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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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Progressive Dinner October 2022

By Pam Merritt In 2007 we tentatively held our first Progressive Dinner on cruising boats around the marina. I wasn’t sure how it would work and if it’d be successful. It was, and quickly became a popular annual event.On Friday 21st October we held the 15th Progressive Dinner with 18 guests and 24 boat owners. […]

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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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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, […]


Summer Pool Competition

The summer pool competition entries are now open. All members welcome and free of charge. There are two competitions         Singles Pool       Pot Black Trophy                                                             Doubles Pool     Doubles Pool Trophy The emphasis is on having fun and meeting new friends at the Yacht Club.  Even if you are not a regular player, a good half […]

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Under the stars, a navigation challenge  Last weekend a fleet of 15 entrants sailed all night in the ORCV Overnight Challenge on Port Phillip Bay.  “A race that offered a bit of everything, in perfect conditions” commented Andrew Neeson, skipper of Runnalls 39 “Jaffa and overall winner.  As we head into the next offshore sailing season, the Overnight Challenge provided a training platform for […]

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Commodores Report

I look forward to the opening of the sailing season next Saturday, and invite all members to participate whether you be sailors or not. There are events throughout the day including a celebration in the club after sailing, from around 4:00 pm onwards, with a terrific band and great company. All are welcome and you […]

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First Friday of the Month Lunch

A long running tradition at RBYC is the First Friday of the Month members lunch. Open to all RBYC members its a chance to get together and catch up, meet some new faces and chat with old friends. Held in the members bar we are offering the full a la carte menu along with Member […]

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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 […]