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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




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 &
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.