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Month: May 2020

Change Our Game Scholarships – Applications Now Open

Applications for Round Two of the 2019-20 Change Our Game Scholarship program are now open. This program provides funding to support women working and volunteering in the sector to access professional development opportunities that will enhance skills in sport and recreation leadership and management. Candidates for the Change Our Game Scholarship Program are to be […]

Happy Birthday this week to…

As valued members of the Squadron, we would like to wish all those celebrating their birthdays from Monday 25th May through to Sunday 31st May a very Happy Birthday this week to James Holroyd, Robert Kalkman, Frank Hammond,
Barbara Pfeiffer, Terry Lewis, Christopher Lawrence, Geoffrey Chambers, Susan Jones
Steven Holmes, Mark Cassar,
Tony Dow, Celestine Eramo, Robert Ellis

Commodore’s Update – May 25th 2020

Video update from RMYS Commodore, Charles Meredith speaking on the sunny rooftop this week.

Please welcome new boat ‘Sassy’

Sassy is a new boat into the marina now located in Pen C19. Stuart is also a new senior member. Please welcome Stuart & introduce yourself.  Sassy Sassy was purchased 4 years ago from the Derwent Sailing Squadron & is a 2005, 39’10” Lg, 13’ beam, J&J designed Bavaria Cruiser.  As a relatively fresh sailor […]

Shore Power in the Marina

It is a requirement for all vessels who connect to shore power to have IP66 rated (male) plugs that connect to the pedestal.

Non-compliant plugs cause damage, and create a significant fire hazard (as well requiring expensive repairs).

From tomorrow, any non-compliant lead will be immediately disconnected.  If the same lead is subseq….

Congratulations Greg Patten

On Saturday Greg took to the water , (virtual) and raced in the Victorian State championships. Although a fantastic effort Greg unfortunately did not make it into the finals on Sunday. As sailing Coordinator I would like to thank and commend Greg for getting involved and flying our flag, he has did himself and the […]

Dockside with Deb (Online) – Brought to you by My Sail

Public · Hosted by  mysail.team   Getting a bit of cabin fever? You’re not alone! Dockside with Deb brings you closer to your fellow sailors through a weekly conversation with the people you might expect or want to meet while hanging out at your local sailing club or marina. Jump online every Wednesday evening at 7pm (Sydney […]

Marina Toilets have arrived at RMYS!

Club Members,   Great news! Damien and Kuki picked up the Marina Toilets last Friday afternoon and transported them back here to F row at RMYS. They are not operational yet as further installation and plumbing is required. We expect this stage will be completed in a week or so.   Big thank you to […]

Your Opinion: Australian Sailing have three new proposed amendments

Australian Sailing have three new proposed amendments on the Australian Sailing website and would be very interested in your opinion of them. The proposed changes cover, electronic equipment, sprayhoods on lifejackets and changes to mandatory auditing of boats. The short survey’s can be found at https://www.sailingresources.org.au/news/public-comment-invited-on-proposed-amendments/  Could you spare us a moment to let us […]

Meet our Volunteers – Ross Flood

Celebrating National Volunteer Week 2020 here at RMYS   Introducing the amazing Ross Flood     Meet a Volunteer – Ross Flood 1. Tell us about yourself. What is your background Electrical Engineer. 38 years in electricity distribution andtelecommunications industry. Now retired. 2. What drew you to Sailing & RMYSLearnt to sail in a Sabot […]