Cruising News

After a couple of months break over winter, our program of monthly Guest Speaker Dinners and Social events will recommence in September. Looking forward through to the New Year, we have the following coming up.

  • Friday Sept 15th: Guest Speaker Dinner – Rear Commodore Peter Gebhardt,  Diving in Kalimantan, Indonesia
  • Friday October 20th: The annual Progressive Dinner on the marina.
  • Friday November 17th: Rod Cuthbert – Six months Cruising Southern Tasmania
  • Saturday December 9th: Hardstand Christmas Party.
  • Sunday 11th January 2024: Annual Birthday Cruise to Royals. (subject to the date being acceptable to RYCV)

We also have a couple of on-water cruising activities scheduled:

  • Friday 29th Sept – Sunday 1st Oct – Grand Final long weekend cruise
  • Saturday Nov 2nd -Tuesday Nov 5th – Melbourne Cup long weekend cruise.

The destinations for these will be determined closer to the dates, depending upon interest and the forecast. The 2024 Bass Strait Cruise is currently scheduled for Saturday Feb 24th through to Monday March 11th.

And lastly, Cruising Division race days for the new season have been scheduled and are:

  • Sarawaki Cup:
    • Saturday 14th Oct 2023 (13.10)
  • Ingénue Series:
    • Saturday 11th Nov 2023 (12:10)
    • Saturday 25th Nov 2023 (13:10)
    • Saturday 3rd Feb 2024 (12:10)
    • Saturday 23rd Mar 2024 (13:10)
    • Saturday 6th Apr 2024 (13:10)
    • Saturday 13th Apr 2024 (13:10)
  • Passage Race
    • Saturday 9th Dec 2023 (13:10)

Hope to see as many Cruising boats as possible on the water on Opening Day, Saturday, October 7th.