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Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club set to host the 2023 SAILING Champions League - Asia Pacific Final

by Alex Dare 6 Mar 06:27 GMT 20-21 May 2023
The Ecostore Youth Match Racing Regatta, hosted by Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club, on Pittwater in Sydney's North, was the first Youth Match Racing event of the 2021-2022 summer season © Drew Malcolm

This year's SAILING Champions League - Asia Pacific Final is set to be held at Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club on May 20th and 21st.

13 of the 24 available spots for the Finals are already allocated with SA and VIC Sailing League events finished for the year, along with the winners from the 2022 SAILING Champions League - Asia Pacific Finals who automatically requalify into the Finals.

Last year's Open winners Mornington Yacht Club, skippered by James Jackson, are looking to come back this year and defend their title, along with Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron, skippered by Zac West, who took out the Under 22 title. Pacific Islands team, Vanuatu Yacht Club are also set to make a return this season.

Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club Sailing Manager, Brendan Rourke said that "it's fantastic to be hosting the Finals", with Pittwater's natural amphitheatre it provides the event with "racing and conditions always provide an element of surprise even for the locals".

For more information about the SAILING Champions League - Asia Pacific, head to sailing-championsleague.asia.

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