Fostering the sport of sailing since 1859 The Governor, The Hon Alex Chernov, AO, QC,
25 Eastern Beach Road Geelong VicPh:03 5229 3705 Info@rgyc.com.au
Welcome to the Royal Geelong Yacht Club. We are conveniently located on the award winning Geelong waterfront with only a 200 meter stroll into the city CBD. The club's marina offers 250 secure wet berths, storage for 45 on the hardstand and can accommodate vessels on swing moorings.
RGYC offers a full range of sailing experiences from Learn to Sail, through to crewing on dinghies or keelboats. We invite you, your friends and family to come down and enjoy our facilities - we have something for everyone.
Business Development Executive
The Royal Geelong Yacht Club, the home of the annual Festival of Sails, is a member based sporting & social club with a membership of 1200, boasting extensive marine & club facilities, including a 220 berth marina.
We seek a Business Development Executive to generate and lead the sale of memberships, sponsorship, learn sailing programs; build and maintain customer and member relationships and prospect for new clients and members.
The responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to: -
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and qualifications:
This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated and ambitious individual with the experience and aspiration to work in an exciting and dynamic environment and in a role that is highlighted by a high level of responsibility
This is a challenging and highly rewarding position, that would suit an outgoing individual that takes a “hands on, can do” approach, whilst enjoying a magnificent working environment in a rapidly growing, team oriented organisation.
A salary commensurate with experience will be negotiated with the successful applicant. A position description is available by contacting
Debbie Parsons: email-
; Phone 03 5229 3705
To apply in confidence, please forward your application, with cover letter to:
The General Manager
Royal Geelong Yacht Club
PO Box 156
GEELONG VIC 3220
by 5.00pm on Wednesday 12 August 2015.
We wish Oliver Manton, Ben Garner Dominic Randall, Ella Purnell, Alannah Field, Cooper Field and coach Tony Bull every success in their endeavours at the Cadet World Championships in Lake Garda Italy. Click here for more about the event.
Whisky Tasting Last Night
A great night was had by all at the Whisky Tasting event. Owen from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society imparted some amazing facts throughout his presentation. The club is looking for to hosting another event next year.
Phoenix Wins again!
Short and sharp. Not the usual chop on Port Phillip but the Quantum Sails Sydney 38 Victoria titles that were reduced from a weekend to a single day series after 25-35 knot wind squalls, driving rain and hail pushed up from Bass Strait. The fleet encountered light and fickle five - eight knot West to Norwest winds on the Saturday, April 18, 2015. Looking out from the warmth of the Sandringham Yacht Club glass front on Sunday was like Armageddon in contrast.
Congratulations Tom and Sophie Alexander
Vicsport - Victorian Junior team of the Year
Full video Here
See between 54 & 58min mark
Save the Date for the 2016 Festival of Sails
Planning forFestival of Sails 2016is well under way. We are pleased to be able to advise the following dates for next January;
We anticipate releasing the Notice of Race around August this year but if you need further information, do not hesitate to visit the Festival of Sails website atwww.festivalofsails.com.au
RGYC crew kits now available
Get organised and have a smart looking crewfor the comingSailing Season order your Crew Kit now.
Contact Robyn Berry if you have any queries on 5229 3705 Clickhereto view and order
Day Pass MembershipA reminder to all Members that the Day Pass Membership Policy that was adopted on Monday November 25, 2013 is effective as of February 1, 2014. This means that Day Passes are required for all sailing events held at the club for Non Members. Click here to view the Policy.How the system works: -All non- members who wish to sail in club events will need to fill in the Day Pass Membership Form. This form is available from the General office during office hours, and also on the RGYC websiteclick here. A day pass card will be issued for each time that the non-member sails.-Remember that there is no cost involved for non-members sailing on a Wednesday Twilight, however they do have an option to purchase personal accident insurance for the race at $5 per race. The non-members are entitled to 12 sails before they need to become a member.-However for Friday, Saturday, Sunday and NavRally races there is a charge of $15 for the first 6 Races and then $35 for the next 6 races.For further informationClick here
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The Royal Geelong Yacht Club Address: 25 Eastern Beach Road, Geelong. 3220, VIC AUSTRALIA
PO Box 156, Geelong Vic 3220 AUSTRALIA
Tel: 61 3 5229 3705 Fax: 61 3 52232768 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.rgyc.com.au
Alternate Direct Lines: Marina: 0418 524867
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