Commodores Report

Commodores Report
We have been blessed with perfect sailing conditions over the past couple of Wednesdays and weekends. Those who got out on the water felt fortunate. The puzzling thing is how many boats stayed in the marina – our fleet numbers could certainly be better. I have been reflecting on this and do appreciate there isn’t one single reason for this. …
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Fundraiser on March 1st for aspiring Olympic

Hi folks we’re now less than two weeks away from our fundraiser night on the 1st of March! The event will be hosted in the member’s bar from 6:30-8:30 with the members draw running as usual at 7pm. The proceeds from the night will be split equally between the sailors to help fund their overseas competitions!Mark Turnbull (2000 Olympic Gold …

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Fundraiser on March 1st for aspiring Olympic

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

Keelboat News News

Can't find Crew ?

Can't find Crew ?
This is a problem we hear from boat owners all the time, and yes it can be difficult to get crew, but the club is here to help, and we have a fantastic Crew Matching System.This system allows people to list themselves as Available to Crew and for skippers to list their Boats as looking for Crew.The system is simple …
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Keelboat Calendar Update

The online calendar shows an Ingenue race for DIV C on Saturday 24th. This is incorrect, the cruising division are in fact heading off for their Bass Strait Cruise. good luck and safe sailing.

74th Adelaide to Port Lincoln Yacht race.

Over the weekend two RBYC boats, Another Chapter and JAMHU, joined 21 other yachts in the 74th Adelaide to Port Lincoln Yacht race. This 160nm race started in Adelaide on Friday afternoon with the course taking yachts across the Gulf of St Vincent to Marion Reef at the bottom of the Yorke Peninsula, into Investigator Strait towards Cape Spencer before …
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74th Adelaide to Port Lincoln Yacht race.

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

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.

Cruising Group News

GUEST SPEAKER DINNERS: Last Friday evening, Robina and Brenton Smith, Sue and Rob Hurrell, Barbara Burns, and Geoff Brewster entertained us at the February Guest Speaker Dinner with an in-depth view of New Caledonia and Vanuatu from the Cruisers’ perspective. Most of the audience would have left feeling somewhat envious, and we give our thanks to the speakers. Friday March …
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Cruising group News

Club News

Staff Sail 24

Thank you for taking the staff out for a sail last week, & Leanne SLYS for organising THE Boats -Birubi, Blue Water Tracks & SagredVolunteers Paul TGrant DMichael KLeanne GChad HIain MWarren It was greatly received especially from the hospitality and kitchen staff who normally don't get a chance to see that side of the yacht club, luckily the weather …
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Staff Sail 24

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
Ronald Perera Senior
Graham Flinders Senior
Pinta Dumaria Senior
Philip Reynolds Intermediate
Russell Porteous Social
Zsofia Erdeg Social

Brett Lazarides Social
Keith & Merike Redenbach Social
David Yusheng Social
Ignatius Loftus Youth
Jock Sheehy Youth
Clovi Goussard Youth

Footy Tipping 2024

Footy Tipping 2024
Hi everyone, I hope you have all been well during the off-season. The 2024 AFL season starts in less than three weeks, and I have just set up this season's competition by renaming last season's to RBYC 2024 AFL. This means that all of you who participated last year are automatically included, so you don't have to sign in again. If …
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Draw Date: 16 Feb
No Winner

Next draw 23 Feb jackpots to
THANK YOU to all of the Sailing Lifts Your Spirits Volunteers who made the Sandringham Hospital Event a great success. We had over 40 of our local Healthcare heroes experience a great night out on the water and then back at the club for a meal afterwards.

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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