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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.
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