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Month: June 2020

Colin’s Conundrums-13

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

Resumption of racing

Racing will resume at RMYS and (and most likely other clubs) after 20 July.  There are no restrictions on board although there are ashore.     Mid Week Mariners will be run 22 July and the 25th is a Brass Monkey (winter spinnaker series) race however we will wait for confirmation from HBYC. Colin will communicate […]

Keelboat Sail Training Courses recommence July 4th | Register Now

Exciting announcement from Chief Training Instructor, Leigh Brennan-Smith with news his sail training courses due to recommence on Saturday 4th July, 2020. Royal Melbourne Sail Training Academy advises that adult keelboat sail training will recommence from Saturday  4th July 2020 for a maximum of four persons plus the instructor with social distancing and other health […]

Resumption of Sailing

The easing of restrictions over the weekend gets us closer to racing however as sailing is ignored in all the announcements, interpretation is required. All Melbourne yacht clubs are waiting for direction from Australian Sailing  which is working through the detail and communicating with government.   We are hopeful of having something this week and then […]

History – 1920’s

A tablet bearing the names of St Kilda Yacht Club members who lost their lives in service during World War I was unveiled in January 1920, by the Mayor of St Kilda, Councilor TG Allen. It was attached to the conning-tower of the old Victorian Naval torpedo boat, Childers, presented on the occasion to the […]

Permanent Bicycle Storage – Yard

RMYS provides storage for 15 bicycles to be stored in the Yard (we would like to be able to provide more, but this is all our space allows). This storage is available to Members who frequently use their bicycle to access the Marina. There are currently 29 bicycles piled (literally) in and around the bike […]

Colin’s Conundrums-12

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

Happy Birthday this week to…

As valued members of the Squadron, we would like to wish all those celebrating their birthdays from Monday 15th June through to Sunday 21st June a very Happy Birthday this week. 

Final chance

The following are some of the items from the change rooms that remain unclaimed.  These will be disposed of this week unless anyone claims them. They include: Horizon Sails Mainsail bag for lazy jacks: Assorted Boat Cushions Assorted battens (a couple of them quite good), and Selden stay cover A couple of dozen canvases And […]

Happy Birthday this week to…

As valued members of the Squadron, we would like to wish all those celebrating their birthdays from Monday 8th June through to Sunday 14th June a very Happy Birthday this week.