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Mercedes-Benz Brighton Port Phillip Challenge










The Mercedes-Benz Brighton Port Phillip Challenge was held at SYC on Friday 26 February 2021.

Over 200 participants had a great day at SYC in a fleet of 18 keelboats. Here’s what they got up to…check out the photos of the day….


Congratulations to those who took home the silverware;


1st Place

Veloce III


2nd Place

Sierra Chainsaw

A.G. Coombs (team 3)

3rd Place

Scarlet Runner 11

Australian Airconditioning Distributors (team 1)

Commodore’s Award


M Squared Electrical

Start of the Day

Second Nature

Dean World Cargo

Nautical Incident

38 Degrees South

A.G. Coombs (team 2)


Some thank yous – we said it on the day but we feel compelled to say it again:

  • To all Boat Owners / Skippers who donated their yachts
  • To the Crew who donated expertise & time
  • To our wonderful race management
  • Our Event Sponsors and Partners

 Naming Rights Sponsor    

 Mercedes-Benz Brighton

 Event Partners

 C.H. Robinson


 Harris HMC


 Hunter Cleaning Supplies Specialists

 Merchandise Partner


 Custom Trophy Partner


  • Andy Healey for his entertainment
  • MC Bill Stubbs 

If you enjoyed your experience at SYC we’d love to chat with you about how you can get involved with our Club. 

The next scheduled Mercedes-Benz Brighton Port Phillip Challenge at this stage will be held in either late 2022 or early 2023 (subject to restrictions etc). 

Please contact Richard Hewett CEO 9599 0911 / [email protected] – to express interest in attending a future event