2018 – 2019 TopYacht Race Entry System

To participate in either Saturday or Twilight racing event at GFS you will need to enter your yacht online through the TopYacht Race Entry System.

Entries for the coming 2018 – 2019 Season are now open, go to – 


Once registered you will be able to enter events at GFS and other clubs or regattas.  You enter your Cat 7 and Insurance as PDF’s (not larger than 2 MB each) and a photo of your yacht (3MB or less).

A “help page” for the Topyacht  entry process can be found here:

How to Enter a Sailing Event using the TopYacht Entry System (TES)

If your boat has joint ownership please read this.


Please note the GFS House Rules conditions of entry (Rule 57)

57. Conditions of entry in races at GFS are stated in the sailing instructions (available below) plus –

      a. Boat owners must be paid up full members of the club or a visitor who has paid a visitors fees

      b. All racing yachts must have a current Safety Certificate to at least Category 7

      c. All yachts must be insured and have public liability insurance to the value of $10 million.

      d. All yachts competing in events must comply with State regulations with respect to safety gear including

          navigation lights where required.

      e. New entrants to racing will not be accepted for yachts that exceed 40.0 ft in length or yachts deemed by

           the Committee to be unsuited to racing in the Club events



2017 – 2021 Equipment Audit Form

GFS Cat 7 Safety Audit Form 2018
Equipment Audit Requirements in Detail

GFS Safety Card


RMS / GFS Incident Report Forms

RMS Vessel Incident Report Form
GFS (Club) Incident Report Form

2018 – 2019 Sailing Program Yacht Divisions

GFS-Sailing-Prog_2018-_19-Yachts– Updated September 10

2018 – 2019 Sailing Instructions

Abridged-Sailing Instructions for Cockpit and for Printing – as at July 28, 2018
Sailing Instructions 2018 – 2019 Season Full Version – as at July 28, 2018

2018 – 2019  Saturday and Twilight Courses

Courses-2018-2019-(revised 27/07/2018)

Bradleys Head Safe Water Mark

Required information for some Down Harbour Courses

Racing Rules of Sailing 2017 – 2020

Racing Rules of Sailing

Skipper’s Briefing Presentation

GFS Skippers Briefing 2018/19 Season

Twilight Duty Roster 2017-2018

Duty Crew Roster 2017 Updated November 19 2017

2017 – 2018 (Aquatic Licence) Sailing Event Notification (SENS)

Covering letter – SENS
Conditions  – SENS Pages from Gazette

 Other Information

Yacht Results

The Racing Rules of Sailing 2017 -2020


ISAF Rules Protest Form

Trophies 17

GFS Facebook Group

Upcoming Events

  • 21/11/2018Twilight Spring Series Race 7
  • 24/11/2018Saturday Summer Series Race 1
  • 28/11/2018Twilight Spring Series Race 8
  • 01/12/2018Saturday Summer Series Race 2
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