Alongside the Squadron, the Royal Melbourne Sail Training Academy has been affected by Covid – 19. Critically Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron has suspended regular sailing and clubhouse operations. The Sailing Academy has also been closed with sail courses suspended. With no training income flowing, several our sailing instructors (including myself) have been supported by the Job Keeper program. The Squadron has also been generous and provided business support to the Academy through this time.
Interest in sailing remains. Whilst the phone and internet enquiries for learning to sail were few in late March, the last four weeks has seen sharp increase in the number of enquiries to the Sailing Academy about getting into sailing. The overwhelming desire from prospective sailors is to get outside and on the water. Personally, I think we may all be pleasantly surprised at the renewed interest people will show towards SAILING AS A LOCAL ADVENTURE SPORT, which may have been overlooked in recent years in favour of more extreme sports and focus on overseas travel. The opportunity of te….
Monday, July 6, 20206pm – 9.30pm Become an accredited Club RO via Australian Sailing’s FREE online seminar. Please note all events leading up to this date have sold out, so we suggest you register quickly. For full details and registration links click hereView event details via facebook Or to view all course dates click here
Note to Members (16032020) Member’s Bar and hospitality closed until further notice Office will remain open with limited staff Twilight Sailing will continue on Wednesday 18th March All sailpasses must be purchased online, and only purchase a sailpass if you have a boat to sail on already. We cannot organise boats for sailpass visitors. RMSTA […]
Interested in learning to improve your sailing skills? Know the basics of sailing but would like to learn how to helm or fly a spinnaker? Why not try one of our keelboat helming courses or keelboat spinnaker courses. Please contact Leigh or Robyn on 9534 0059 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit Helming and spinnaker course webpage for […]