In The Press

The Royal Yacht Club of Victoria has a long history and a proud heritage. The Club and its members have achieved some 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!


Star Weekly: Australia Day honours: Warwick Norman AM
Goya Dmytryshehak, 30 January 2018

Congratulations to General Committee member Warwich Norman 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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Herald Sun: Barman Syd stars as Manuel in the Fawlty Towers Stage Show
Sally Bennett, 3 June 2016

Did you know that Royals barman, Syd Brisbane, was cast as the bumbling waiter, Manuel, in the Fawlty Towers stage show? Members of the House & Social Committee organised a group of RYCV members to see the show on 29 September 2016 - they loved every moment of it!

Thank you to member Sally Bennett for writing and forwarding this clipping of her story from the Herald Sun.

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