NT Championship & Sailing Regatta
The Northern Territory Championship and NT Sailing Regatta are conducted annually on the last weekend in July (Darwin Show long weekend Friday, Saturday and Sunday). This important event is jointly conducted by YNT and the Darwin Sailing Club (DSC) with YNT organizing and, recognizing the event as a Championship as well as providing the trophies and refreshments for the presentation at the conclusion of the event. The DSC as an important stakeholder and supporter hosts the event and provides the venue, rescue boats and duty crew to make the event possible.
The Championship is open to all recognized classes who have five or more boats competing in the regatta. The accepted classes usually include AMS class keelboats (large) AMS class boats (other), Tornado Catamarans, “A” Class Catamarans, Tasar Class Yachts, Laser Class Yachts and Minnow Class Yachts.
Mixed fleet Yachts or any class fleet that does not reach the required number of boats may compete in the NT Sailing Regatta conducted at the same time, and will be awarded placing based on established yardstick handicaps.