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Welcome to Opening Day

This week’s wild weather is predicted to finish just in time for Opening Day this Saturday 7th October– it is forecast to be clear with light winds. We’d love to see you there, whether you are a sailor or not. Here is what is happening on the day…11:15 am – before the formalities begin, we […]

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Annual General Meeting

19th September 2023, 253 Esplanade, Brighton, 1900 Annual Report (print version) Notice of Annual General Meeting including agenda Minutes Half Yearly General Meeting Election of Flag Officers, Honorary Treasurer & General Committee 2023-2024 Please click on link below to see Nominee information supplied

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Can’t find Crew ?

This is a problem we hear from boat owners all the time, and yes it can be difficult to get crew, but the club is here to help, and we have a fantastic Crew Matching System.This system allows people to list themselves as Available to Crew and for skippers to list their Boats as looking […]

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Fundraiser on March 1st for aspiring Olympic

Hi folks we’re now less than two weeks away from our fundraiser night on the 1st of March! The event will be hosted in the member’s bar from 6:30-8:30 with the members draw running as usual at 7pm. The proceeds from the night will be split equally between the sailors to help fund their overseas […]

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Commodores Report

We have been blessed with perfect sailing conditions over the past couple of Wednesdays and weekends. Those who got out on the water felt fortunate. The puzzling thing is how many boats stayed in the marina – our fleet numbers could certainly be better. I have been reflecting on this and do appreciate there isn’t […]

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Staff Sail 24

Thank you for taking the staff out for a sail last week, & Leanne SLYS for organising THE Boats -Birubi, Blue Water Tracks & SagredVolunteers Paul TGrant DMichael KLeanne GChad HIain MWarren It was greatly received especially from the hospitality and kitchen staff who normally don’t get a chance to see that side of the […]

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Cruising group News

GUEST SPEAKER DINNERS: Last Friday evening, Robina and Brenton Smith, Sue and Rob Hurrell, Barbara Burns, and Geoff Brewster entertained us at the February Guest Speaker Dinner with an in-depth view of New Caledonia and Vanuatu from the Cruisers’ perspective. Most of the audience would have left feeling somewhat envious, and we give our thanks […]

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74th Adelaide to Port Lincoln Yacht race.

Over the weekend two RBYC boats, Another Chapter and JAMHU, joined 21 other yachts in the 74th Adelaide to Port Lincoln Yacht race. This 160nm race started in Adelaide on Friday afternoon with the course taking yachts across the Gulf of St Vincent to Marion Reef at the bottom of the Yorke Peninsula, into Investigator […]

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Footy Tipping 2024

Hi everyone, I hope you have all been well during the off-season. RBYC AFL Tipping Competition Season 2024 The AFL season starts early this year, with the Opening Round beginning on the March Labor Day weekend. Sydney will host Melbourne at the SCG on Thursday night 7th March to start the season. This is one […]

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GC Report – Cath Hurley

On a recent trip to New Zealand I was reminded how much we have in common with our fellow sailors when I visited the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron and had a personal tour with Commodore Andrew Andrew Aitken. There’s always so much to share and so much to learn from our reciprocal clubs. The […]

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RBYC 150th Anniversary Celebrations – Call for Volunteers

Our Club was formed in 1875 and next year will celebrate its 150th year anniversary. To celebrate our anniversary, the General Committee, on the advice of a small sub-committee, have in principle approved a very exciting and comprehensive program of events during 2025.  These events are in the initial planning stages and need the help […]

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Champagne Sailing for Dragon States

The visitors from Metung took the top two podium finishes in the Dragons State Titles held over the weekend. Saturday’s light breezes turned more lively on Sunday. The Race Management team provided 6 great races over the two days, and all teams had their moments of glory. First place, winning the JJ Savage trophy, was […]