborator, a guitar virtuoso and a stunning lyricist, Jeff Lang crafts songs as novellas – rich with depth and vision, yet with an open breathe for individual interpretation.

GABADOO

“Let me be short and to the point. I BE the funk.” Professor Groove. Professor Groove and The Booty Affair are specialists in Lowdown Streetfunk, Disco and Electro Boogie House Grooves.

KOOYEH

The Kooyeh dub collective wants to make you feel good. This explosive act combines an articulate synthesis of musical styles with outstanding songwriting to produce a high-quality sonic experience like no other.

SALACIOUS FRANK

NOODLE FROTH WHITE WASH

4 piece garage punk outfit from Broulee, led by dazzling front man Jack Hodges, with a raw and alcohol induced live show. NFWW is bound to get your hips moving.

PRETTY PEOPLE

Six piece ‘Punk-Funk’ band from Batemans Bay – testing out songs from their debut EP, which is to be released later in the year!

Click here or the banner below to visit the official Granite Town 2017 website

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GETTING THERE:

If you’re heading from Batemans Bay or Moruya, simply make your way towards the Moruya Airport and take the exit towards the Racecourse, within a minute of turning you’ll be there – ready for the fun to begin!

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P.s. I hope I’ve answered some of your questions, if you wish to live the experience that is skydiving you can book online now, give us a call on 1300 180 185 or keep an eye on what’s happening by following us on Facebook / Instagram / Twitter

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How long does it take to learn to skydive

So, you’ve decided to take the plunge, the ultimate long leap of faith, skydiving. Jumping out of a perfectly serviceable plane solo is one of the best things you will ever do and will transform your life! Be prepared to walk with your head pointed skyward as you long for good times up in big blue. Jumping from a plane is not something you can learn overnight however most can do it in a week if the weather cooperates. The following information is based on our averages. Weather sometimes can delay course progression, therefore even though it’s possible to complete your entire course components in 3 or 4 days, our A licence package includes 10 days accommodation to reduce any unnecessary pressure.

PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE

Day 1: The first day is all about the theory and technical side of skydiving. How do I put on a parachute? Where do I sit in the plane? What does free fall feel like? All these questions are answered on the first day as the instructor covers the details of your first jump. Day 1 is definitely the slowest of the week, but also the most important. The day finishes with a quiz of what you’ve learned before you head to bed for a good night’s sleep.

THE BIG STEP

Day 2: This is it. Today’s the day. You’ve psyched yourself up and now it’s time to jump. The nerves start as you put your rig on and only increase as the plane climbs. Red light, time to get ready. Orange light, am I ready for this? What have I got myself into? Green light, WOOOHOOOOO!! Before you know it, you’ve completed your skydive and only one thing is on your mind, ‘when can I go again?’. Before you gear up to go again, your instructor will debrief with you on your skydive and also help you prepare for the next jump. Congratulations, you’re now a bonafide skydiver!

NIGHT LIFE

A big part of skydiving is the after hours fun. From recounting the day’s events to basketball with new mates from around the world. This is one of the most enjoyable aspects of your first week as a skydiver. Jumping from planes is the attraction but it’s the good times with mates that will keep you in the sport.

RINSE & REPEAT

Days 3 – 5: With the most challenging part not long behind you, it’s time to focus on the fun and developing your skills. Over the next few days, you’ll jump out of a plane from up to 15,000ft until you’ve completed the first 8 jumps of the AFF course and arrive at the final hurdle. The 5,000ft low-level jump (not quite BASE jump height but you get the idea). At this point, you’re so close and can taste victory! Once you exit the plane and see that canopy inflate above you, you breathe a sigh of relief. You’ve done it. The first week of your new life is over and a whole new world of possibilities has opened up for you. You’re now part of the sky family!

TO INFINITY AND BEYOND!

Days 6 – 10: From here on in, the AFF course is all yours. To meet the APF A licence regulations you will need to land from your skydive within 30m of designated target in landing area 10x times, unassisted. You can choose to do a couple more skydives and head home to tell the tale of your epic week or you can stay on longer, with your new mates and hone your skills. Why not smash through some B-Rels? Whatever your choice, you’re now a qualified skydiver and no one can take that from you.

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P.s. I hope I’ve answered some of your questions, if you wish to live the experience that is skydiving you can book online now, give us a call on 1300 180 185 or keep an eye on what’s happening by following us on Facebook / Instagram / Twitter

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