Category: Club

Office Closure – This Friday 13th September

The RMYS office will close from 12pm onwards this Friday (13th December) as we’ll be heading out of the office for our Christmas Lunch. The office will re-open Saturday morning at 9am.

Christmas Opening Hours 2019-2020
Welcome New Members (November 2019)

Please welcome the following new members to RMYS Stephen Byrne, Senior Boat owner of Hey Wat in Pen A27Myai Pham, SocialPeter Davis, Distance New owner of Rambler in Pen D20Helen Celerier, Social Jean-Francois Celerier, SocialBrooke Hayes, SailingRachel Walker, SocialChrist Keystone, SocialDafir Ettakadoumi, SocialBen McLean, Social Thank you for choosing RMYS and we look forward to seeing […]

New Year’s Eve Party at RMYS 2019/2020

TICKETS ON SALE! Celebrate the end of 2019 amongst great company at Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron, one of the friendliest sailing clubs situated right by St Kilda Pier. The event begins in our iconic Harbour Room with stunning bay views,  tasty food & live music, followed by a lively party on the rooftop providing panoramic […]

RMYS 2019 Christmas BBQ – Sunday 15 December

Save the date Sunday 15 December12:00 – 3:00pmRoyal Melbourne Yacht Squadron  Yard BBQ (gold coin donation) Gingerbread House Raffle (view details) Popcorn Machine ($1 popcorn) Music – Laura and Tim performing live with the baby Grand Piano in the Olympic Bar throughout the afternoon and there will be a Christmas Carol singalong too! All proceeds going […]

Bert Ferris Cactus Cup

Bert Ferris Cactus Cup

At the commencement of the memorial service for Bert Ferris last Thursday, Commodore Charles Meredith announced the historic Cactus Cup will now be named the Bert Ferris Cactus Cup. 

This honours Bert’s membership since 1944, his extraordinary service to RMYS and his deep knowledge the Squadron’s history and protocols.  Bert competed in many Cactus Cups and he totally understood its origins and significance.

Matt Solly
General Manager


On Thursday 21st November, the BoM are predicting Northerly winds at St Kilda to be in the 35-45 knot range.  Gusts may be up to 40% higher.  At midday, these winds are expected to turn SSW.   Could all vessels owners ensure their vessel is set up for these predicted winds. Furling Headsails – Consider […]

John Herbert (Bert) Ferris Memorial Service

A Memorial Service for Bert will be held at 2pm Thursday 21 November in the Harbour Room at Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron. It is with much sadness I advise that Bert Ferris passed away last night, he was 93. He was a weekly visitor to RMYS until his stroke in February 2018 which took away […]

2019/20 Port Phillip Women’s Championship Series.

The eighth edition of the Port Phillip Women’s Championship Series (PPWCS) is back this season with an exciting new format offering two new divisions and ten races scheduled over the traditional five race days from Sunday 1 December 2019 through to Sunday 3 May 2020. Registrations now open ENTRY ONLINE HERE

Winward II is on the market

Here’s your chance to own a piece of Australian Yachtinghistory – Windward II.Built in Tasmania in 1929 by Percy Coverdale and undergoinga substantial re-fit in 2006, Windward II reeks of history.The craftsmanship and detail in this wooden yacht are timelessand is a beautiful example of yacht design whether sittingstationary on the wharf or under full […]