Local Regattas 2018

Local Regattas 2018

  • Duration: 4 days, 3 nights
  • From AU$ 1,200.00 per person

In 2018 we are offering 2 cruises coinciding with special local events.

Option 1: Kettering Wooden Boat Rally.
Embark  10.00 am Friday the 9th of February 2018 Huon Yacht Club. Shipwrights Point.
Disembark 16.00 pm Monday the 12th of February 2018 Huon Yacht Club. Shipwrights Point.

We plan to cruise the D’Entrecasteaux  Channel  anchoring at a secluded bay on Friday night.

Arriving at  Kettering on Saturday afternoon to watch some yacht racing off Oyster cove including the Derwent Class World championships , followed by an evening alongside at Kettering.

Sunday morning will  be spent checking out vessels along side  getting under way around noon to slowly start making our way southwards enjoying an afternoon sailing off Bruny Island prior to anchoring somewhere around Great Taylors Bay on Sunday evening.

Monday cruise up toward Port Huon.

Option 2: Port Esperance Race Weekend (Easter Regatta)
Embark 10.00 am Friday the 30th of March 2018 Huon Yacht  Club. Shipwrights Point
Disembark 1600 Monday the 2nd of April 2018 Huon Yacht Club. Shipwrights Point.

On Friday we will make our way down the D’Entrecasteaux Channel and choose a suitable secluded anchorage for the night,

Saturday we will connect up with the feeder race from the Barnes Bay Regatta and arrive in Dover to join in the festivities of the Annual Port Esperance Regatta.

This includes a Saturday night of music and dance at the yacht club followed by on the water events over the weekend including the Noel Doepel memorial race in which Yukon will be participating. We will also be embarking extra guests for this race event.

We bid fare well to Dover Sunday evening and anchor at a suitable cove and make our way back to Port Huon  to disembark the following day.

We are looking forward to see you on board for one of these local events.


All meals from Lunch on day 1 to Lunch on day 4
All accommodation on board the Yukon

The return Passage to Port Huon is timed to enable disembarkation at the scheduled time with consideration to weather.