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Inverloch Classic Dinghy Regatta

Amidst the picturesque shores of Anderson’s Inlet, Inverloch is set to host a spectacular event that promises to transport you back in time while offering a feast for the eyes. The Inverloch Classic Dinghy Regatta, a showcase of timeless wooden boats, invites you to witness the beauty and excitement on February 17-18, 2024.

Setting Sail into Nostalgia

Embark on a journey into the maritime past as the SGYC, with the support of local service clubs, community groups, and sponsors, hosts the Inverloch Classic Dinghy Regatta. This two-day extravaganza is a celebration of the joy of sailing classic dinghies on Anderson’s Inlet, reviving a tradition that was once commonplace along Victorian beaches but has become a rarity.

What’s the Regatta All About?

Picture the Anderson’s Inlet adorned with the color and spectacle of classic wooden boats gracefully gliding through the waters. The regatta encompasses a blend of social and race events, creating an atmosphere of camaraderie and competition. On the beach and afloat, a mesmerizing display of these vintage vessels will capture your imagination.

Mark Your Calendars: February 17-18, 2024

Set against the stunning backdrop of Inverloch, this regatta offers a unique opportunity to witness the beauty of timber dinghies that once adorned our shores. The event not only showcases the craftsmanship of these classic boats but also provides a platform for owner/sailors to share their passion with the public.

Dust Off Your Wooden Dinghy

Are you a proud owner of a classic wooden dinghy? Now is the time to dust off those sails and join fellow enthusiasts in sailing these timeless vessels. The Inverloch Classic Dinghy Regatta is not just an event; it’s an invitation for owners to relive the nostalgia of sailing and to display the variety of timber dinghies that were once an integral part of Victoria’s coastal culture.

Beyond the Regatta: Inverloch’s Charms

While you revel in the nautical excitement, take the opportunity to explore the charms of Inverloch. With its sandy beaches, quaint cafes, and serene ambiance, Inverloch offers the perfect backdrop for a weekend getaway. Make the most of your visit by immersing yourself in the local culture, indulging in delicious cuisine, and savoring the natural beauty that surrounds this coastal haven.

Inverloch welcomes you to a weekend of maritime nostalgia and coastal delight. Mark your calendars, gather your friends and family, and join us for an unforgettable experience at the Inverloch Classic Dinghy Regatta. See you on the shores of Anderson’s Inlet!

22 The Esplanade, Inverloch, VIC 3996

Visit the South Gippsland Yacht Club website. for more information.

This event is a short drive from The Beach House. To book your accommodations, visit any of our listings.