Olympic Champion Giles Scott & World #1 Nicholas Heiner spearhead Sail Sydney and Sail Melbourne

The world’s best Finn sailors have arrived in Australia to contest this year’s Sail Sydney (4-7 December 2018) and Sail Melbourne (13-16 December2018) International regattas. The current world #1 Finn sailor Nicholas Heiner from the Netherlands will be spearheading a fleet that includes 2016 Rio Olympic Champion Giles Scott from Great Britain as well as four of the current world top ten Finn sailors.

Sail Melbourne to Welcome Current and Future Champions

Sail Melbourne is Australia’s premier Olympic and Invited Classes sailing Regatta, held annually in the waters of Port Phillip, Victoria. As the largest annual ‘Off the Beach’ regatta in the southern hemisphere, it is critical to the growth and success of junior and youth sailors as it enables them to race alongside their Olympic heroes.

New WASZP Class To Excite Sail Melbourne

The WASZP class continues to take off around the world and Sail Melbourne International is no exception. The exciting one-design foiler class will set Port Phillip alight with some great sailing action for both sailors and spectators alike when racing for the WASZPs starts December 14, 2018. The WASZP is a new addition to this year’s Sail Melbourne and has been added to the race program in response to its growing popularity and exciting racing thrills.

Australian Para Sailing Championships To Debut At Sail Melbourne Internationa

For the first time, Australia’s best para sailors will strive for podium places in a nationwide competition, with the establishment of the Australian Para Sailing Championships, to be held in conjunction with the 2018 Sail Melbourne International regatta at Royal Brighton Yacht Club in December.

Sail Melbourne International - Entries Open

Entries are now open for the 2018 Sail Melbourne International to be hosted out of Royal Brighton Yacht Club on the shores of Port Philip Bay from 12 December through to 16 December 2018.


For 25 years Sail Melbourne has delivered some of the best and most important 'Off the Beach' and Olympic Class regattas in Australia and in doing so attracted some of the world's best sailors in Victoria. Victoria should be very proud of the reputation and status of Sail Melbourne and this has been only possible with the huge support of our volunteers and partner clubs.

Windy Sail Melbourne International wraps up

Another day of strong winds for the final day of Sail Melbourne International (29 November to 3 December 2017) meant an early finish to the event with the last day of Invited class racing called off. Olympic classes also finished one day early and wrapped up on Saturday, 2 December with medal winners decided after a three-day race series (29 Nov to 1 December 2017).

Olympic medallists take wins on home waters

Strong winds and a difficult sea state forced the Sail Melbourne International Race Committee to call off racing on the penultimate event day of Sail Melbourne International (29 Nov – 3 December 2017), which was the final day of Olympic class racing (29 November – 2 December).

Sailors brave weather front at Sail Melbourne International

After two days of braving the Melbourne heat, the third day of Sail Melbourne International (Friday, 1 December 2017) posed a whole new range of challenges to sailors with temperatures dropping and the first part of the much talked about Victorian weather front moving in.

Sail Melbourne inspires Youth Sailors

Australia’s up and coming sailing talent will join the action at Sail Melbourne International from today, Friday, 1 December 2017 with the Invited Classes scheduled to race from Friday, 1 December through to Sunday, 3 December 2017. Racing kicked-off at Royal Brighton Yacht Squadron on Wednesday, 29 November with the Olympic class sailors contesting their penultimate day of racing today.

Day of Extremes at Sail Melbourne International Day Two

It was another day of extremes at Sail Melbourne International for the second day of Olympic class racing (Thursday, 30 November 2017). More high temperatures and a hot breeze blowing off the land did not allow the sailors any cool off out on Port Phillip. A full day of racing was completed in most classes though with gains and losses across the fleets.

‘Big Fella’ Sees Big Picture At Sail Melbourne

Recently appointed Australian Sailing Performance Director Iain Murray has challenged the nation’s top Olympic class sailors to show their full array of skills at Sail Melbourne, which starts today, describing the regatta as the first important marker on the journey to next year’s World Championships and beyond.

Hot Start at Sail Melbourne International

Racing has kicked-off at Sail Melbourne International 2017 with the Olympic classes heading out on Port Phillip on what was a scorcher of a day one. Around 35 degrees and a dying morning breeze made for a long wait onshore before the sea breeze filled back in and racing got underway.