History & Key Facts

Key Facts

Race Record Holder: Wild Oats IX 18hr 29min 14sec (2003) Robert Oatley/Mark Richards

Previous Race Record: The Office 20hr 56min 56sec (1984)

Slowest Race: Short Circuit 62hr 33min 57sec (1982)

Biggest Fleet: 108 yachts (1991)

Smallest Fleet: 14 yachts (1981)

Yacht with most Line Honours Wins: Innkeeper - 3 (1988, 1992 & 1995), Wild Oats X (2005, 2006 & 2011)

Owner with most Line Honours Wins: Bob Oatley (6) - Wild Oats IX (2003), Wild Oats X (2005, 2006 & 2011), Wild Oats XI (2007 & 2010)

First race Line Honours: "White Pointer" (1981)

Inaugural Pittwater & Coffs Harbour Regatta Winners (1992): IMS Locomotion; PHS Audacious; IOR Beach Inspector

Inaugural Australian PHS Championships (2012) - 1st, B52

Yacht with most regatta wins: 'Le Billet' Bill Ebsary - (4) - 2002, 2007, 2008, 2010

To Break the Record: the winning yacht will need to be in Coffs Harbour before 7:29am on the 3rd January.

Wild Oats XI won the Sydney/Hobart in Dec 2006 and the Pittwater - Coffs Harbour Race in Jan 2007, the first yacht to win the back to back Hobart/Coffs double.

2015 Placegetters

2015 Line Honours Winner: Beau Geste, Karl Kwok

2015 Club Marine Handicap Winners:

IRC - About Time, PHS - Corrobboree, ORCi - About Time

Previous Race Results

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2014

2013

2012

Previous Line Honours Winners of the Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Yacht Race

1981 - White Pointer

1982 - Short Circuit

1983 - Urban Cowboy

1984 - The Office

1985 - Evelyn

1986 - Apollo

1987 - Animal Farm

1988 - Innkeeper

1989 - Bobsled

1990- Amazon

1991 - Southern Cross Advertising

1992 - Innkeeper

1993 - Vendetta

1994 - Mad Men across the Water

1995 - Innkeeper

1996 - Ragamuffin

1997 - Wild Thing

1998 - Jarkan

2000 - Infinity III

2001 - Xena

2002 - Grundig

2003 - Wild Oats IX, Race Record 18 hrs 29 mins 14 secs

2004 - Nicorette

2005 - Wild Oats X

2006 - Wild Oats X

2007 - Wild Oats XI

2008 - Wild Joe (Alternate Race)

2009 - Perpetual Mocean

2010 - Wild Oats XI

2011 - Wild Oats X

2012 - Future Shock

2013 - Wedgetail

2014 - Ragamuffin TP52 (Monohull)
2014 - Team Australia (Multihull), New multihull race record 17hrs 3mins 5secs

2015 - Beau Geste, Karl Kwok

2016 - 

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