International Etchells Class
2015-2016
Australian Championship

10 - 15 January 2016

Incorporating Post-regatta

Victorian State Championship

12 - 14 March 2016

Welcome

From Melbourne Fleet

On behalf of Melbourne Etchells, we invite you to come and enjoy some of the most competitive one design sailing in the World. The Australian Championship and the following VIC State Championship will be sailed from Royal Brighton Yacht Club, on the waters of Port Phillip Bay. Good sailing and we look forward to seeing you there.

From TRIAD, John Bertrand & Bill Browne

Sail into the history books. Join the Victorian Etchells Fleet at RBYC for the 2016 Australian Championship, Port Phillip Bay being the finest race course in Australia.

Host Club

Royal Brighton Yacht Club

253 Esplanade, Middle Brighton VIC 3186

Opening hours

  • Receiving Boats - From 2 January 2016.
  • Cranes - Three cranes 07:00 to 19:00 daily.
  • Bar - 7:30hrs to 20:00hrs, all regatta days.
  • 1: Cranes x3
  • 2: Mooring

Regatta Information

Documents

Australian Championship
  • Enter Online
  • Entries
  • Notice of Race - Available end of March
  • Sailing Instructions
VIC State Championship
  • Enter Online
  • Entries
  • Notice of Race
  • Sailing Instructions
Included in your registration
  • Regatta Shirts
  • Welcome BBQ
  • Presentation BBQ
  • ...and one amazing, competitive regatta!
Social Events & Catering
  • Breakfast - the bar will be open.
  • Lunch - lunches can be ordered.
  • Post Race - Daily presentation.
Accommodation
  • Quest (the closest) Mention Etchells for a group discount ph: 1800 334 033
  • Brighton Savoy ph: 03 9592 8233
About Melbourne
Berths

There is allocated space for berthing.

Repairs

Boat Builder
Michael Bunyard (Pickles), available 24/7
Phone: 0415 669 440

Sail Repairs
Bull Sails Geelong
North Sails Melbourne, Noel & Aaron
Phone: (03) 9584 9844































Programme

Australian Championship

  • Sunday
    10 January 2016

    09:00 - 17:00 Registration, Measurement & Weigh-in

    17:30 Welcome BBQ

  • Monday
    11 January 2016

    10:00 Regatta briefing (time TBC)

    11:00 All boats to be afloat by 11:00 hrs

    12:55 First warning signal

    Post race Daily presentation

  • Tuesday
    12 January 2016

    12:55 First warning signal

    Post race Daily presentation

  • Wednesday
    13 January 2016

    08:00 - 11:00 Weigh-in

    12:55 First warning signal

    Post race Daily presentation

  • Thursday
    14 January 2016

    12:55 First warning signal

    Post race Daily presentation

  • Friday
    15 January 2016

    12:55 First warning signal

    18:00 Presentation & BBQ (*time subject to packing up)

VIC State Championship

  • Friday
    11 March 2016

    09:00 - 17:00 Registration & weigh-in (time TBC)

  • Saturday
    12 March 2016

    10:00 Regatta briefing (time TBC)

    12:55 First warning signal

    Post Race Daily presentation

  • Sunday
    13 March 2016

    12:55 First warning signal

    Post Race Daily presentation

  • Monday
    14 March 2016

    10:55 First warning signal

    17:00 Presentation & BBQ (*time subject to packing up)

Contacts

Thanks to our sponsors

Merchandise will be available to purchase from the Registration Office on each day of the Championship.

  • Gill
  • Entire
  • North Sails
  • Protecon
  • Gunther Developments
  • Graphic Effects