2018 Rottnest Festival of Sail
Now in its eighth year, Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club is pleased to announce the 2018 Rottnest Festival of Sail to be held on Saturday 07 and Sunday 08 April.
Funds raised from the event go to our event partner the Rottnest Foundation, to support their efforts in ‘Conserving the essence of Rottnest’. In keeping with the theme of supporting the environment, the annual Algal Bloom Race will again be part of the Rottnest Festival of Sail.
Saturday 07 April - start area off Port Beach, Fremantle. Finsh in Thomson Bay, Rottnest Island.
- Racing will include a Cat 3 Offshore Race (incorporating the Cape Vlamingh Race) and Category 6 Transit Race / Modified Cat 7 (Couta Boats) for the Rotto Ring Trophy.
- Social activities on Saturday evening. Details to be announced soon.
- Moorings and ferry service provided for competitors and support vessels in Thomson Bay.
- Stay overnight on the island or on your boat.
Sunday 08 April
- Rottnest Island activities on offer to be anounced soon.
Wednesday 11 April - Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club
- 1800 Rottnest Foundation Twilight
- 1930 Rottnest Foundation Presentation Ceremony
Event entry inlcludes membership of the Rottnest Foundation and a mooring in Thomson Bay for the evening of Saturday 07 April. Goodie bags to be collected from RFBYC from 10am on Thursday 5 April.
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The Cape Vlamingh Race entrants are included in the Rottnest Festival of Sail. Event entry is $100 and all competitors enter the event using the same online registration form.
Entrants will be asked to select the race they wish to be a part of.
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PRELIMINARY EVENT INFORMATION
IRC AROUND THE ISLAND AND TRANSIT RACE
CAPE VLAMINGH RACE (ORWA registered yachts only)
SAFETY AUDIT FOR ALL CATEGORIES:
Category 7+ (Couta Boats only)
Follow the 2018 Rottnest Festival of Sail using social media and the event hashtag #RFOS18
For more information please email email@example.com or phone the Club on 9286 8200 and ask for Susan Ghent or Debbie Blaauw.