Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Yacht Race

Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Yacht Race 2024

22 - 24 March 2024

The East Coast Classic

Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club (RPAYC) invites competitors to participate in the 38th Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Yacht Race 2024.

The race commences on Friday 22 March 2024 at 1300hrs with a race presentation on Sunday at the Coffs Harbour Yacht Club, 1400hrs.

Racing is open to offshore Cat3+ yachts, Monohulls & Multihulls with IRC – ORC – OMR – and Short Handed categories. 

For berthing, transport, Cat 3+ requirements and more frequently asked questions please view below. 

Schedule of Events:

  • Entry Opens 1 November 2023/0900hrs
  • Entry Closes 8 March 2024/1700hrs, late fee applicable. Contact the Sailing Office to Enter.
  • Rating deadline 15 March 2024/1700hrs
  • Skippers Briefing 21 March 2024/1800hrs
  • Race Start 22 March 2024/1300hrs Pittwater, Broken Bay
  • Presentations 24 March 2024/Coffs Harbour

Contact Information:

Unprecedent Conditions

A battle up the east coast has seen 3 yachts beat mother natures halts and crown 3 new winners for 2024.

  • Xs Moment, Ray Hudsons X-Yacht 44, crossed the finish line 1st to be crowned Line Honours WINNERS
  • Jupiter, Ian Smith & Billy Sykpes J Boats J/99, crowed overall WINNER, awarded on IRC
  • Transcendence Rudy Project, Martin & John Cross Jeanneau Sunfast 3300, winners for persistence and the navigators award.


  • Antipodes
  • Ascolon
  • Blue Planet
  • Cooloola
  • Fez
  • Georgia Express
  • Highway Patrol
  • Joust
  • Khaleesi
  • LCE Old School Racing
  • Mako
  • Minerva
  • Popeye
  • Intiy
  • Pretty Woman
  • Quantock
  • Satana
  • She’s a Culprit
  • Tempo
  • Toucan
  • Verite
  • Whisper
  • Wot’s Next
  • Xcalibur
We are off add Racing to Coffs Harbour! Follow the fleet via the Yacht Tracker.
Download Skippers Briefing Presentation

Andoo Comanche celebrating their Line Honour monohull win 2023

Future Race Dates

  • 2025 – 11 April
  • 2026 – 27 March

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Competitor Information

  • Thursday 21 March 2024: Race Briefing (1830 hrs)
  • Friday 22 March 2024: Race Start (1300 hrs)
  • Sunday 24 March 2024: Live Music, Rock N Rick, 2.30-5.30pm & Presentation, CHYC

Gear Transport from Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Yacht Club


Race Merchandise

Official Event Merchandise available for online purchases only. Order Today for collection at RPAYC. 

Further Information

Book your Baggage & Equipment Delivery
Arrange baggage delivery from RPAYC to Coffs Harbour Yacht Club. Onsite at RPAYC from 0730hrs race day. Pre Book HERE

Book a Marina Berth at RPAYC
Arrange berthing at RPAYC via contacting our Waterfront Team on 9998 3700

In an emergency, use your radio (VHF Channel 16) or ring Triple Zero (000). 

Book a Marina Berth
Book a Berth today with the Coffs Harbour International Marina: 6651 4222

Coffs Harbour Boatyard
75 Tonne Marine Travel Lift and Boat Servicing in Coffs Harbour. Call 6516 2099

Beautiful Coffs Harbour entrance. Berthing assistance on arrival via Marine Rescue Coffs Harbour and CHYC Volunteers

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Future Race Dates

  • 2024 – 22 March
  • 2025 – 11 April
  • 2026 – 27 March