Yesterday was a glorious day for the first of the winter Mid Week Mariners races sunshine, blue sky, flat seas and an Indian summer. On Friday night 10 yachts set out in a light northerly on a balmy evening for the Simrad Big Bay Challenge race which finished in a stiff south- westerly 20 hours later.
| ||SAILING - NoR Amendment No. 4|
The Sailing Committee advises there has been an amendment to the Summer Notice of Race.
The Ruth Nangle and Jeanette Turnbull Trophies have been rescheduled to 28 and 29 April respectively.
The Non-aggregate Spinnaker Race scheduled for 5th May is now cancelled.
| ||SAILING Calendar for the next 6 weeks|
The Sailing Committee requests that you keep abreast of the up-coming events.
Click Here For 2011-2012 Calendar. The calendar is also included in the Red Book.THE SAILING EVENTS for the next 6 weeks are listed below.Note the Ruth Nangle and Jeanette Turnbull Trophies have been rescheduled to 28 and 29 March respectively.
Refer the Notice to Competitors 2012 Summer NoR Amendment 4.
Click here for Notices of Race.
|Simrad Big Bay Challenge 2012|
The Simrad Big Bay Challenge was great last weekend and enjoyed by everyone who took part.
|Summer Trading Hours - Olympic Lounge|
Summer trading hours are as follows:
* Monday - 5pm to 8pm
* Tuesday - 5pm to 8pm
* Wednesday - 4pm to Midnight
* Thursday - 5pm to 11pm
* Friday - 5pm to Midnight. Bookings essential
* Saturday - 10am to 10pm
* Sunday - 12pm to 8pm
Bar snacks are available after all races. Invite your friends to the Olympic Bar to celebrate your 'win'.
|ORCV RIP TOUR - Sunday 15th April|
The Ocean Racing Club of Victoria's Rip Tour has been a highlight for years for anyone with an interest in Melbourne's gateway to the open seas. It is informative and truly educational.The next Tour is scheduled for Sunday 15th April 2012.For more details and to reserve your place, visit www.orcv.org.au or phone 03 9689 1622.
|Help the AWKR raise money for the Cancer Council.|
AWKR 2012 is supporting the Cancer Council by donating monies raised from raffles run at lectures and in the Olympic Bar after racing. Are you able to help us by donating prizes for the upcoming raffles?
The AWKR is self-funded and we also welcome any new sponsorship in the form of money or give-aways for competitors. We welcome all contributions, no donation, raffle item, or competitor give-away, is too small.
|RMYS Beanies 50% off Sale|
Winter will be here before we know it, for the next two weeks our RMYS Beanies will be on sale for the special price of $7.50.
That's half price but only for the next two weeks to Friday 20th April!
Available from the RMYS office.
|Are you able to help out the AWKR by lending your boat to a suitable crew?|
We are seeking interest from all boat owners who are willing to lend or charter their boat out to skippers and crews for the AWKR held at the club over the June long weekend.
|AWKR LAUNCH - GET ON BOARD - 4th April 2012|
Would you like to know more about this year's Australian Women's Keelboat Regatta (AWKR)?
In its 22nd year, the AWKR has developed into the premier Keelboat Regatta in Australia for women of all ages. Not only is the AWKR a focal point for the sailing program of many women sailors, it also fosters the involvement of women in all aspects of regatta management.
Click 'more' for further information....
|RMYS GOLF DAY 15th April|
If you would like to compete in this year's RMYS Golf Day at the Albert Park Golf Course, please contact Sabina Rosser on 0408 785 795 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
|Improve your boat results NOW with the 'Start to Win' coaching program - Thursday 19th April|
Mark Tonner Joyce, a highly regarded State level coach, has been booked by RMYS to deliver the 'Start to Win' coaching program commencing 19th April, 2012.
Limited places for race boats & indvidual crew persons are available.
|RACE OFFICER POSITION VACANT AT RMYS- PART TIME PAID Role|
RMYS requires a highly organised and professional Principal Race Officer (PRO) to conduct sailing events at the Squadron and to manage the yacht racing activities of RMYS including club racing, inter club events and regattas.
|HELLY HANSEN 20% DISCOUNT SALE FOR RMYS|
Helly Hansen have a great sale on NOW for all RMYS members. Go to the HH store or see our range in the office and get 20% discount.
|Wine and Cheese Tasting - Friday 20th April - BOOKED OUT!!!!!!|
Want to learn more about wine and cheese?
Jeremy Spradbury from Calendar Cheese will host a tasting of very special cheeses and a representative from Red and White Wines will match wines to the cheeses, in the Olympic Bar.