Club News

REFUGEES & SKIFFS – National Refugee Week

Story as published on scottishcoastalrowing.org/refugees-skiffs.   —   RGYC Member Peter Doyle is delighted and very proud to have been invited by the Refugee Council of Australia to tell the story

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Update on Presentation Nights – Bravo & Keelboat

On the back of the Victorian Government announcement of restrictions, both the Bravo Presentation Night and Keelboat Presentation Night were postponed.   Please see the new dates below, pending COVID-19 restrictions

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RGYC achieve 4 Gold Anchor rating in MIA’s global scheme

The Royal Geelong Yacht Club (RGYC) has achieved a 4 Gold Anchor rating as part of Marina Industries Association’s (MIA) global rating scheme, recognising recent facility and service investments.   RGYC

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RGYC Skiff Rowing – Club Launch

Board in the Boat   Last Saturday’s celebration at RGYC included the kick-off of the Club’s Skiff Rowing.   The highlights of the launch included the spectacle of the club’s Flag

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Tradition alive at the 178th Melbourne to Geelong Passage Race

Kicking off at 9:30am from Williamstown, a strong fleet of over 140 boats raced down Port Phillip toward the finish line in Geelong in the 178th running of the iconic Melbourne

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Launch of Wangim Walk Wave Attenuator a key step in transforming Geelong Waterfront

Wangim Walk – the 440m Wave Attenuator –  was officially launched today, being a major milestone in the progression of the Geelong Waterfront Safe Harbour Precinct Project.   Wangim Walk stretches

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Corinthian 2020 – OUT NOW

The 2019/2020 season was the biggest in RGYC’s 161-year history, with many highlights and challenges.   To reflect and celebrate, the 2020 Corinthian has been produced and launched at the 2020

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Royal Geelong Yacht Club named Australian Yacht Club of the Year

Royal Geelong Yacht Club (RGYC) was today announced as 2020 Yacht Club of the Year at the Australian Sailing Awards, following the biggest sailing season in the Club’s 161-year history.  

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Royal Geelong Yacht Club wins Australian Sailing’s Victorian Club of the Year

Royal Geelong Yacht Club (RGYC) was today announced as 2020 Victorian Yacht Club of the Year at the Australian Sailing – Victoria Awards, following the biggest sailing season in the club’s

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Royal Geelong Yacht Club takes out Australian Sailing Victoria’s 2020 Sport Promotion Award

After its biggest sailing season in the club’s 161-year history, Royal Geelong Yacht Club (RGYC) has won the 2020 Sport Promotion Award at the Australian Sailing – Victoria Awards.   Australian

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In Conversation: RGYC Member Noel Robertson

    In Conversation with Noel Robertson Noel Robertson has been a Royal Geelong Yacht Club Member for nearly 40 years and is an active volunteer at the club. During National

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National Volunteer Week – Volunteering at RGYC

Volunteers at Royal Geelong Yacht Club Changing Communities. Changing Lives. Our Club is built on the contributions made every year by numerous volunteers, both those who are Members and those from

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JOCO Cups and the Seabin Project – Seabin Fleet deployment at the Royal Geelong Yacht Club

As part of their Turning The Tide initiative, Joco Cups has teamed up with the Seabin Project to launch the first of its Joco x Seabin Fleet in the Marina of

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Club Champions set to compete for Zhik Australian eSailing crown

The following article was published on Australian Sailing.  Over 100 clubs and classes from across Australia have registered to compete in the Zhik Australian eSailing Challenge. Those clubs and classes are now

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Royal Geelong Yacht Club Operations Suspended from 4.00pm Today

Dear Members,   I advise that last evening the RGYC Board resolved to suspend all club operations from 4.00pm TODAY, Wednesday 18 March 2020.   As every member will be aware,

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Come down to Wooden Boat Festival of Geelong this weekend!

The 2020 Wooden Boat Festival of Geelong, presented by the Wooden Boatshop and Yanmar and held at the Royal Geelong Yacht Club, will kick off on Friday 6th March and run

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RGYC Green Team and 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Sailors ‘Clean Up the Foreshore’

As part of Royal Geelong Yacht Club’s (RGYC) Clean Regattas commitment, the RGYC Green Team joined forces yesterday with elite 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Sailors to ‘Clean up the Foreshore.’

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Elite cyclists swap bikes for boats at Royal Geelong Yacht Club and Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race Sailing Challenge

Some of the world’s best cyclists swapped their bikes for boats last night, joining Royal Geelong Yacht Club sailors for a ‘Sailing Challenge’ on Corio Bay.   More than 50 international

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World’s best sailors head to Geelong delivering $6.8 million economic windfall for city

Elite sailors from across the globe have started arriving in Geelong for crucial training sessions ahead of four sailing world championship competitions, which are expected to inject more than $6.8 million

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Job Vacancy – Club Operations Administrator (Maternity Leave Position)

The Royal Geelong Yacht Club Inc. requires the services of an experienced CLUB OPERATIONS ADMINISTRATOR (ft) Overview of Role The Club Operations Administrator is an integral role within the Royal Geelong Yacht

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