News Home Video Gallery Newsletters Photo Gallery Cruising Int
Sail-World.com : Sydney Harbour Regatta - An iconic 'must see' event
Sydney Harbour Regatta - An iconic 'must see' event

'Sydney Harbour Regatta'    Craig Greenhill

The Middle Harbour Yacht Club (MHYC) will host the 2012 Sydney Harbour Regatta which is set to run from Saturday 10 to Sunday 11 March, 2012. The Sydney Harbour Regatta is an iconic landmark sailing event for Sydney, with over 220 yachts and 2,500 crew members competing inshore and offshore, over two days of racing, on 10 course areas and up to 26 divisions spread across Sydney Harbour and offshore along the Sydney coast line.

The event attracts the most prestigious racing yachts and the most popular international yacht racing classes, including one-design.

Racing commences from 1130am for the Ocean Passage Race and 1200pm for most of the other classes/divisions.

Spectators will enjoy a colourful feast of sails from various vantage points on the Harbour foreshores and viewing craft on the water. Best vantage points to witness the action include Bradleys Head, Middle Head, North and South Heads, Balgowlah Heights, Vaucluse and Watsons Bay.

Entertainment on the beach at Middle Harbour Yacht Club each evening from 4.30pm to 8.30pm. Saturday night live entertainment with Atomic and Sunday night live entertainment and prize presentation with the Wolverines.

Dates - Saturday 10 from 11.30am

Venue – Middle Harbour Yacht Club, Lower Parriwi Road, The Spit, Mosman

Race Schedule:

IRC Class (windward/leeward) Series up to six races will be sailed (No starts will be undertaken after 1530 hours on Sunday)

 
Race              Date                                  Time of Warning Signal 
 
1                   Saturday 10 March 2012     1155 hrs 
2                   Saturday 10 March 2012     As soon as possible 
3                   Saturday 10 March 2012     As soon as possible
4                   Sunday 11 March 2012        1155 hrs 
5                    Sunday 11 March 2012        As soon as possible
6                    Sunday 11 March 2012        As soon as possible
 
IRC Class (Ocean Passage) Series - Up to two Short Ocean Passage Races to be sailed with the start and finish on Sydney Harbour. (No warning signal will be made after 1530 hours on Sunday 11 March 2012) 
 
Race              Date                                   Time of Warning Signal 
 
1                    Saturday 10 March 2012     1125 hrs 
2                    Sunday 11 March 2012        1125 hrs 
 
PHS Class (Ocean Passage) Series - Up to Two Short Ocean Passage Races to be sailed with the start and finish on Sydney Harbour. (No warning signal will be made after 1530 hours on Sunday 11 March 2012) 
 
Race              Date                                   Time of Warning Signal 
 
1                   Saturday 10 March 2012     1125 hrs 
2                   Sunday 11 March 2012        1125 hrs 
 
One Design Class, Sports Boat Class, Super 30 Class Series – up to six windward/leeward races will be sailed. 
(No warning signal will be made after 1530 hours on Sunday 11 March 2012)
  
Race              Date                                              Time of Warning Signal 
 
1                               Saturday 10 March 2012     1155 hrs 
2                               Saturday 10 March 2012     As soon as possible
3                               Saturday 10 March 2012     As soon as possible
4                               Sunday 11 March 2012        1155 hrs 
5                               Sunday 11 March 2012        As soon as possible
6                               Sunday 11 March 2012        As soon as possible
 
PHS Class (Cavalier 28) Series – up to six windward/leeward races will be sailed. (No warning signal will be made after 1530 hours on Sunday 11 March 2012)
 
Race              Date                                                Time of Warning Signal 
 
1                               Saturday 10 March 2012     1155 hrs 
2                               Saturday 10 March 2012     As soon as possible
3                               Saturday 10 March 2012     As soon as possible
4                               Sunday 11 March 2012        1155 hrs 
5                               Sunday 11 March 2012        As soon as possible
6                               Sunday 11 March 2012        As soon as possible
 
PHS Class (Spinnaker), (Non-Spinnaker), (Classic and Gaff Rigged Boats) Series  - Up to four short Harbour races to be sailed. Fixed and laid marks on Sydney Harbour. (No warning signal will be made after 1530 hours on Sunday 11 March 2012)
 
Race              Date                                                Time of Warning Signal
 
1                               Saturday 10 March 2012     1155 hrs 
2                               Saturday 10 March 2012     As soon as possible
3                              Sunday 11 March 2012        1155 hrs 
4                               Sunday 11 March 2012        As soon as possible
 
Production Class Boats Series – up to four short Harbour races to be sailed on Sydney Harbour. (No warning signal will be made after 1530 hours on Sunday 11 March 2012)
 
Race              Date                                               Time of Warning Signal
 
1                               Saturday 10 March 2012     1155 hrs
2                               Saturday 10 March 2012     As soon as possible
3                               Sunday 11 March 2012        1155 hrs
4                               Sunday 11 March 2012        As soon as possible
 
Historic 18’ Skiff Class Series – one short Harbour race to be sailed on Sydney Harbour. (No warning signal will be made after 1530 hours on Saturday 5 March 2011)
 
Race              Date                                                Time of Warning Signal 
 
1                               Saturday 11 March 2012     1410 hrs 


Event website


by Di Pearson

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=94545

1:23 AM Mon 5 Mar 2012GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.

Click for further information on


Related News Stories:

22 Feb 2012  Sydney Harbour Regatta entries rolling in
19 Feb 2012  Entries closing soon for Sydney Harbour Regatta 2012, March 10-11
10 Feb 2012  Sydney Harbour Regatta: Entries aplenty and awesome action anticipated
08 Feb 2012  Helly Hansen becomes the Major Sponsor of 2012 Sydney Harbour Regatta






Cruising USA



Our new Cruising Editor editor remembers his first offshore adventure by David Schmidt, Sail-World Cruising Editor, Seattle, WA




World ARC 2014 reaches Australia by World Cruising Club,


Venezuelan Port Control lift recent port restrictions. by Caribbean Safety and Security Net,


Seismic survey ship operating north of Aruba and Curacao by Caribbean Safety and Security Net,


Predictwind helps you pick the best time to depart by Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com/nz,


















4.8 million Legos all at sea by Adam Clark Estes,






Dredging activity near corals can increase frequency of diseases by ARC Centre of Excellence Coral Reef Studies,




Understanding the Ocean's role in Greenland Glacier melt by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI),




Three Defensive Docking Strategies for Sailors by Captain John Jamieson, Florida


Revealing report on Search for American yacht Nina released *Feature by Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team,














Baby Nemos finding their way home by ARC Centre of Excellence Coral Reef Studies,






Blue Planet Odyssey, around world rally, begins
Africa Europe Cruising Challenge now open for entries
The real ‘Supermoon’ story
Warm and noisy welcome for Oceans of Hope in La Rochelle
Sailor rescued after Facebook call for rescue
Solo sailing star's passion = busy environmental schedule
El Niño (Part 2). Effects on the Pacific Ocean
Northern Scotland: Voyage to Orkney and Shetland Isles (Part 1)
Northern Scotland: Voyage to Orkney and Shetland Isles, photos
The Galley Guys' favourite shrimp recipe
Vestas Sailrocket 3 - Over the Horizon
BoatUS speaks out about 'Ethanol-at-all-cost Agenda'
Tidal current installations will increase boating hazards
Eco-Sailboat of the future - Catherine Chabaud at work
Calling yachts in the South Pacific - rally to New Zealand
The final touch - which wax should I use on my boat?
ARC Baltic sets sail to discover Europe's 'east sea'
Another boom death. Australian sailor dies, hit by swinging boom
Galley Guru vital to the life of the cruising sailor
'Boat Handling in Marinas' by Rob Gibson - and how to get it reliably
Heart-stopping moment as whale capsizes Zodiac   
If we stop killing parrotfish we can bring back Caribbean coral reefs   
Climate change could stop fish finding their friends   
Vanuatu ups their welcome to cruising sailors with new approach   
Criminal charges mooted for owners of sunk HMS Bounty   
Red faces after authorities inadvertently aid boat thief to get away   
Mobiles drive traffic - 72% increase in Sail-World.com page view *Feature   
Sail Estonia: a VERY new idea   
Tie This 'Lifesaving' Bowline in Seconds - the easy way!   
A Beer Bummel on the Thames River   
Online weather routing - possible? Predict Wind says yes   
Why Boats Sink: Ten best tips on prevention   
The North West Passage calls: Who will answer this year?   
Polish adventure sailor in second try at North West Passage   
Whale research - new techniques expand for non-lethal methods   
Jessica Watson, solo sailing star, four years on...   
Americas solo non-stop circumnavigator crosses Pacific for research   
What is an El Niño and how will it affect my sailing? (Part 1)   
The Dinghy Nav Light Solution- a brilliantly dumb idea   
Spike in water temperatures evidence of ‘irreversible’ El Nino *Feature   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW Cru USA
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT