A celebration of all things sail!

Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club and Port Hunter 16-Foot Skiff Sailing Club proudly present the annual SailFest Newcastle Regatta

5-7 April 2024

In a celebration of all things sail, Newcastle Harbour and the city’s pristine coastline come alive with grand-prix TP52 yachts, offshore racers, high-speed skiffs and catamarans, match-racers,  Try-Sailing experiences and more. The 2024 regatta will proudly incorporate the prestigious Australian Yachting Championships.

It rekindles the historic Newcastle Regatta, dating back to 1854, and evokes the maritime traditions of Australia’s oldest export port – albeit with a modern-day twist.

With thanks to our major supporters City of Newcastle and Transport for NSW.

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