Many magnificent trophies were donated to the race over the years by individuals and organisations in Darwin and Ambon.

The cessation of the Darwin Dili Yacht Race led CYANT members in search of other sailing destinations.  Spearheaded by Bill Jelley, the Darwin to Ambon International Yacht Race was founded in 1976.

Darwin to Ambon International Yacht Race NOR 1998The 1998 Darwin Ambon Race had 50 participants.

Darwin to Ambon International Yacht Race NOR 1997The 1997 Darwin Ambon Race had 95 participants.

Darwin to Ambon International Yacht Race NOR 1996The 1996 Darwin Ambon Race had 77 participants.

Darwin to Ambon International Yacht Race NOR 1995The 1995 Darwin Ambon Race had 88 participants.

Darwin to Ambon International Yacht Race NOR 1994 The 1994 Darwin Ambon Race had 78 participants. The race was followed by the fifth Makassar Regatta in South Sulawesi.Makassar Regatta 1994

Darwin to Ambon International Yacht Race NOR 1993  The 1993 Darwin Ambon Race had 68 participants.
This race was followed by the Makassar Regatta around the islands west of the South Sulawesi provincial capital Ujung Padang.
Makassar Regatta 1993

Darwin to Ambon International Yacht Race NOR 1992  The 1992 Darwin Ambon Race had 58 participants. This race was followed by The Makassar Regatta at Ujung Padang. Makassar Regatta 1992

Darwin to Ambon International Yacht Race NOR 1991  The 1991 Darwin Ambon Race had 61 participants. This year was marked by a Pre-Ambon Regatta in Darwin a few weeks before the start of the Ambon Race. Pre-Ambon Regatta 1991

Darwin to Ambon International Yacht Race NOR 1990  The 1990 Darwin Ambon Race had 59 participants.

Darwin to Ambon International Yacht Race NOR 1989  The 1989 Darwin Ambon Race had 40 participants.

 

Darwin to Ambon International Yacht Race NOR 1988

The 1988 Darwin Ambon Race had 40 participants.

This race was followed by the trans-equator Ambon - Bitung Yacht Race.

 Ambon - Bitung Yacht Race 1988

 

The 1987 Darwin Ambon Race had 26 participants. 
 

The 1986 Darwin Ambon Race had 26 participants. 

Darwin to Ambon International Yacht Race NOR 1985  The 1985 Darwin Ambon Race had 26 participants.

Darwin Ambon 1984  The 1984 Darwin Ambon Race had 10 participants.

 

The 1983 Darwin Ambon Race did not take place.

The 1982 Darwin Ambon Race had 15 participants. 

 

The 1981 Darwin Ambon Race had 11 participants. 

The 1980 Darwin Ambon Race had 13 participants. 

The 1979 Darwin Ambon Race had 11 participants. 

Darwin Ambon 1978The 1978 Darwin Ambon Race had 5 participants.

The 1977 Darwin Ambon Race had 7 participants. 

The inaugural Darwin Ambon Race had 10 participants.