Sydney’s summer aquatic events

This guide has been produced to help everyone make the most of their time on the water during the major aquatic events this summer.

Download a copy of the Sydney's Summer Aquatic Events booklet.

Roads and Maritime will again be enforcing special traffic management measures such as a maximum 6 knot speed limit, minimum wash areas and exclusion zones, as well as the standard boating safety requirements and rules of the waterway.

With so many boats moving about, it is essential for all skippers to observe boating safety guidelines such as keeping a proper lookout and maintaining a safe speed. Act with care and courtesy to make these aquatic events safer and more fun for everyone. View our tips for attending boating events.


In this section...

Australia Day on Sydney Harbour

JJ Giltinan Trophy Championship

Sydney Harbour Regatta

Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour

Tips for attending boating events

Exclusion zones provide the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race fleet with a clear path out of Sydney Harbour on Boxing Day. Daniel Forster/Rolex picture.
Exclusion zones provide the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race fleet with a clear path out of Sydney Harbour on Boxing Day. Daniel Forster/Rolex picture.
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