24Hr Yacht Race

Lowry Bay Yacht Club in association with Heineken

Presents the


  • Entry opens on 1 February 2017
  • Entry forms, Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions available on LBYC website
  • Entry closes on 31 March 2017

Entry Fees

  • Keelers $125
  • Trailer yachts $100
  • Late entries accepted till 21.00hrs on 4 April 2017
  • Late entry fees for keelers $150 and $125 for trailer yachts

Minimum Number of Crew

  • Minimum of four crew (incl skipper) on each yacht
  • At least two crew capable of skippering the yacht
  • At least two crew on deck at all times
  • Skipper responsible for crew safety

Open to

  • Keelers Cat 5 or above
  • Trailer Yachts 20ft-plus (Cat C)

Generous Prizes to be Won

  • Heineken Trophy and Tui Trophy for handicap winners
  • Attractive cash prizes
  • Generous spot prizes
  • Prizes for all competitors who complete the race
Prizes to be Won

Intended Course

  • Approximately 9 NM; 12 NM when taking upwind sailing into account.
  • Great spinnaker runs.
  • Tactical sailing with useful passing lanes.
  • Marker buoys lit at night; GPS coordinates to be made available.
  • Yachts to pass through finish line when completing a circuit.
Race course