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Month: August 2019

AMS rating renewal – YRSA Reminder

Dear Members,

You should have received an email from the Yacht Racing Services Association Inc. regarding your AMS certificate renewal. If you didn’t here’s the link

“We are approaching the start of the 2019-20 sailing year and we wish to remind you to revalidate your AMS certificate prior to October 1st 2019, by visiting http://raceyachts.org  and clicking on Application -> Revalidate Ratings”

RMYS Opening Day 2019

Saturday 5th October, 2019 Lunch, Sail Past & Live Music 12.00 Lunch & Club Member of the Year3pm Sail Past4.30 Drinks & Live Music in the Olympic Bar The club invites all members, boat owners, family & crew down for the day to celebrate the beginning of the 2019-2020 season. Enjoying a 2 course lunch […]

Racing Report – Week ended 25th August 2019

News from Race office Well my first week as Racing Coordinator was hit with  gale warnings for our Wednesday and Saturday racing, so no races were run. As Saturday was the last race of the Winter Spinnaker series run in conjunction with the HBYC Brass Monkey series and  per the Notices of Race for both […]

Marine Radio Course – September Course dates

RMSTA have a marine radio course commencing in September.

Tuesday 3rd & 10th September 1900 – 2200hrs
+ HF Only session Thursday 12th September 1900 -2100hrs

Welcome New Members – July & August 2019

Please welcome the following new members to RMYS Liz Cameron, SocialOtis Myles-Malone, Full time studentJames McDonnell, SailingVito Vampatella, SailingGrant Nichol, SocialBradley Jamieson, SailingSally Ann Balharrie, Full  Sally-Ann Balharrie is also boat owner of No Man’s Land Thank you for choosing RMYS and we look forward to seeing you around the club.

A journey towards No Man’s Land. PART TWO – She is all mine.

The negotiation was simple. There was a listed price. I placed a counter offer. So did he. We agreed. We signed. And in 48 hours, what do you know, I had a boat, a plethora of sails and a very professional looking folder of Sydney 38, One Class Design tweaking instructions. But did I say, I had a boat and she was all mine. And while there was a wonderful moment of reflection, there were also a couple of crazy realities. A 38 foot boat and a looming regatta isn’t a thing until she’s filled by a Crew. And for me, this adventure revolved around the concept of sharing the journey – the ups and the downs – with others.

G8 Pen for Sale (Price Reduction)

Opportunity to purchase an 18mtr pen at a very reasonable price $60,000.00 (G8)

Please ring George Argyrou on 0412 303 392

Member’s Draw $50

Congratulations to Dave Gordon for winning the draw last Friday night. 

Member’s draw now at $50. Remember happy hour from 5-7pm.

Don’t forget to write your name down at the bar when you arrive for your chance to win. Draw Date: Friday 30th August

Premier Night Screening | ‘MAIDEN’ – August 29th

Tickets now on sale

AWKR presents the premier of Maiden, the incredible documentary of the true story of Tracy Edwards, who in the face of adversity became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989.

An inspirational and empowering true story of the women who dared to make waves and follow along on the journey with the 24 year old skipper over the course of 167 days and 33,000 nautical miles.

“Enthralling viewing even for audiences with little to no knowledge of or interest in sailing. Maiden pays powerful tribute to a true pioneer…

Jimmy Rum Tasting Night – Friday 13th September

Olympic Bar Happy Happy Fridays continue in the Olympic bar, 13th September with Jimmy Rum Distillery, who operate a craft rum distillery on the Mornington Peninsular. They also import small batch Barbados rum. They were one of the sponsors for AWKR and would like to introduce RMYS to their premium product  with a free tasting […]