Club News

Congratulations to Michael Parks – Winner of the Lee Troop Award

Royal Geelong Yacht Club representatives attended the the Annual Barwon Sports Academy Awards on Monday night. Our very own Michael Parks was a nominee for the Lee Troop Award and won

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Beach Cruiser Bicycles for Hire

RGYC welcomes all visitors and members to come try our hire bikes. Perfect for a cycling tour of the city, a quick errand, or a leisurely ride along the waterfront!  Visitor

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Position Vacant – Major Events Manager

The Royal Geelong Yacht Club is currently seeking an experienced Major Events Manager for a full time position with the organisation. The Major Events Manager will manage large scale events at

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Christine Couzens announces support of 2020 Wooden Boat Festival, launches public consultation for Geelong Waterfront Safe Harbour Precinct Project

The State Government of Victoria has committed to continuing it’s support of the Wooden Boat Festival of Geelong, announcing funding from the Regional Events Fund for the 2020 event, to be

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Geelong Waterfront Safe Harbour Precinct Project

Keep up to date with all the Geelong Waterfront Safe Harbour Precinct Project news at: https://www.gwshp.com.au/    

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Twilight Sailing – fun for everyone!

The Royal Geelong Yacht Club invites Members and visitors to take advantage of our friendly and welcoming Wednesday VRCA Twilight Sailing. Held weekly from October to March each year, Twilight sailing

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RGYC 2017-2020 Strategic Plan

The Royal Geelong Yacht Club Board regularly reviews the Club’s strategic plan, vision and goals. The 2017-2020 Strategic Plan can be downloaded HERE.

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Geelong sets sail for a summer of world sailing in 2020

Geelong will be the epicentre of world sailing when it hosts four Olympic Class World Championships during the 2020 Summer of Sailing. Victorian Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren

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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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