Optimist NSW Championship - Competitor & Visitor Guide

Welcome to the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club and the NSW Optimist State Championship, 20-21 March, 2021.

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

Competitor Guide

View the Competitors Guide to the Club and Facilities

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

Storage & Rigging
All boats are to be stored/rigged in the designated signed marked zones in the lower carpark area at RPAYC. 5
The lawn is not a rigging zone, it is a hosing and 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

Registration will take place in the Training Centre Headquarters “Jake Gale Centre”, located adjacent the centreboard lawn and launching area.
All competitors are required to register and sign on and off each day of competition.
Dollies are too 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.


Collection of lunch rolls will be via Halyards on an individual basis. Collect your volunteer ticket from the Office which also includes Tea/Coffee & Post race drink.

Schedule of Events


Saturday 20 March







Sunday 21 March



09:00 – 11:00









Approx 1630hrs




Halyards opens for breakfast

Registration & Safety Check

Coach & Support Boat briefing

Competitor Briefing

First Warning Signal

Post-race competitors BBQ

Halyards opens for breakfast

First Warning Signal

No further warning signals.

Championship prize giving & BBQ



Halyards Bar & Bistro

JGC Training Centre Regatta HQ

Training Centre Regatta HQ


On Water                                             

 Halyards Outdoor BBQ


Halyards Bar & Bistro

On Water


Halyards Bar and Bistro

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