71st Bunbury and Return Ocean Race

71st Bunbury and Return Ocean Race - Friday 22 February 2019

Passage race - 170 nautical miles of blue water racing from Fremantle to Bunbury and Return.
In partner with Koombana Bay Sailing Club, Bunbury. 
Part of the 42nd Farrawa Cup Series and ORWA Blue Water Series.

 

Race Start - Friday evening 22 February 2019

The 170 nautical mile race starts in Fremantle and takes the fleet south to Koombana Bay . They turn around at a mark boat in Bunbury before heading north for the finish off South Mole in Fremantle. All yachts carry tracking devices which allows anyone to watch the race online or on their mobile device. In partnership with Koombana Bay Sailing Club in Bunbury. 

Current race record - 17h 42m 09s - Indian, Craig Carter, 29 January 2016

 

MEDIA

Results are here, please follow this link

Watch the race replay using the YB Tracking system

CLICK HERE for the FACEBOOK PHOTO ALBUM

CLICK HERE for the start activities video by Lindsay Preece (Ironbark Photos)

CLICK HERE for the full version of the race wrap up report

COMPETITORS

 

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE COMPETITOR INFORMATION PAGE

  • contains race documents and important information for competitors.

SPECTATORS

 

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO VISIT OUR RACE FANS PAGE

  • handy information for anyone interested in the race. 

EMAIL SIGN UP

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP TO RACE INFORMATION

(we encourage spectators, crew and team supporters to sign up, anyone is welcome to subscribe to event news and your contact information will be deleted after the 70th race is finished). 

 

 

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

 

COMPETITOR BRIEFING:

Welcome Race and Weather Briefing - Thursday 21 February, 7pm at RFBYC. 

 

RACE START:

Race Start - Friday 22 February, warning signal at 1725.

 

TRACKER COLLECTION:

From midday on Wednesday 20 February until 7pm on Thursday 21 February.

 

PRESENTATION:

42nd Farrawa Cup Series Presentation Evening - Sunday 7 April 5pm at RFBYC. 

                                                            

 

YACHT TRACKING

WATCH THE RACE LIVE WITH YB TRACKING:

Follow the race for free.

On your mobile device using the YB Races app and online. 

http://yb.tl/bunret2019

Use the YB Tracking app on your smartphone or tablet. Free to view, just add the race 'Bunbury and Return 2019'.

 

     

SOCIAL MEDIA

Facebook - @RoyalFreshwaterBayYachtClub

Instagram - @rfbyc

Twitter - @RFBYC

Use our hashtags to share news:

#71BROR     #71BunburyRace

 
HISTORY

CLICK HERE to view the Race Records - Fastest Times

Current race record - 17h 42m 09s - Indian, Craig Carter, 29 January 2016

70th Bunbury and Return Ocean Race:

Follow this link for photos of the 2018 race - Perth Sailing Photography

CLICK HERE to view the RFBYC Offshore Racing event archive

 

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