GM Report

Following approval of the resolution put to the Special General Meeting of members last Thursday, we will be progressing with all preparations for the forecourt redevelopment. The project will be managed by Scott Shelton, with oversight by the Working Group of John Mooney, Neil Sargeant, Peter Demura, Niesje Hees and myself. Works are expected to commence mid-May with completion by …
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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

Sailing Office News

Race management volunteers needed

We are looking for new people to join the team and get involved. We have spots in the Tower on Wednesday evening over twilight races and regattas running 2/3 and 16/17 March. It's a great way to get involved and help out the club racing fleets. If you can be involved please contact Colin at the sailing office for details.

Racing 28 Feb

Hearnes Heroes - Fleet 1330
Twilight - Fleet 1800
Pursuit 1815

Racing 2nd March

Keelboat - 1100 Combined Passage Race Boat Start, Tower finish
One Design - Boat/Boat:
RS Aero 1300, Etchells 1330, VXone 1335, Drag 1340, 2.4 1345

Racing 3rd March

RS Aero - Boat/Boat 1100
OTB - Boat/Boat TBC

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Congratulations to Jahmu winning first place in Division 2 AMS at Port Lincoln. Great photo from Sail Down Under.

Training News

Upcoming Adult Learn to Sail Courses

Keelboat Crew/Helm (2 day)
March 2nd & 9th or 16th & 23rd.(1 spot left on each)
April 6th & 13th
Powerboat Handling
(1 day)
April 14th or

Dinghy Sailing
(4 Saturdays)
Level 1, 2 & 3
2nd March - 23 March
6 April - 27 April

April School Holiday Programs

Week 1: April 2nd - 5th. Week 2 April 8th - 12th
Places are limited and fill fast so please book early

OTB News

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

2024 BASS STRAIT CRUISE in Company: The 2024 Bass Strait Cruise in Company fleet gathered at QCYC this past Saturday, where they have been socialising and generally enjoying life while waiting on favourable winds. As of last evening, the bulk of the fleet were planning on heading out of the Bay on today’s 11:00am slack water for an overnight sail …

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Cruising News
Sailing Lifts Your Spirits
THANK YOU to those members and friends who supported us at the Icebergs and Pirates: Marine Security Information night. It was well received by all. Peter was informative and entertaining. "I could have listened to him for hours ..." The Sailing Lifts Your Spirits season finale sailing event is Friday15th March. Do you have a furling headsail ? If you do, we …

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Club News

Draw Date: 23 Feb
No Winner

Next draw 1st March jackpots to
This evening also the Fundraiser for RBYC elite sailors... see you there.
Andy Mullins Senior
Kelly Bates Senior Family
Robert Donald Aquatic
Malcolm Robertson Aquatic
David Gill Gym
Claire Barber Intermediate
Christopher Borrell Social

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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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


There’s plenty more coming up to keep all enjoying that different style of racing, whether that be the destination races of Port Fairy or the category 3 Coastal sprint races on the ORCV Calendar
March 24th - The annual trip tour of Port Phillip Heads is on Sunday, 24th March, departing Queenscliff at 10.00 am. The tour provides for well-planned and executed transits of the Heads, with an emphasis on doing so in low-powered vessels (like yachts) and provides information to participants on the numerous navigational aids and strict procedures required for safe passage through. For more information and to book.
March 29th – Port Fairy Race starts just after midday on Good Friday and is category 2. Crews will enjoy the hospitality of the Port Fairy Yacht club, and boats up to 2.8m draft will mooring in the Moyne River. Entries are open here
April 20thEnjoy some category 3 races with the short format West Offshore Products Coastal Sprints. A daylight start and short course which is planned to have crews back home that night. Come try ocean sailing and join the fleet here