Month: November 2019

Race Office Report – Week ended 17th November

News from Colin Cactus Cup Lunch : 23rd November.  REGISTRATION CLOSE WEDNESDAY 20TH 4pm If you are planning on doing the race (and why would you not) then please also remember to register for the Mussels and Franks after. We need to know how many you have on you boat so I can allocate the […]

Tackers Summer School Holiday Program

Tackers, Green Fleet and Blue Fleet December and January mid-week Holiday programs

Wondering how to keep the kids occupied during the school holidays?

Our December school holiday programs commence on Monday 10th December onwards.

We offer programs for all ages and skills from Tackers 1. 2 & 3 and Green Fleet in Optis, to Blue Fleet in Pacers.

Contact us on 9534 0059 or training@rmys.com.au go to our website for more information and booking forms. https://www.rmys.com.au/learn-to-sail/


On Thursday 21st November, the BoM are predicting Northerly winds at St Kilda to be in the 35-45 knot range.  Gusts may be up to 40% higher.  At midday, these winds are expected to turn SSW.   Could all vessels owners ensure their vessel is set up for these predicted winds. Furling Headsails – Consider […]

Squadron Sunday – 24 November

Kick back this Sunday and enjoy a morning sail followed by lunch & live music in the Olympic Bar with fellow members, family and friends

11am Sailing  (relaxed pursuit race, free daypass for non-members)
12.30 -3pm A la carte lunch 
1-4pm Live music with Groove Indigo

The Cactus Cup – 23rd November

THE CACTUS CUP STORY THE SQUADRON’S MOST HISTORIC AND PRESTIGIOUS EVENT Introduction :It was during the early stages of the great depression of 1929-1932, that this story was simulated to the conditions at the then Royal St Kilda Yacht Club when, during the yachting season there were very few trophies due to the lack of […]

Home-sit in the New Year for 2 weeks or more

RMYS family members, the Howes family are looking for a home-sit in the New Year for 2 weeks or more preferably within the Albert Park to St Kilda area so the kids can still cycle to school.    Pet-sitting is also no problem: both Holly and David are veterinary surgeons 🙂   If anyone can […]

Chirping Bird Wine Tasting – Friday Night

Friday 22 November
Olympic Bar | 6pm onwards
Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron

Come down to the Olympic Bar to enjoy happy hour with fellow members and a free wine tasting hosted by a boutique Mornington Peninsula winery, Chirping Bird from 6pm onwards.


Road Closures – Sunday 1 December

There will be Changed Traffic Conditions to the area on Sunday 1 December. Please be sure to take the time to read through the attached Changed Traffic Condition Flyers or the website: https://carmanswomensfunrun.com.au/changed-traffic-conditions/

John Herbert (Bert) Ferris Memorial Service

A Memorial Service for Bert will be held at 2pm Thursday 21 November in the Harbour Room at Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron. It is with much sadness I advise that Bert Ferris passed away last night, he was 93. He was a weekly visitor to RMYS until his stroke in February 2018 which took away […]

Member’s Draw – Friday 22nd Nov

Olympic Bar 7pmJackpot now at $130 No winners last week. Members that were drawn are as followed: Alan Saunders Kevin Barker Gus Dawson