Geraldton Ocean Classic
The north-bound race to Geraldton off Leighton Beach
at 1330 on Friday, 23rd October, 2015
The south-bound race back to Fremantle off Geraldton
at at 0930 on Friday, 30th October, 2015
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Results – Leg 1 – Fremantle to Geraldton
Results – Leg 2 – Geraldton to Fremantle
The Geraldton Ocean Classic is the Club’s premier annual Cat. 2 Ocean Race in the Yachting WA Offshore Calendar.
The race attracts the cream of WA’s ocean racing fleet and …is one that every skipper desperately wants to win. The Race will again be conducted in October in its traditional place in the offshore racing calendar.
It all starts at 1:30pm off Leighton Beach on Friday 23rd October and returns on Friday 30th October starting at 9:30am from Geraldton. Spectators will be best able to view the start from the North Mole and/or those interested in following the positions of each yacht, a race tracker on South of Perth Yacht Club’s website will enable interested followers of the event to see the progress of their favourites in real time.
A race briefing and official weather report will be conducted at 1900 hrs on Thursday 22nd October. It is mandatory for both skipper and navigator as a minimum to attend this briefing.
If you need help with issues relating to Category 2 requirements, contact the Ocean Racing Captain, Chris Higham on 0408 954 820 , he’ll be only too happy to assist.
For further information on the 47th Geraldton Ocean Classic please contact Sharon Skinner, Sailing Administrator, on 08 93645844 or the Ocean Racing Captain, Chris Higham on 0408 954 820. The Notice of Race will be available in the 2015-16 YWA Offshore Handbook.
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South of Perth Yacht Club has been successful in securing some discounted accommodation for skippers, crews and families associated with the Geraldton Ocean Classic at Mantra Geraldton. The discount will apply for any room type travelling between 23rd October and 1st November 2015.
15% discount will apply to all online rates for bookings created between 25th August and 9th October. 10% Discount off the Mantra Daily Rate will apply to bookings created between 10th and 25th October.
For more information on Mantra Geraldton accommodation discounts, please click here
LOOKING FOR A BOAT TO SAIL ON OR NEED CREW?
Skippers Looking for Crew and Crews looking for Skippers/Boats to sail on, please register your interest by completing the Crew Finder Form.
Please advise South of Perth Yacht Club on 9364 5844 or email email@example.com once your request has been filled so that your name can be removed from the list.
RADIO ROOM HELP NEEDED
The Club will be calling on volunteers to assist us in the Radio Room whilst the race is on. A qualified Radio Operator will be in attendance at all times. If you know now that you can spare three hours, or more, please advise the Sailing Administrator who will add your name to the list. Food and drink will be supplied to volunteers who take up spots on the roster.
Previous Years Race Programmes and Results