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Sail Melbourne Update

What a terrific buzz around the club these past few days, with sailors, race management teams and volunteers from all over the country as well as overseas. One more day to go. You can see coverage of the event on the Sail Melbourne facebook page.
(20+) Sail Melbourne | Melbourne VIC | Facebook
Results are here.
Thanks to members for accommodating the regatta, a major event in the sailing calendar

Etchells Nationals in Adelaide (8 – 12 Jan)

The regatta had a rage of conditions and couldn’t have been better for promoting the Etchells Class. RBYC came out very well with Triad 2020 coming first (John Bertrand, George Richardson and Lewis Brake) and Tango third (Chris Hampton, Sam Haines and Elliott Hanson), and five crews making the trip to Adelaide.
See full results on the event website.
2023 Australian Etchells Championships - CYCSA
There are some terrific photos and short videos on the Etchells Facebook page from Down Under Sail including this one of John and crew on one of the livelier days.
(20+) Etchells Australia | Facebook
Triad 2020

VX One Nationals in Adelaide (14 – 19 Jan)

There are 7 teams from RBYC.
Watch how they go from the Event website.
VX ONE NATIONAL TITLES 2023 Results Index (
VXONE Adelaide

Other Club News

Access to Yard, Undercroft, Sturrock building and Carpark will be from 19th Jan. Access maybe be limited while we help the Sail Melbourne competitors pack up and head off. It may be best if members wait until the 20th before trying to return their boats.
Members Draw on Friday 13th was not won and as such jackpots to $550 on Friday 20th
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