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Summer of 2020 – Regatta Volunteers Needed

Thursday, 4th April 2019

The summer of 2019/2020 is set to be a festive and very busy one for SYC as we host a series of prestigious regattas including our annual Sail Sandy Regatta and various State, National and World Championship Laser regattas. We are calling for volunteer expressions of interest to help us deliver these events.

This is the line-up of events;

  • Sail Sandy 12 – 13 October 2019 – Over 200 entries across four courses with monohulls, catamarns, J24’s, foiling kites and green fleet options
  • Victorian Laser States 23 – 24 November 2019 – Up to 100 entries across the three Laser classes, with male and female competitors of all ages
  • Australian National Laser Championship 1 – 8 January 2020 – Up to 300 entries across the three Laser classes, with male and female competitors of all ages
  • Sail Melbourne International 17 – 21 January 2020 – Up to 180 entries across the three Laser classes with male and female competitors of all ages
  • ILCA Standard Men’s World Championship 9 – 16 February 2020 – 160 world class male sailors are expected for this event, all aspirants for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games
  • ILCA Radial Women’s and Men’s World Championships 19 – 26 February 2020 – Up to 130 female world class female sailors are expected for this event, all aspirants for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games as well us 120 male sailors including a host of local talent

If you are interested in volunteering (all sorts of jobs from race management, club tour guides, car parkers, beach marshalls, registration etc.) for any of the above events please register your interest with SYC by clicking on either or both of the below links: 

You will form part of a large club-wide team and as part of the experience you will assist deliver World Class events with like-minded people, and in the process be offered training, a commemorative race management polo, daily refreshments and you will help shine the world ‘boating spotlight’ on SYC. It would be great to have you on-board.

To check out our various volunteer winter training programs on offer, click here or contact the Boating Office on 9599 0922 for more information.

For more information, email boating@syc.com.au or phone 9599 0922.