Royal Geelong Yacht Club’s yacht racing activities provide year round enjoyable and competitive racing. The protected waters of Corio Bay provide the perfect playground for new and experience racers alike. With a proud history of hosting world class regattas including the annual Festival of Sails, the largest regatta in the Southern Hemisphere, RGYC’s yacht racing program offers a wide range of sailing activities for Members and our guests.
Wednesday Night Twilight
From November to March, our weekly Twilight races attract hundreds of sailors to enjoy casual and supportive racing. These are the perfect opportunity to break up your work week with some time on the water, and offer the perfect introduction to sailing for our day and new members. To learn more about Twilight Sailing, click here.
Club racing is held from October to April with a mix of windward leeward, around the bay and passage races. To view the sailing calendar, click here.
Davidsons Winter Series
Running on alternating Saturdays from June to August, our winter series is a social series aimed around keeping active and on the water through the cooler months. To see the sailing calendar, click here. To view the Sailing Instructions, click here.
Festival of Sails
The annual Festival of Sails consists of the Melbourne to Geelong Passage Race, now over 180 years old, followed by a multi-day regatta and festival on the shores of Geelong. Focused around Australia Day every year, this event attracts social sailors, cruisers and grand prix racers from around the country.
Click here to view the current Alpha & Charlie Course racing documents include N.O.R., SI’s and amendments.