Congratulations to Ian Fox and his capable, talented and dedicated instructors. RYCV featured in the top 10 overall according to Australian Sailing’s latest quarterly report: 1st – Biggest % growth in Tackers enrollments 1st – Biggest numbers growth in full courses and experiences 5th – Tackers course participants 7th – Powerboat course participants 8th – […]
It’s with great pleasure we welcome Barfold Estate Wines as the 2019 sponsor for the Laura Gloria Series. Check out their wines at the bar and online at Barfold Wines Estate. Did you know the Heathcote region, is famous for producing Australia’s best Shiraz? Barfold have sparkly and liqueur versions! Go and visit Barfold […]
There’s a lot of excitement in the OTB camp as preparations continue towards hosting the 2020 World Cadet Championships and a lot of crew are keenly training towards this. Pictured are some of the crews out training after school this week: Manxman, Supersonic and Thrill Seeker. Photographer Brad Collis Follow us.
Last Tripe and Onions for the 2019 Season Sunday’s Tripe and Onions has had another successful year with good participation in both divisions. Over 20 boats in all. The race allows both small and larger yachts to compete in a friendly atmosphere in their own divisions, followed by a fantastic B.Y.O BBQ lunch with both […]
I had hoped that I would now be advising you that we were about to call a Special General Meeting to start the Floating Marina Stage 1. As you know, we and many other marinas are dealing with significant surge issues in Hobsons Bay. It’s put two members in hospital. The Hon Melissa Horne and […]
Last night saw over 50 people attend the Final Wednesday and Twilight Racing Dinner. Awards were handed out. Rear Commodore Sailing, Jane Richards, lead the evenings proceedings with special guests Sophia Lee. Sophia presents the Andrew Bell Trophy in memory of her dad. A dedicated and regular sailor on Tim Olding’s Sugoi and Swordfish Trombone, […]
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 […]
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 RYCV’s 2018 Yachtsman of the Year, Louis Schofield, keeps a blog about his sailing journeys in 2019. Find out the latest… Thank you for the acknowledgement in your article, Louis. Best of luck for 2019! Follow us.
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 […]