Festival Of Sails

Don’t miss a beat!

Geelong’s waterfront will be rocking to the beat of the Royal Australian Navy Band during two performances at the 2016 Festival of Sails Shoreside Festival.

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…

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.

Female sailors recognised in 2016

Australia’s top female sailors will be recognised for the first time with the inaugural Deakin Helmswoman Trophy at Royal Geelong Yacht Club’s 2016 Festival of Sails.