Sailing at RBYC

Join one of the most diverse sailing communities in Melbourne

One ocean - One team

At Royal Brighton Yacht Club we pride ourselves on having one of the best and most diverse communities of sailors around the bay. Whether you enjoy the thrills of fast-paced one-design fleets, the beautiful sceneries when cruising around the world or the nimble action of a dinghy, RBYC has got you covered.

The club runs keelboat racing every Wednesday and Saturday all through the year and offers ample opportunities even for non-members to participate thanks to the Sailing Pass system.

What’s more, our very active cruising group sails and meets all around the world, sharing fascinating stories along the way.

Finally, thanks to the brand new off-the-beach storage yard, RBYC has a big and active community of dinghy sailors in many different classes including 49er, 420, Optimist, Open BIC, RS100, RS Aero and RS Quest.

Latest sailing news

audere keelboat racing saturday 2018 2019

Range Series: Race Day 2

Due to Gale Warning and terrible expected forecast, both the White Series and Blue Series racing for tomorrow the 9th of November, have been postponed to another day.

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finglas friday otb coaching

Finglas Friday night OTB coaching

Last season we trialled a new program for our off-the-beach sailors, then named Friday night single-handed coaching. The concept worked really well, so we wanted to improve and expand the offer to all OTB sailors, not just single-handers.

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RBYC sailing pass

Come along and enjoy a sail with us! Sailing is available to you, no matter your experience level.

RBYC has a very active keelboat racing calendar, sailing most Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the year. Our yachts are ready to set sail with you on board from our spectacular marina. If this sounds like just what you are looking for, we would love to treat you to this really special opportunity.

You can register for a sailing pass on the day at our Sailing and Marina office (see location below). To find out when to show up for registration, please contact our Sailing Office on 9592 3092 or email [email protected]

How it works

  1. Your first 3 sailing passes are FREE, every sailing pass afterwards is $15
  2. You can register for a maximum of 12 sailing passes
  3. You will be assigned to one of our yachts that is perfectly suited to your skill level
  4. Please wear non-marking sporting shoes, a warm windbreaker, cap and sunscreen
  5. Your details will be registered on Australian Sailing’s revSPORT platform to cover you for insurance whilst visiting and sailing at RBYC


Sailing office location