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RBYC at Blairegowrie

Two Brighton crews took part in the first Blairegowrie Women’s Sportsboat Regattas in a fleet of J70s in challenging conditions over the weekend. After the first four races the team of Lily Richardson, Chloe Fisher, Matilda Richardson, Laura Thomson and Anna Cripsey were in the lead in their group. Unfortunately the second group races were […]

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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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General Committee Report

The sailing season is well underway with some great sailing and excellent participation levels and everyone is having fun, so thank you all volunteers.The WASZP fleet held a two day travelling regatta in October with some interstate sailors joining the growing RBYC fleet, it was quite the spectacle and they had a great time and […]

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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. […]

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Etchells Worlds @ RBYC

Etchells Class at RBYC The club is coming up to our 150th anniversary in 2025, which provides lots of opportunity to reflect on our history. One-design racing has always been a big part of this, and the club has a long-standing and close relationship with the Etchells Class. Many of us remember the Etchells Worlds […]

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ORCV race report

Patriot was the clear winner in a race of snakes and ladders. Local knowledge as the winds softened gave Jason Close, skipper of the J133 ‘Patriot’ the advantage to win overall in a fleet of 34 yachts in Saturday’s ORCV Winter Series 30nm race to Blairgowrie. The mixed fleet competing in the racing and cruising […]

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CPR Course

Provide CPR Needs to be renewed annually Course code: HLTAID001 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Course description:This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide CPR in various situations, including community and […]

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New VXOne Trophy

The “VX One RBYC Season Champion” trophy, was introduced in 2022 with the growing fleet of VXOnes at RBYC.  It is awarded to the boat that best performs across the whole season, promoting the class within & representing RBYC as well as promoting the class more broadly in Victoria. The winner will be decided by two […]