Australian Championship

International Etchells Class
2015-2016
Australian Championship

10 - 15 January 2016

Incorporating Post-regatta

Victorian State Championship

12 - 14 March 2016

Latest News

States Results

Nationals Results


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. Good sailing and we look forward to seeing you there.

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
VIC State Championship

Information

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 - ORDER FORM
  • Post Race - Daily presentation.
Accommodation
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

Buy Regatta Gear

Shirts, hats, jackets, get your extra gear here thanks to Gill! Competitors will get their shirt FREE - no need to order here. This is for extras!
Buy Now!

Programme

Australian Championship

  • Saturday
    9 January 2016

    12:00 - 17:00 Registration (no weigh-in until Sunday)

  • Sunday
    10 January 2016

    12:00 - 17:00 Registration, Measurement & Weigh-in

    17:30 Welcome BBQ

    19:00 All boats to be afloat by 19:00 hrs

  • Monday
    11 January 2016

    10:00 Regatta briefing

    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

    17:00 - 18:45 Registration & weigh-in

  • Saturday
    12 March 2016

    09:00 - 10:30 Registration & weigh-in

    11:00 Regatta briefing (time TBC)

    12:55 First warning signal

    Post Race Daily presentation

  • Sunday
    13 March 2016

    10:55 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

News

from Melbourne

Nationals Preview, by The Sailor Girl

A sit down with the Wilson brothers, Billy Browne, Jake Gunther (Etchells Australia President) and Peter Coleman (Victorian Fleet Captain) to chat about what competitors can expect.

Results

Results

Event Coverage

Thanks to our sponsors

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

  • Brighton Coffee Machines
  • Gill
  • North Sails
  • Harken
  • Distress Rate Media
  • InterActive Group
  • Salty Tag
  • Sailor Sunscreen
  • Protecon
  • Graphic Effects
  • GFS Electrical Systems
  • Gunther Developments
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