Optimist NSW Championship 2022

Competitor Visitor Guide and Club Information 2022

Welcome to the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club and the NSW Optimist State Championship, 26-27 March, 2022.

View the Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions via the Optimist Association website: Home – NSW International Optimist Dinghy Association (optinsw.org.au)

View the Competitors Guide to the Club and Facilities

  • Arrival
  • Drop Off
  • Parking – Cars and Trailers
  • Rigging Zones
  • Registration
  • Lunch Orders
  • Pre-ordered (via entry form) Lunch Pick Ups
  • Support-Coach Boats (RIBS) storage

Storage & Rigging
All boats are to be stored/rigged in the designated signed marked zones only in the lower carpark area at RPAYC, accessible from Friday afternoon.

The lawn is not a rigging zone, it is a trolley storage area. Existing club members with boats in racks at the centreboard lawn are requested to move their boats to the car park for rigging.

Parking at RPAYC
Parking is available at Crystal Bay Car Park for visitors. RPAYC Members will be able to access the middle and top car parks. Please note there will be limited parking in the lower car park, as this will largely be used as rigging space. (Note dual events occurring across the weekend).

Registration will take place in the Training Centre Headquarters “Jake Gale Centre”, located adjacent the centreboard lawn and launching area. Collection of pre-ordered lunches will be available for collection from the JGC.
All competitors are required to register and sign on and off each day of competition.
Dollies are to be labelled with sail number and or boat name or owner.

Signing On / Signing Off
All boats intending to race shall sign on in the training HQ centre ashore before launching and sign off once they have returned.

Support-Coach Boats

ALL support-coach boat shall register prior to the event via the online form. Boats will be issued a storage area and must return to this area post racing.


Log into Volunteer.net.au to view your assigned task for the weekend. https://volunteer.net.au/volunteer/

On water volunteers, lunches will be on Alfreds 1 and Alfreds 2 (A2 will also have Rib lunches).