Kingfisher Bay Resort - Fraser Island Accommodation

26-29 January 2017: The 25th Anniversary Kingfisher Bay Regatta

Gentleman, unfurl your sails for the 23rd annual Kingfisher Bay Regatta Gentleman, unfurl your sails for the 23rd annual Kingfisher Bay Regatta © Hervey Bay Boat Club Yacht Squadron

Sailors on the Fraser Coast will unite early in the new year for the 25th Anniversary Kingfisher Bay Regatta. The regatta, encompassing racing monohulls, racing multihulls and cruising yachts, will be held over three days, with the first race being held from Urangan to Kingfisher Bay Resort on Australia Day (Jan 26)...and the action continuing over the Australia Day long weekend.

The Regatta and passage races are open to all trailer sailors and keeled yachts (see below for race times). 

Thursday 26/01/17
1030hrs Briefing (Sailing Instructions)
1200hrs Start of Race 1
1830hrs BYO sunset drinks and nibbles at the beach

Friday 27/01/17
0930hrs Start of Races 2 & 3* (No briefing on Friday)
1700hrs Casual drinks at the Sand Bar

Saturday 28/01/17
0930hrs Start of Races 4 & 5* (No briefing on Saturday)
1700hrs Casual drinks at the Sand Bar
1930hrs Presentation at the Sand Bar

Sunday 29/01/17
0900hrs Fun Race (This race does not count toward the result of the regatta. No briefing
on Sunday)

Competitors may choose to stay on their yachts, anchored in front of the resort or take advantage of the discounted accommodation available to competitors (some conditions apply).  The resort's Sand Bar and amenities will be available for all competitors to use. For more information, check out the links below and happy sailing!

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