Sailing Program, Instructions & Regattas

REGATTAS

Lake Macquarie Yacht Club has long been regarded for its ability to hold successful regattas for local, national and international events. Being the venue for Olympic Trials, Lake Macquarie Yacht Club provides quality regatta administration and professional management to ensure your sailing meet is a success. Of course our location on the beautiful Lake Macquarie is an added bonus.

If you are interested in having Lake Macquarie Yacht Club host your regatta, please email: racing@lmyc.com.au

For local accommodation, check the listings on the Lake Macquarie Tourism Association Website with everything from local landmarks, tourist attractions and regional events http://www.visitlakemac.com.au/

LMYC LAKEFEST  REGATTA 2021

  • LMYC Lakefest Regatta NOR
  • LMYC Lakefest Regatta Sailing Instructions

RKR INTERCLUB SERIES 2020-2021 

  • Notice of Race
  • Sailing Instructions

COMBINED CLUBS WINDWARD LEEWARD SERIES 2020-2021

  • Notice of Race
  • Sailing Instructions

TWIN CLUBS PULBAH SERIES 2020-2021

  • Notice of Race
  • Sailing Instruction

ACCOUNTANTS DAY 2021

  • Sailing Instructions

FRIENDSHIP CUP 2021

  • Friendship Cup NOR
  • Friendship Cup SI’s

INTERNATIONAL FLYING FIFTEENS

Notice of Race

Sailing Instructions

INTERNATIONAL CANOES

Notice of Race

Sailing Instructions

FINN

Notice of Race

Sailing Instructions

ADAMS 10

Notice of Race

Sailing Instructions

MELGES 32 and 24

Notice of Race

Sailing Instructions

 

ONGOING REGATTAS

LMYC OFFSHORE POINT SCORE & COMBINED OFFSHORE POINT SCORE

A number of offshore races are conducted between September and April generally to Pittwater, Newcastle and Port Stephens. They are daytime races to a destination on a Saturday and returning on Sunday.  The schedule of races and starting times are determined by obtaining the optimum conditions in Swansea Channel. Races are usually run in conjunction with Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club with boats competing for both the LMYC Offshore Point Score series and the Combined Offshore Point Score series

NOTE.

No Offshore Pointscore series will be run by LMYC in 2020-2021

Entries can be made through the NCYC entry portal through the race entry process.

DIVISIONS

Allocation of boats to Divisions is at the absolute discretion of the Race Committee and are generally:

Division 1 is for larger faster boats using spinnakers or larger faster boats electing to use non-spinnaker both based on performance

Division 2 is for faster boats using spinnakers or faster boats electing to use non-spinnaker both based on performance

Division 3 is for smaller faster boats using spinnakers or other boats electing to use non-spinnaker both based on performance

Class  – There is currently no class racing at this point in time.

WEDNESDAY RACING

Racing is conducted on Wednesday afternoons all year round and is for non spinnaker boats. Both a sweepstake and point score results are conducted. These races are generally handicap starts with monthly scratch starts.

TWILIGHT RACING

Generally in line with daylight saving time, twilight races are conducted with the initial start time at 1730 hours with graduated scratch starts to avoid congestion at the start line.

Commenses Friday October 12th 2018

WINTER RACING

During winter starting on the third Sunday in May, racing is conducted over an 11 race series. The racing is both for non spinnaker and spinnaker boats with both sweepstake and point scores being conducted.

Commences May 19 2019