Race Office Report – Week ended 15th December

News from the office

ATTEN: We now have an Alert Banner for the home page of our website. This will only be used to communicate important information  such as Race Abandonment, Amendments, Events, Road Closures  and a like. We encourage you to look at the website on a regular basis to ensure you see any messages we are communicating. 

VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDED.  Calling on all members. The S80 Regatta 10th,11th, 12th January still need a few hands on and off the water please.  Sail Melbourne is in desperate need for extra help s so please consider how you can help with that also.  Contact Colin for more information and how to sign up. racing@rmys.com.au

TWILIGHT SERIES II: This starts on the 8th January . If any boat wishes to change the fleet they sail in, this must be done not latter than 4th January 2020. No late changes will be able to be dealt with. 

CLUB RACE OFFICER COURSE:  RMYS is hosting a one day training course for those interested in becoming a race officer. This is open to anyone that is keen to volunteer on a  regular basis both tower and on water. The cost is covered by the club and we have limited spots. Date 1st March 2020. Contact Colin on racing@rmys.com.au if interested.

RULES NIGHT: Tentative booking  for the 16th January . Ian Humphries is an international jury but lives in Newcastle. He’s down for Sail Melbourne and is planning to help do a rules night for us. All skippers who are or wish to race are requested to attend this please as it is a great refresher for those who always race and highly important for those new to racing. You are also welcome to bring extra crew with you on the night. Please confirm your attendance via the  link  .Rules Night Registration 



Date Race Time
4th Jan Non Aggregate Race 1400
8th Jan Twilight Series II 1800
10th Jan S80 regatta  
11th Jan Doc Bennell Trophy 1300


RMYS Race Results in Review

Wednesday: Twilights Race 8

Yet another fantastic turn out with 44 boats taking part. A good breeze for the start of approx 20knts did drop to abut 14knts with a slight sea and overcast sky’s. All boats got around in time and a great night was had at the club afterwards.

Yamaha Generators Pursuit PHS  
1 S3740 VITAMIN C Julie Cutler Cameron Reed
2 S4209 PRESENT LAUGHTER Anthony Palmer
3 S610 BLUE HORIZONS John Everton
Yamaha Generators Pursuit AMS  
1 S3227 ROLLERCOASTER John Taylor
2 S28 SILHOUETTE Claire Scanlon
3 S369 ELLIPSE Jack Setton / Albert Kaminsky
Horizon Sails Spinnaker I PHS  
1 S331 MARIE GRACE Paul Darcy
2 S301 CORAL LEE Tony Sparrow
3 S947 ESPRESSO Steve Thompson
Horizon Sails Spinnaker I AMS  
1 S149 XIT STRATEGY Peter Smith
2 S947 ESPRESSO Steve Thompson
3 S133 VAGRANT David Connolly
Horizion Sails Spinnaker I IRC  
1 S149 XIT STRATEGY Peter Smith
2 S191 SALAMANDER III Monica Jones
3 S411 ROCK N ROLL Stephen Barker
Tonner Trophy   
  S3740 VITAMIN C Julie Cutler Cameron Reed
Best Start     
  S180 Oleana Howard lokon

Saturday: International cup.
Unfortunately the wind gods were not with us. After delaying the start by 45 mins the RO had to make a call to abandon due to a lack of wind. 15 mins latter a breeze came in… typical but the call  had to be made.