Category: Championships

2018 Championships Entry and Competitor List

Entry is now open for the 2018 State Championships. This is via this Top Yacht link No payment is required at this stage – a payment form will be emailed. To see a list of current entries, click on this link

2018 Notice of Race

The Notice of Race for the 2018 championships are available by clicking this link S80-NOR-2018-V1.0 Note that the entry fee has not increased this year plus the Saturday Night function will be cheaper 🙂

2017 State Championships Photos

Many thanks to James Walshe for his photography efforts on a windy Day 2 of the Championships. You can get out all of the photos on the Flickr webpage. Link to photos If you want to get a high resolution copy (for a small donation to James charity), send a message to the President.

GPS Tracks

To view  the tracks of the races so far, open this post and then go to this link  

2017 Championships Results Page

For the 2017 State Championships, open this post and then click on the following link.

Sailing Instructions V1.1 – update 13/01/2017

Here is the link to the 2017 S80 State Championships Sailing Instructions V1.1 You will need to open this post to access the link. NOTE: Long Course 8 is missing the word ” – Finish” after Mark 19A Please amend your copy accordingly. S80 2017 SI Version 1.1

2018 Championships General Information

2018 S80 Victorian Championship Hobsons Bay Yacht Club GENERAL INFORMATION Arriving at HBYC. Your marina berth will be allocated by HBYC. Contact the club before arrival to discuss where to go. Most yachts will go on the northern side of the marina close to the slip. There will be good availability if you wish to…

2017 State Champs Entry List

2017 S80 State Championships Provisional Performance Handicaps Boat Sail Number Skipper  S80 Rating Bon Viviant Sm355 Russell Keays  0.863 Escape R888 Anthony Beck  0.938 Espresso S947 Steve Thompson  0.890 Flying Circus G571 Kim Clarke  0.941 Good Question Sm801 John Robertson  0.929 Gravitas R2781 Paul Larcher  0.912 Imaginer Sm1104 Chris Byrne  0.966 Intrusion Sm288 Luke Reinehr…

2017 State Championships

The 2017 State Championships will be held at Royal Yacht Club of Victoria, from the 13th-15th January. The Notice of Race and Entry form are available below. The entry form also allows you to purchase tickets to the Saturday night function to be held in the RYCV clubhouse. If you are short on crew, let…

“INTRUSION” all class in the S80, one class, State Championship.

Congratulations to Luke Reineher and his crew; Michael Keusgen, Michael Reineher, Aaron Cole and Cameron Way. They showed consistent and dominant form to take out the 2016 S80 State Championship. A fleet of 17 began the State Championship last Friday at the Royal Geelong Yacht Club. Competition across the fleet was very tight, with places…

2016 Results

Results will be published on the Royal Geelong Yacht Club website at the following page

State Championships Sailing Instructions

The Sailing Instructions for the 2016 State Championships have been released. These are also available on the Royal Geelong Yacht Club website. …

2016 State Championships Enter/View Entries

Entries are now being accepted for the 2016 State Championships. This is a two part process. Firstly, you must register with RGYC. Then fill out the S80 Association form and direct debit the regatta fees. You can also view current entries….

2016 State Championships Notice of Race

The Notice of Race for the 2016 State Championships has now been released. This is available on the RGYC website or you…

Host Club – Royal Geelong Yacht Club

The S80 Association of Victoria is proud to announce the host club for the 2016 State Championships is Royal Geelong Yacht Club. ( The dates for the Championships are Friday 8th January to Sunday 10th January. There are plenty of accommodation options available in Geelong close to the club. Alternatively the train station is 10…

Tracker Races

Regatta Report Day 3

S80 Keelboat Victorian Championship 2015 Royal Brighton Yacht Club, Melbourne 11 January 2015 Six win victory for Intrusion in S80 Victorian title Sandringham Yacht Club member Luke Reinehr and his crew of Intrusion today showed their all-round sailing skills in the S80 one-design keelboat class, outsailing the fleet in fresh weather conditions on Melbourne’s Port…

Regatta Report Day 2

S80 keelboat class Victorian Championship 2015 Day 2 at Royal Brighton Yacht Club, 10 January 2015 Black flags, protests on day of close racing for S80 fleet Sandringham Yacht Club’s Luke Reinehr holds a commanding lead with his yacht Intrusion after day two of the S80 one-design keelboat Victorian championship being sailed on Melbourne’s Port…

Regatta Report- Day 1

Victorian S80 Championships 2015 At Royal Brighton Yacht Club, Melbourne Day One – 9 January 2015 Defending champion’s strong start to S80 keelboat regatta Defending champion skipper Luke Reinehr today sailed Intrusion to two straight wins on the opening day of the S80 keelboat championship on Port Phillip, opening up a commanding early lead in…

Tack Tracker Tracking Each Tack

During the regatta, the S80 fleet will be using yacht trackers. This will allow review of the races and can be a very interesting training tool. The company responsible is who have an app (PC/Mac/iPhone/iPad) which you will be able to view the races. Each morning, each skipper will be given a tracker which is to…

Western Australia

It is now looking promising that there will be a crew from Western Australia competing in the Championships to be held at RBYC in early January! We now have the opportunity to compete in Perth at their Championships. The dates are Sat Feb 28, Sun 1 March and Monday 2 March. More details to come…

More 2014 Champ Photos by Steb

For those not connected to our Facebook Account head on over now to check out the rest of Steb Fisher’s great shots from the 2014 State Championships. More info at Check the photos out Here.

Race Photos by Steb Fisher

Thank you to Steb Fisher for taking some cracking shots during the S80 State Championship. There’s more photos to follow but in the meantime why not check out some of Steb’s other fine work here.  

2014 State Championships – Results

You’ve been waiting for it and here it is. The results of the 2014 Victorian State Championship can be Found Here. They can also be downloaded in PDF & Excel Format

Races 6-7 Replay – Tack Tracker

Race 6 Race 7

Race 3-5 Replay

Race 3 Race 4 Race 5

Races 1-2 Instant Replay

Race 1 Race 2

Sailing Instructions – Ready for Download

The 2014 State Championship Sailing Instructions can be downloaded here.

2014 State Championships Notice of Race

Click Here to Download the Notice of Race  S80 Association of Victoria & Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron S80 Victorian Championship 10 – 12 January 2014 NOTICE OF RACE Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron (RMYS), as the Organising Authority (OA), on behalf of the S80 Association of Victoria (S80 AV), invites entries for the 2014 S80 Victorian Championship, to…

Updated Victorian S80 Class Rules

Download the Victorian Class Rules for 2013 Here S80 ASSOCIATION OF VICTORIA S80 ONE DESIGN RULES AND SPECIFICATIONS As adopted April 1986 and amended on: 28/5/92 1/4/93 8/7/94 30/9/98 30/5/2003 11/05/2004 19/9/2013 Issued December 2013 S80 Class Rules 1 S80 ASSOCIATION OF VICTORIA RULES AND SPECIFICATIONS 1.GENERAL INTENT The S80 is a one-design yacht designed for…