The 2014 Darwin Dili Yacht Rally will start from Darwin on Saturday 12 July 2014 at 1000 hours. Click here for the Notice of Event and here for the Sailing Instructions. The course is from the Start Line in Darwin Harbour, Australia, leaving Jaco Island to port, to the Finish Line off the city of Dili, Timor-Leste, a distance of 425 NM. This website is updated with full details of the 2014 event.
Timor-Leste welcomes visits by yachts; much of the information on this site is relevant to yachts visiting Dili at any time. Click here for entry and exit procedures for visiting yachts or if you would like further information, please email us on
The Sail Timor-Leste Darwin Dili Yacht Rally is a web based event, organised and managed using the internet and email only; we do not use telephone, mail or fascimile. Please always include the name of your yacht in the subject line of all emails to us.
A fleet of 10 yachts and 60 crew set sail for Dili, Timor-Leste on Saturday 13 July in the 2013 Darwin Dili Yacht Rally in 8-10 knots of breeze. Division I was headed up by Jon Wardill’s Australian Maid and other local monohull yachts including the 2012 winner, Gameset, owned by John Mulkearns. Australian Maid crossed the finish line in Dili at 1407 hours Monday 15 July.. This is a Total Elapsed TIme of 52.12 hours and is a Line Honours Record for the event.