It’s National Volunteer Week

2022-05-17T14:58:03+10:00May 17th, 2022|

Give our volunteers some love this week and every week. Without the tireless work of our volunteers across our various committees, as race officers, with our Junior Squad, on tower and boat duty- our club would not be the same. We want to take this opportunity to say a massive THANK YOU. Every year, [...]

Ryujin wins ORCV Apollo Race!

2022-05-17T14:47:19+10:00May 17th, 2022|

Our very own Ryuvin has won ORCV's Apollo Race! Owner Alex Toomey and crew-mate Andrew Hibbert have claimed first under AMS, PHS and Double Handed division. The brilliant display saw a win by a slim 14-second margin of Jason Close's J133 Patriot. Our other boats also did incredibly during the race [...]

Member Story: In This Very Room by Roger Dundas

2022-05-03T16:19:47+10:00May 3rd, 2022|

IN THIS VERY ROOM by Roger Dundas Tumlaren AVIAN #96 I very happily introduced Mark Chew, custodian of 1956 Philip Rhodes sloop FAIR WINDS, to full membership of RMYS on Friday night. Mark and I have sailed many thousands of miles on FAIR WINDS, across the Tasman, across Bass Strait many times, into the [...]

Recreational Boating Group Town Hall Update

2022-05-03T15:58:20+10:00May 3rd, 2022|

Recreational Boating Group Town Hall Meeting Summary Justin Spangaro, 2 May 2022 A “Town Hall Meeting” was held on Friday 22 April to invite members to help come up with ideas for recreational boating activities that appeal to people interested in non-racing boating activities. A small but lively group attended, and plenty of great suggestions [...]

Autumn Working Bee 2022

2022-05-03T15:42:10+10:00May 3rd, 2022|

Working Bee 2015 Join us at 0930 hrs. for the Autumn Working Bee. Attending the Working Bee means you get a refund on your Working Bee Levy from your Membership Fees. You'll also get a chance to meet and socialize with members as we work as a team to polish trophies and do [...]

Member Services Committee Update

2022-05-03T15:39:32+10:00April 26th, 2022|

Pot, Parma  and Chat nights Lou Hutton presented members with an excellent overview of the Flags we all need to know about, and some less obvious.  We strongly recommend that you have a look at the video recording of the talk.  The link is available on the Pot Parma and Chat page of the RMYS [...]

Constitution Review Update

2022-05-03T15:38:31+10:00April 26th, 2022|

The Constitution Review Working Group (CRWG), established by the General Committee, has been mandated to review the current Constitution (adopted on 16 March 2019) of the Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron.  Members have been encouraged to make submissions with respect to constitutional matters they would like to raise with the CRWG.  The comments received to date [...]

Keelboat News

2022-04-26T16:56:25+10:00April 26th, 2022|

Officer of the Day Saturday 23rd April: Catherine Mahoney Sunday 24th April: Janet Wilks Monday 25th April : Greg Marino Boat Duty - Wednesday 4th May: Spartan 11th May: Sunshine 18th May: Tigris Winter Racing Entries: Please remember that the Winter Season starts next week with the first JH McDonald Race. Entries need to [...]

Juniors News

2022-04-19T15:28:02+10:00April 19th, 2022|

Sunday Junior squad debrief 10 April 2022 Last Sunday April 10th marked the start of school holidays so given our previous high attendances we're a little down on numbers but understandable in the circumstances. Nonetheless great to be out on the water, sunshine, a 12 - 15 knot northerly making for flat water, [...]

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