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Message from Sailing Coordinator

Intro: Hello members. Welcome to my new look weekly report. As the Sailing Coordinator I oversee all of the on water activities here at the club and as such will now be reporting on each  area each week.  This report will containing useful as well as informative information so I encourage all members to check […]

Members Update

This week I ran a skippers briefing to run over a few new things in the club.(New App, New Start Light Box, Current sailing available & course updates) It has been brought to my attention that this maybe something other members would also like to have the opportunity to listen to. If you would like […]

Message from Race Office: When we will race again?

Hi Folks Well firstly I hope you are all well, it’s been a tough few months and I want to thank you for your patience and getting behind our COVID initiatives. I thought this would be a good time to run over what we are doing to ensure that we are ready to start racing […]

New App for Members

We have launched our new app MEMBER POINT. With the demise of the red book app we wanted to find a replacement that provided more in terms of integration with the clubs current systems. This app allows integration with Member Magic(data base), Sail Pass (AS) and Top yacht (Crew Dec). It also allows you to […]

2020 Lipton Cup Regatta cancelled due to COVID-19

2020 Lipton Cup Regatta cancelled due to COVID-19 The Royal Yacht Club of Victoria has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Lipton Cup Regatta, which was scheduled for November 14-15, as the club monitors the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Cancelling this important club event was a difficult decision, however a necessary […]


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 […]