Current Sponsors 

A big thank you to all of our Major Partners, Official Partners & Media Partners for their generous support in making this event happen;


 ISAF Sailing World Cup


The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) is officially recognised by the International Olympic Committee as the governing authority for sailing world-wide.ISAF currently consists of 133 member nations who are its principle members, and responsible for the decision making process that governs the sailing world. 



Yachting Victoria, is the State’s peak body for the sport of sailing. Representing nearly 100 clubs and their members, Yachting Victoria is actively involved in the promotion, development and coordination of all aspects of yachting. A number of Yachting Victoria’s committees directly support important organisational areas of Sail Melbourne and without the dedication of hundreds of race management and onshore support volunteers, the event could not operate effectively.




The City of Port Phillip is a unique and beautiful place by the bay with a local lifestyle and a global outlook. The vision and future focus of the City of Port Phillip is to be an engaged, healthy, resilient and vibrant city.



The State Government of Victoria
, through Sport & Recreation Victoria, are Sail Melbourne’s major sponsor. Under a four year agreement with Yachting Victoria, the State Government provides project funding which enables Sail Melbourne to promote and develop the regatta within Australia and Internationally and ensure the event is of the highest standard.



Club Marine is unique. When you arrange insurance for your boat with Club Marine you are not just a number on a policy - you become a member of a club and you receive an individual card that entitles you to a whole range of exclusive services and benefits. It is now more than 35 years since Club Marine Ltd was established to provide a unique insurance product, specialising in pleasure craft.



Flexitank (Australia) Pty Ltd is a 100% wholly Australian owned and operated business specialising in the design, manufacture and sale of a variety of products manufactured from flexible polymer fabric.



Gill is a very rare thing these days, a company that only does one thing, they make ultra-technical sailing clothing for dinghy, cruising, power boating and yachting. Waterproof sailing clothing and sailing equipment which keeps you comfortable in all conditions. Everything is designed by listening to sailors and their needs then tested to the extreme both in the lab and out on the water to make sure it will deliver to the highest standard. Gill is not distracted by other sports or the high street, just here to make the best sailing clothing and equipment on the planet.



Mercedes-Benz Brighton is your first choice for Mercedes-Benz.  Visit the team that is renowned for providing the highest level of customer care and the most competitive pricing. Melbourne’s only one-stop Mercedes-Benz facility.


Yachting Australia is supportive of the important role Sail Melbourne plays in attracting and promoting international standard sailing events. As the Member National Authority, Yachting Australia is Sail Melbourne's link to the International Sailing Federation and approves all World Championships held in Australia.

 Australian Sailing Team


Australian Sailing is the performance arm of Yachting Australia in partnership with the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and with support from the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC). The Australian Sailing Team is the national representative team for Olympic and Paralympic class sailing. 

The Australian Sailing Squad is the development program of the Australian Sailing Team and provides the pathway from elite youth to Olympic level competition.



776BC is inspired by real athletes. Athletes that embrace hard work. Those who don’t do it for the money but for the love of the competition, and a desire for pure athletic achievement. Challenging their bodies, persisting through the tough days, harnessing a relentless inner drive to achieve the ultimate reward; to represent their country at the Olympic or Paralympic Games.



Brighton Bay Apartments, are proud to support of the ISAF Sailing World Cup - Sail Melbourne 2013 as Official Accommodation Supplier. This is our 5th year as a sponsor of this major event in Melbourne and we look forward to welcoming some of the world’s best sailors competing at Sandringham Yacht Club. Brighton Bay Apartments has become a home away from home for visiting teams; the apartments are ideally suited for extended stay living being fully self-contained and all featuring 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.



Best Western - Buckingham International is one of the best hotels in the Bayside Region, where you can enjoy a warmly welcome and highly comfortable accommodation. Being one of the reputed motels in Brighton area, the Buckingham offer outstanding services for their guests.


DAZMAC is a boutique freight forwarder and licensed customs brokerage that specialises in marine and automotive shipping. We have industry knowledge and 30 years experience we lead the marine and automotive shipping  industry.



Optimum Time is a specialist Sports Timing Company. Established in 1996, the company quickly rose to fame for its "big yellow timers" in the sports of Sailing and Eventing. The doctrine of the company is to provide rugged, reliable and affordable watches for use where good timing is fundamental to success in a sport. Originally this was mostly by the competitors 



True Characters is a strategy-led creative company based in Melbourne.For over 18 years, we've partnered with our clients to deliver compelling branded communication material that has informed, surprised, engaged and motivated customers into action.

We’re a team of down-to-earth, friendly people with a tenacity to deliver successful outcomes. We achieve this by leveraging your brand’s true character and taking it to market effectively – that’s our passion.



The William Angliss Institute Resort Management program provides relevant, innovative training solutions to the resort industry. The program covers all aspects of Resort Management producing graduates who are flexible employees with specialist skills. During the program, students are trained in a wide range of skills in the fields of hospitality, tourism and business management, as well as full training in their chosen specialist area of Alpine, Dive, Spa or Water Recreation.


The 5th colour is generally referred to as the enhancement colour, the binding link that helps set the visual apart. At 5th colour print management, this philosophy is also what we strive for as a business. We work to become the added dimension that helps set you apart from the crowd. Our objective is to partner with our clients to provide a cost efficient, accurate and consistent print management service in a responsive, friendly and professional manner. 

With extensive experience in the Club and Not for Profit sector, we are excited to be able to work with Yachting Victoria and Yacht Clubs to assist in delivering their print and design needs in a cost effective and easy to manage manner. 

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The sailboat hardware market and the architectural rigging market are worlds apart, but in Australia they’re both dominated by one powerhouse player. Ronstan’s end-to-end design, manufacture and distribution operation has grown to become the only serious competitor.



Hobby Warehouse is Australia's largest collection of hobby and enthusiast products, great brands, great service and great prices - all at your convenience to browse 24 hours a day / 7 days a week! Hobby Warehouse is also Australia’s largest Online Hobby Store and Shop, with a huge range of RC helicopters, cars, buggies and boats. Save 30-80% Best Price Guaranteed.





Springboard Media Group is a dedicated and professional marketing services company offering clients a full service activation which includes: Creative, Design, Production, Marketing Services and Media Representation. Clients are exposed to an experienced team of professionals, providing a high level of service and solution-driven campaigns.



Australian Sailing Magazine is a monthly performance-sailing magazine with a deep-reaching appeal to all ages & disciplines of sail-boat racing. It is unique in the Southern Hemisphere and is recognized as the most authoritative performance sailing publication in Australia - a position which it has held for many years. It is read by the most competitive sailors seeking the latest information in a sport where learning is a lifetimes occupation.


MYSAILING.COM.AU is the official website for Australian Sailing + Yachting and Cruising Helmsman magazines offering the latest news, practical articles and yachting events.

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