Club News

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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Cruising Dinner

Thursday 6th September, 2018 $35 Tickets, and can be purchased through Trybooking – https://www.trybooking.com/XARW Guest speaker Tim Phillips, will provide insights, experiences and expert advice on Cruising Tasmania, in particular the West Coast. Advice on anchorages, fishing spots and what not to miss in this pristine part of the world. A great night to learn and plan for the VDLC 2019.

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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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Royal Geelong Yacht Club – Notice of AGM

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Rule 29 of the Association, the Annual General Meeting of the Royal Geelong Yacht Club Incorporated will be held in the Clubhouse on Thursday

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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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Position Vacant – Club Keelboat Sailing Coordinator

The Royal Geelong Yacht Club Inc. requires the services of an experienced CLUB KEELBOAT SAILING COORDINATOR (Part Time (0.6) to Full Time) The Royal Geelong Yacht Club is a member-based sporting

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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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Springsail Open Regatta

Registrations for Springsail, the first regatta in the Victorian Sailing Cup, have now opened. The event comprises of a regatta and coaching clinic held at the Royal Geelong Yacht Club in

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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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International Cadet World Championships – Bodstedt, Germany – Coaches Blog #1

Well we have arrived in Bodstedt Germany, first team to set up. Warmly welcomed by our great hosts: Big Alex and the German contingent. We came in by drips and drabs,

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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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Volunteer BBQ

On Saturday 23 June, 2018, we said THANK YOU to the many volunteers who give of their time and skills to assist the Royal Geelong Yacht Club in running club racing,

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Winter Wednesday Mini-Series

Following the success of the Autumn Twilight Series in 2017 and 2018, a 3-race “Winter Wednesday” afternoon series has been scheduled for the next few months, with a 4-race “Spring Series

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Royal Geelong Yacht Club wins Media & Publicity Award, Michael Parks named Junior Sailor of the Year

The Royal Geelong Yacht Club received a number of accolades at the Victorian Sailing Awards held Friday 1 June, 2018, with Michael Parks being named Victorian Junior Sailor of the Year

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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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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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