Month: February 2020

Vale Edward (Ted) Montfort

Past Commodore Ted Montfort passed away last Thursday – 20/02/2020.  Ted joined what was Royal St Kilda Yacht Club in 1952 and was commodore 1977 – 1979.

Our thoughts and best wishes are with Ted’s family and the many friends he had at RMYS.

The funeral is at WD Rose Brighton 2.30 pm 27th February  

A photo of Ted Montfort in the Committee Room from 1977-1979 when he was Commodore 

Tender Located on Beach

This vessel was located on the beach a short distance from our marina yesterday morning, Monday 24th February. Any assistance in tracking down an owner would be appreciated. Obviously anyone who believes it belongs to them will have to provide some sort of proof of ownership such as a photo, or identify objects found inside […]

Sail Number and Letters

Are your sail letters and numbers legal? Within the Racing Rules of Sailing is Appendix G – Identification on Sails in which Appendix G1.2(a)requires that letters and numbers be “clearly legible”.• Clearly (adverb): without doubt; obviously.• Legible (adjective): clear enough to read.Sail letters and numbers not meeting this rule requirement is a protest-able issue, and Race Committees are […]

Race Office Report – Week ended 23rd February 2020

Important information for boat owners and sailors at RMYS

ORCV News this week

There are a few options coming up that focus on giving skippers and crew the opportunity to build confidence and crew skills and trying ocean sailing.  Change of Date – West Offshore Products Coastal Sprint Race 3 – Saturday 18th April 8.45am  As a result of feedback, the ORCV has amended the date of this race […]

Road Closures – Sunday 1 March (Melbourne Corporate Triathlon)

Date: Sunday 1 March 2020Time: 7.30 am to 2.30 pmLocation: Elwood Reserve, Elwood and on roadRoad closures: Beaconsfield Parade, Marine Parade, Jacka Boulevard and Ormond Esplanade from Kerferd Road, Middle Park to St Kilda Street, ElwoodRoad closure times: 6.30 am to 12.30 amEvent hotline: 1300 761 384 Changed Traffic Conditions Map (PDF 292 KB)

Keelboat Helm and Spinnaker courses commence Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th March

Interested in learning to improve your sailing skills? Know the basics of sailing but would like to learn how to helm or fly a spinnaker? Why not try one of our keelboat helming courses or keelboat spinnaker courses. Please contact Leigh or Robyn on 9534 0059 training@rmys.com.au or visit  Helming and spinnaker course webpage for […]

Start sailing dinghies Level 2- Commences

Your Discover Sailing journey continues as you master all of the fundamental dinghy sailing skills. You will be equipped to sail your dinghy on your own voyages of discovery outside of the St Kilda harbour on Port Phillip. This course is aimed at sailors who have completed Start Sailing 1, or have some sailing experience. […]

Easter Holiday sailing programs commencing soon!

We will be running Tackers, Green Fleet and Blue Fleet holiday programs over the two week holiday period. Go to our website for more information or contact Leigh or Robyn on 9534 0059 / training@rmys.com.au

Notice To Mariners no. 068(T) – 2020

Parks Victoria NTM no. 068(T) – 2020 Local Port of Port Phillip Williamstown Williamstown Mooring Field – Lit Isolated Danger Buoy Missing View PDF