Club News

St Ayles Skiff Project

Boats build communities – Communities build boats Construction of two St Ayles wooden rowing skiffs being overseen by Members of the Royal Geelong Yacht Club is nearing completion in anticipation of

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St Ayles Skiff Community Rowing Project

The RGYC auspiced a successful application to the State Government’s ‘Community Harmony Grant’ for Geelong’s ethic communities to build two St Ayles Skiff coastal rowing boats – and was granted the

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Geelong Waterfront Safe Harbour Precinct receives additional funding

first published 21st November 2017 Victorian Deputy Premier and Minister for Education Hon James Merlino today announced that the Victorian Government will invest a further $3.5 million in the Geelong Waterfront

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Royal Geelong Yacht Club named best in Victoria – winning two major awards

first published 20th June 2017 The Royal Geelong Yacht Club (RGYC) has been crowned Victoria’s best after winning not one – but two major categories at the annual Victorian Sailing Awards.

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RGYC to host 2022 Fireball Worlds

first published 22nd August 2017 Royal Geelong Yacht Club (RGYC) has won its bid to host a prestigious major international sailing event in 2022 – the annual Fireball World Championship. The

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RGYC Marina receive international environmental award

 first published 24th August, 2017   The Royal Geelong Yacht Club (RGYC) has been designated as a ‘Clean Marina Level 3’ through an international program that aims to reduce water pollution

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Alpha Presentation Night – Friday 15th June, 2018

The Royal Geelong Yacht Club Alpha Presentation Night, celebrating the 2017-18 sailing season will be held on Friday 15th June, 2018. Presentations will begin at 7pm, tickets are $60 and include

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Season Opening Day 2018/19

Season Opening Day 2018/19 We’re not far away from the official 2018/19 RGYC Season Opening Day. We have been teased with some nice weather in the past week or so and we’re

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OTB Trivia & Auction Night – Saturday 2nd June, 2018

The annual OTB Trivia and Auction Night will be held on Saturday 2nd June 2018 at 6:30pm for 7:00pm start in the West Lounge. This event is a major fundraiser for

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Pink Ribbon Tea at 3

In support of the National Breast Cancer Foundation’s Pink Week – Royal Geelong Yacht Club are hosting a Tea at 3 event to help raise money. Saturday 20th October, 2018 3pm

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RGYC Pie Night

With the Leura Park Estate Summer Series fast approaching we want to help you find crew or a boat for the season. Come down to the club and enjoy a pie on us and meet potential crew or skippers. Non Members registering on the night will go in the draw to win a Silver Membership for the 2018/19 season!

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October Cruising Dinner

Thursday 4th October, 2018 2 Course meal – $35 Tickets, and can be purchased through Trybooking – https://www.trybooking.com/XHSU Guest Speaker will be John Kint  – talking about dismastings, what went wrong, how he recovered,

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International Cadet World Championships – Bodstedt, Germany – Coaches Blog #9

Well the worlds is done and dusted. A great regatta! Thank you Germany. Firstly to the sailing. After being held ashore for the morning. The race committee in their wisdom decided

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International Cadet World Championships – Bodstedt, Germany – Coaches Blog #8

A pretty short blog today. The penultimate days sailing was a bit of a fizzer! Unusually hot conditions are making the local conditions very frustrating for race management and competitors. Yesterday

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International Cadet World Championships – Bodstedt, Germany – Coaches Blog #7

It is a well earned lay for our team. Most will spend the day sightseeing and taking it easy. It is still very important to keep to our daily routine and

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International Cadet World Championships – Bodstedt, Germany – Coaches Blog #6

Well getting into the mid point of the regatta. 5 races done after three more yesterday and the possibility of another 7 to go weather depending.   The 3 races yesterday

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International Cadet World Championships – Bodstedt, Germany – Coaches Blog #5

Hello everyone. Our first day of sailing is over, we are underway! Overall it was a very solid day for Australia, finishing with 4 boats in the top 10 ( albeit

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International Cadet World Championships – Bodstedt, Germany – Coaches Blog #4

Hello from Bodstedt, today we start racing in the World Championships! We have had a great training week and partaken in the invitation race and opening ceremony. Prior to this we has

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International Cadet World Championships – Bodstedt, Germany – Coaches Blog #3

Well it has been an action packed few days since the last blog. Both socially and competition wise.   On the social front under the auspices of team manager Sam Ibbott

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International Cadet World Championships – Bodstedt, Germany – Coaches Blog #2

Hello from Bodstedt! The small quiet village and particularly the harbour precinct have been turned into a hive of activity. Boats and competitors are arriving from all over the world. Marquees

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