News Flash 3-Feb-2024

Published Sun 04 Feb 2024

FFI-V 3rd Feb 2024 News Flash

  • Ossie McCutcheon Trophy event CANCELLED
  • Calendar dates AUS champs and next Worlds
    2023-2024 FFI-V Season
  • Notice of Race issued for 2023-24 FFI-Vic States.
  • FFI-V Membership Renewal is now due for 2023-2024 season
  • Dates confirmed for 2025 AUS Champs at DBYC

Calendar dates FFI-Australia & East Coast & next Worlds:

2023-24 Ossie McCutcheon Trophy, GLYC, Feb 2024 CANCELLED

2024 Victorian State Champs, Gippsland Lakes YC, 17th to 18th Feb 2024

61st AUS Champs, Davey’s Bay YC, VIC, from 1st Jan. to 6th Jan 2025

24th FFI-World Champ’s, Weymouth UK, Aug 2025


The Ossie McCutcheon Trophy Regatta has been CANCELLED due to insufficient entries (only 2 DBYC boats) one week out before this was scheduled.


The 60th FFI-V 2024 State Championships is Victoria’s principal event for the season and we are pleased to have Gippsland Lakes YC as this season’s host.

Click on GLYC_60th FFI-V 2024 State Champ's Notice of Race to download.

Click here for the 60th FFI-V 2024 State Champ's Event page to enter online.

This Event page will be updated with a list of entrants and Sailing Instructions

For Online Entry (credit card only) first check your FFI-V membership is current (see the How to…paragraph below) then go to the above Event pages and select Register

For Entry by form download Entry Forms from the bottom of above Event pages then
either complete and post the form and a Cheque
OR email the completed form and make a Direct Credit transfer to FFI-V account.

  • Contact Dale Collings on 0415 595754 (email: for queries on specifics not covered in the Notice of Race or to query an entry.


How to renew or register for FFI-V membership of season 2023-2024.    
Owner membership’s still need to be current to enable entry of a boat into the above FFI-V States event .

 Click here open the FFI-V website  then go to the Membership page.

At the bottom of this page, you will find a link for RETURNING MEMBER

        To pay by Credit Card use this link to renew your membership online.

        To pay by direct transfer or cheque download a membership form

                 from the bottom of the Membership page.

For Online renewal you will need to use your Australian Sailing number
as previously advised to FFI-V.
If you have any issues with the above or you need an Invoice from FFI-V please contact Dale Collings on 0415 595 754 or email

FFI-A has confirmed the dates for the 2025 (& 61st) Australian Championship’s to be run by Davey’s Bay Yacht Club as follows:

                                           Registration     – 1st January 2025 

               Registration & Invitation Race    – 2nd January,

  Championship racing, 2 races per day    – 3rd to 6th January inclusive

                                          Presentation     – Night of 6th January


From Dale Collings

On Behalf of FFI-V