Sail Paradise open

Entries are open to the Southport Yacht Club’s major event, Sail Paradise 2023.

19 May 2023


Southport Yacht Club’s spectacular offshore sailing regatta, Bartercard Sail Paradise will be staged over three huge days the King’s Birthday October long weekend, 30 September to 2 October 2023.

In its 13th year, the three-day spectacular event sees skippers and crew travel from all parts of Australia with magnificent racing staged on the beautiful ocean waters off our stunning Gold Coast.

Races will be sailed on Windward/Leeward and Ocean Passage Courses on the waters off Main Beach and Surfers Paradise and there will be many shoreline vantage points for spectators to take in the racing and the blaze of colour that will come from the yachts’ many and varied spinnakers.


The regatta will take in seven divisions: Monohull IRC/ORC; Monohull Performance Racing PHS/ORC; Monohull Cruising – Spinnaker (PHS); Monohull Cruising – Non Spinnaker (PHS); Monohull 2 Handed Division IRC/ORC; Multihull Racing (OMR) and Multihull Cruising (PHS).

Vice Commodore of Sailing, Glenn Burrell is thrilled to announce Bartercard’s support.

“Bartercard have been a huge supporter of Southport Yacht Club for over 10 years and it is fantastic to have them on board as the major sponsor for 2023.

“Support from our sponsors means Southport Yacht Club can deliver a premier regatta that will attract crew from all over to our shores and experience all the Gold Coast has to offer.”

Gold Coasters and visitors are encouraged to come down to the Southport Yacht Club each night to see the spectacular yachts moored up and catch the live entertainment, or grab a vantage point along our spectacular beaches from the Spit southward.

‘Early bird’ entry is open online until 31 July 31 2023.

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