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Overnight Bay Race

Ocean Passage: distance: variable
Safety Category: 5
Start Location: To Be confirmed
Start Time:  to be confirmed AEST
Start Date:  To be confirmed

The ORCV Overnight Bay Race is designed to provide both an introduction to overnight sailing for participants of our Beyond the Bay Program and to provide an opportunity for established crews to improve their night racing skills in a competitive environment.

The race is conducted on Port Phillip with a designated course using fixed marks, starting at 1400hrs on Saturday 1 October 2022 and finishing at 0900 on Sunday 2 October 2022 in the vicinity of Hobsons Bay, followed by Breakfast at the Hobsons Bay Yacht Club.

Skippers may choose to Start from lines located in Corio Bay (Geelong), Dromana Bay (Safety Beach) and in the Vicinity of Royal Brighton Yacht Club, converging in the centre of Port Phillip before proceeding along a common course.

Results will be calculated based on corrected distance travelled using handicap allowances calculated from AMS, ORC and PHS time correction factors, depending on divisions entered. Yachts may enter all three Divisions and are free to race from the start line of choice.

If you aren't sure how to use Topyacht for entry, please follow this guide.

Click on the following links to enter or see who has entered the race.

Enter for update your - Entry here

Yachts Entered- click here

Race Documents

Notice of Race

pdf 2022 ORCV Overnight Bay Race NOR V1.01 (347 KB)

Sailing Instructions

2022 ORCV Overnight Bay Race Sailing Instructions V1.00 obsolete 

pdf 2022 ORCV Overnight Bay Race Sailing Instructions V1 01 (2.26 MB)

Notice to competitors

pdf 2022 ORCV Overnight Bay Race NTC No 1 (64 KB)


Race Log Template 

pdf ORCV Overnight Race LogSheet and RaceDeclaration (84 KB)