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The Geographe Bay Yacht Club, established in 1959 as the Geographe Bay Sailing Club, is a progressive, family oriented yacht club situated on the picturesque shores of Geographe Bay in Busselton Western Australia.

The Geographe Bay Yacht Club is home to the largest yachting regatta in Western Australia. The annual Geographe Bay Race Week is run every year in the last week of February/first week of March and attracts upwards of 100 yachts to the bay every year.

In addition to the Geographe Bay Race week, the Geographe Bay Yacht Club sailing season incorporates the annual Australia Day Weekend Regatta plus the youth focused Geographe Bay Championships for 420's and Pelicans hosted over Easter each year.

The club's current membership stands at approximately 350 members and offers regular sailing to the following classes:

  • Mixed dinghy fleet
  • Keelboats and Sportsboats
  • Sharpies
  • Mixed Catamaran's including Hobie 14 and 16, Tornado, Windrush 14's and Nacra F18's.
  • 420's
  • Pelicans
  • National 125
  • Trailable Yachts

Juniors are well accommodated at the Geographe Bay Yacht Club with one of the best equipped and experienced sail trainers in Kevin Rose.

Sail Training Centre also caters for teenagers in 420's and 125's as well as adults for dinghy, catamaran and cruiser sailing.

Both members and visitors alike are always welcome.

If you'd like to join the Geographe Bay Yacht Club, more information is available on our "Become a Member" page, where you can download our membership forms.

 For further information, please phone the club
on 08 97522 522 or email gbycbsn@westnet.com.au