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Month: April 2020

Race Office Report – Week ended 26th April 2020

News From the Race Office Virtual Sailing: RMYS Isolation CupWell week one went well, not all boats made it to the start but those that did had fun. Only enough boats for one fleet and the winners were   Race 1   Race 2     Boat Skipper Boat Skipper   1st Antagonist Greg Patten […]

Parma, Pot & Online Chat – recap

Last week Anthony and Colin successfully hosted the club’s first online Parma, Pot and Chat using the Zoom platform. 20+ member’s joined the Zoom chat and over 50 members viewed the chat via the facebook live stream on our Members’ Forum Group on facebook. A great little turnout overall. We are aware some members experienced […]

My Sail Community Catch Up

For this Wednesday’s edition of Dockside with Deb we’ll speak with Australian Sailing Team member and Olympic medal winner Will Ryan. We’ll discuss how Will got into sailing, his journey to the podium at the 2016 Rio Olympics, his tips for performing under pressure and how he’s managing the disappointment of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic […]

Commodore’s Update – 28th April 2020

Dear Squadron members,

As promised, here is my weekly eBreeze COVID-19 update for the Squadron.

Stay safe.

Charles Meredith
Commodore

Club Race Officer – Online Video Seminar

Monday, July 6, 20206pm – 9.30pm Become an accredited Club RO via Australian Sailing’s FREE online seminar.  Please note all events leading up to this date have sold out, so we suggest you register quickly. For full details and registration links click hereView event details via facebook Or to view all course dates click here

News & Events from fellow Members

Do you have something special, services, online classes, or a good news story you would like to share with fellow members? Covid-19 has certainly changed the way we go about our communications and activities. Webinars and online Zoom sessions have become the new normal, and the ability to learn or explore new interests through the […]

Welcome Lachlan’s Boat -Friendly Light

Please welcome new boat Friendly Light, which arrived into his pen G11 in March 2020 Friendly Light – Falmouth Pilot cutterdesigned by Lyle Hess Built Buderim QLD 1983 by Laurie Jenkins. Qld White Beech planking on Spotted Gum frames. Sister ship to the Lyn and Larry Pardey’s “Taleisin” which has made several world circumnavigations. She’s […]

Paint for Fun – Register Your Interest

Dear Members, Laura Hamilton made a great suggestion this week that many RMYS members may really enjoy giving a go. It’s an online Paint & Sip session that they can run for for 10-100 people. BYO drinks and they supply the Kit (via mail) that we all use to create our Masterpiece during the two […]

RMYS History – The Clubhouse

While the current building redevelopment is on hold, the process to build the existing clubhouse below may be of interest In 1925, the Building Committee, comprising Commodore Charles Marshall, Vice Commodore Joe White, Club Captain Dave Cargill, Hon Treasurer Gil Moore and Secretary Theo Greiner was ready to go ahead with the new clubhouse. A […]

Vale Terry Swalwell

Sadly we received news that Terry Swalwell, owner of Hotshot passed away yesterday morning, 22nd April 2020 after a long period fighting his illness. Terry joined RMYS in 1999, and was the owner of Hotshot and a treasured member with many friends at RMYS. Terry will be greatly missed.   Deepest sympathies to all of Terry’s […]