Oceania & Australian Open & Youth Championships 2023 


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.


Matt Wearn Current Australian and Olympic Champion – Photo by Jesus Renedo


Oceania & Australian Masters Championships 2023 


The 2023 Oceania & Australian Masters Championships will be held at the Bay Sailing Centre Soldiers Point on Port Stephens 10-13 March 2023.


This event is a little later in the year than normal and was re-scheduled to avoid clashing with the ILCA World Masters Pattaya, Thailand 8-16 (ILCA 6) and 18-26 (ILCA 7) February 2023.


Port Stephens is our favourite venue for Masters events with great sailing winds and water and lots of accommodation in all price ranges.


The Notice of Race will be posted and entries opened mid 2022.


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


Jeff Loosemore ILCA 6 GGM and Brett Beyer ILCA 7 GM Current World Masters Champions – Photos John West


Australian ILCA Masters Championship 2022



The Australian ILCA Masters at Westernport Yacht Club in Victoria was run between 25-28 February 2022.   This event was the first under the new rotation arrangement for the National Masters explained HERE. It is also the ranking event for the 2023 ILCA World Masters Championships to be held in Pattaya, Thailand in February.  


There is a post with details on the 2022 Masters event with links to results and photos Here.   The full event results are Here.   Entry links, documents, updates and results for the event are on the Australian Laser app. Select 2022 Laser Masters Australian Champs in National & District Events.  


Brett Beyer and Christine Bridge GM winners in action at Westernport    


Australian Laser Open & Youth Championships 2022 Cancelled




With regret due to ongoing uncertainty about travel logistics and border closures it has been decided to cancel the Laser Australian Open Youth Championships 1-8 January 2022 in Fremantle WA.  


We considered delaying the event to later in 2022 however there is no guarantee, with the strict stance taken by the WA Government, that this will be possible. ALCA COVID policy requires that sailors from all states and territories can travel quarantine free to and from the event for it to be the National Championship. 


In place of 2022 Australian Championships we invite each district to run and event or designate an existing planned event, as the ILCA World Championship selection event. The results from these district events will be interleaved and scaled for size to rank sailors for 2022 ILCA World Championships.    


Matt Wearn current National and Olympic Champion


Oceania Laser Masters Championship 2022



The 2022 Oceania Laser Masters Championship will be held 20-26 August from the Darwin Sailing Club Fannie Bay, Northern Territory.


This will be a great and memorable event not to be missed.


The Notice of Race is Here. Entries/Registration are open until 20th June 2022 Here. Enter before 30 April 2022 and save $50.


It is a long drive so most sailors will prefer to fly and charter. A limited number of charters are available from PSA. Book your charter Here.


There is a flyer with more information Here and web information and links are Here.


Contact NT Laser District at ntlaser22@gmail.com or Darwin Sailing Club admin@dwnsail.com.au if you need more information.


Rotation Sequence for Australian Laser Championships

The rotation sequence for Australian Laser Championships is as follows:

  Open & Youth Masters
Year 1-8 January  
2021 No Event No Event
2022 WALA (Fremantle) Cancelled VLA (Westernport, Feb)
2023 NSW & ACT (Georges River) NSW & ACT (Port Stephens, Mar)
2025 QLA QLA (Feb)
2026 TDLA NSW & ACT (Feb)
2027 VLA QLA (Feb)


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