Category: Sailing

The 2019 Frostbite Regatta

A must-read article by RMYS member & volunteer, David Gordon

As the days shorten and the winter chills nip, astute observers of celestial phenomena at RMYS cast their eyes to the west searching for a sign from Melbourne’s Stone Henge. One or two days from the winter solstice the dim red orb of the setting sun breaks weakly through the tallest columns of the Westgate Bridge. Viewed from the RMYS clubhouse balcony, this is the signal for RMYS’s immortal sailing gods – but committee members will do – to gird their loins for the Frostbite Regatta. Last Sunday this battle royal contested annually between RBYC and RMYS was held in the waters St Kilda harbour, right beside St Kilda pier.

RMYS retains the cup and a “Wee Drap o’ Yarra”

By Clio Healy, Junior Sailing Coordinator at RMYS The annual frostbite regatta was run On Sunday 23rd June over the weekend between RBYC and RMYS.  Two divisions were run our RMYS junior squad had a landslide win over the RBYC junior team in the 3 race series run by RO Andrew Gluth. It was excellent […]

Squadron Sunday 30 June – Musician Announcement

Great news! Squadron Sunday for the month of June is just around the corner and all details have come through.

If you would like to participate in the relaxed morning pursuit race contact Allicia – before 29th June.

Race starts at 11:00am
A la carte lunch service from 12.30 – 3pm
Live music from 1- 4pm
Snack menu available all day

This month we have Glen Wee performing live from 1-4pm! What a great find April Wilkinson! Come down

ORCV News & Winter Series

ORCV Winter Series, Race 1 Results – Race 2 – 6th July starts from RBYC and is a longer passage to Blairgowrie.  The annual flare shoot will be prior to the start at 9am and we invite all participants of this race to join in and practice letting off their hand held and rocket […]

Notice to Mariner’s – Sandringham

Parks Victoria NTM No.151 – 2019

Local Port of Port Phillip

Sandringham Harbour – Submerged Hazard Removed