Commodore's Message

Dear Members We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II last week. Queen Elizabeth II demonstrated integrity and dedication throughout her public life and 70-year reign. The Royal Brighton Yacht Club Committee and Members join the people of Great Britain and Australia in mourning the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The …
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Commodore's Message
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Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting
Documentation for the AGM is now available to be viewed on line via the below link

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RBYC Opening Day: Register NOW

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On Saturday 1 October, RBYC Members and their guests are invite to celebrate the opening of our sailing season. This year the theme is Viking. This year to help with the arrangements and planning for both on an off water, we are requesting that you register your attendance... MORE

Sailing Office News

2022-2023 Notice of Race (NOR's)

The formal notice of race will be publish on Thursday 15th . Access is via the website under SAILING - DOCUMENTATION or this LINK

2022-2023 Calendar

The RBYC calendar for the new season is now online. It is presented in a new format on the website so please take a look.
Each Fleet has a link at the top, to their calendar and a link to a printable spreadsheet below.
The new format also allows you to download the calendars to your devices .
When you are in a calendar you can select a month and year and move to other calendars
Click on an event to expand for more details.

Seriously Rampallion

Over the weekend RBYC General Committee member Cath Hurley made the most of her part ownership of the Swarbrick S99 Rampallion, winning the Townsville Gals regatta. Cath had imported many of the Serious Yahoo crew to Queensland for the regatta, including experienced skipper Katie Holroyd and the owners of Serious, James Heywood and Vanessa Twigg, and well as regular crew …
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Seriously Rampallion

****FINAL Notice for the owners of kayaks, paddle boards and surf skis****

There are still a number of owners of kayaks, paddle boards and surf ski owners that need to come forward and let us know what property is theirs so that they can be issued a tag. Kayaks etc without tags will be getting moved in the coming weeks so those who do not claim their equipment will no longer have easy access. We are especially keen to hear from those that own any of the below in the red marked areas .Please contact the Sailing Office to confirm if this applies to you.
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This Weeks Race Results

RBYC Wednesday 7th
Hearnes Heroes 5
Darren Reid Helter Skelter B521
Geoff Perks Foxy Lady B126 R
Andy Holmes Serendipity B440
RBYC Saturday 10th
Blizzard Series
Geoff Perks Foxy Lady B126
David Bingham Mirrabooka
Geoff Adams True Colours 6731
OTB Sunday 12th
Casual Racing
Causal racing was again held with 3 WAZSP's, 2 x 470's, 1 x Windfoiler and about 10 Lasers hitting the water. No formal results but it was a good day for all in preparation for Racing Proper in the Summer series
Full results HERE




17th Costello Series/One Design Series
21st Hearnes Heroes 5



5th Hearnes Heroes 1 Fleet & Spring Twilights
8th Centre Course racing Div 1 & 2 and One Design. Div C Medium Passage
12th Hearnes Heroes 2 Pursuit & Spring Twilights
15th Peter Taylor Trophy
19th Hearnes Heroes 1 Fleet & Spring Twilights
22nd Div 1/2 & C Brighton Champ
26th Hearnes Heroes 2 Pursuit & Spring Twilights
29th Artemis Pursuit

OTB News

OTB Race Management Volunteers needed

OTB Summer Racing
The new season brings a regular racing calendar for the OTB fleets. For this to happen we need race management volunteers to help out. Roles include Mark Laying, Timers, Recorders, Flags and boat drivers. So whether you are already volunteering or you would like to join, please contact Chad in the sailing Office for details [email protected]

Owen McMahon awarded the Barranjoey Pin.

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The Australian Sailing Team Alumni Program, the Barranjoey Pin, started in 2018. It is designed to acknowledge the legacy and history of Olympic and Paralympic class sailing in Australia, and recognise those athletes who have achieved the Australian Sailing Team standard since the Team's establishment in 2006... MORE

OTB Working Bee Wrap Up

Sunday just pasted was the OTB working bee and we had a great turn out. The main jobs were to relay the green mats on the beach, sweep out and tidy up the undercroft, clean the Jock Sturrock and tidy up the yard. With around 18 members plus some Instructors and a team from VIS supplying their time we successful …

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Up coming Events

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One Design News

Winter Series Race 4: Last Race 17th September

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Etchells News

The 2022 Etchells Worlds is in Cowes in a few week's time - meanwhile the Etchells Europeans provided handy practice for Chris Hampton's Tango, which achieved a great result, reaching the podium. See link to full results here

Upcoming Events

VXone Aus Champ

Training News

RBYC Discover Sailing Center


As Thursday 22nd is now a public holiday as a National Day of Mourning for Queen Elizabeth II we will be running week one school holiday program's Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday only with the new timing of.
Morning Session: 9am - 2pm and Afternoon session: 1.30 pm - 6.30 pm
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School Holiday Dates:
Week 1: 19 -22nd, Week 2: 26 -30th
Holiday Tackers (5-11 years)
Holiday OutThere(12-18 years)
Weekend Courses Term 4:
Start 9/10
Junior and Youth Programs

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Adult dinghy learn to sail courses are available to book online. From beginner to those looking to fine tune their skills we have an option for you. Courses run on Saturday mornings 9 am - 12.30 and run over 4 weeks

Full details and bookings visit our website

Yachtmaster School: Up coming Dates

Coastal Navigation $500 plus equipment
Weekends – 2 days (8.30am-5.00pm)
Extra materials required, order online:
15-16 October
RYA Day Skipper Theory bridging $600
Prerequisite: Coastal Navigation course,
Weekends – 2 days (8.30am-5.30pm) PLUS an evening exam (6pm–9pm):
22-23 October exam TBA
RYA Yachtmaster Theory $1200
– 5 days classroom theory
7-11 November PLUS Exam
Safety and Sea Survival $500
2 days (9.00am–5.00pm):
26-27 November
Marine Radio Operators $300
2 evenings (6.30pm–9.30pm):
17 & 24 October
RYA Diesel course $350
2 evenings (6.30pm–9.30pm):
11 & 25 October
Introductory Sailing Courses $520 2 days 17-18 Sep 15-16 Oct 12-13 Nov 26-27 Nov 3-4 Dec
For full details and bookings visit https://www.yachtmaster.com.au/

Cruising Group News

What's Coming Up:

Friday, September 16th, Guest Speaker Dinner. Geoff Brewster and Barbara Burns, Kimberly Coast Cruise
Friday, September 23rd, Grand Final weekend cruise to Wyndam Harbour
Friday, October 21st, Annual Progressive Dinner on boats in the marina (looking for volunteer hosts)
Click here for full details

Club News & Events


Last Draw: Friday 2nd September

Next Draw: 9th September

Drawn at 7pm in the Members Bar you must be onsite to win

RBYC Merchandise


Alexander Collins Senior
Ilona Barron Senior Family
Sami Lambe Gym
Campbell Thompson Intermediate
Helen White Social spouse
Em Barron & Eddie Barron Junior Family
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New Arrivals of water Bottles and Beach Towels are now available for purchase from reception
Bottle: $30.00
Towel $49.00
New stock of beanies is also available as of Wednesday 14th

See other items HERE
Two bikes have been in the undercroft and need to be moved to the bike storage area. If these are yours please can you call into the Marina Office and arrange a tag and have a storage spot allocated over the next week


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Around The Bay

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SuperSail - 17th & 18th September 2022
SSSC Courses, Sept 11th and November 20th

BYS Women's Sports boat Regatta
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