Melbourne to Stanley Yacht Race is a qualifying race for the Sydney to Hobart and Melbourne to Hobart yacht races. Join in the festivities at Stanley Cool Stores to help celebrate the finish of this ocean classic.
The journey to Stanley is the traditional season–opening ocean race conducted by the ORCV. The 152 nautical mile race is held on the Melbourne Cup holiday weekend at the start of November. The passage across Bass Strait finishes in the town of Stanley which is dominated by a huge basalt headland locally known as “The Nut”. This race is a qualifying race for both the West and East Coast ORCV races to Hobart and the Sydney Hobart race conducted by the CYCA. Berthing is available in the Stanley Boat Harbour and there are excellent facilities in the town for meals and post race refreshments. This race is part of the ORCV Offshore Championship*Venue Stanley - Multiple Venues, Stanley Tas 7331
The warning signal for the race will be displayed at 2255 (Australian Eastern Daylight Time) on Friday, 30 October 2015. 1.2 This is a Category 2 race conducted from the start off Queenscliff, through Port Phillip Heads, across Bass Strait to the finish off Stanley
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