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04/10/22

RGYC News

  • A reminder that Club Racing continues this week with:
        Ports Victoria Twilight Series -Race 1 on Wednesday 5th October 2022
        Aggregate racing for all courses on Saturday 8th October
        Two-Handed Series Race 1 on Sunday 9th October.
 


Racing Rules for Safe Sailing- Information Sessions
Geoff Searle and the Club’s National Judges, Mal Eaton & Michael Naughton, will be presenting 3 sessions in sequence, around the course from start to finish plus the opportunity to have your questions answered. These sessions are highly recommended for both new and seasoned racers. Sessions are Saturday 8th, 15th and 22nd of October from 09:30am to 10:30am in the McAllister Room or West Lounge. Numbers will be limited, so let the Club’s Reception Desk know if you would like to attend.

2022/23 Season Opening Day

The 2022/23 Season Opening was an outstanding success. The brilliant weather enabled great participation and enjoyment for a large and diverse cross-section of our club. There was great fun on the water and much merriment on the land.

Click here for more photos. Congratulations to the following award winners:

1. Best Flag Display - Vivacite (Roger McLennan)
2. Most Humorous - Lupa Wylo (Geoffrey Sadler)
3. Most Crew in costume -  Patternmaker (Immediate Past Commodore Stuart Dickson)
4. Best Dressed Boat ‘Runners Up’ - Hush (Paul Gunner)
5. Best Dressed Boat Award – Azzura (Dale Laurie)
Honorary Life Members: Harry Farnell, Paul Buchholz, Murray McRae, Robbie Miller, Brian Marshman and John Kint officially opened the 2022/23 Sailing Season.

What's On This Week

Sassy Sailing Sisters Meet & Greet
Friday 7th October  6:00 pm

The Sassy Sailing Sisters development program is casting off this Friday 7th October with a meet and greet of the group at 6pm in the West lounge. Here, mentors, trainers and participants will get to know each other before starting their amazing development journey.
We would like to thank all who made this program come to life as this would not have been possible without the financial support received from the Victorian State Government Office of Sports and Recreation under the Change Our Game program. Also from our numerous sponsors, as well as the support of many  RGYC members who will play a huge part in mentoring, developing and assisting the participants throughout their journey.
The group will stay for members’ night so please come and say ‘Hi’ to the girls and make them feel welcome .
Ports Victoria Twilight Series- Race 1
Wednesday  5th October 2022 

First Warning: 17:55

If any skippers are available to take crew this Wednesday night, please let Sailing & Boating Manager Drew know as soon as possible.

Members' Night
Friday 7th October 2022 from
6:00 pm

Members' Draw - $100
Slab Draw - 1 Slab
Officer of the Day - Brendan Garner

Adult Learn to Sail
Starting Friday 7th October 2022


The Sailing Academy still has a couple of places remaining for the upcoming Learn to Sail course.

If you are interested in booking a spot, contact the Sailing Academy on (03) 5229 3705.
Music on the Lawn
Sunday 9th October - 3:00 to 6:00 pm


Join us this Sunday for Music on the Lawn with local artist Jason Coghill. 

The Yot Café & Bistro is open from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, grab a bite to eat and a drink & enjoy the first day of Daylight Savings.
To view the full list of RGYC events, please see the CLUB CALENDAR on the website.
#Decorations - FREE#
We recently came across 26 glass table decorations. We would like to give them away to Members that may be interested. They're all individually boxed and available from RGYC reception. Contact Libbee or Emily on
03 5229 3705 or info@rgyc.com.au if you have any questions.

Sailing - Weekly Wrap

Etchells Series- Race 1 Results
1    PANTHER  (Brendan Garner)    
2    THE MOE SZYSLAK EXPE
      (Tim Clark)    
3    JAC HOI (John Kelly)
Mixed Class Results
1  HARVEY (James Stewart)
2  INVERTEBRATE (Sky Kumata)
 
Cadet Champ Results
1  WILD CARD (Lulu Di Sciascio)    
2  RESISTANCE (Benjamin Garner) 
3  MUSTANG SALLY (Cate Mccoy)

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