Month: January 2019

Crew Noticeboard

We receive lots of requests from members about crew wanted or crew available for racing. Did you know we have a Crew Noticeboard on the RMYS website? Click this link to check it out. (It’s also under the Sailing tab.) If you would like to post a notice on the Crew Noticeboard, simply fill out the […]

v 6.0 Sailing Instructions

RMYS now has new Sailing Instructions 2018 v 6.0.  ​A big thank you to everyone involved in rewriting them. Please review the new instructions, in particular noting Tower Starts and the clarification on H mark.  Please familiarise yourself with the new sailing instructions as there have been a number of updates, including incorporating amendments made […]

A day at the races

A day at the races – S80 State Championships Article and photos submitted by RMYS Member Steve Thompson Well, three days actually but who’s counting.​A 16 -strong fleet of identical S80’s headed to Sandringham Yacht Club on Friday 11th January for three days of intense, nail biting close racing that is the State Titles. RMYS was […]

Slipway Update

Slipway The slipway repairs have been completed, and we are able to begin slipping boats again. There are a number of boats on the waiting list, so if you have submitted a slipping form, please contact Damien and we will do our best to pick a time and date that suits. We do potentially have spots available for […]

Racing Report – Week ending 20 January 2019

Last Wednesday we had race 2 of the LA Nangle Twilight Series, the Terry Hill AMS Trophy and the Insight Building and Design Les Norton Trophy Summer Twilight Spinnaker Series II.  Thanks to Ian Guyett, Selwyn Stokes, Varan Freestone and David Hodge for attempting to run the race. Unfortunately, it was cancelled due to a […]

2019 CYCA Ocean Racer of the Year Awards

2019 CYCA Ocean Racer of the Year Awards  The Ocean Racer of the Year Awards were established by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia in 1985 to recognise the outstanding achievements of yachtsmen and yachtswomen Australia wide.Along with the Blue Water Championship, being recognised in one of the Ocean Racer of the Year categories are […]

Social Media & Red Book App Policies

Social Media PolicyRoyal Melbourne Yacht Squadron (RMYS) welcomes healthy and honest discourse on social media and values the views and opinions of its members. This policy provides guidelines for members who discuss Squadron matters on social media (whether on one of the Squadron’s social media sites or on another site).Members may choose to associate themselves […]

90th Stonehaven Cup – RMYS WINNERS OF Otto A. Meik Perpetual Teams Trophy

Over the past few days Royal Brighton Yacht Squadron have been hosting the 90th Stonehaven Cup – the longest continuously contested junior one-design dinghy trophy in Australian yachting. This year is the first time the competition has been conducted using the new RS Quest dinghies. RMYS have been well represented this year with the following […]