Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club has a long association with offshore yacht racing which dates back to 1948. Sailors from the Club continue to be successful in offshore events both here in WA and around the globe.
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Each season, RFBYC hosts a number of key events on the WA offshore calendar. For the 2018-2019 season we are pleased to present two blue water return races, one regatta weekend and one offshore race.
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We wish to advise due to circumstances beyond our control, the Rottnest Festival of Sail will not go ahead for 2019. However, discussions are underway between the Rottnest Foundation and RFBYC to plan for a successful event in 2020. The ORWA Cape Vlamingh Race will go ahead on Saturday 6 April 2019.
42nd Farrawa Cup Series 2018- 2019
Four races with all four to count for the Cup:
Gordon Craig Ocean Race
71st Bunbury and Return Ocean Race
Roland Smith Ocean Race
42nd Farrawa Cup Series Presentation Evening - Thursday 28 March 2019
Ocean Racing WA Presentation Dinner
Saturday 15 June 2019 - Hosted by South of Perth Yacht Club
Ocean Racing WA
The ORWA Handbook contains the season calendar, Notice of Race, Sailing Instructions, individual race information and is an important document for all offshore racing sailors. Download a copy of the current ORWA Handbook by clicking the image below:
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Preparing for offshore racing:
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Useful links for offshore racing
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