2023 Australian Etchells Championships - CYCSA

2023 Australian Etchells Championships

2023 Australian Etchells Championships

The Cruising Yacht Club of South Australia (CYCSA) and the International Etchells Class Association of Australia extend to you a warm invitation to our Club at North Haven, sailing on the metropolitan waters of Gulf St Vincent.

The CYCSA offers first class facilities both on and off the water with marina facilities; berthing, slipping, launch, hardstand areas and dining facilities.

There will be some top talent coming across to compete in much-anticipated Australian Etchells Championships including: 
  • Current Australian Champion, Chris Hampton who looks to defend his title 
  • South Australian veteran and current Victorian State Champion, Robin Deussen
  • New South Wales State Champion, Peter Merrington
  • Previous World Champions, Martin Hill and John Bertrand
Also competing, a really strong and enthusiastic local fleet, so it’s shaping up to be an awesome regatta! 


Day Time Event
Saturday 7 January 1400-1730 Registration and weigh-in
  1800 Skippers briefing
  1830 Welcome function
Sunday 8 January 0800-1030 Registration and weigh-in
  1300 Practice race – warning signal
Monday 9 January 1200 Race day 1 – 1st warning signal
Tuesday 10 January 1200 Race day 2 – 1st warning signal
Wednesday 11 January 1200 Race day 3 – 1st warning signal
Thursday 12 January 1200 Race day 4 – 1st warning signal
  TBA Presentations / prize giving


The Club’s crane facilities will be used prior to the start of the regatta and at the end of the event. Additional haul-out arrangements at the series end will be arranged.

Secure trailer storage will be provided in the Club’s southern grassed boat park compound (refer to map on NOR).
Boats will be allocated berths in the Club’s eastern basin directly adjacent the Clubhouse and facilities.


Please support the following Etchells sponsors:


Regatta Notice Board

Regatta E Notice Board will be updated hourly

  • Scales in Kinnaird Room now available for “testing” (Posted 6.1.23, 1530hrs)
  • SI’s now posted (Posted 6.1.23, 1600hrs)

Paying your Regatta Fees (no late fee applied of payment is made before 24.12.22)
Top Yacht Link

Update crew information please in Revsport:

Etchells Australian Championships – Cruising Yacht Club of SA – revolutioniseSPORT

Change to Sailing Instructions:

Sat 7.1.23
One change: Addition of clause 17.9

Updated SI’s now posted 7.1.23 1135hrs

Sun 8.1.23
One change: Correction to 24. Haul-Out Restrictions….”All boats shall be afloat before 0900 on Monday 9 January.”

Updated SI’s now posted 8.1.23 0900hrs

Notice to Competitors:

2 Practice Races today.
Race 1 only counts for results and prizes

Mon 9.1.23 Notice to Competitors:

As the forecast is for greater wind strength today, it is the intention to fly a Y Flag, requiring lifejackets to be worn whilst racing.

CHANGE TO SI’S POSTED 09/01/23 1626hrs

18.4 and 18.5 deleted and replace with new 18.4.

Tue 10.1.23 
Wed 11.1.23 
Thu 12.1.23 

AS National Jury Approval doc.

Australian Etchells Membership Link

IGC Remediation Protocol  

World Sailing Approval  


Results will be posted asap at the conclusion of each race.

Results Link

  • Breakfast and coffee will be available from 9am daily (from Sunday 8th – 12th January)
  • Open for lunch and dinner daily
  • Monday 9 January – Etchells Owners & Friends Dinner [secure your seats here]
  • Tuesday 10 January – Pop-up bar sponsored by Fever Tree from 5pm
  • Musto pop-up merchandise store

More information [here]

Saturday morning menu only:


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There is a range of accommodation available within a short drive of the Club including:


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