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Yacht Racing

Top racing experiences in Sydney Harbour and the East Coast of Australia.

Do something amazing this year, book your crew place on the Flying Fish Sydney to Hobart race campaign! Or for something more comfortable  join our Hamilton Island Race week crew or the Sydney Harbour regatta. 


Sydney to Hobart Campaign

The world famous 628 mile Sydney Hobart Race is renowned for being the Everest of amateur yacht racing. Each year around 130 yachts come together to do battle with the competition and with the elements.

3 weeks



Sydney to Hobart Qualifying Passage

This passage meets the requirements of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia for crew qualification for the Sydney to Hobart race. It is also a great milebuilder for aspiring Yachtmasters.

5 days



Hamilton Island Race Week

Hamilton Island Race Week is one of Australia’s favourite yachting events. Perfectly situated amongst Queensland's Whitsunday Islands, Hamilton Island offers fabulous trade wind sailing conditions in a tropical paradise.

9 days



Hamilton Island Race Week - Luxury Yacht

Experience the magic of Hamilton Island Race Week from the deck of a luxury yacht. Perfectly situated amongst Queensland's Whitsunday Islands, Hamilton Island offers fabulous trade wind sailing conditions in a tropical paradise.

9 days



Sydney Harbour Regatta

The Sydney Harbour Regatta is Australia's premier inshore yacht racing event. The exhilarating race programme on the water is matched only by the fantastic 'après sail' social scene at Middle Harbour Yacht Club.

2 days



Introduction to Spinnakers and Racing

Learn some tricks of the trade so you can be safe on the race course. Racing with spinnakers is exciting but it also presents new risks. Flying a kite requires the crew to perform a number of tasks in the correct order.

2 days



ACMA Marine Radio License (VHF, HF, GMDSS)

This one day Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) approved course teaches you to use VHF (Short Range) as well as MF and HF (Long Range) radio for distress, urgency, safety and general calls. The course includes GMDSS and DSC

1 day



Marine First Aid

This course has been specifically designed for those working in the marine environment and is ideal for boat owners, watersports instructors, yacht skippers and crew. The course leads to an internationally recognised first aid qualification.

1 day



AS/ISAF Offshore Safety and Sea Survival

This two day course meets the requirements of ISAF, RYA and AS for crew planning to take part in offshore yacht races like the Sydney to Hobart race. The course is also highly recommended for anyone going to sea for any purpose.

2 days


Race in Sydney

Race round the cans in the Sydney Harbour Regatta or book a short course to learn the ropes on a race yacht. 

Up for a challenge? go for a place in our Sydney Hobart campaign crew.

Hamilton Island Race week

With azure blue waters, white sandy beaches, tropical trade wind sailing and a great ‘apres sail’ atmosphere its easy to see why ‘Hamo’, as its known, has become a favourite on the Aussie race calendar.

Hamilton island