Thank you for raising over $2000 for Vanuatu cyclone relief Thank you to Royals members for contributing over $2000 to the ORCV & Yachties 4 Vanuatu - Cyclone Pam fundraising effort. We have received a thank you letter from Oxfam...
BLiSS Regatta and Coaching Program RBYC is running a coaching program in conjunction with the Brighton Lady Skippers Series (BLiSS) Regatta. To register for regatta &/or training go to http//
New Women Skippers' Race after the Phoenix Trophy The end of the summer sailing season is fast approaching, and with it one of the highlifhts of the year - the annual Phoenix Trophy race to Queenscliff. This year, we'l...
2015 Alma Doepel Art Exhibition An exhibition of paintings and photographs of the Alma Doepel. Opening 6 pm Friday 17 April, then open 10 am - 5 pm on Sat 18th, Sun 19th, Sat 25th and Sun 26th April. A...

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Coming up: Marine Radio Operators Course and Coastal Navigation Course

The Training Centre also has a VHF Marine Radio Operators course scheduled for the 16th April. We also have a Coastal Navigation Course starting next month. The course will be running over one evening and two Saturdays. Thur 30th April, Sat 2nd and 9th May.

Floating pontoons re-installed - thank you!

Doug Hem, Steve and Joel have repaired and have now re-installed the floating pontoons under the western blue crane. This will give much needed new usable working area and launching facilities for boats using this crane. New galvanised steel whalers have been fitted that should have a longer life than the original timber whalers

SYC Centenary Trophy Regatta - Saturday 18 April

SYC's Centenary Trophy Regatta is coming up, and RYCV members are welcome to join in. More information here:

We raised $1,818.90 for Vanuatu

On Wednesday night, we collected donations at dinner after the final twilight race of the season, raising $1,168.90 BUT there was more. Doug Hem offered to make 'table boats' at $50 each, all to be donated to the Vanuatu fund. So, a grand total of $1,818.90 was raised. Well done all and thanks to Doug! Doug says he's happy to take more donations for boats - contact Danielle if your are interested.

Membership Committee Vacancy

Ever thought of being more involved in your Club?

Indera Day Spa - 6th Birthday Special!!!

Indera turns 6 in the month of April, to celebrate we are offering a 30 minute massage and 30 minute facial for $100

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.

YV Developing Future Women Leaders program

In one of the surveys that YV have conducted, female sailors responded that they would like to see more females in club leadership roles and they felt this would encourage further female membership and participation as well as enhancing the female friendliness of their clubs. This program has been designed specifically for YV to help women to develop and build on their leadership skills.

NOR released for 2015 AWKR

CAlling all women sailors - the 25th Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta is less than 3 months away... This year, the organisers are expecting 200 competitors representing every state and territory of Australia, as well some international visitors. The NoR has now been released, so its time to start getting ready.

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.

Clear out of unlabelled "stuff" starting soon

here is a lot of "stuff" being stored on the club premises, with no known ownership Many of these items have been there for years. If you have equipment stored around the Club, please could you identify it and permanently label it? In February, the Yard and Marina Committee will be starting a major clean out of all unlabeled "stuff". You have been warned!
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