Clarence Classic Cruise

Monday 14th October – Saturday 19th October , 2019


Monday 14th October, 10am
Welcome and Cruise Briefing at the CRYC Club House (NSW Day Light Saving Time) • Cruise downriver to the Ulmarra Pub for lunch at 12.30pm. • Walk around Ulmarra either before or after lunch. • Continue downriver to Brushgrove situated on the southern end of Woodford Island and meet at the Brushy Pub for dinner at 6.00pm. • Overnight at Brushgrove (Pub accommodation available if required – 02 66 476201 • Showers are also available for a small fee at the pub.

Tuesday 15th October • 9.30am
Walk around Cowper and Brushgrove • Cruise to the village of Lawrence and meet at the Lawrence Tavern for lunch at 12.30pm • Lawrence Historical Museum Tour – 2.30pm • Meet at Munro Island for a beach BBQ provided by the CRYC. BYO Drinks, nibblies and chairs.

Wednesday 16th October
Cruise down river for lunch at the Harwood Pub at 12 noon. • Supplies can be picked up on the way at Maclean, if required. • Harwood Bridge opening 2.00pm • Cruise to the seaside village of Iluka with dinner at the Sedgers Reef Hotel at 6pm • Overnight at Iluka – various accommodation options are available. • Showers are available at Iluka Clarence Head Caravan Park

Thursday 17th October
All day to visit the surrounding area – This may include rainforest walks, an island tour or a visit to Yamba for lunch at one of the many first rate eateries.

Friday 19th October
Classic Cruise Race – Day 1 - Iluka to Harwood – Briefing 9am • Bridge Opening – 2.00pm • Overnight at Maclean. BYO BBQ/Takeaway in the Park above the Jetties • Various accommodation options are available at Maclean

Saturday 20th October
Classic Cruise Race – Day 2 – Maclean to Grafton – Briefing - 11am • Divisions 1 Start - 11.30am • Division 2 Start- 1.00pm • (If boats are not racing they can leave at any time) • Dinner is provided by CRYC on Presentation night at the CRYC Club House- Grafton

Racing is definitely not compulsory. Many yachts choose to cruise back to Grafton at their own pace. Free Secure Parking for your car and trailer is available the week of, and one week either side of the Classic Cruise. (Parking is also available for longer storage periods at a low cost)

Please be aware that the itinerary details may change depending on the weather conditions.

Entry Fees: $100/per person or $20/per person/per day (All restaurant meals will be at your own expense).




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 Clarence Classic Island Cruise is our flagship event, with yachts coming from far and wide to enjoy a week on the Mighty Clarence River.



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