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The Royal Yacht Club of Victoria has a long history and a proud heritage. The Club and its Members have achieved great things and some of these have even made it to press! 

If you see or know of an article about the Club or any of its Members, send the link through to and we’ll publish it on the website!

Australian Sailing News: May 2019
Vertigo takes IRC and AMS honours in Apollo Bay Race

Well done RYCV Member Tim Olding

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Sail World: by Sam Ibbott 28 May 2018
Peter Allen and Ashton Rawstron, Spitfire – 2018 International Cadet World Championships

Aussie teams get ready for Cadet World Titles in Germany, 2018 – meet the team.

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Star Weekly April 2018

Ashton Rawstron Sails Into History
Ash Rawstron goes from Tackers to World Titles in under 2 years!

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Star Weekly 30 January 2018

Australia Day honours: Warwick Norman AM
Congratulations to General Committee Member Warwick Norman who has been made a Member of the Order of Australia for service to international shipping

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Sydney Morning Herald: Flying solo around the world in sea plane lands Melbourne pilot Adventurer of the Year
Tony Wright, 27 October 2016

Past Commodore Michael ‘Mike’ Smith recently flew solo around the world in his ‘sky boat’ the Southern Sun. The extraordinary expedition has won for Michael Smith the 2016 Adventurer of the Year from the Australian Geographical Society, awarded at a ceremony in Sydney later in the year.

You can also listen to Mike’s interview on ABC Radio.

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