Month: May 2019

Cruising Event News – QCYC July

We propose to sail down to Queenscliff on the Saturday, and have a BBQ dinner at QCYC all together. On Sunday, enjoy their lunch, and either stay another night, head home, or overnight in Portarlington as we like.

Racing Cancelled Today – WED 29 MAY

Due to a gale warning issued by the BOM in accordance with RMYS SI 4.8, today’s racing has been cancelled. Lunch will still be served from midday.

Marine Radio Course – Commences Tomorrow

Commences Wednesday evening 29th May (followed by 4th, 6th and 11th June)

We offer the internationally approved VHF (Short Range) or VHF + HF (Long Range) courses with a focus on the practical exercises using our ICOM marine radio equipment. Go to our web site for booking form and more information.

Powerboat Handling Course

Upcoming Powerboat Handling Course Dates

Sat 15th & Sun 16th

Sat 2nd & Sun 3rd

Thurs evening 5th & 12th and Sunday 15th

Sat 12th & Sun 13th

Safety Boat Operator Course

Safety Boat Operator course
CHANGE OF DATE – Commences Friday evening May 31st  2019

This course will develop your powerboat skills so that you can support all water-based activities at sailing clubs, national sailing events, schools and recreation centres. If you want to become a qualified sailing instructor, Australian Sailing Coach (now mandatory) or official, this course is ideal.

2019 Presentation Night Photos

Big thank you to members Peter Chapman and Ryan Marshall for capturing these photos highlighting great moments during this year’s presentation night.

Notice to Mariner’s – Sandringham Breakwater

Local Port of Port Phillip
Sandringham Breakwater Starboard Lateral Mark Light – Non- Operational
Date: Immediate

Notice To Mariner’s – Sandringham

The following Notice to Mariners is published for general information. Local Port of Port PhillipSandringhamAnonyma Shoal East Cardinal Mark Light – Non- OperationalDate: Immediate Melbourne, 27 May 2019Australia – VictoriaNo. 122(T) – 2019  

AWKR News – Mel Hitchen-Haw & Ben Fels Talk

THIS Thursday 30 May Harbour Room @ 7pm Mel Hitchen-Haw & Ben FelsWhat happens when you put a sailing coach and an international judge in a room together? A great discussion on rules and strategy of course! Ben and Mel will be explaining and discussing how the rules work, strategies and tactics to use the […]

Roberto – Visitor from Trieste Italy

2 Years ago Roberto came into the club on a Wednesday to make himself known and swap burgees. He also presented us with a book about the Barcolana yacht race held annually in October in Trieste Italy when over 2500 yachts start on a 3 nm line. Roberto was attending a conference at Monash associated […]