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WE ARE THE 2016 SAILING WORLD CUP FINAL

The Sailing World Cup – Melbourne 2016 is Final to the 2016 Sailing World Cup Series that started in Melbourne in December 2015.  This series is the pinnacle Olympic sailing series for professional sailors who will have recently competed in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games and have a focus for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Now in its seventh year, the Sailing World Cup – Melbourne is well established as a world-class fixture in Victoria’s summer of sailing. Showcasing the best of the best, the Sailing World Cup – Melbourne is the premier annual event for Olympic class sailing in the Southern Hemisphere.

Over the 7day event, Sailing World Cup - Melbourne on average attracts close to 10,000 people, whether it be to compete, support, spectate or engage in a number of on & offshore related activities.

Welcome to the Final at the St Kilda Sailing Precinct.
RACING SCHEDULE SATURDAY 10 DECEMBER:
 

ST KILDA SAILING PRECINCT

St Kilda is Melbourne's seaside playground that is loved by both residents and visitors.  This iconic location is famous for its beautiful beaches, outdoor pubs, cafes and nightlife.

EVENT  SCHEDULE

Sailing World Cup - Final, Melbourne is an inclusive Olympic and Youth Class Regatta . See the above schedule to see racing dates, activies and entertainment  provided throughout the week. 

COMPETITOR INFO

Everything that you need to know as a competitor of this event.

WEATHER

Up to the minute weather forecasts and observations from the regatta venue. 

WORLD SAILING TV

 

 

 

Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron is proud to be the official host Club of the SWC Final. With a history of over 140 years, RMYS is one of the oldest yacht clubs in Victoria with a long list of historical firsts including hosting the 1956 Olympic Games.

With the great support of their membership RMYS welcomes you to this year's Sailing World Cup Final. 

 

BE BLOWN AWAY : BY THE ACTION

Sailing World Cup - Final, Melbourne is bringing the St Kilda foreshore alive this December with World Class Olympic sailing.   With a grandstand for sailing like no other, this event offers a fresh and exciting new business and family entertainment opportunity.
 
Come Sail Melbourne with us.  Check out a preview of the excitement in this video.

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St Kilda Sailing Precinct

St Kilda is an exciting place to be!

Advantages of our sailing precinct

  •  Brings sailing close to the general public
  •  Walking distance from accommodation
  •  Large open space and beaches
  •  Great public transport links
  •  Great spectator access

Accommodation

St Kilda has extensive accommodation options to suit all budgets.  You will now be able to walk to and from the event.

Public Transport Access

St Kilda is only 6km from the CBD and has extensive public transport links.  Access via bus, tram, bike, car or walk.

Food & Drink

St Kilda has many pubs, cafes, restaurants and live music venues.  What a fantastic location to fill your day with fun.

World Class Sailing

International level sailing combined with a fantastic festival atmosphere, this event will take sailing in Melbourne to a new level.

Incredible Beaches

Melbourne's iconic St Kilda Beach is simply beautiful. Discover lovely beaches and boardwalks to exercise or watch the world go by.

Things to do

St Kilda is filled with farmers markets, art galleries and local boutiques.  In the evening you can take a stroll out St Kilda Pier and meet our resident Fairy Penguins.


RECENT NEWS

For all the latest news and information from the Sailing World Cup from around the world.

Kiran Badloe and Tom Squires are following in the footsteps of the most successful Olympic windsurfers of all time, continuing the Dutch and British Men's RS:X battle at the Sailing World Cup Final presented by Land Rover.
 

Dec, 09 2016   0 Comments   swcmelb  

 Australia’s Mat Belcher and Will Ryan are two leading lights in 470 sailing and confirmed their status by taking silver at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in August. At the Sailing World Cup Final being held out of the St Kilda Sailing Precinct in Melbourne, Australia, they are favourites to add the honours to their repertoire of success stories.

Dec, 07 2016   0 Comments   swcmelb  

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