Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Yacht Race

Friday 07 April 2023 to Sunday 09 April 2023

Overview

The East Coast Classic Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club (RPAYC) invite competitors to participate in the Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Yacht Race. The 36th running of the East Coast Classic…

The East Coast Classic Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club (RPAYC) invite competitors to participate in the Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Yacht Race.

The 36th running of the East Coast Classic race has been redeveloped to be held from 8-10 April 2022 linking boats with Port Stephens race week or Brisbane to Gladstone race.

Racing is open to offshore Cat3+ yachts, Monohulls and Multihulls with IRC - ORC - OMR - and Short-Handed Class.

The race generally takes two days to complete and takes in some outstanding coastal scenery as you head north.

Actively welcomes people with access needs.

Caters for people who use a wheelchair.

Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)

Have a step free main entrance to the building and/or reception area (includes ramps or slopes with a maximum gradient of 1:14, otherwise are too steep for wheelchairs)
Have a wheelchair accessible toilet / shower and change room
Have accessibility information and photos, including of a bathroom, room and/or floor plan on your website (can be emailed on request)
Have an accessible public toilet which is unlocked
Have at least one wheelchair accessible parking space with wheelchair accessible signage clearly displayed (International standards are 3200mm wide x 2500 mm high)
Have doorways which are easy to open and have lever handles (doorways 850mm or wider when open and not heavy)
Have grab rails in the bathroom
Have lifts with enough space for people using a mobility aid to enter and turn around to use the lift buttons. Buttons are at accessible height.
Have step free access to restaurant, lounge and bar
Have step free access to the conference or function room
Have step free outdoor pathways (includes picnic areas, barbecues and shelters)
Offer a range of contact methods for receiving complaints
Offer multiple options for booking - web, email, phone
Provide seating in common areas including reception area
Train your staff in disability awareness
Use floors/coverings which are slip resistant, firm and smooth
Use non-slip tiles in the bathroom or slip resistant matting

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