Sailing Regattas

An EastSail sailing regatta is the perfect choice for a team building activity.

An EastSail sailing regatta on Sydney Harbour offers a unique and thrilling team building experience. This event includes a safety brief and  time to learn the ropes before the yachts meet up for one or more races. Each team is led by a highly qualified and experienced EastSail instructor who will guide and encourage everyone to get involved. Team work and communication will play a big part and decide who wins! The sailing regatta course is strategically planned for the prevailing winds and to take the yachts close to many of Sydney Harbour’s best attractions. Following the racing there is a presentation on our dock, and we are adjacent to the Cruising yacht Club of Australia where you can enjoy post sailing snacks and refreshments. If you prefer we can start and finish your regatta at King Street in Darling Harbour or Lavender Bay near North Sydney,

EastSail’s sailing regattas are adventurous and exciting events to enhance your conference, company client day, or for staff team building. We can organise sailing regattas for groups sizes – from 14 to 200 guests. We offer one boat activities for smaller groups.

Sailing Regatta Enhancements

EastSail can organise enhancements for your sailing regatta, from organising lunchboxes and drinks packages, or EastSail coloured caps to distinguish the teams. Corporate identity can add to your event with company flags or banners. Ask about upgrading your regatta to have smaller group sizes or larger yachts.

Sailing Regatta - available sessions

Morning: for 2.5-3 hours

Afternoon:  for 3-4 hours

Twilight: from 5:30pm for 2.5 hours

Sailing Regatta - sample Itinerary

12:50pm Arrive onto our marina and get into your teams.
1:00pm Welcome and introduction of skippers.

1:05pm Board yachts and listen to a safety briefing aboard

1:15pm Cast off, hoist the sails and learn the basics of sailing.
2:00pm Teams make their way to the start area for race 1.
2:06pm First warning signal for race 1- the yachts begin jockeying for the best position on the start line!
2:08pm 2 minute warning signal.
2:10pm The start boat completes the starting sequence flags and then fires the starters gun! The course is strategically planned to suit the prevailing winds and takes in Sydney’s best sites.
3:15pm Race 1 finishes – debrief then prepare for race 2.
3:25pm First warning signal race 2.
3:27pm 2 minute race prep signal.
3:29pm Race 2 start.
4:45pm Race 2 finishes, lower sails and motor back to the marina.
4:50pm Dockside debriefing and presentation.
5:00pm Farewell.
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