2019 Flying Fifteen Regatta


Flying Fifteen 2019 National Championships Regatta

Saturday December 29, 2018 – Saturday January 5, 2019



The Royal South Australian Yacht Squadron (RSAYS) and the FFIA Nationals Organising Authority extend to you a warm invitation to our Club situated in the Adelaide’s North West, sailing on the metropolitan waters of Gulf St Vincent.

RSAYS offers first class facilities both on and off the water including with marina facilities, launch facilities, formal and casual dining facilities and secure hardstand storage areas.

If you need further information please do not hesitate to contact us.

Regatta Schedule

Notice to Competitors


Notice of Race

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Amendment to the Notice of Race

Sailing Instructions

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Entry Fee and other costs

The entry fee for each boat will be $385.00 (for a crew of two).  The cost covers the welcome function, presentation dinner, souvenir shirts, and access of club facilities, daily prizes, trophies and engraving.

You will be able to purchase additional shirts, welcome function tickets and presentation dinner tickets.

Light lunches and drinks will be available to be purchased each day.  These can be pre-ordered early in the day or at the start of the regatta.

If out of hours access is needed, then a gate token is available for a $30 deposit which will be refunded when returned.

Registrations are Open

Registrations are now open via the Top Yacht entry system. To register or view entrants CLICK HERE

Welcome Function

A welcome function will take place on the Quarterdeck (if weather is fine) or in the upstairs dining room or dingy shed if weather is poor.  Casual food will be provided for the Welcome Function, most likely a smorgasbord, and will include a first beverage.

Presentation Dinner

A Presentation Function will take place on the last day of the regatta in the upstairs dining room.  Most likely a 2 course, alternate drop food with beverages available from the bar.

Audio/visual facilities and PA system are available.

Launching and Hard-stand Facilities

RSAYS will provide 3 methods of launching and retrieving boats:

  • Fixed electric crane;
  • Dual concrete boat ramp;
  • A 12T City Crane, supplied for the event by a regatta sponsor.

Hard standing facilities are available for the full fleet.  Hard stand area is also available for container unloading, storage and reloading.

Social Event

A winery tour including lunch is planned for Tuesday 1st January (New Year’s Day).  This will be run by an external tour operator.  Costs and details are to be confirmed.


Local Accommodation Guide


Quest Apartments Port Adelaide – Two bedroom apartments        $$$

One, two and three-bedroom apartments located in historic Port Adelaide.  Close to shops, hotels and transport.  5km from RSAYS.

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Semaphore Blue – Two bedroom apartments                                         $$$

Flexible bedding configuration (sleeps up to five guests), full kitchen and laundry facilities, balcony with sea views.  Semaphore shopping strip.  Close to busses and trains.  5km from RSAYS.

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Hotels / Motels

Largs Pier Hotel                                                                                        $$$

Combination of heritage and budget standard rooms.  Restaurant and bar facilities.  3km from RSAYS.

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Lakes Resort Hotel                                                                                  $$$

Lakefront Hotel adjacent to shopping centre.  72 suites with bars, restaurants.  Restaurant and bar facilities.  8km from RSAYS.

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Federal Hotel Semaphore                                                                     $

Traditional pub hotel with budget accommodation.  Located on a shopping strip, 100m from the beach.  Double and family rooms.  The pub is lively on weekends and public holidays.  Restaurant and bar facilities.  5km from RSAYS.

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Cabins, Caravan Parks, Camping

Royal South Australian Yacht Squadron (RSAYS) – Regatta Site.                     $

Unpowered lawn areas are available at the RSAYS for camping at $5 per day.  The area has access to showers, toilets and a covered BBQ area.

For further enquiries, contact Robbie Standaloft the RSAYS General Manager.

Email: general.manager@rsays.com.au

Phone: (08) 8341 8600     Mobile: 0418 898 891


Discovery Holiday Parks – Adelaide Beachfront.                            $$

A range of camping and cabin options are available along the Adelaide foreshore.

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Many options with whole-of-house or room-only are available.  Suggested search areas are Semaphore, Largs Bay, Port Adelaide and West lakes.

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Marine Services

Marine Chandleries

North Haven Marine (Open 7 days)

Small store but open 7 days a week.  1 / 23 Alexa Rd, North Haven, SA.  1km from RSAYS.

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Whitworths Marine – Port Adelaide

Large store.  Open weekdays and Saturday morning.  8km from RSAYS.

85 St. Vincent Street, Port Adelaide SA 5015 Australia.  (08) 8240 3777

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Taylor Marine – Taperoo

Small store.  Located 2km from RSAYS.

451 Victoria Road, Taperoo, SA 5017.  Ph. (08) 8249 7200

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