Captain Rowntree Cup 2021

RSYS is holding the Captain Rowntree Cup on the Long Weekend. It is a ‘female helm’ pursuit race. Options include all female crew, mixed crew, spinnaker or non-spinnaker.

Saturday 12 June
Start time of the limit boat: 1200 hours

If you would like to be connected to some enthusiastic female sailors for this event, contact the Sailing Department.

Pre-order an Antipasto & Dips platter via the online entry form to take it back to your boat (pond booking required), gather on the lawns or book a table under the sail.

Notice of Race
Enter online
Sailing Instructions

2020 Report and Results

One Design ‘Ice Breaker’ regatta

2021 dates TBA

Open to all one design classes including Etchells, Dragon, Yngling, Elliott 7, J70, Melges 20 & 24, Farreast 28, Viper, Young 88 and VX One.

Six races held in each class over the two days.

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Optimist Travelers Trophy Regatta

The Optimist Travelers Trophy regatta will take place at the Squadron on Sunday 5 September 2021

Notice of Race: Coming soon

Sailing Instructions: Coming soon

Registration: Coming soon

Results: Coming soon

Ladies of the Sea Coaching Regatta

The Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron’s ‘Ladies of the Sea’ coaching regatta will take place on Saturday 2 October and Sunday 3 October 2021

It is open to:
– Keelboats and one design fleets
– Spinnaker & non-spinnaker

– Female helm with mixed crew
– Female helm with female crew.

For all participants, across racing and race management, the event will aim to challenge and nurture crews with mentors providing the opportunity for all to enhance their capabilities, build confidence and develop skills on the water.

Racing will be conducted with short windward/leeward courses on Sydney Harbour both afternoons. In the morning, notable Australian yachtswomen will provide coaching sessions and in-boat mentoring. To ease our participants into the day, we will hold Hatha style Yoga sessions on the Club lawns overlooking the harbour.

MC38 – Act 5

2021 dates TBA

2020 Act 5 media release and results

Yngling Australian Championship

27 November – 29 November 2020

Sailing Instructions

Notice of Race

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Entries close at 1000hrs on Tuesday 24 November 2020.

Dragon NSW Championship

28 November – 29 November 2020

Sailing Instructions

Notice of Race

Enter Online

Entries close at 1000hrs on Tuesday 24 November 2020.

J/70 East Coast Championship

27 November – 29 November 2020

Sailing Instructions

Notice of Race

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Entries close at 1000hrs on Tuesday 24 November

Etchells Summer Championship

15 – 17 January 2021

RSYS and the Etchells Sydney Fleet conducted an Etchells Summer Championship for the Eaton Cup to replace the Australian Championship that was cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Visit the Sydney Fleet website

Australia Day Regatta

26 January 2021

A cordial invitation is extended to owners of all yachts to enter this historic event on Australia Day, Tuesday 26 January 2021 on the waters of Sydney Harbour. The Regatta will be organised by the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron on behalf of the Australia Day Regatta Management Committee.

Notice of Race
Sailing Instructions
Harbour Chartlet
Entries & Results
Enter Online

Entries close Saturday 23 January 2021

Etchells Milson Silver Goblets

1 – 5 February 2021

One race each evening, warning signal 1745hrs

Notice of Race 
Sailing Instructions
Enter online

Protest Results
Race 1 Vivienne v Pie
Race 3 Flying High redress

Hardy Cup Sydney International Regatta

7 – 11 February 2021

Donated by Sir Jame Hardy (Event Patron), an America’s Cup winner, World Champion, Olympic yachtsman, and prominent RSYS member, the Hardy Cup is one of Australia’s most prestigious match racing events and is aimed at further developing the match racing and tactical skills of youth sailors.

Since its inception in 2001, the Hardy Cup has been hotly contested by under 25’s teams and has maintained a World Sailing Grade 3 international event status. The previous winner of the event include David Gilmour, Adam Minoprio and Michael Dunstan,

Racing for the event is held over four days on the magnificent Sydney Harbour with the backdrop of the world-famous Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House. Further to this fantastic location, RSYS always provides a world-class Race Management and Umpire team to provide the best possible racing conditions.

The event is sailed in the Club’s fleet of Elliott 7s yachts and has previously received entries from across Australia and around the world, including Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Sweden and USA.

Regatta Website – Click Here

Varuna Trophy Race

24 April 2021

To be eligible boats must have finished 1st, 2nd or 3rd in the following Series:

Mini Regatta
Club Championship (Etchells, Sportsboats, Yngling)
Combined Clubs Inshore Series

Notice of Race & Sailing Instructions

Eligible boats shall be contacted by the RSYS Sailing Office.

Stepping Stone House Regatta

25 March 2021

Notice of Race & Sailing Instructions

NSW Secondary Schools Teams Racing Championship

Friday 30 April to Sunday 2 May 2021

Notice of Race
Visitor Information
View photos here
Visit the NSW Teams Racing website here