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Race Week sponsors

We would like to thank all our sponsors for supporting CLUB MARINE Geographe Bay Raceweek.


Naming Rights Sponsor: 


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Gold Sponsors: 

eventscorp Western Australia

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Silver Sponsors:

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Silent Auction


Sunsail Logo colourIMAGINE YOURSELF ON THIS 5 night Sunsail Cruise around Hamilton Island

You have the opportunity to turn this dream cruise into reality. During the Geographe Bay Race Week 2013, we will be running the Sunsail Silent Auction for this fabulous prize.  RETAIL VALUE APPROX. $7,000.

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The Sunsail 36i, 3 cabin version, is the new high-performance cruising yacht built with comfort in mind and has been designed for those looking to relax and escape. It can take up to 8 people but sleeps 6 comfortably.

Set apart from the competition by its modern lines, powerful sail plan and spacious interior, the meticulously designed hull delivers smooth performance under sail as well as power. Mounted on a sculpted steering pedestal, the large diameter leather wrapped wheel is responsive on all points of sail.

The Sunsail 36i has been designed using very high quality materials. Down below the light and airy interior has all the amenities of a large cruising yacht with the modern galley and sliding navigation station making it a joy to spend time onboard.

All in all, this mid-sized yacht combines elegance with high performance and is an exceptional sailing boat, completely sea-worthy and finished with exceptional craftsmanship inside and out.


  • 5 nights bareboat charter.
  • Fuel /Gas.
  • Public Liability Insurance.
  • Transfer to and from the airport on Hamilton Island.


  • The charter will be under Sunsail's normal booking terms and conditions.
  • Cannot be taken during high season
  • Subject to availability
  • Cannot be redeemed for cash
  • Can be transferred at Sunsail's discretion
  • Prize must be taken by 30 September 2013

Not Included:

  • Skipper
  • Yacht Damage Waiver Fee
  • Food
  • Beverages
  • Ice
  • Airfares
  • All other incidentals

Please click below to read the terms and conditions for the running of the silent auction.


Current highest bid  $6,000


If you have a query or require assistance with participation in the Sunsail Silent Auction, please email raceweek@gbyc.com.au

Increases to be highest bid will be published following validation by the Committee.

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Social Events

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CLUB MARINE Geographe Bay Raceweek is fast approaching and on the social side of things Port Geographe Marina and The Deck Marina Bar Restaurant have some exciting social activities planned for everyone's entertainment and enjoyment.


The new stage structure overhanging the marina wall in front of the marina office will host all the social activities including:

  • the official regatta opening & closing.
  • all the daily race results & pennant presentations.
  • most of the nightly musical entertainment.

Here you will be able to rock the night away or enjoy a beer and a chat with your fellow sailors under a shade umbrella close to the outside bar.

To help sustain the crew and get everyone up and going each day we will have on site:

  • Busselton Sea Rescue on breakfast duty.
  • Coffee van.
  • Fresh fruit van.
  • Pre ordered lunches available each morning for crews to pick up & take out sailing.
  • Fast food available on your return from sailing.
  • The Deck with a range of quality food available for those who would like to sit down & enjoy a meal with their fellow sailors.

The Social Program includes:

Sunday:   Official Opening of the Regatta & DJ Music from the Marina Stage.

Monday:   Race results & Live Music on the Marina Stage.

Tuesday:   We have a ticketed "Ladies Luncheon" for all the ladies who are not out sailing around the bay. This event will be compared by a celebrity guest speaker and the ladies will enjoy a two course luncheon with champagne on arrival plus a quality fashion parade. On the Marina Stage we will have some live music to help you rock the evening away.

Wednesday:   Will see another successful "Burlesque Cabaret" in The Deck dining area so don't forget to dress up and be part of the fun. Talk to Nigel Chesterfield-Evans for any dress code advice.

Thursday:   We have planned an exclusive "Skippers & Navigators Dinner" with a limited number of places available so it will a case of be quick or miss out. Those attending will enjoy a three course meal and some magical live entertainment from an international artist.

Friday:   Closing night and presentation of Trophies on the Marina Stage followed by the Doug Kelly Band to keep the marina rocking for a little bit longer.

Going forward we will keep you posted on our Raceweek social program & other plans.


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Competitor Information

The following information for CLUB MARINE Geographe Bay Raceweek will be updated as it becomes available. 

Notice of Race

Sailing Instructions

Attachment A Schedule of Race   Note: This schedule differs slightly to the Notice of Race.

Attachment B Race Area

Attachment C Courses


Premier Cruising Blue

Premier Cruising Green

Under 10mtr Racing

Jib & Main

Attachment D Passage Race Marks   Note: Some mark positions vary from last year. 

Attachment E Windward Leeward

Crew List Form (for your convenience)


The Navigation Act prohibits any vessel anchoring or mooring within a navigation channel.

IRC - Multiple Spinnakers
Yachts sailing in these Divisions sail under the IRC Rules and sailors are directed to refer to those rules for clarification.

Accommodation & Transport

Mandalay Holiday Resort is a past diamond partner of Geographe Bay Raceweek, and is the preferred accommodation supplier.  Located on the edge of the beautiful Geographe Bay, Mandalay has the ideal Busselton Accommodation for your family. From luxury Spa Villas, 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Chalets, Beach Cottages to a 5 Star Caravan Park for Caravans and Camping, Mandalay is the perfect home away from home for your next family holiday.

Clive and Margaret look forward to welcoming you to their little oasis by the bay, and feel sure you will discover why people come back to Mandalay year after year.

To find out more about Mandalay Holiday Resort take look at their website or call them on 1800 248 231 and let them help you plan the perfect beach getaway for your family.

Mandalay Holiday Resort Entrance
(Off Bussell Highway at Lockhart Street )
Busselton WA 6280


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CLUB MARINE Geographe Bay Raceweek will once again sail out of the Port Geographe Marina, located 107 nautical miles from Fremantle and just 10 kilometres east of Busselton town centre.

Regatta dates are from Sunday 16th to Friday 21st February 2014.

The South West region of Western Australia offers breathtaking scenery, pristine beaches, unrivalled surfing, fishing, professional golf courses, scuba diving, snorkelling, whale watching, towering Karri forests, picturesque vineyards of the world renowned Margaret River Wine Region and superb cuisine.

To ensure your stay is as enjoyable and hassle free as possible, the Geographe Bay Tourism Association website provides details of an number of accommodation and transport options.

To utilise this FREE booking service, please book online or contact one of the friendly team members at the Busselton Visitors Centre on
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Busselton Prospect Villa is walking distance to the town centre, restaurants, cafes, beach and bus depots.

Situated a half hour north of Margaret River, it is within easy driving distance to all the local vineyards, beautiful coastline and forests in the stunning South West of Western Australia. Relax in the privacy of our beautifully appointed rooms within the Villa.

The house is rented on a per room basis (max 2 per room) and comprises of a queen and double (both with an ensuite) and one twin room with private facilities on the ground floor. The rooms are comfortably furnished entirely with antiques for your enjoyment. The whole house can be booked if available at a negotiable rate. Communal kitchen in residence is available on request. A glass of wine on the verandah is a recommended pastime.

We also have a self - contained cottage at the rear of the residence, featuring sumptuous furnishings and antiques, including clawfoot bath and pot-bellied stove. Air conditioning adds to your comfort.  

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