Etchells World Championships 2018

18th – 27th, October, 2018

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

18th – 27th, October, 2018

Welcome to the 2018 Etchells World Championships website. Brisbane Etchells and the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron wishes all competitors, organisers, volunteers and supporters a fantastic six days of racing this coming week.  Follow the racing through the live tracker (button below) or on the Etchells Brisbane Facebook page with live posts.  Full entry list click here.  To view results (to come).

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Latest News
October 21, 2018

Well if practice does make perfect, then certainly getting all of the huge Etchells fleet out on the water and back again safely has been locked in. Sailing out or being towed, setting sails, heading up into the wind to lock in the direction and also the flicks were some of the items that this […]
October 21, 2018

Ordinarily you might expect a big bash after a major regatta. Especially one where there is a weigh-in before, and then another halfway through the main festivities. Yet on the eve of the super-well attended 2018 Etchells World Championship being staged out of the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron (RQ), this was a party that not […]
October 17, 2018

It has certainly been testing times in Brisbane for the 2018 Etchells Queensland State Championship. This regatta served as a warm up for the main event, the World Championship, which begins on October 21 for the 95-boat armada that has amassed to find out who is the best One Design crew on the planet. Winning […]
October 14, 2018

Check out all 64 images here from today’s racing from Mitch Pearson at Surf Sail Kite.  Another image album this morning (Monday) from Emily Scott Images available here.
October 13, 2018

Olympian, World Champion and America’s Cup living legend, John Bertrand AO, is just one of the stars lining up for the 2018 Etchells World Championship. The Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron in the Brisbane suburb of Manly will host the 95-boat strong armada, as they tussle it out to see which crew reigns supreme. Racing begins […]
October 12, 2018

Pre Worlds / Queensland State Championship Sailing Instructions Sailing Instructions are now available online under Race HQ / Pre Worlds / Documents or click here
October 11, 2018

Check out the Documents page for the Queensland State Championship/Pre Worlds for the Berth Allocation Map, Allocation by Bow Number List and Mobile Crane Times. Go to
October 11, 2018

For hull cleaning services, boat repairs and maintenance plus other services onsite during the Etchells Worlds regattas, click here
October 9, 2018

As we move into the Pre-worlds and Worlds events, all competitor communications will be delivered via TeamApp. Please follow the link below to download the App for either Apple or Android devices. After you have installed the app, search for “2018etchellsworlds” and you will see the Worlds App. The 2018 Etchells Worlds Committee.

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Latest Promo Video

Check out our latest promo video on why you can’t afford to miss the 2018 Etchells Worlds at RQYS in Brisbane in October next year.

Race Documents

Worlds and Pre-Race Documents are available here. Brisbane Fleet qualification information is now available. Visit the Brisbane Etchells site.

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