Australia Day City of Sydney Cup
Thursday 26 January 2017
The City of Sydney Cup carries a seperate entry fee and is sailed as a part of the 2016-2017 CYCA Ocean Pointscore Series and the CYCA Grant Thornton Short Ocean Pointscore Series.
The course involves a sprint out of the harbour from the start near Shark Island, south past Bondi and Coogee to Botany Bay before turning toward home, finishing back in Sydney Harbour.
The overall winner of is awarded to the yacht with the fastest corrected time on PHS for competitors who have entered the City of Sydney Cup.
Additional winners are recognised for each respective divisional winner of the day's CYCA Pointscore Race's, and the Geoff Lee Ocean Race Trophy which is presented to the Line Honours winner of the day.
Entry for the City of Sydney Cup / Offshore Race to Botany Bay should be made through the Online Race Entry portal on the CYCA Website.
Competitors competing in the Australia Day Regatta are required to hold a Special Regulations Audit for Category 4.