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2019 RGYC Notice of Annual General Meeting

Notice Of AGM 2019

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Job Vacancy – Major Event Operations Coordinator

The Royal Geelong Yacht Club Inc. requires the services of an experienced MAJOR EVENT OPERATIONS COORDINATOR (ft) Overview of Role In 2020 the Royal Geelong Yacht Club (RGYC) will be hosting a huge

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Local “Larriken” set for 31st consecutive Festival of Sails in 2020

Darren Pickering was a 16-year-old doing work experience as a builder when he first competed in the Festival of Sails, back in 1989. Three decades later, the East Geelong builder hasn’t

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Boettcher back as Festival of Sails 2020 first entrant

South Australian yachtsman Geoff Boettcher had planned to show off a new 52-footer from overseas and defend his 2019 Rating Division 1 win at the Festival of Sails in Geelong in

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Dates announced for 2020 Festival of Sails, set to kick off Geelong’s massive summer of sailing

The 2020 dates for Australia’s oldest annual sporting event, the Festival of Sails in Geelong have just been finalised with tens of thousands of people expected to enjoy Australia Day festivities

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Geelong Waterfront Safe Harbour Precinct Project

Members are now able to view information regarding the Geelong Waterfront Safe Harbour Precinct Project HERE The approved Master Plan for the project can be viewed by clicking HERE For upcoming

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Come Join the RGYC Race Management Team

                  COME JOIN OUR RACE MANAGEMENT TEAM BUT BE AWARE TRAINING IS REQUIRED IT’S EXCITING, CHALLENGING & REWARDING  IT’S KNOWING THE RULES & BEING

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America’s Cup heroes at RGYC for Etchells State Championship

Geelong’s Corio Bay will play host to two America’s Cup winning skippers this long weekend. In what is possibly a world first, two winning America’s Cup skippers – John Bertrand and

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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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