Get involved in the 2015 Lipton Cup Regatta This year's Lipton Cup Regatta will be held over the weekend of 14 & 15 November. If you are not planning on sailing in the regatta, could you spare some time to help ou...
2016 Pacific Keelboat Challenge We have received an invitation to submit an Expression of Interest in competing in next years 2016 Pacific Keelboat Challenge. The event is conducted in 11 identical Fa...
Get your team together for Trivia Night Friday 7 August is Trivia Night at Royals. Gather your crew together, fire up your brain cells, and see you can claim the coveted Trivia Champion trophy for 2015. There'...
OTB Marine Victorian Sailing Cup Series 2015 Yachting Victoria have released the Notice of Series for the 2015/16 OTB Marine Victorian Sailing Cup Series (VSC) - Yachting Victoria’s series for Junior and Youth cl...

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AMS Weigh Day - 30 August 2015

The AMS Committee will conduct its annual weigh day on 30 August, at SYC. Its a once a year opportunity to get weighed at reasonable cost (usually around $150, but tba). Two Club boats have already expressed interest. Any other interested boat owners, please contact John Duffin (

Presentation Night 2015 Photos

It was a great night last Saturday night at the Royals Presentation Night, check out here for photos..

Get involved with the IFDS Worlds

Are you interested in volunteering for the IFDS Worlds? We are looking for volunteers with a wide variety of skills, so if you can help - on or off the water - we'd love to hear from you.

The 1938 Journey

PC Michael Smith is the proud owner of a seaplane, the Southern Sun. He has set out on a journey following the 1938 Qantas Empire Flying Boat route to London. To put it bluntly, a heck of an expedition. All this alone, in his single engine craft bearing the RYCV registration of R1938.

Portable Gas Stoves - Safety Information Notice

Safety hazards from portable gas stove products (known as “lunchbox cookers”) have arisen due to non-compliance with AS 2658-2008 (LP Gas – Portable and mobile appliances), which has resulted in their withdrawal from sale in all states by government regulators.

Power Outages at Club

Unfortunately the Club has been experiencing regular power outages since 13th June. Due to the regular nature of outages we are concerned that power when restored may fail again. We are in the process of an upgrade and have been advised that this will occur in August sometime.

SS Rendezvous - Program of Events 2015/2016

The SS Rendezvous Program of Events for 2016 is now published

You can see the events on the Cruising News page, or on the sailing>Cruising Tab

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Can you help?

The Commodore and Ian Fox, together with Bernie Webber, have hatched a plot to revitalise the Elliots, and he's looking for a couple of volunteers to help. If you can assist, please contact him through Danielle in the office. Thank you!

As well as painting, the plan is to repair the mast, rigging and service all other i

Social Calendar - Updated

Here's the social calendar for the rest of 2015. Keep an eye out for more information closer to the event. And remember, all dates remain subject to change. The House and Social Committee will update the calendar regularly. For more information, or to make a booking, call or email the office.

Review of the Club's rules

Members are invited to take an active interest in the most fundamental review of the Club’s rules in living memory. The General Committee is intending to modernise and update its Governance with rules that are easily understood and promote members rights and democratic control of their Club. This review is an opportunity for members to have a say in how their Club’s governance can be improved.
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