GC Report from Cath Hurley

On a recent trip to New Zealand I was reminded how much we have in common with our fellow sailors when I visited the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron and had a personal tour with Commodore Andrew Andrew Aitken. There’s always so much to share and so much to learn from our reciprocal clubs. The squadron has close to 3,000 …
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GC Report - Cath Hurley

RBYC 150th Anniversary Celebrations – Call for Volunteers

Our Club was formed in 1875 and next year will celebrate its 150th year anniversary. To celebrate our anniversary, the General Committee, on the advice of a small sub-committee, have in principle approved a very exciting and comprehensive program of events during 2025. These events are in the initial planning stages and need the help of members to ensure they …

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RBYC 150th Anniversary Celebrations – Call for Volunteers

Training News

Upcoming Adult Learn to Sail Courses

Keelboat Crew/Helm (2 day)
March 2nd & 9th or 16th & 23rd.(Limited spots)
April 6th & 13th
Keelboat Spinnaker
(2 day)
March 17th & 24th
April 27th & 28th
Dinghy Sailing
(4 Saturdays)
Level 1, 2 & 3
2nd March - 23 March
6 April - 27 April

OTB News

ILCA (Laser) Masters World Championship Update

RBYC achieved some outstanding results in the ILCA Masters World Championships at the Adelaide Sailing Club last week. Competitors from 30 countries all over the world enjoyed spectacular racing with strong sea breezes and large waves. Four RBYC sailors did the club proud on the world stage. Tony McPhail sailed brilliantly to finish on the podium with a 5th overall in …

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ILCA (Laser) Masters World Championship Update

Edward Jukes 3rd in Schnapper Point Regatta - Optimist

Edward Jukes 3rd in Schnapper Point Regatta - Optimist 
Two of RBYC budding Optimist sailors Edward Jukes and Charlie Chidlow made the track down the highway to sail against 45 other competing Optimist from many other yacht clubs across the bay at the annual Schnapper Point Regatta held at Mornington Yacht club. Sailing seven races to make up the series under glorious sunshine and light 5 to 10 knot …

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Upcoming Regattas @ RBYC

RS Aero Vic State Championships

March 2 & 3

WASZP Victorian Championship

March 16 & 17

Volunteers needed for both of these regattas. Please contact sailing office or register via sign on system if you can help out.

One Design News

Champagne Sailing for Dragon States

The visitors from Metung took the top two podium finishes in the Dragons State Titles held over the weekend. Saturday’s light breezes turned more lively on Sunday. The Race Management team provided 6 great races over the two days, and all teams had their moments of glory. First place, winning the JJ Savage trophy, was Australian President of the Dragon …

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Champagne Sailing for Dragon States

Cruising Group News

GUEST SPEAKER DINNER – Friday Feb 16th, 2024 In April 2023, RBYC yachts Aquacadabra, Chakana and Saffron left Melbourne to sail up the east coast of Australia, and then across the Coral Sea to New Caledonia. After spending 2 months cruising New Caledonian waters they joined a rally to Vanuatu where they climbed a volcano, spent time in villages and …

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Cruising News

Club News

Glee Club at RBYC

Glee Club has landed at RBYC
Looking ahead they have:
March 3: Best of Broadway, April 7: Tina Turner, June 2: The Tony Awards
For bookings click HERE
Jacqueline Hang Burrows Senior
Georgina Ward Senior
Ross Thompson Senior
Loretta Evans & Gilles Arlove Crew/Senior
Zhenyu Ma Crew Plus
Peter Gibson Crew
Donald & Janice Hawke Social
Draw Date: 9 Feb
No Winner

Next draw 16 Feb jackpots to

High Performance Sailors Evening

– By Anna Cripsey. Hello fellow RBYC members, we are a group of high-performance sailors that are lucky enough to call RBYC our home base. We all share a common dream of wanting to go the Olympics whether it be in the Laser (ILCA), 470, IQ Wind foil or Kite foil class. This dream and the international experience required does …

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Marine Security Information Evening 23/2

Peter Cook is an experienced maritime security practitioner, he has worked with intergovernmental agencies (UNODC & IMO), flag and port States, international shipping associations and private maritime security providers. Having worked in London for ten years, he is now based in Melbourne, Australia, exploring new opportunities in the Indo-Pacific region. He is an Honorary Fellow with the Australian National Centre …
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