Darwin Sailing Club
Arafura Short Offshore Series

Arafura Short Offshore Series


An invitation is extended to owners of eligible boats to compete in the Darwin Sailing Club’s 2017 Arafura Short Offshore Point Score Series.

The Arafura Offshore Point Score series consist of five races and commences with the Fish Reef Race on 27th May 2017 and will finish with the Marsh Shoal Race, commencing on 9th September 2017. Other races included are the Buchanan Island Race, Rooper Rock Race and Knights Reef Race.

A solid and consistent result in each race is crucial to placing in this series as there are no discards available.


A boat MUST supply the documentation required by the Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions for a race no later than the time specified in the Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions, as they may be amended.

The amended Notice of Race is HERE.


Entries shall be received by the DSC Sailing Office no later than 1000 hours on the Wednesday prior to the first race an boat participates in by the TES entry portal on the DSC web site. A series entry covers all races, without the need to enter subsequent races individually.

Dates to Remember:

Wednesday 24th May 2017 Fish Reef race entries close.

Saturday 27th May 2017 Fish Reef Race (1000 start time)

Wednesday 21st June 2017 Buchanan Island race entries close

Saturday 24th June 2017 Buchanan Island Race (1000 start time)

Wednesday 19th July 2017 Rooper Rock race entries close

Saturday 22nd July 2017 Rooper Rock Race (1000 start time)

Wednesday 23rd August 2017 Knights Reef race entries close

Saturday 26th August 2017 Knights Reef Race (1000 Start Time)

Wednesday 6th September 2017 Marsh Shoal race entries close

Saturday 9th September 2017 Marsh Shoal Race (1000 start time)

Notice of Race

ASOPS_2017_Amended NoR

Sailing Instructions

Each race will have Sailing Instructions published on the DSC website, with a link forwarded to entered skippers at least 24 hours prior to the race start.

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