The 2013 Darwin Dili Yacht Rally will start from Darwin on Saturday 13 July 2013. The course is from the Start Line in Darwin Harbour, Australia, leaving Jaco Island to port, to the Finish Line off the city of Dili, Timor-Leste, a distance of 425 NM. The 2013 Notice of Event Schedule of events and Sailing Instructions are now available.
The Sail Timor-Leste Darwin Dili Yacht Rally is a web based event, organised and managed using the internet and email only; we do not use telephone, mail or fascimile. Please always include the name of your yacht in the subject line of all emails to us.
In 2012 a record fleet of 17 yachts in all three Divisions and totalling 70 crew went on the 2012 Rally. Mojo 3 from Brisbane skippered by Peter Wilcox took Line Honours and first on handicap in Division III for the event. Gameset from Darwin skippered by John Mulkearns came first on handicap in Division I. Go to List of Entries and Results for full details. Yachts in Cruising Division carried a range of donated goods to Dili for the humanitarian sailing vessel VEGA to distribute to remote communities in Timor-Leste and Indonesia.