General News

The Great Bayside Swim

On Friday 26th, the Great Bayside swim will again be taking place in the waters off RBYC and Marina. This is a morning event which will affect club access from 6am. There will also be restrictions on when boats will be able to leave/arrive at the marina. Full details of this will be release in next week's newsletter . Marina access information will also be posted on the main marina gate.

High Performance Sailors Evening 1st March 2024

– By Anna Cripsey Hello fellow RBYC members, we are a group of high-performance sailors that are lucky enough to call RBYC our home base. We all share a common dream of wanting to go the Olympics whether it be in the Laser (ILCA), 470, IQ Wind foil or Kite foil class. This dream and the international experience required does …

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High Performance Sailors Evening

Keel Boat News

Racing Starting Again 31st Jan

The Post Christmas afternoon (Hearnes Heroes) and Twilight racing begins again Wednesday 31st Jan. If you wish to be involved then please enter via the race entry link on the website. NB: doing the pre Christmas racing DOES NOT mean you will be automatically be entered in the post Christmas racing.

Saturday racing kicks off on the 3rd of Feb. See calendar for details .

Melbourne to Geelong Race 26th Jan

Boats entered in the Melbourne to Geelong race on the 26th Jan will need to have left the marina by 9am. This is due to restrictions in place on the waters around the breakwater and Marina for the Great Bayside.

Sail Measurement for Festival of Sails

In continuing efforts to support our members, if you are doing Festival of Sails in the AMS division, and would like your sails remeasured pre-event, please contact Peter Coleman 0418 332 375 ASAP. This will be done on the hardstand.  Peter will revise your rating if they have shrunk.  

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Sail Measurement for Festival of Sails

Training News

Term 1 Sail Training

These programs are for those sailors still progressing through their sail training. These programs will get sailors to the required skill level to then be able to join the racing squads. There is a cost associated for each course but you do not need to be a member of RBYC

Term 1 Race Training

These programs are for those sailors who have completed Tackers 3 or OutThere 3 (or have equivalent experience). The focus is on gaining skills for club racing and getting ready for regattas and events. Anyone wanting to join the racing squads must be a Youth member of RBYC.

Upcoming Adult Learn to Sail Courses

Keelboat Crew/Helm (2 day)
February - 3rd & 10th
March 2nd & 9th or 16th & 23rd
Keelboat Spinnaker (2 day)
March 17th & 24th
Dinghy Sailing
(4 Saturdays)
Level 1, 2 & 3
Jan 20th, 27th, Feb 3rd & 10th

One Design News

Nash Advisory VX One Nationals start from Royal Brighton Yacht Club

15 JAN - Day One Day one of the Nash Advisory VX One Nationals commenced from Royal Brighton Yacht Club today, with four races sailed in a building south easterly breeze under the watchful eye of Kevin Wilson with his brother Ross Wilson as deputy. Mack One AUS332, Ben Franklin, Josh Franklin and Alan Moffat, who have won the last …

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Nash Advisory VX One Nationals start from Royal Brighton Yacht Club

OTB News

Exciting ICLA racing in Adelaide in January. RBYC members that entered included Lachie Weber, Jack Eickmeyer, Tom Homes, India Arkell, Hamish Gillisean, Tony McPhail, Andrew Crawshaw, Emma Prest, Nicholas Ede, Patrick Cummin. RESULTS

Cruising News

2024 BIRTHDAY CRUISE to RYCV, Williamstown: The 33nd RBYC Cruising Group Annual Birthday Cruise to the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria at Williamstown for lunch will take place on Sunday January 21st,2024 This annual event started in January 1991 when the newly formed Cruising Division of RBYC had their first outing, sailing to RYCV. We have continued the tradition ever …

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Club News

Draw Date:12 Jan 2024
No Winner

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