Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club, Newcastle, Australia

Newcastle, Australia
Race TBC Leg 4 The Australian Coast-to-Coast
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Newcastle is a bustling metropolis hosting everything from stunning beaches and street art to iconic ocean baths, cool cafés and designer hotels.

Newcastle or ‘Newie’ as it’s affectionately known is Australia’s second oldest city and is located just a two-hour drive north of Sydney.

Newcastle’s biggest attractions are its beautiful beaches and harbour. But the hipster-friendly population of less than half a million that makes Newcastle a laid-back place to visit as the crowds are fewer and the pace is slower.

The fleet will be berthed at the Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club, which is less than an hour’s drive to the famous Hunter Valley Wine Country, one of the first wine regions in Australia.