72nd Bunbury and Return Ocean Race - Friday 14 February 2020

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 43rd Farrawa Cup Series, ORWA Blue Water Series and Siska Series.

 

Race Start - Friday evening 14 February 2020

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

 

 

 

WORK IN PROGRESS - LINKS AND EVENT INFORMATION WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM OCTOBER 2019

 

COMPETITORS

 

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  • contains race documents and important information for competitors.

SPECTATORS

 

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  • handy information for anyone interested in the race. 

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(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 race is finished). 

 

 

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

 

COMPETITOR BRIEFING:

Welcome Race and Weather Briefing - Thursday 13 February, 7pm at RFBYC. 

 

RACE START:

Race Start - Friday 14 February, warning signal at 1725.

 

TRACKER COLLECTION:

From midday on Wednesday 12 February until 7pm on Thursday 13 February.

 

PRESENTATION:

43rd Farrawa Cup Series Presentation Evening - Friday 01 May 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. 

Use the YB Tracking app on your smartphone or tablet. Free to view, just add the race 'Bunbury and Return 2020'.

 

     

SOCIAL MEDIA

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#72BROR     #72BunburyRace

 
HISTORY

CLICK HERE to view the Race Records - Fastest Times

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

 

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