National Whittley Regatta 2020

Official Invitation

27 February - 1 March 2020

This is the official invitation to all Whittley owners in Australia, to attend the National Whittley Regatta – 2020.

During the Regatta, we will put you on your Whittley, in the heart of Australia’s second biggest city, for a minimum of 4 days of fun and excitement. You can explore the many attractions of Melbourne and have access to cruise Melbourne’s two rivers and Port Phillip Bay. You will be staying at the Melbourne City Marina located in the Melbourne City Docklands Precinct.


Additional Information

The organising committee have finalised costs and arrangements. The cost for the 4 nights of the Regatta staying at the Melbourne City Marina will be as follows:

  •   1 person on a boat- $420
  •  2 persons on a boat - $570
  •  Additional cost per person - $175

Regatta attendees are welcome to arrive early and stay longer after the Regatta at the Melbourne City Marina at your own expense.

Please complete the Registration Process on this page.

Details on Post Regatta cruises are below. Information packs with more detail on each post cruise will be sent direct to each regatta attendee who registers to attend any of these post regatta cruises.

Looking forward to seeing you all in Melbourne in 2020.


National Whittley Regatta – 2020, Organising Committee.

Registration Process

To attend the Regatta please deposit the attendance fee in the following bank account by 19 October 2019.

 BSB: 083 321

 Account Number: 128 925 272

 Description: (Surname & Boat Name)

Then click the below Register Now button to access the Regatta Registration page. Please complete the information form then submit it for processing by the committee. 

A completed information form and payment will confirm your registration for the Regatta.

Register Now

Post Regatta Cruises

Gippsland Lakes


March 5 - 9, 2020

This cruise will launch from Paynesville. This is 305km east of Melbourne, (approx. 3 hour 46 min), in a salt water inlet system. You will have access to fuel on water, jetties, shops and restaurants at most evening camp locations.

Lake Eildon


March 5 - 9, 2020

This cruise will launch from Jerusalem Creek. This is 165km north of Melbourne (approx. 2 hour 57 min drive) on a fresh water lake. There is fuel, shops and restaurants at one location on the water.



March 5 - 12, 2020

 This cruise will launch form Mallacoota main boat ramp. This is 604km east of Melbourne

(approx . 6 hours 4 min), in a salt water inlet system. There is no fuel on the water. You will moor against fixed jetties and/or nudge into the banks at each overnight location where you will have access to campfire pits, drop toilets and picnic tables.