Club Dragon Etchells Events Keelboats OTB Sailing

Pre Season Skippers Briefing

We will be holding a pre season skippers briefing in the Members Bar on the 29th September 7pm. We ask all skippers to attend. Topics we are covering are : NOR’s & SI’s (Significant changes from previous season),Sign on and Results system (Review/ Q&A on how to use the app and its features, Crew finder/Sign […]

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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, […]


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 […]

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Untold Race of the Century

Netflix special no yachtie should miss On 6 September Netflix is releasing  “Untold – The Race of the Century”. The Australia II yacht crew looks back on the motivation, dedication and innovation that led to their historic victory at the 1983 America’s Cup. It features interviews with members of the crew including John Bertrand AO, […]

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Race Start Sheets

Start sheets for each race are now published on the Sign on App. This shows who is entered and what time you start. Especially important for Pursuit races For races starting after 12 noon these will be posted at 10am on the day. Races starting before 12 noon will be posted by 5pm the night […]

Club Dragon Etchells Junior and Youth Keelboats OTB Sailing Training

Etchells Sailing at RBYC

The Etchells fleet is keen to get more crew involved. Some boats are looking for permanent crew – but to begin with, why not come and try sailing on an Etchells during our Winter series (remaining racing days are 20 August, 3 September and 17 September). You do need some sailing experience, but keelboat or […]

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Training Update

Welcome out of winter! Update from Laura After a cold and wet winter, we are finally able to look forward to some warmth and sunshine as we plan for the summer months. As the calendar comes together this season is looking to be one of our biggest yet! SEPTEMBER HOLIDAY PROGRAM We will have two […]

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Presentation Night Review

Cocktail Party a celebration of the season that was. Members and guests enjoyed last Friday Night’s cocktail party, including the presentation of major awards. The band “Donkey on the edge” enlivened the Bayview room, while we all enjoyed canapes and the opportunity to catch up with friends. The presentation of major awards by Commodore Peter […]

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Commodores Report August

Marina Dredging The General Committee is acutely aware of the sand build up within the marina. Now that the boating channel is cleared, we are planning the dredging within the marina. The Club has a 10 year permit for dredging established in 2019. Discussions with Parks Victoria and our Marine Consultants Water Technology have advised […]

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Part of Our History On Display

The above mementos were collected by Jock Sturrock’s wife Betty on their trips around the world to yacht clubs and sailing events. This collection has been lovingly preserved by Betty’s brother Doug Jones, his wife Elaine and their daughters Michelle and Claudia, who have donated it to Royal Brighton Yacht Club for members to enjoy. […]