The countdown is running and we look forward to seeing a great fleet on the water on   

 14-15th March 2020

The race starts at  11.00am and the start line is at Rona Bay Wharf Eastbourne.

Things to note:

Trailer yachts must comply to Part B in 2020

First Skippers’ briefing at 1930 on Wednesday 4 March at LBYC

Pre race briefing will be on 14 March 2020 at 0900 in LBYC club house

If you have any questions regarding the 24-Hour Endurance Yacht Race please contact Theo on 

ENTRY DETAILS                                                                          ENTRY FEES (2020)

  • Notice of Race                                                                           *Early bird - $125

  • Entry Form                                                                              *Late entry fee - $150 


  • All keelers Cat 5 or above

  • Trailer Yachts 20ft or bigger (Cat B)


  • Gibson Sheet Cup for overall winner of the 24-Hour Endurance Yacht Race

  • Heineken Centennial Tankard for longest distance sailed

  • Shield for longest distance (actual), if previous record is broken.

  • Trophy for winner of Class fleet if there are three or more boats of the same class competing in the race

  • Attractive cash prizes

  • Generous spot prizes

  • Prizes for all competitors who complete the race

CREW or BOAT wanted - 

Do you wish to compete but don't own a yacht or own a yacht but don't have crew?

If you wish to be involved in the race and need crew or a yacht to sail on please complete the appropriate form below. Your details will then be published on the register on the Crew Page and you can then make contact direct with boat owners or crew.

      Crew WANTED             Crew AVAILABLE

      (I own a boat)                (I don't have a boat)


  • Minimum of four crew (incl skipper) on each yacht

  • At least two crew capable of skippering the yacht

  • At least two crew on deck at all times

  • Skipper is responsible for crew safety

Official Video of the 24-Hour Endurance Race 2019

Official video of the 24-Hour Endurance Yacht Race 2018.

Video from the practice race held in April 2017

Official video of the 24-Hour Endurance Yacht Race 2017.

The 24-Hour Endurance Yacht Race thanks all its sponsors.

Please support them when you can.