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Are there any non racing boat owners who might be interested in experiencing a race or two in their own boat but would appreciate some advice/assistance? Our Wednesday night twilights are the ideal intro to racing and we can help with some experienced racing sailors willing to crew for you and help explain how a […]

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Guest Speaker Dinner

To kick off 2023’s Guest Speaker Dinner Programme, we are delighted to have Robina and Brenton Smith entertain and inform us with tales of their 2021 Coral Sea passages. A chance encounter in a laundry and chandlery led Robina and Brenton Smith to participate two handed in the ‘Beyond the Barrier Rally’ between COVID lockdowns […]

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12ft Cadet Australian Championships

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News From GC

Volunteering in sailing can give you some amazing experiences. Over the holiday season I had the chance to volunteer for the 50th Melbourne to Hobart and also Sail Melbourne at Royal Brighton Yacht Club. Both were so rewarding in many ways. I was able to assist The Ocean Racing Club of Victoria with media coverage […]

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RBYC Cruising Group Annual Birthday Cruise

The 32nd RBYC Cruising Group Annual Birthday Cruise to the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria at Williamstown for lunch will take place on Sunday January 15th, 2023 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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Lighthouse Foundation

While at the club over the next few weeks, consider an online donation to the Lighthouse Foundation, helping break the pattern of youth homelessness in Australia. You will see posters around the club and use the QR code, and can write your festive season wishes on one of the Wishing Tree tags provided – or […]

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Honorary Treasurers Report

Having been Treasurer a number of years ago, I am pleased to fill the role again. Like technology, processes have moved on and become much more automated – gone are the days of having an account and and cheques being drawn. However, the fundamentals of financial management and governance are the same. The Finance Committee, […]

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Cruising Group Christmas Hardstand Party

The Annual Cruising Group Christmas Hardstand Party will be held on Saturday 10th December, from 6pm (Note the change of date from a previously advertised 3rd December). BYO BBQ food and drinks, and enjoy our annual end of year get together with friends and fellow Cruisers. All welcome.

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2023 Bass Strait Cruise in Company

An information evening for the 2023 Bass Strait Cruise in Company  (Sat 25th Feb to Mon 13th Mar, 2023) will be held at the Club on Friday 9th December 2022 at 6:00pm. Please let Terry Frankham ([email protected]) know if you might be interested in participating in this Cruise in Company. The emphasis of this “Cruise […]

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Message from GC Member Marnie Irving

Our Club Captain Brett Heath and our boating manager Colin Burgess, with others’ help, plan racing and regattas months or even years in advance. One event on our annual calendar is BLiSS; namely, Brighton Ladies’ Skipper Series. It’s still half a year away, (on Sunday 1st May,) but worth keeping in mind. Worth it because, […]