ILCA Australian Championships

ILCA 6 Fleet Assignments

Fleet assignments for ILCA 6 for the Test Race and Races 1  & 2 are Here.

 

Please display the assigned colour band and start in the corresponding ILCA fleet start.

180 Top ILCA Sailors from 13 Countries entered for Oceania & Australian Championships

 

The Oceania & Australian Open & Youth Championships get underway 1-8 January at Georges River Sailing Club. There will be practice race on 2 January with the more serious business starting on 3 January with two races per day over six days.

 

There will be a hot fleet of 180 boats racing in four fleets in ILCA 4, 6 and 7s. The Australian Sailing Team and top level sailors from all Australian states and territories will compete along with sailors from the Pacific, Asia and Europe. 13 countries in all will be represented. Late entries can still be placed.

 

This event web site will have information, race documents and results. Otherwise the series can be followed using the Australian Laser App which is a free download from the App Store and Play Store at the links below.

 

iOS Apple App Store           Android Google Play Store

 

Links to event information & documents are below.

 

Notice of Race

 

Event Program

 

Late Entry ($430 including late entry fee)

 

Measurement Arrangements

 

Measurement Booking

 

Coach Boat Information

 

Coach Boat Registration

 

Sailing Instructions

 

Club & Venue Information

 

Results

 

Welcome Message

 

Competitor List

 

Honour Roll – Past Winners

 

Extra Function Tickets

Additional Function Tickets

Competitor, coach and volunteer admission to the Welcome and Presentation Functions is free. Your name gets you in.

 

For supporters and family additional tickets can be purchased Here.

 

The ticket will be sent to your email. You can either print it out or show the email at door on your phone. A word from the wise if you don’t see the email ticket check your in your spam email folder – the email spam filters are working overtime these days and are blocking some legitimate as well as many spam ones.

 

It would be helpful for function planning if additional tickets were purchased before the event.

Competitor and Coach Information

This is shaping to be a great event with strong fields in all rigs. You can see the full entry list Here.

 

We will have four similarly sized fleets one ILCA 4, two ILCA 6 (running with 6/6 race qualifying/finals) and one ILCA 7.

 

Event Schedule

To assist with your planning following is the schedule for the event.

 

Sunday 1 January Registration & Measurement 0900 – 1800
Monday 2 January Registration & Measurement 0800 – 1130
Competitor Meeting 1130
Registration &
Measurement
1300 – 1700
Practice Race 1430
Welcome Function 1800
Tuesday 3 January Racing – 2 races 1430
Wednesday 4 January Racing – 2 races 1430
Thursday 5 January Racing – 2 races 1430
Friday 6 January Racing – 2 races 1430
Saturday 7 January Racing – 2 races 1430
Sunday 8 January Racing – 2 races 1300
Presentation Ceremony 1900

 

Boat Measurement
We will be carrying out measurement from 0900 to 1800 on 1 January and from 0800 to 1700 on 2 January. Please register your preferred day and time for measurement online Here.

 

You just need to go to the measurement station in the boat park in person within the hour of your booked time and the measurer will accompany you to your boat and carry out the necessary checks. How it works and the checks which will be made are Here.

 

We will be sharing dollys for this event so please make sure that your dolly frame, wheels and tyres are in sound condition.

 

Coach & Support Boats
If you have a coach or support boat then these must be registered Here. Information for coach and support boat operators is Here.

 

Event Communications
We will be communicating information before and during the event using the Laser App and the event web site.

 

The Laser App is free on the App Store and Play Store on the links below.

 

iOS Apple App Store                                    Android Google Play Store

 

Please tap the National & District Events and then select “2023 Oceania & Australian Open & Youth Championship”. Once done you will receive notifications on your mobile of any new notices and you will have access to documents and results.

 

The Laser App will be used to sign on and off.

 

If you have any issues with access by mobile during the event then we will have devices at the Sailing Office (ground floor in the SE corner of the club) which you can access. Race official notices will be posted on the notice board also in the Sailing Office.

 

International Jury
As this is an Oceania as well as Australian National Championship we have appointed an International Jury for the event.

Nationals Normal Entry Extended One Week

The normal entry for the Oceania & Australian Open & Youth Championships Here has been extended for one week to midnight on 7th December. After this time entry may be available with an additional $80 late fee.  

 

There is a great line up of local and international sailors entered for the event which you can see by clicking through the entry link.

Oceania & Australian Entries Closing 30th November

 

Olympic Gold Medalist Matt Wearn Will be Competing

 

Entries will be closing for the Oceania & Australian Open & Youth Championships on 30th November.

 

The event will be held 1-8 January at Georges River Sailing Club. Sailors are looking forward to finally being able to compete in this event which, thanks to COVID has not been possible for the past two years.

 

There is a growing list on entries including elite & Olympic level international and top local sailors.

 

This event is the qualifying event for Australian sailors for all 2023 ILCA World Open and Youth Championships.

 

After 30th November entry may be possible with an $80 additional late entry fee.

 

There are links below for NoR, Entry and if you need one for boat charters.

Accommodation Deal Travelodge Hurstville

The Travelodge Hurstville is offering 20% discount to sailors and families for the Oceania & Australian Open & Youth Championships.

 

To access the discount for stay dates between 30 December 2022 and 9 January 2023 book Here  and use the promo code: TH15013197.

 

Alternatively you can  call the hotel directly (02 9171 2555) to book and quote the promo code: TH15013197.

 

While you are in the making arrangements mode there are links below for NoR, Entry and if you need one for boat charters.

 

 

Oceania & Australian Open & Youth Championships 2023 NoR & Entries

 

The 2023 Oceania & Australian Open and Youth Championships will be held at Georges River Sailing Club on Botany Bay 1-8 January 2023.

 

After the disappointments of cancellation of the event scheduled in Fremantle, WA in 2021 and 2022 it will be great to stage these championships in 2023.

 

Botany Bay is a great venue for big sailing events with lots of open water and clear winds. The club is near to the airport and the surrounding suburbs have lots of accommodation options.

 

 There will be great lead up events with the NSW & ACT Laser State titles at Wangi A.S.C. on Lake Macquarie in November 2022 and Sail Sydney on Sydney Harbour from Woollahra S.C. 13-18 December 2022.

 

The Notice of Race for this event is Here.

 

Entries can be placed $350 until 30th November 2022 Here and may be accepted with an additional $80 late fee after that date.

 

Charters will be available from NB Sailsports and Performance Sailcraft Australia.

 

Request for Volunteers

 

We are looking for volunteers to help make the regatta a success! We need on and off water help over the 1-8 January dates of the event. If you can help out in the areas named for any of the days please fill out your details on the form Here.