Festival Of Sails


Festival of Sails gets connected!

The Royal Geelong Yacht Club is excited to welcome on board Geelong Connected Communities as a major sponsor of the Shoreside Festival for the 2016 Festival…

Celebrating History

Did you know that the Festival of Sails is one of the oldest sporting events in the country? The very first Australia Day regatta was…

Attracting unique entries

Two unique yachts are among the early entrants for the 2016 Festival of Sails hosted by the Royal Geelong Yacht Club. Chris Barlow will showcase his…

Victorian Government Backs First Step in New Safe Harbour Precinct for Geelong

The Victorian Government has joined the City of Greater Geelong and the Royal Geelong Yacht Club in providing funding for the development of a formal business case and masterplan for a Geelong Waterfront Safe Harbour– which could herald the biggest redevelopment of the Geelong waterfront […]

Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum!

The Bundaberg Rum Distillatorium is set to visit Geelong during the 2016 Festival of Sails. The $1.2million Distillatorium brings to life the untold story of one of…

New trophy recognises women sailors at the 2016 Festival of Sails

The sailing strategies and skills of some of Australia’s top female sailors will be recognised at next year’s Festival of Sails Passage Race, hosted by the Royal Geelong Yacht Club on Corio Bay from January 23-26 2015 with a new award, the Helmswoman Trophy.

Entries open and great prizes to win!

Online entries are now open for Australia’s largest annual keelboat regatta, the Festival of Sails.

The 2016 Festival of Sails program presented by Geelong’s Rex Gorell Land Rover will include five days of spectacular racing run by the Royal Geelong Yacht Club on Corio Bay.