Darwin to Ambon Yacht Race

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  • 22 Aug 2015

  • unconfirmed event

Watch a colourful fleet of yachts start their sailing adventure to Ambon, joining the crowds on the foreshore as you eagerly await the signal to race.

Head to Darwin Harbour to catch the spectacle of the fleet of yachts setting out to race to Indonesia.

One of the most anticipated events on Darwin's sailing calendar, the Darwin to Ambon Yacht Race attracts large crowds to the harbour foreshore to watch the action, and enjoy the dry season sunshine and the festival atmosphere.

Find a vantage point from which to see the colourful sailing vessels starting their sailing adventure that ends in Ambon, Indonesia. The cool dry season breezes fill the spinnakers of yachts poised on the starting line. With the crack of the start gun, the race is on. The Darwin Ambon Yacht Race and rally starts at 11am. This 600-nautical mile race to the capital of the Spice Islands attracts blue water sailors from Australia and the world. Skippers who wish to enter should contact the Darwin to Ambon Yacht Race Committee or refer to their website. Race entry fees apply.

Event date:

  • 22 August 2015 - 22 August 2015

Event type:

  • Sporting Events
  • Leisure

Entry cost:

  • Free entry