Saturday 9th March 2024
The Marlay Point Overnight Yacht Race will once again hit Paynesville on the Labour Day weekend (Friday 8th to Monday 11th March). With 80+ boats expected to enter, there will be 300 – 400 visitors around town, looking for Coffees, cakes, and other food and beverages, not to mention marine supplies and other assorted items. This is another great opportunity for our local businesses to cash in on tourism, so please put this event in your business diary.
The Marlay Point Overnight Race has been running on the Gippsland Lakes since 1969. It is the only overnight race for trailer sailors in Australia and has earned the reputation as the Sydney-Hobart for smaller yachts.