The 49er and Nacra 17 Classes with Host Club Union-Yacht-Club Attersee, on Lake Attersee, Austria are proud to announce the 2020 Forward WIP European Championship. Racing will be from September 28…Read More
Stephanie Roble and Maggie Shea secured the U.S.A.’s 49erFX selection for Tokyo 2020 in dramatic fashion at the 2020 World Championships in February. After the 2019 World Championships, they trailed…Read More
The International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Government of Japan today agreed new dates for the…Read More
JOINT STATEMENT FROM THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE AND THE TOKYO 2020 ORGANISING COMMITTEE THE PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC), THOMAS BACH, AND THE PRIME MINISTER OF JAPAN, ABE…Read More
This is official notice that the 2020 Forward WIP European Championship in Garda are now cancelled. As the world continues to tackle and address the Coronavirus outbreak, we will not…Read More
OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT CANCELLATION OF TROFEO PRINCESA SOFIA IBEROSTAR 2020 Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and following recommendations from the Spanish and Balearic Governments, we are forced to cancel the 2020…Read More
World Sailing has cancelled the 2020 Hempel World Cup Series Genoa event that was due to be held in the Italian city from 11 - 19 April 2020 due to…Read More
The Organising Authority of the 2020 ASAF Asian Championships, which were due to be held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates from 15 – 22 March 2020, have postponed the…Read More
World Sailing has released updated advice from the World Sailing Medical Commission on the Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. Advice issued as per Tuesday 03 March 2020. World Sailing will continue to monitor…Read More
Coaches on the Olympic sailing circuit are predominantly male, but a new generation of female coaches have moved into the professional ranks. Reporter Chris Museler sat down with four of…Read More
The 49er class invites expressions of interest to design and build 49er and/or 49erFX sails for the 2021-2024 quadrennial. The 49er class welcomes world leading sail designers and manufacturers to…Read More
Marco Grael and Gabriel Borges (BRA) carried an onboard camera during the 2020 Oceania Championships in Geelong. There were some wild days on the water, and the duo released a…Read More
Oman made a strategic decision a dealve into their sailing roots and created Oman Sail. From 2008, youth sailing has been heavily invested in, teaching hundreds of youth and then…Read More
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke from New Zealand dazzled to win another 49er world championship, the sixth for the magic combo, which is easily a class record. In thrilling medal…Read More
With no racing on Friday February 14 due to summer storms that wreaked havoc with the breeze, Saturday’s final day of the 49er, 49er and Nacra 17 World Championship looks…Read More
https://youtu.be/29Q7V8Or0Z4 Day 4 Live Replay Tamara Echegoyen & Paula Barcelo (ESP) second after day 4 Spanish Redemption Second by two points in the 49erFX is Spain’s Tamara Echegoyen, the 2016…Read More
Reigning 49er world champions and Rio 2016 Gold medallists, Peter Burling and Blair Tuke (NZL), bagged enough low scores in the qualification round to lead at the midway point of…Read More
Former German 49erFX teammates combine beautifully to lead on day one of racing – much to their surprise. Tina Lutz’s regular crew Susann Beucke injured herself soon after the 2019…Read More
Welcome to Victoria, the events capital of Australia and proud hosts of the 2020 Sailing World Championships at the Royal Geelong Yacht Club.
Visitors to Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula will love its sun-kissed beaches, the world-renowned Great Ocean Road and great food and wine and unique wildlife.
Victoria is home to some of the best regional events in Australia including the Festival of Sails, Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race, National Celtic Festival and Queenscliff Winter Weekend.
With more local and international visitors travelling to regional Victoria than ever before, these events give us a great chance to showcase our beautiful regions to new people and we’re proud to support them through the $20 million Regional Events Fund.
Since 2014 the Andrews Labor Government has supported more than 180 regional events. These events keep our bars, restaurants and hotels busy and boosts local economies.
That’s why we’re proud to support and stage world class sailing events across the 2020 Sailing World Championships right here in Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula.
I hope you all enjoy this fantastic event and I encourage everyone to explore everything this stunning region has to offer.
THE HON MARTIN PAKULA MP Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events
49er Fleet Assignments for Thursday February 13th view Here
Revised 19:00 - Racing schedule for Saturday February 15th view Here
For Sailing Instructions click Here
NOR (V3.0 18/12/2019 Incorporating Change to NOR No.2) click Here
We are pleased to let you know we have an app available for all competitors and supporters coming to Geelong to compete and for those following the regatta back home.
Please download for free from the app store – search ‘2020 49er FX Nacra 17 WC’. This will be continually updated as we have new information about the regatta. The regatta app will be our main communication tool with the sailors at the event so be sure to read and take notice of any push notifications. All information on the App is unofficial, but will provide additional information to assist sailors at the event.
Due to the recent bushfires in south eastern Australia, the Australian Institute of Sport issued the following guidance on smoke pollution and exercise. To read the document, click Here
Please forward any queries to the Royal Geelong Yacht Club on: email@example.com
Registration is a two-step process, please follow the below steps:
Please refer to the NOR for entry fees and dates they may increase.
We have a limited number of Charter Boats available which can be delivered to the Regatta Venue for the event (and any lead up training at the venue). Please contact the Event Chairperson and Australian 49er Association President Chris Manton via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Royal Geelong Yacht Club
25 Eastern Beach Road
Geelong, VICTORIA, Australia 3220
Facilities are available for teams to set-up and train at RGYC throughout January in the lead up to the events.
Booking is essential to access club facilities before the 29th January. If you are interested, please contact the club directly at email@example.com to secure your place.
*click the image to view larger*