Regattas

David Forbes Shield

The intent of this regatta is for competitors to enjoy racing in boats with common performance limitations as set for Etchells Class boats. While crew weight will not be checked, the intent is that crew could have satisfied a 290 kg crew weight limit if they had prepared for a pre-regatta weight check.

3 – 6 January 2022

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Ladies of the Sea Coaching Regatta

Incorporating both an Open Keelboat Division and One-Design Divisions. All boats shall have a female helm.

8 – 9 January 2022

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J/70 Twilight Regatta – Lowell North Memorial

10 – 13 January 2022

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J/70 NSW Championship

22 – 24 January 2022

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One-Design Twilight Sprints

Targeting crews that want to work on their starts and improve teamwork with short course racing.

Thursday 11 November

Thursday 18 November

Thursday 25 November

Thursday 2 December 2021

Twilights, first scheduled warning signal from 1745hrs.

Open to entries from the International Etchells, Dragon, Yngling and J70 classes.

Sailing Instructions Amended 24 Nov 2021

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Yngling Australian Championship

27 – 28 November 2021

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Christmas Cup

4 – 5 December 2021

The RSYS Christmas Cup is the final match racing event for the year. Hosted by the Squadron Keelboat Program it is a two-day open WS Grade 4 match racing event. Up to eight teams will be invited to compete on the Club’s fleet of Elliott 7s sports boats.

Prince Phillip Cup

Due to Covid restrictions this event has been postponed until January 2023.

3 – 8 January 2022

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J/70 Twilight Regatta

10 – 13 January 2022

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J/70 NSW Championship

22 – 23 January 2022

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Australia Day Regatta

26 January 2022

A cordial invitation is extended to owners of all yachts to enter this historic event on Australia Day, Wednesday 26 January 2022 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.

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Ladies of the Sea Coaching Regatta

The Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron’s ‘Ladies of the Sea’ coaching regatta will take place on Saturday 8 January and Sunday 9 January 2022

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.

Etchells Milson Silver Goblets

31 January – 4 February 2022

One race each evening, warning signal 1745hrs

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2021 Protest Results
Race 1 Vivienne v Pie
Race 3 Flying High redress

Hardy Cup Sydney International Regatta

13 – 17 February 2022

Donated by Sir James 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.

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MC38 – Act 6

As a result of Covid restrictions – New date TBA

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2020 Act 5 media release and results

Varuna Trophy Race

9 April 2022

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

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

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Eligible boats shall be contacted by the RSYS Sailing Office.

Stepping Stone House Regatta

24 March 2022

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Captain Rowntree Cup 2021

Captain Rowntree Cup was held on the June Long Weekend. It is a ‘female helm’ pursuit race. Options included all female crew, mixed crew, spinnaker or non-spinnaker.

2021 Results

2020 Report and Results

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