16 Mitala Street, Newport NSW 2106   Tel: 61 2 9998 3700


16 Mitala Street, Newport NSW 2106
Tel: 61 2 9998 3700


Media Release - Sydney to Auckland Ocean Race - Notice of Race Published


Sydney to Auckland Ocean Race 2021

Media Release – 26 July 2019
The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club and Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron are excited to announce that the Notice of Race for the 1250nm Sydney to Auckland Ocean Race 2021 is now available.

Visit SydneytoAuckland.com to view and download. Entries will open on 1 August, 2019. Don't miss out on the early bird entry fee option.

The race will start on Sydney Harbour on 30 January 2021 and finish in Auckland Harbour in time to help the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron celebrate their 150th Anniversary and enjoy the 36th Americas Cup. This challenging Category 1 race is open to offshore cruising and racing yachts, superyachts, ocean racing multihulls, as well as incorporating a rally for cruisers.

Berthing arrangements:
: Berths for competing boats may be available at RPAYC for a discounted rate in the build up to the race. For more details of berthing at the RPAYC and alternative berthing in Pittwater and Sydney; please contact the RPAYC Waterfront department.

RNZYS: Berthing will be provided on arrival in Auckland for 48hrs. The Race Committee will direct boats to their temporary berth. BERTHING SPACE IS LIMITED so boats planning to stay on in Auckland beyond 48hrs should make their own arrangements.
It is a Condition of Entry that boats must moor in accordance with the directions of the Marina Manager and the Race Committee.

The program in Auckland 2021 will be diverse; yachts from around the world. For full details and information about the RNZYS 150th Anniversary program visit: www.rnzys.org.nz.

Start: Sydney Harbour - 30 January, 2021
Finish: Auckland Harbour
Distance: 1250nm
Experience: Priceless


Brendan Rourke, Sailing & Communications Manager
+61 (02) 9998 3700  |  marketing@rpayc.com.au 



The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club - RPAYC is a yacht racing and sailing club based on Pittwater.

The yacht club offers year round inshore and offshore racing, cruising, centreboard dinghy racing, sail training and courses plus has a large marina accommodating up to 352 vessels.

There is also a modern boatyard with comprehensive marine services to help maintain your vessel.

Membership, including family membership is now available.