Surge In Our Marina Again we had surge problems in our marina over the past weekend. One boat owner was thrown against a bulkhead due to sudden movement of his boat, sustaining head injuries. These were sufficiently serious to warrant an overnight stay in Footscray Hospital. Another boat broke a marina attachment line. It was only the prompt […]
Australian Sailing has just published their Membership Report and we have made the top 10! To view the full report, see Australian Sailing Membership Snapshot In terms of our Discover Sailing Programs, Tackers and courses we run here, our participation rates are ranked in the Top 10 for the country. Well done Ian […]
Passage Race – 26 January 2019 Bluebirds: Three Bluebirds contested the Festival Of Sails Passage (read ocean race for Bluebirds) those being: Bunyip Dreaming R 815 Skippered by Michael Rehfisch with Peter Roberts and David Wally Hannini H 113 Skippered by Dan Kennedy with club member Dave Barnett Revel R 292 Skippered by RYCV […]
Summer sailing has been certainly active with all the ocean racing and particularly our SS Rendezvous group cruising events. The annual mystery tour left Port Phillip and headed off to Refuge Cove on the 5th January after an overnight stay at QCYC into north westerlies and a temperature heading for 44 degrees Celsius that lasted […]
Recipient of The RYCV’s Yachtsman of the Year award for 2018, Louis Schofield, has written an article on his year in Sailing for 2018. To read the article and keep up with Louis’ sailing visit his site HERE Thank you for the acknowledgement in your article, Louis. Best of luck for 2019!
Due to a grant being received there is a 50 % discount for women on Australian Sailing Instructor and Race Official Courses. Use the Course Finder to see what’s available: https://www.sailing.org.au/courses/ Please contact Sue at Australian Sailing firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
7th November 2018-news On behalf of the members of the Royals Foundation subcommittee we are requesting expressions of interest from full (senior) members of the club to become founding members of the Royals Foundation. Those with experience in fund raising and/or administration can also nominate to be part of Royals Foundation Committee which will be […]
Victorian School Team Sailing State Championship Venue Announcement Australian Sailing is pleased to announce the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria (RYCV) has been chosen as the host club for the 2019 and 2020 Victorian School Team Sailing State Championships. RYCV won the tender for the event based on their race management expertise and impressive city […]
As the summer season cranks up, we know a lot of you are scrambling to find crew and there are many out there that want to crew. So to help you get matched up use MySail app. It does all the hard work for you. Mysail- take a look Available to Crew? This Mysail […]
Committee member Brad Collis is a professional photojournalist, editor and author of international standing and happy to mentor any member, including juniors, keen to try their hand at reporting, photography/ videography (including editing) and audio interviewers. It’s a great way to learn more about the Club and other members’ sailing experiences. Your creativity will help […]