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Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Julia Cincotta commenced today as RMYS Marketing & Communications Coordinator.  With a passion for digital marketing, Julia has joined our team to showcase Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron and grow the promotion of RMYS to prospective members and pen holders.  She will keep you up to date with all our news and events and add her [...]

2020-12-01T16:36:25+11:00December 1st, 2020|

Resumption of Sailing Update|27 October 2020

Hello Members, We are back on the water!!!!!  Following the Premier’s announcement yesterday and clarification from Australian Sailing today, sailing may resume although initially with restrictions.   Sailing at RMYS will return this Saturday with a “shakedown race” , twilight racing will  commence Wednesday 4 November 2020. While sailing, crews must be 1.5m apart  for 90% [...]

2020-10-27T20:00:20+11:00October 27th, 2020|

COVID Update – Sailing – 19th October 2020

Hello Members, The Premier’s announcement yesterday included little for sailing although we wait in anticipation as we are hopeful organised sailing can resume from 2 November.  Based on advice from Australian Sailing relevant information is as follows: Changes for Metropolitan Melbourne 19 October 2020 You can now travel up to 25 km from your home [...]

2020-10-19T16:08:04+11:00October 19th, 2020|

Covid Update – 2nd October 2020

Opening Day would have been tomorrow and as we remain in step 2 of 4 back to COVID normal, there is much speculation about when organised sailing can return.  As you will see below we could be sailing Wednesday 21 October. Boating is rarely mentioned in Government statements and restrictions, which means just about everything [...]

2020-10-05T11:15:29+11:00October 2nd, 2020|

Volunteers required – communication

RMYS communication has developed significantly over the passed couple of years with Amy making use of many media platforms.  We would like some assistance though, to further enhance the effectiveness of our communication to existing and potential members, mooring holders and pen holders. The following skills and experience would be very useful: Creative writing - [...]

2020-08-19T23:39:34+10:00August 18th, 2020|

Annual General Meeting and Election 2020

150 members attended the AGM last Saturday morning, held for the first time via webinar. During the meeting Peter (PJ) Davison was awarded Honorary Life membership for his outstanding contribution to RMYS over 45+ years and his great sailing achievements. Congratulations PJ on receiving this well-deserved honour. Honorary Life Member Peter (PJ) Davison was awarded [...]

2020-08-11T17:55:09+10:00August 11th, 2020|

Covid Update – August 5th, 2020

Hello Members, Further to my email on Monday and following advice from Australian Sailing and BIA,  plus additional information from the Victorian government we need to make the following changes: Marina Contractors are able to work on boats in the marina, only in an emergency which threatens the environment or the capacity of the boat [...]

2020-08-05T22:58:49+10:00August 5th, 2020|

Covid Update – August 3rd 2020

Hello Members, I trust you are coping and ok as we head into a tough six weeks or so.  Amongst our diverse membership, members will be reacting in various ways as we are further restricted in isolation.  I encourage you to think about those members who are on their own, may be more vulnerable than others [...]

2020-08-05T22:54:03+10:00August 3rd, 2020|

Election 2020  

To ensure your name is included in the database to be sent to TrueVote this week make sure you have paid your June statement in full.    Please email Jean on accounts@rmys.com.au if you have any questions regarding your account.  If you pay your account in the next few days please advise Jean by email [...]

2020-07-28T11:24:40+10:00July 28th, 2020|

COVID update – July 21 2020

I hope you are all keeping as well as you possibly can, recent increases in COVID cases and tightening of restrictions reminds us of how infectious this virus is and how cautious we must be.  This is how things are at RMYS: On Water Obviously no organised activities are possible, so no racing until the [...]

2020-07-21T11:48:46+10:00July 21st, 2020|
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