Second place for Sea Wafer Sea Wafer proudly bore the RYCV name on its stern finishing second overall in Division 3 Cruising with Spinnaker at the Hamilton Island Regatta. In two of the races Sea ...
Kate wins at Hammo There were many Royals members enjoying the racing, social events and sunny warm weather at Hamilton Island Race. The success of the week was John Raff's outstanding win...
Find out about the IFDS Worlds at the Members Info Night We're hosting the IFDS World Championships later in the year. Find out more about the event, the logistics, and how you can get involved at the Members Information Night...
Notice of Meeting for 2015 AGM The 2015 Annual General Meeting will be held at 10 am on Saturday 19 September. You can download a copy of the Notice of Meeting from website.

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Notice of Race released for 2015 Lipton Cup Regatta

Summer is approaching fast, and its time to get planning. The Organising Committee have now released the Notice of Race for the 2015 Lipton Cup Regatta, and on-line entry will be available soon.

Power Upgrade complete

The Club is pleased to advise members that the power upgrade is complete. The new power facility will service our current and future needs including the new clubhouse and marina.

Women & Girls in Sailing - Discover Cruising

The Yachting Victoria Women & Girls in Sailing Committee are thrilled to be launching their new ‘Discover Cruising’ initiative with their first event being the ‘Queenscliff Ladies Discover Cruising’ (QLDC).

Trivia night photos

Congratulations to Mainstay, the 2015 Club trivia champions. And a huge thank you to the Johnston family for organising a terrific evening. Head over to the RYCV facebook page for more photos...

Working bee: 27 September

The annual working bee has been scheduled for 27 September. If you can help, call the office and put your name down. We will assign jobs and let you know. Of course, if you come with a particular handy skill, let us know so we can match jobs more effectively...

ORCV Women Skippers and Navigators Race

The Ocean Girls from the Ocean Racing Club of Victoria (ORCV) are gearing up for the third edition of the Women Skippers & Navigators Race (WSNR) with the passage race from Geelong to Melbourne to be conducted on Sunday 13 September 2015.

2015 Lipton Cup Regatta: 14 & 15 November

The 10th Lipton Cup Regatta will be held over the weekend of 14 & 15 November 2015. Whether you prefer serious racing or something more relaxed and social, there will be something in program to suit you. Make sure you don't miss out on the fun - save the dates in your diary now!

Calling mad yachting enthusiasts and adventure seekers

The Jubilee Sailing Trust's tall ship Tenacious is setting sail from the UK in November on an epic passage across the Atlantic, through the Panama Canal and then down to Sydney and then Melbourne. Interested in joining the crew? Download the brochure for details. Please note that all bookings for Tenacious to get to Australia will be done through the normal channels in the UK.

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 out as a volunteer?

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 Farr 10.2m MRX yachts - the boats are supplied ready to sail, you just need to provide the crew. Past Commodore Bas Huibers entered Team Merak in this years event, and said it was thoroughly enjoyable with close competition.

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 classes. This series is based on the same concept as the ISAF Sailing World Cup but specifically for junior and youth sailors, to build fleet racing experience.

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 (

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.

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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