150 year logo revealed

As part of the 150 year celebration a commemorative logo was commissioned. This was revealed to the club by Vice Commodore Peter Demura at last Friday's members draw. The logo blends modern and contemporary design features and represents the club moving forward towards its next 150 years. Many things are planned for the year both on and off the water as well as a range of merchandise with the new logo will be available from reception in time for Christmas.
150 year anniversary logo

GC Report

As another summer sailing season nears its end, it was pleasing to see that keelboat participation remained consistent with last year, particularly on Wednesdays in the Twilight races. The season-ending Cerberus Trophy was raced last week with 14 boats participating. Participation in club-organised racing is constantly discussed in both Sailing and General committees. Several new ideas have recently been raised, …
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From the 13th May access to the club will change while we renovate the facade and driveway
Pedestrian access: This will be either from the beach or via the vehicle entrance at the council car park . Then make your way to the doors past the Gym.
Vehicle Access. Entry and exit will be via the boom gate at the council car park. All vehicles entering must head up the ramp (access to lower car parks will be via the upper car park). To exit there is a button mounted to the wall of the sturrock building which will lift the boom gate. Exiting vehicles must give way to entering vehicles and pedestrians

Marina/Sailing Office News

Hard Stand clean up

The club will be disposing of any unclaimed aluminum from the hard stand. It you have anything out there, EG booms and masts, either behind the containers or hanging on rails. If you want to keep these you need to contact Colin in the sailing office before the 22nd May.

Upcoming Sailing

Racing 8 May

Hearnes Heroes Series 4 -

Racing 11 May

Keelboat - May Series
1300 - Tower start/finish
One Design - May Series
From 1330 -Boat start/finish

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BLiSS on and off the water

A beautiful sunny autumn day made for light airs and some fluky and tricky sailing in the BLiSS regatta at Royal Brighton Yacht Club on Sunday 5 May. Race Officer Lou Hutton managed to get in two races despite the challenging conditions and 15 boats took to the water to race for the silverware. It was great to see the …
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BLiSS on and off the water

Training News

11th & 18th May

1 - 22nd June

18th May

25th & 26th May

Cruising Group Dinner 17th May

16 Months Sailing Solo Around Tasmania Allan Haddow solo circumnavigation on a Compass 29’ yacht of Tassie started at Launceston on 09-02-2020 and ended at RBYC on 17-06-2021 at 9:15am.After a heart attack while walking to a medical clinic at Launceston (1 stent & 5 days in hospital) one day after arriving from King Island on 09-12-2019 & spending Xmas …
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Club News

Last Draw
Friday 3 May

Next Draw
Friday 10 May

Richard Williamson Social
Bruno Santi Senior Family
Matthew Sabin Crew
Nicholas Batzialas Aquatic

Pool Competition 2024

Well folks, the draw for the 2024 Pot Black Trophy singles pool and 2024 Doubles Pool Trophy is on the board! Please ensure you play your match promptly to avoid institutionalization of the convenor?
There are still a few places available if you are yet to enter? Another round of fun times around the table awaits.

Glenn Norton
Hi everyone, Greetings from Perth. We're in the west for a 12-day holiday to visit Perth, hike in Karajini National Park (Pilbara region), and swim with whale sharks at Ningaloo Reef. Exciting times! On the field: the round began in Adelaide with Showdown 58 between the Power and the Crows. As often happens in these games, the team holding the …
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History - Club Newsletters at RBYC

RBYC's electronic Tuesday newsletter provides a wealth of information about what is happening around the club. Our newsletter includes messages from various General Committee members, reports on different regattas, a calendar of events, and reports on social functions. Newsletters have been a very important communication medium at RBYC since 1972 when the first of the club's Starboard journals was printed. …
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Club Newsletters at RBYC

Whats On

Around The Bay


June 2 (Sunday), Safety & Sea Survival Course. Check your and your crews certification and book into the refresher course or full course on Sunday 2 nd June. This course will book out as winter is a great time to top up your knowledge. Book here to either June, September or December but remember places are limited. https://www.orcv.org.au/calendar

May 19 (Sunday) - Double Handed & Teams Racing. Try Double Handed Sailing, along a longer leg course on the bay. Teams (any combination) welcome. Entries here https://www.orcv.org.au/double-handed

May 25th (Saturday) – Apollo Bay. Sail in company in the Great Ocean Road “Sail” to Apollo Bay. A daylight start, 52nm and category 3 where you can stay overnight in Apollo Bay. Entries are open https://www.orcv.org.au/apollo-bay

July 21st (Sunday) - SAVE THE DATE: Dive into the inaugural ORCV and Sandringham Yacht Club Marine Safety Expo 2024!

The Marine Safety Expo is a must-attend for all water enthusiasts! Join us at Sandringham Yacht Club on July 21 for a diverse range of activities, including safety insights, product demos, guest speakers, and more. Learn from experts, explore stands, and don't miss our exciting treasure hunt with amazing prizes!

Admission is free, but spots are limited, so secure your spot now at https://www.orcv.org.au/club-blog/5548-2024expo