Pacer Nationals 2018/19 - Paynesville

Latest results can be found here:

Congratulations to the Australian champions Ross Martin and Natasha Martin, winners on a countback.

Junior champions are Lauren Kemp and Eliza Kemp.

Winners of the non-spinnaker division are Ethen Perry and Archer Manuell.

Junior / Senior champions are Jessica Viza and Anne Vize.

Masters champion is Paul Taig with Emma Taig.


Paynesville Nationals

The next Pacer Nationals will be held at the Gippsland Lakes Yacht Club, Paynesville, Victoria from December 28th 2018 to January 3rd 2019.

Notice of Race

Entry is now open at:

Current entries:

Sail Number Boat name Division Skipper Crew Club
2115 Banana Split Open Nicole Jenvey Kate Bart Beaumaris Yacht Club
2195 Wildwood Masters Phillip Connard Janette Connard Beaumaris Yacht Club
2590 Limelight Masters Paul Hardie Judy Hardie Beaumaris Yacht Club
2632 Dad's Day Out Masters Mark Harrick Judy Taylor Beaumaris Yacht Club
2695 L'O Masters Thomas Ruether Nathalie Braussaud Beaumaris Yacht Club
2847 Good Pace Masters Paul Taig Emma Taig Albert Park Yacht Club
2941 Pocket Rocket Non-Spinnaker Steven Ross Mackenzie Ross / Matilda Ross Beaumaris Yacht Club
2942 Dancing Pirate Junior Skipper / Senior Crew Jessica Vize Anne Vize McCrae YC
2943 Patience is over rated Open Ross Martin Natasha Martin Safety Beach Sailing Club
2951 Lion Pride Open Ethan Perry Archer Manuel GLYC
3011 Bebop Junior Skipper / Junior Crew Lauren Kemp Eliza Kemp Beaumaris Yacht Club
3063 Hustle Open Peter Kemp Samantha Kemp / Tania Urquhart Beaumaris Yacht Club
3119 Spyderboat Masters Darren Sherriff Sarah Blackman Parkdale Yacht Club
TBA TBA Junior Skipper / Junior Crew Jasmine Francis Harry Connley GLYC

Pacer sailors, families and friends, with the state championships now completed, it’s time to start thinking forward to the Australian Pacer Championships which will be held at Gippsland Lakes Yacht Club from 28th December 2018 – 3rd January 2019. Whilst it is about 8 months away, we are sharing some information now to assist competitors and families with travel and accommodation arrangements. Paynesville is a popular holiday spot, so we recommend booking accommodation early.

If you’re already a confirmed participant or just “interested” at the moment, like Pacer Australia’s facebook page ( to ensure you keep up to date with the latest information on what will be a fun, family friendly regatta!!!

We'd also like our acknowledge our wonderful sponsors of the recent State Championships at Mt Martha:

OTB Marine:

Thomson Sails:

Sailing Gear for Women and Girls:

Innovative Sports Products:

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS Here are some accommodation options in the Paynesville and close surrounding areas:

Apartment accommodation Captains Cove Mariners Cove

House accommodation Gippsland Lakes Escapes Air.bnb   Caravan, cabin & camping Resthaven Caravan Park (Paynesville) Allawah Caravan and Boat Park (Paynesville) Eagle Point Caravan Park (Eagle Point) Lake King Waterside Caravan Park (Eagle Point)