Darwin Sailing Club

Darwin Open Match Racing Regatta

The Darwin Sailing Club is proud to announce the Darwin Open Match Racing Regatta which will be held at DSC Saturday from Friday 8th until Monday 11th June 2018

The event has been granted World Sailing Grade 3 status. The regatta is by invitation to crews of 4 or 5, with a crew weight 350 KG,  DSC has already received expressions of support from skippers from NT and the USA.

DSC welcomes applications from all clubs affiliated with their national body and World Sailing.Members are encouraged to form a team for this fun regatta.

Not more than ten teams will be invited to attend this regattat. Applications for invitation must be submitted via the on-line application form.

The regatta will be sailed on Fannie Bay in the DSC's new fleet of Elliott 7 keelboats. The build quality ensures evenly matched performance.

The courses will be standard match racing windward/leeward configuration. Every team will race each other team in the round-robin format, followed by  semi-finals and finals series, ensuring a true test of match racing in all conditions.

The success of the Australian Maid Youth Match Racing Regatta has equipped the club to conduct the open regatta to a high standard.

The regatta is a key component of the DSC’s policy to provide a varied sailing program and equip youth and open age group members to compete in similar regattas outside the NT.

Regatta Documents:

Application for entry invitation

Notice of Race

Sailing Instructions


Proposed Event Schedule 

Friday 8th June 2018

 1800 hrs. Briefing , weigh-in and initial boat alocation

Saturday 9th June 2018
0830 hrs              Briefing

0955 hrs             First Warning

ASAP after racing Umpires Debrief

Sunday 10th June 2018

0830 hrs             Briefing

0955 hrs             First Warning

ASAP after racing Umpires Debrief

Monday 11th June2018

0830 hrs             Briefing

0955 hrs             First Warning

1600 hrs (approx.) No race start after this time

1800 hrs             Awards Ceremony

Thanks to supporters of the Darwin Sailing Club