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Month: June 2020

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There’s been some valuable discussion in relation to the likely upcoming election here, but our social media policy aims to keep politics and policy matters out of these forums. However, given the COVID restrictions, I feel we should relax this until the AGM and allow such discussions. In discussion with the Flag Officers, we’ve decided […]

Welcome new boat ‘ TANGAROA’ to RMYS

Tangaroa was built in Bayonne France in 1976 by Langonnais yard. A custom modification of a design called a Galapagos 43 by Gilbert Cardoff-Duflos, she is a 46 foot square chime steel ketch with a fin keel and a flush deck. After spending her early life in the Mediterranean she ended up having a major […]

Colin’s Conundrums-14

A few quick questions for you to answer to help keep you mind on sailing, its all a bit of fun so please have a go

Photo Competition

We have a winner. Check it out and all the entries

Team RMYS competes in Newport-to-Bermuda race

RMYS members & David Taylor On June 19th nine intrepid RMYS members schlepped their virtual boats to the starting line of the 635-mile biennial Newport Bermuda Race run virtually this year by Sail Online (SOL). First run in 1906 it is one of the oldest regularly scheduled ocean races and one of the three great […]

Happy Birthday this week to…

As valued members of the Squadron, we would like to wish all those celebrating their birthdays from Monday 29th June through to Sunday 5 July a very Happy Birthday this week. 

Welcome New Members – June 2020

Please welcome the following new members to RMYS  Cameron Leitch Senior Member and boat owner of Balance in Pen G16  Frank Wyatt Sailing Member Thank you for choosing RMYS and we look forward to seeing you around the club.

Annual General Meeting

Update June 30 Various comments and questions on social media and to the office have been made regarding the AGM and election process so hopefully this note assists.  Two members have nominated for general committee so at this stage an election will not be necessary, if more are received an election will be conducted. The […]

Commodore’s Update – 30 June 2020

Dear Members, Another week with no video from me, as I’m recovering from a cold (tested and COVID-free!) and somewhat muffled. There is a video from Colin though. GC met last Thursday for its June meeting and discussed the options for the resumption of racing at RMYS. Based on the advice from Australian Sailing and […]

Commodore’s Update – June 23rd 2020

Dear Members It is looking promising for the re-start of racing at RMYS on Wednesday 22 July, which is when social distancing onboard will no longer be required. While some aspects of racing might be possible before then (e.g. two-handed), Australian Sailing’s advice is that all Victorian clubs would be best to wait until after […]