Hervey Bay Boat Club Yacht Squadron Inc.

Kingfisher Bay Resort Regatta

Kingfisher Bay Resort Regatta - racing in the Great Sandy Straits       

Kingfisher Bay Resort Regatta - racing in the Great Sandy Strait

Kingfisher Bay Resort  Regatta 2024

This year's regatta was sailed the Friday and Saturday following Australia Day, on the 25th and 26th May. The regatta is based at the Kingfisher Bay Resort, K'Gari Island, and sailed in the Great Sandy Strait. The regatta is open to all trailer sailers, keeled yachts, and multihulls.


Pre-regatta Social - Thursday night

All participants are invited to The Boat Club for drinks and complimentary pizza. Where: Fraser Room (upstairs) from 6.00pm. Buy your drinks when you arrive and bring them upstairs. Further food can be purchased from the Cafe and taken up stairs.

Saturday and Sunday

The first race sails from Urangan to the resort on K'Gari Island.

The following day consists of a buoy race and passage race with a presentation in the evening at the Kingfisherfisher Bay Resort Sand Bar. The final day is a sail back to Urangan Harbour at your leisure.


The Kingfisher Bay Resort provides fabulous facilities for the regatta. Competitors may choose to stay on their yachts anchored in front of the resort. The resort's Sand Bar has amenities, a restaurant and a pool available to all competitors. For a more comfortable option, the villas or hotel rooms may be booked at a regatta-discounted price.



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