Connect with the Generational Outreach and Access Committee

Developed with the vision of increasing engagement and access for members and sailors aged 18-35 holistically through an inclusive social engagement format.

Winners of the 2022 Australian Sailing Victorian State Inclusivity Award

The GenOA Committee, internally developed the following objectives in their efforts to achieve their vision of an inclusive and accessible community within the sport of sailing at RMYS

  • Organize events targeted to younger members.
  • Facilitate connections between younger members and skippers or boats.
  • Increase engagement between younger members and the club’s facilities.
  • Include the perspective of younger members in club development and opportunities

Upcoming initiatives & events

GenOA League


Run coincidingly with Wednesday Twilight Series, the GenOA League is designed to promote opportunities for younger members on boats. Any RMYS boat racing in the Wednesday Twilight Series may enter, providing they have one person under 35 onboard throughout the race. View the results.

Monthly Meetings

Last Friday of the month

Each month the genoa committee meets to socialize and discuss their strategy and connection. All are welcome to join these meetings, but if you would like an introduction, please get in touch with the committee chair, Nadine Tabak, at

GenOA Committee Partners

GenOA would like to thank those that have partnered and supported their members.

If you are interested in in partnering with GenOA Committee, Please contact committee chair Nadine Tabak.

Back Beach Co.

Thank you to Back Beach Co. for partnering with GenOA for their regatta wear. Back Beach Co is an Australian company that distributes hight quality aquatic apparel. Their signature full length zip up hooded towels are perfect for a day out on the water.

Visit to learn more and view the full range.