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Category: Member

Vale Edward (Ted) Montfort

Past Commodore Ted Montfort passed away last Thursday – 20/02/2020.  Ted joined what was Royal St Kilda Yacht Club in 1952 and was commodore 1977 – 1979.

Our thoughts and best wishes are with Ted’s family and the many friends he had at RMYS.

The funeral is at WD Rose Brighton 2.30 pm 27th February  

A photo of Ted Montfort in the Committee Room from 1977-1979 when he was Commodore 

Sail Number and Letters

Are your sail letters and numbers legal? Within the Racing Rules of Sailing is Appendix G – Identification on Sails in which Appendix G1.2(a)requires that letters and numbers be “clearly legible”.• Clearly (adverb): without doubt; obviously.• Legible (adjective): clear enough to read.Sail letters and numbers not meeting this rule requirement is a protest-able issue, and Race Committees are […]

Jennifer Goldsmith Trophy Review

The Sunday just gone (16th) saw the running of the 16th Jennifer Goldsmith Trophy race and this year we had one of the best turn outs both on the water and for the lunch.  As part of the Port Philips Women Championship Series this event has always been well contested and this year was no […]

Please welcome MARIANNE to RMYS

We are Fabienne and François Florentin, resident of New Caledonia, currently at RMYS with our sailboat Marianne since early February. At the end of my professional life, we started our new retirement life by sailing in the region. We have always had this project of sailing a little further than the lagoon of New Caledonia, […]

Please Welcome New Boat “Brunello” to RMYS

We bought Brunello, Bavaria 36 Cruiser, in June 2019 from Pittwater Sydney. After re-rigging and doing some maintenance, we sailed her down to Melbourne in the first week of October over 8 days and have been on a marina/mooring at Blairgowrie for last 3-4 months.  Brunello is owned by three families and we are looking […]

RMYS Juniors WIN the 2020 Stonehaven Cup

Recap article & photos submitted by Graeme SavageRMYS Member & Junior Parent This year marked the 91st running of the Stonehaven Cup, the longest continuously contested national junior championship for the Australian cadet class dinghy hosted by the St. Helens Yacht squadron for the very first time. Clubs competing in this years event were RMYS, […]

Friday night and Saturday bar hours and activity  

The bar will be open at 3pm Friday. As of this morning RMYS are welcoming an additional 13 boats & crew from kindred clubs this Friday afternoon to our Marina & clubhouse who are competing in the Festival Of sails passage race. It will be a great afternoon and evening to be enjoyed by all.  […]

Progressive Dinner Photos

Photos & recap courtesy RMYS member Pat Milright A lovely night, a top party, and good company. What more could you want? Well – boats, wine, lashings of culinary delights of course! 9 boats joined in, and many thanks to the participants for the feast they each provided.  Liberator’s cheese platter could have kept us […]

Welcome New Boat ‘MEYOT’

This is RMYS member Hugh Dolan’s new boat which is currently in Pen A37 until we can move Meyot onto a RMYS swing mooring (1982 Film) The Scarlet Pimpernel – Final Scene – Daylight – Trapped on an island Scarlet Pimpernel   .. . sink me….and if you look out of that window, you’ll see me […]

Christmas Raffle Winner – 2019

REDRAW December 31st : The original winner of the raffle prize had not come forward to claim the prize. Therefore the raffle was redrawn at the NYE Party! Big congratulations to Aurelie Chabrol April WilkinsonMembership Services Committee