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Keelboat Racing

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.

Saturday Racing

Club racing is held from October to April with a mix of windward leeward, around the bay and passage races. To view the 2021-2022 racing 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 2022 winter series 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 in it’s 180th year, 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.


Racing Documents

Click here to view the current Alpha & Charlie Course racing documents include N.O.R., SI’s and amendments.

Racing Results

Click here to view the current Alpha & Charlie Course racing results.