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RYCV was founded as the Port Phillip Yacht Club in May 1853 and remains one of the oldest yacht clubs in Australia. Situated in Williamstown, Victoria just 13km away from Melbourne the club enjoys stunning views of the city skyline and is steeped in decades of yachting history and tradition.

The Club has over members and more than 200 yachts on the register making it an ideal home for sailors of all levels of experience. Sailors can enjoy reliable and steady breezes with little or no current - a perfect stretch of water for club sailing, or state, national and international regattas. Recently we announced that RYCV will be the home of the 2020 Int. Cadet Class World Championships - so there are very exciting times ahead!

RYCV is well connected by road, rail and sea and our clubhouse facilities include a large dining room, bar, outdoor decking and lawn area. The dining room is open for dinner seven days a week and for breakfast on the weekends. The atmosphere and location of the Club makes it an ideal venue for weddings and functions. Learn to sail and become a member at Royals to join our tight-knit sailing community.


Preparations for the Cadet World Championships

RYCV juniors, Peter Allen and Ashton Rawstron, will soon represent the Club at the International Cadet Class World Championships in Bodstedt, Germany, beginning with a practice race on Saturday 28 ... read more

Upcoming VHF Marine Radio Operators Course

VHF Marine Radio Course These VHF radio courses are held in Williamstown, near Melbourne and dates are available for 2018 and 2019 This course teaches participants the correct procedures when ... read more

Winter clothing round 2

RYCV Winter Clothing Order (Round 2) Due to high demand, we have opened up the order system again for a second round of bulk ordering. There are mens and ladies ... read more

Advertise in the RYCV Brochure

We are doing a membership and functions push this year for the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria and we are putting together the yacht club’s Official Corporate Brochure and wanted ... read more

Archives Revival

Last Friday and Saturday a group of volunteers, led by the Club’s Archive Committee Chairperson Ann Goodwin rolled up their sleeves and pulled out our Club archives. Their objective was ... read more


Presentation Night 2018

Royal Yacht Club of Victoria Presentation Night 2018 Come along ... read more

Roaring Twenties Night Fundraiser


Happy Hour and Pasta Nights

On Monday nights, Pier 41 will be offering a special: ... read more

Annual General Meeting – 29 September 2018

The next Annual General Meeting of members of the Royal ... read more

Upcoming Sailing Events

Make sure you get your entries in for the upcoming ... read more

High Tea – 16 September

The Alannah & Madeline Foundation High Tea  Sunday 16 September ... read more

Working Bee – 30 September 2018

The Club Working Bee will be taking place from 9am Sunday, 30 ... read more

Lipton Cup Regatta 2018

The Lipton Cup Regatta 2018 Taking place in Williamstown, near ... read more

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