Now in its fourth year of competition the VIC Sailing League will host a three day final as a part of the 2024 Festival of Sails.  The event will be held right off the breakwater outside of RGYC for amazing spectator viewing in Geelong and open to all clubs across Victoria.  This VIC Sailing League event is the selection pathway for club in Victoria to then go onto represent their club at the SAILING Champions League: Asia Pacific – Final that will take place in May 2023 against the top clubs from all over Australia as well as teams from New Zealand, Pacific Islands and Asia.  From Asia Pacific Final the top Australian, top Pacific and top Asian teams can then go onto take on the best clubs from around the world in the SAILING Champions League: Final.

Entries are now open for the 2023/24 VIC Sailing League – Final, head to the Festival of Sails website to enter online. 

    • SAVE THE DATE – January 26-28, 2024
    • Speak with your club about pulling a team together to represent them in this international series
    • Start pulling your team together (2 males / 2 females) and start training, and 
    • Enter online HERE (entries close 5pm 15th Jan)

We are keen to make this event fun for all and if you have any questions please contact us directly.


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Entries are open and spaces limited to 15.

  1. Royal Geelong Yacht Club – Team 1
  2. Royal Geelong Yacht Club – Team 2
  3. Derwent Sailing Squadron (TAS) – (2023 VIC Sailing League Winners)
  4. Mornington Yacht Club
  5. Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club (NSW)
  6. Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron
  7. Royal Brighton Yacht Club
  8. Sandringham Yacht Club

SCHEDULE (preliminary)

Friday 26th January (Qualifying)

  • 0900 – Briefing
  • 1000 – Earliest warning signal 
  • Post Racing Hospitality / Festival of Sails bands / Fireworks

Saturday 27th January (Qualifying)

  • 1000 – Earliest warning signal 
  • Post Racing Hospitality / Festival of Sails bands / Fireworks

Sunday 28th January (Finals Day)

  • 0830 – Briefing
  • 0900 – Earliest Warning Signal
  • 1600 – Latest Warning Signal
  • ASAP after last race – Presentation


Typical NSL events include a round-robin Qualifying Series of up to 45 races. Teams rotate through the boats in each flight so that each team competes against every other team and sails in every boat. The top 4 teams from the Qualifying Series compete in the Final Series. Both series use a short course, stadium format which includes: