Set sail for an unforgettable season of yacht racing with the Summer of Sailing Series Australia (SSSA). This prestigious sailing series is in its second year, now spanning four months from October to January, this exhilarating series of races showcases the very best of Australia’s sailing prowess and locations.

With a lineup of five thrilling events across three esteemed yacht clubs – Southport Yacht Club (SYC), Queensland Cruising Yacht Cub (QCYC), and Wynnum Manly Sailing Club (WMSC) – the SSSA is an experience that sailors, families and travellers alike won’t want to miss.

At the heart of the series is the 14th Bartercard Sail Paradise 2023, the first event. It’s a mesmerising 3-Day Regatta held at Main Beach (Southport Yacht Club, Gold Coast). Come, join and dominate all 5 events, 4 months of great racing, in Queensland’s finest destinations.


The 5 Yachting events in the series are:

So, pack your boat, gather your crew, and embark on a journey of a lifetime with the Summer of Sailing Series Australia. Bring the family and friends as there is plenty to do. Don’t miss your chance to be part of Australia’s largest sailing series and create memories that will last a lifetime.

We welcome Local, National and International Sailors and Crew to participate in this event, sailing along the stunning coastline of South East Queensland.

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Established in 1946, Southport Yacht Club’s purpose is to provide excellent facilities for those persons interested in boating and its associated activities, or simply wish to unwind from the daily grind in a unique, relaxed atmosphere.

With three facilities at Main Beach, Hollywell and Dux Anchorage on South Stradbroke Island, Southport Yacht Club is known worldwide for its exceptional sailing and powerboat activities producing many world and Olympic champions.

Facilities include a learn to sail academy, 300 berth award-winning marina and hardstand, waterfront dining, function centre, world-first Waterscape pontoon bar, gymnasium and much more.

For further information please contact the Sailing Office at (07) 5537 7030 or via