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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 […]

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Report from General Manager May 24

On 13th May the builders come on site to start work on the forecourt redevelopment. This will cause some disruption for 16 weeks, but we are doing everything we can to minimise the impact to members and patrons of the club’s facilities. A reminder that the forecourt redevelopment is the next stage of the Club’s […]

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MESSAGE FROM GC MEMBER NEIL SARGEANT

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 […]

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Vale Andrew Plympton AM

Andrew started his sailing career at RBYC in the 1960’s aboard  the 12 foot cadet dinghies.  Andrew “The Admiral” Plympton went on to a stellar career in sport and business both as a world class performer and organiser. As a sailor Andrew won many yacht races and regattas with the crowning achievement of a World […]

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Annual Trivia Night

When: Friday 26th April Where: RBYC bayview Room When: 7.30 pm Cost: $20 pp. Please book by calling 9592 3092 by 22/4/24 Food/Beverage: Club restaurant and members bar will be available to purchase dinner beforehand. You can pre order a Cheeseboard at $10pp or Antipasto board $12 pp.

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AFL Round 1

On the field: in this week’s Thursday night clash, Richmond hit back hard versus Carlton (as expected) after their first half-capitulation last week against the Suns. The game was close all night with ten lead changes. The Blues had a slightly better final quarter to emerge with a five-point win. On Friday night, the Sydney […]

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RBYC at 29er State Championships

From the 9th-11th of March, four RBYC junior sailors: Eddie Barron, Jenson Oldham, Oliver Martin, and I (Nathan Stanford) participated in the 29er state championships at the Sorento Sailing Couta Boat club. For all of us, this was our first time sailing a 29er regatta and it was such an amazing experience. On the first […]

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News from Club Captain

RBYC links us with the sea – we sail, we swim, we see the glory of the water. I have spent the last three weeks sailing from RBYC to southern Tasmania and back. This is a different experience from sailing in The Bay, although many of the same skills are needed. For me, the added […]

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Cruising News

MARCH GUEST SPEAKER DINNER: Friday March 15th, 2024 In the winter of 2023, Past Commodore Peter Strain and his son Richard cruised It’s a Privilege out on the Great Barrier Reef, visiting 25 reefs and 15 islands, from Lady Elliot Island in the south to just beyond Townsville and Magnetic Island in the north. An […]

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Sailing Cancelled Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th

Dear RBYC members The BOM has issued a heatwave warning for this weekend in Melbourne. To ensure that all care is taken for the well-being of our Volunteers and Instructors and in consultation with our Club Captain (Marnie Irving) we have decided to cancel the planned Saturday Artemis Pursuit Race this weekend and Saturday and Sunday […]