Frequently Asked Questions

What is the time of the First Race and how much to enter?

Skippers Briefing will take place in the TCYC Bar on the 27th December 2024 at 8.30am, This Briefing is not compulsory, however we do recommend all crew attend.

First Race at 10.00am. Start times on all other days will be 9.30am unless otherwise notified.  

Entry fees are $310.00 for the whole Regatta. This entry fee also includes 2 vouchers for a smorgasbord dinner making it great value!

Is the race from Fremantle to Cockburn Sound part of the Regatta?

No.  The Feeder Race (Kwinana Industries Council Race to Rockingham) is a separate race entirely that has its own sponsors and prizes.  Your placing in this race is not counted as part of your Regatta score. There is no nomination fee.

When will Racing be finished on the last day?

The schedule of Start Times for the last day of racing on the 30th of December 2024 will be approximately 9.30am (depending on your division).  Racing should be concluded by 1.00pm.   The Presentation Ceremony will be held at 2.30pm.

When can I see Sailing Instructions?

It is our intention to post sailing instructions for the Regatta on this web site prior to the 30th of November 2024.  Hard copies will be available at registration.

Who sets the Handicaps?

The Cockburn Sound Regatta Race Committee sets the handicaps prior to the Regatta and adjusts them at the end of each race.

Where can Race Results be found?

Race results will be announced at 1800 hrs each day and posted on the Sailing Notice Board.  They will also be available via this website linked to

Are there flags that we need to fly?

You will be given a coloured flag in accordance with your Division.  The flag needs to be flown and clearly visible on your boat at all times during racing.

Will there be a Briefing and if so, is it compulsory for me to attend?

The Briefing will be held at 8.30am on 27th of December in the TCYC Bar area.  This Briefing is not compulsory, however we do recommend all crew attend.

Will I be given a Mooring?

Not necessarily! Moorings are allocated on a first in best dressed basis to visiting skippers depending on the availability of suitable moorings.  Local skippers are expected to utilise their current berthing arrangements.  However, if all the moorings have not been allocated to visiting yachts by the close of nominations, local boats may be accommodated on them.  Again, it will pay to get your nomination in early. All entrants will be contacted by email with mooring information.

I am towing a trailerable boat/off the beach boat, where should I go?

Launching/retrieving and storage of trailers will be available at the secure Point Peron hardstand.  Toilet and shower facilities are also available here as well as in the TCYC Club.

Where is the Official Regatta Office and what time will it be open?

The Regatta Office will be based in the TCYC Club Bar area and will be open from 7.00am until 6.00pm daily.  Prior to the Regatta, please contact TCYC for any information.

Will there be a list of important phone numbers?

Your Registration Pack will contain various information and important phone numbers.  

Where can I find out about accommodation?

Go to the accommodation tab on this website for links.

Where can I buy Regatta Merchandise?

A Merchandise Stall will be set up in the Regatta Office and will be open during Regatta Office hours.