What is on the 2019 Calendar?


Get Involved

Friday 7 June @ 7pm

Briefing Night

Saturday 8 June

Regatta - Day 1

Boat Buoys BBQ - Post-racing
Daily Race Presentations

Crew Dinner @ 7pm

Sunday 9 June

Regatta - Day 2
Boat Buoys BBQ - Post-racing

Daily Race Presentations
Boat Buoys Yard Party @ 5pm

Monday 10 June

Regatta - Day 3
Boat Buoys BBQ - Post-racing
Presentation @ 4pm

A hot international fleet inclusive of Olympians, short-handed offshore sailors and a foiling Moth building sailor are among the 30 entries from Australia and New Zealand so far signed up to take part in the 29th Australian Women's Keelboat Regatta (AWKR), to be held by Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron (RMYS) from 8-10 June.

Click here to read more about our amazing entrants.



There are so many ways to get involved with the Australian Women's Keelboat Regatta:


 - Sailor

 - Boat owner lending a boat

 - Shore crew volunteer

 - Volunteer Race Management

 - Volunteer Event Organiser

 - Sponsorship

 - Raffle Prize donor

 - Communications and Marketing



 - Social Media coordinator

 - Event photographer


We will be posting notes here from time to time calling for specific help.


But if you have something to offer or you want to get involved but you just don't know where to start, either call RMYS on 03 9534 0227 or go to our crew noticeboard page.



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June 2019 marks the 29th running of the Australian Women's Keelboat Regatta. 
Held annually at Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron in St Kilda over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend in June, the AWKR is a notoriously fun, often cold and always very competitive regatta.
Over the past few years the AWKR has consistently attracted over 160 sailors and their supporters from across Australia and New Zealand. This year we aim to bring you something a little bit different and we hope you enjoy the event as much as we are enjoying putting this event together.
Sailing Coordinator

Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron

Pier Road, St Kilda 3182

Victoria, Australia

+61 3 9534 0227


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Australian Women's Keelboat Regatta