What do you get when you join the rally?

Included in the rally entry fee is:

  • The opportunity to voyage to New Caledonia and cruise in New Caledonia in company with other rally participants.

  • Advice, individual & group support before, during and after the rally by Down Under Rally organisers.

  • Lodgement of documentation required to obtain outward clearance from the Australian Border Force

  • Full Service inward clearance on arrival in New Caledonia (quarantine, customs & immigration) at a rally specific location.

  • Passage planning and passage management advise.

  • Professional Weather routing for the voyage from the Gold Coast to New Caledonia.

  • On Passage Daily Position reporting and weather routing updates via email or SSB Radio

  • Customised web page with vessel tracking functionality.*Conditions apply.

  • An invite to our "Get to know your Iridium GO" & PredictWind Offshore App seminar.

  • Informative departure briefing by the Down Under Rally.

  • Invitation for two persons to attend the Down Under Go East Rally "Bon Voyage Party"

  • Invitation for 2 persons to attend the to the Welcome to New Caledonia events and end of passage celebrations on arrival in New Caledonia.

  • 2 x Down Under "Go East" Rally T-shirts (extras for crew available by order)

  • 1 x Down Under "Go East" Rally Flag (extras for souvenirs available by order)

PLUS a participant email pack including the following comprehensive guides & documents :

  1. Guide to Departing Australia by Yacht.pdf

  2. Guide to Preparing to Visit New Caledonia.pdf

  3. Guide to Preparing the Vessel & Crew.pdf

  4. Guide to Arriving and Cruising in New Caledonia.pdf

  5. Guide to Go East Rally Events.pdf

  6. Go East Rally Checklist.pdf

  7. Go East Charts & Flags guide.pdf

  8. Australian departure documents for completion

  9. New Caledonia arrival documents for completion

  10. Participant list with names and contact details of all vessels who join the rally.

PLUS ‘Rally Great Deals’ that will save you $$$$ from our rally partner businesses including:

  • Discounts on marina berthing and moorings in Australia & New Caledonia

  • Discounts on haul out & hardstand fees.

  • Discounts on on wide range of chandlery supplies in Australia & New Caledonia.

  • Discounts on watermakers.

  • Discounts on Liferafts, EPIRBS, Personal Beacons and safety equipment.

  • 10% Discount on Topsail vessel insurance*.(conditions apply)

  • Competitive pricing on Topsail travel insurance tailored specifically for owners and crews of cruising yachts.

  • Discounts on electronics and equipment including: AIS units, Raymarine Products and much more.

  • Discounts on navigation charts, courtesy flags and more.

  • Information about how to save $$$ on the purchase of satellite communication devices and data plans

  • 20% rebate on Standard or Professional PredictWind 1 year Subscription.

  • 20% Discount on cruising guides for New Caledonia & Vanuatu. And Much More ........


Discount for past Down Under rally participants:

If you have previously sailed to New Caledonia with the Down Under Go East Rally or to Australia with the Down Under Go West Rally and would like to join us for the 2019 Go East Rally we will provide you with a discount of $100.00 off the Go East Rally entry fee.


Interested in joining the Go East Rally ?

Submit an obligation free expression of interest and we will send you more information about the rally entry fee and benefits.