Trans-Tasman Challenge

24 – 26 June 2022

This event will be contested in the clubs Elliott 7 class yachts between the RNZYS and RSYS general committees.

Notice of Race
Sailing Instructions

Farr 40 – 25th Anniversary Regatta

7 – 8 May 2022

Sailing Instructions
Notice of Race
Farr 40 Media Release
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Hardy Cup Sydney International Regatta

9 – 13 May 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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Varuna Trophy Race

9 April 2022

To be awarded to the winner of a special race contested by the 1st, 2nd and 3rd placegetters in each Division’s MAIN season’s PHS point score, including the Etchells, Yngling and Sportsboats mini regatta PHS series.

  • First, Second and Third placegetters on PHS if more than 15 block entries;
  • First, and Second placegetters on PHS if there were between 10 and 15 block entries;
  • First place on PHS only if there were less than 10 block entries.

Eligible Series are;

Main Series
Mini Regatta Series
Club Championship (Etchells)
Perseverance Series

Notice of Race & Sailing Instructions – as amended 6 April 
List of entries

Eligible boats shall be contacted by the RSYS Sailing Office.

Sydney Harbour Women’s Keelboat Series

27 March 2022

Open to boats from all Sydney Harbour clubs. Crews can compete in full female crew or female helm divisions as well as nominate spinnaker or non-spinnaker racing.
More information here

Appendix 5 – MYC Courses
Sailing Instructions
Notice of Race
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Yngling Australian Championship

2 – 3 April 2022

Sailing Instructions

Notice of Race

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Etchells NSW Championship

18-20 February 2022

Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron and the Sydney Etchells Fleet are delighted to once again, host Etchells sailors for the NSW State Championship to be sailed on Sydney Harbour.

Despite the challenges of COVID we look forward to hosting a great regatta both on and off the water and we thank our sponsors Sentinel Risk Managers, North Sails and Sail Racing.

Registration and Club Access

Sailing Instructions – amended

Notice of Race – amended

Amendment 1 – SIs

Amendment 1 – NoR

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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

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

Notice of Race

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Prince Phillip Cup

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

3 – 8 January 2022

Sailing Instructions

Notice of Race (postponed)

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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

David Forbes Shield – Social Invitation

Sailing Instructions – amended

Notice of Race – amended


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

Sailing Instructions

Notice of Race


J/70 Twilight Regatta – Lowell North Memorial

10 – 13 January 2022

Sailing Instructions

Notice of Race

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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.

Notice of Race
Harbour Marks and Chartlet
Sailing Instructions
The first warning signal will be 1325 hours
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Summer Twilight Regatta inc. Milson Silver Goblets

31 January – 4 February 2022

One race each evening, warning signal 1745 hrs

Notice of Race
Amendment 1 Notice of Race
Amendment 2 Notice of Race
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Sailing Instructions