Only Two Weeks to Go until Sail Melbourne 2023

Published Thu 16 Nov 2023

The sailing world is preparing to unite at Sail Melbourne, with only two weeks to go until the iconic regatta returns to the waters of Port Phillip.

Sail Melbourne will take place from 30 November - 3 December and will be proudly hosted by the Royal Brighton Yacht Club (RBYC) on Bunurong country.

Commodore of RBYC, Niesje Hees, said, “Royal Brighton Yacht Club is looking forward to hosting Sail Melbourne again. As well as providing world class racing for competitors from a range of classes, the event is a terrific way to bring race management teams and volunteers from different clubs together. We are proud of our facilities and wonderful location on Port Phillip and appreciate the opportunity to promote the sport of sailing to a broader audience through this high-profile event.”

The 2023 regatta will feature renowned Olympic classes like ILCA 6, ILCA 7, 470, iQFOiL, Formula Kites, 470 Mix, 49er FX, and 49er, along with the inaugural Victorian Para Sailing Championships, which will include races in the Hansa 303 one-person and two-person, SKUD 18, and 2.4mR classes.

Other activities that will also be incorporated into the Sail Melbourne Regatta include:

  • Para Forum - 21 November @ 7pm (online webinar) 
  • Competitor Briefing - 29 November @ 6.30pm (online)
  • Race Officials Seminar - 30 November @ 6pm (at RBYC)

Registration is now open and regatta documents are located on the Sail Melbourne website. For up to date information on the event, follow the event on Facebook or Instagram.

Time is running out to register for the big event - get in quick!

Late entry fees apply after midnight 22 November 2023!!