As summer comes to a close, I reflect on the terrific sailing opportunities we have had this season. In my case, I had the good fortune to be part the Another Chapter team at Port Lincoln Race week. As a first time participant I was really impressed with all aspects of this regatta including the amazing Eyre Peninsular terrain and …

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Marina/Sailing Office News

A reminder that fishing from the marina or boats is not allowed.

Upcoming Racing

Racing 3rd April

Hearnes Heroes - Pursuit 1330
Twilight - Fleet 1800
Pursuit 1815
(Last Twilight Race)

Racing 6 April

Keelboats - Brighton Championship DIV 1 & 2
Boat/Boat. DIV C Passage Boat/Tower
One Design - Center Course from 1330

Racing 7 April

OTB - 1400

Cerberus Race Day - 27th April. Enter Now

Keelboat News

BLiSS Experience 21st & 28th April

Training News

Upcoming AdultCourses

Keelboat Crew/Helm (2 day)
April 6th & 13th
1 spot left
Powerboat Handling
(1 day)
April 14th or 20th

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

April School Holiday Programs

Week 1: April 2nd - 5th. Week 2 April 8th - 12th

OTB News

RBYC Youth Sailors heading to Youths

On the 4th and 5th of April there is Youth Sail at Sorrento which RBYC Youth members Ed Jukes, Charlie Chidlow and Theo Altson will be attending. We wish them all the best in this event .

Elite Sailors update from Anna Cripsey

For those of you who came to our fundraiser night here’s a little update about what our laser sailors have been up to in Europe!
Casey came second at the Europa Cup in Port de Pollenca Spain!
And Jack and Lachie competed at the Under 21 Europeans in Spain, with Jack getting an impressive 10th and Lachie coming 58th in a 150 boat fleet!
Racing for the Princess Sofia regatta in Palma began on the 1st of April, where Casey, Jack, Lachie, James, Sophie, Philip and Charlotte are competing. You can follow along here:
Also, we’ll be closing our fundraising page this week so if you’d like to make a tax deductible donation to our campaigns now’s your chance! Thanks so much to everyone who has already supported us!
Anna Cripsey

One Design News

RBYC at Middle Harbour Yacht Club Inclusive Classes Regatta

RBYC sailors had a great time at Middle Harbour Yacht Club over the weekend with three of the sailors reaching the podium. Congratulations to Ali Weatherly on her second in the Hansa Liberty. In the 2.4’s Pete Coleman was second place and Ray Smith was third. There are some great photos by Marg Fraser-Martin on the MHYC Facebook page.
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Club News

Draw Date: 29 March
No Draw

Next draw 5th April jackpots to
Hi everyone, I hope that you all had a lovely Easter. On the field, we certainly saw a few unexpected results. Collingwood decided that enough was enough and played determined footy last Thursday night. They tackled fiercely (85 times!) for the match against Brisbane at the Gabba and came away with a 20-point victory. It was the Magpies' first win of the …
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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

Around The Bay


Join the Ocean Racing Club of Victoria (ORCV) in partnership with the Royal Brighton Yacht Club (RBYC) for an evening of inspiration and adventure as we delve into the world of solo circumnavigation with Jeanne Socrates. more
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