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Welcome to the 2018 Vic-Maui International Yacht Race

by Vic-Maui 7 Dec 2017 07:00 PST 30 June - 4 July 2018
2012 Vic-Maui International Yacht Race - Incantation Finish © Vic-Maui

Advance registration is open to race and delivery crew members of boats that have entered the 2018 Vic-Maui. Ask your Vic-Maui skipper for the advance registration links.

Vic-Maui Qualifying Races - Schedule for planning purposes

There is a busy season ahead of qualifying races for teams preparing for the 2018 & 2020 Vic-Maui's.

Vic-Maui Entries and Advance Registration

Boats that enter early receive a reduction to their entry fee, and are offered advance registration opportunities to some pre-race events such as the Offshore Personal Survival Course (Safety at Sea), Vic-Maui preparation seminars, offshore weather courses and offshore first-aid courses.

The early entry deadline was September 15, 2017.

The final entry deadline is February 5, 2018.

  • Click here to see the Vic-Maui fleets for 2018 and 2016
  • Click here to enter the 2018 Vic-Maui International Yacht Race
2018 Vic-Maui Notice of Race

The 2018 Vic-Maui Notice of Race and NoR Amendment 1 have been published.

  • Click here to download the complete 2018 Vic-Maui Notice of Race with Amendment 1
  • Click here to download NoR Amendment 1 only
The 2018 Vic-Maui & Key Dates
  • Vic-Maui, first sailed in 1965, celebrated its Half Century in 2016.
  • 2018 will mark the 53rd year and the 27th running of the Vic-Maui International Yacht Race.
  • Entries opened June 15, 2017.
  • The early entry deadline was September 15, 2017.
  • The final entry deadline is February 5, 2018.
  • The fleet size limit is 25 boats.
  • Start dates will be during June 29 - July 4, 2018.
  • The awards banquet will be held July 21, 2018.

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