Online Fundraising

Experience the salt spray and the rush of your boat through the waves while meeting people from across the industry in an exciting Hamptons themed event that actually makes a difference – it will raise money to build homes for homeless young people. 

Here is everything you need to know.


How to enter 

1. Register online. Click here.

2. Register early to secure your participation as there is a restriction with the number of yachts permitted in the Regatta and guest numbers permitted at MHYC for the Regatta Soiree. 

3. The yacht owner must complete the Yacht Owner Entry Form

4. Ensure all information on the forms is correct. If you wish to make any changes after lodgements please notify the Foundation office. 


Entries close 1 March 2019. 


All individuals on board any vessel involved must complete a Statement of Waiver Form


Regatta Schedule

0800 - 0900  Early Bird Registration - MHYC 
1030 - 1200  Official Registration 
- Middle Harbour Yacht Club (MHYC) or 
- Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) 
1100 - 1230 Meet your clients and skipper and crew 
- Enjoy your lunch on board 
1250  Ten minute warning gun
1300 Starting gun - 'Fleet Start' 
1600 - 1800  Latest finish 
1600 Regatta Soiree commences
1800  Trophies presentation


Entry fees & categories 


Click here to see the entry fees and categories.


Further information 

  • The Bob Ell Regatta Cup will be awarded to the overall winner. 
  • Trophies will be awarded to First, Second and Third across the line in each division. 
  • The Division 1 winner will be awarded The Shemara Cup (in memory of Vince Frost, co-founder of the PIF Regatta with co-founder mate John Austin). 
  • If you do not already have your own boat we can put you in touch with a boat charter company for you to arrange hire of a suitable vessel.
  • Alternatively, if you would like PIF to source a boat from our pool of donated boats a fee will apply; the following fees are a guide: 

               - Small boat ( approx. 10 participants) up to $2000.00,

             - Larger boats ( over 10 participants) fees from $5000 to $10,000.00

  • A skipper and an experienced crew will be supplied on chartered yachts. 
  • Ensure you make contact with your Skipper well in advance of the day to ensure both parties understand each other's expectations. 
  • Wear shoes with non-marking soles suitable for sailing. 
  • List of yacht charter companies.