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This year’s planned 30th anniversary of the Australian Womens Keelboat Regatta (AWKR) may have been postponed  until 2021 but that won’t stop us catching up for a Zoom chat starting at 4pm AEST on Sunday June 7th to celebrate the 29.5th AWKR. Kristen (AWKR Chair) and special guest will be hosting the event. Details of […]

Welcome Lachlan’s Boat -Friendly Light

Please welcome new boat Friendly Light, which arrived into his pen G11 in March 2020 Friendly Light – Falmouth Pilot cutterdesigned by Lyle Hess Built Buderim QLD 1983 by Laurie Jenkins. Qld White Beech planking on Spotted Gum frames. Sister ship to the Lyn and Larry Pardey’s “Taleisin” which has made several world circumnavigations. She’s […]

A F L O A T Magazine

Sign up to AFLOAT E-News and get up to date news to keep your afloat www.afloat.com.au/sign-up-to-our-enewsletter/ April Edition now onlineApril2020.pdf

TED Talks recommendation

Dame Ellen Macarthur
Surprising things I learned sailing solo around the World

Thank you to Laura Hamilton for the recommendation.

COVID-19 Update – Twilight Race March 20

Hello Members, The world health situation continues to move rapidly and we are determined to minimise the exposure and risk to members.  Applying consistent principles across all aspects of RMYS operation is also very important. Tonight’s sailing is therefore cancelled, 30 skippers had advised an intention to race which equates to 150 – 200 people […]

Tackers & Green Fleet Back to school Program commences Sunday 2nd February  

Our Sunday Tackers and Green Fleet 6 week programs are due commence on Sunday 2nd Feb and run until 15th March.( no session on Australia day weekend) Contact us on 9534 0059 or training@rmys.com.au go to our website for more information and booking forms. 

SV Bendalong returns

SV Bendalong with Christian, Jo, Angus (13) and Ewan (9) has just returned to RMYS after a journey of 351 days, having visited 60 islands in six countries (Australia, NZ, Tonga, Fiji, Vanuatu and New Caledonia), spending 177 days and 38 nights at sea, travelling a total of 8,546 nautical miles (15,826 km, the distance […]

Jo Johannesen Trophy

The final race of the Jo Johannesen Trophy will be race tomorrow. Below is a history of what you have been competing for. Who said a race coordinators job is not dangerous  *JO JOHANNESEN TROPHY– FORMERLY DALGETY TRAVEL TROPHY – PERPETUALTrust: (Perpetual)Description: Brass Sestral Type ‘A’ Binnacle, 200 mm in diameter, mounted on 300mm high, […]

Tackers and Green Fleet Term 4 commences Sunday 13th October

Our Tackers and Green fleet courses commences on Sun 13th Oct This will run for 6 consecutive Sundays until Sun 24th November (excluding Sunday 3rd Nov Melbourne Cup weekend.                                                                    Please contact  Leigh or Robyn on 9534 0059 or training@rmys.com.au or go to our website for more information and booking forms https://www.rmys.com.au/tackers-program-for-kids/  


An important amendment to the Sailing Instructions V6.0 has been released that all boats participating in RMYS races need to know about. Please use link to view the amendment Amendment 1 to Sailing Instructions V6.0 2019   – Issued 6/09/2019