Vale Graham Thomson

RGYC 50 Year Member Graham Thomson passed away suddenly last Wednesday. Our thoughts and prayers are with Graham's family and friends at this time. Graham joined RGYC in 1967, a Member for over 55 years. Graham is survived by his wife Vicki and their children & grandchildren. 
Christmas RGYC Trading hours
please click here to view on our website.

Antipasto Box - 4 People
Smoked ham, mild salami, sliced prosciutto, roast peppers, olives, grilled eggplant, artichoke and fetta. Biscuits

Cheese Box - 4 People
Brie, blue and cheddar cheese. Quince paste, dried fruit, nuts, grapes and biscuits

Sandwich Box - 4 People
Chicken and herb mayonnaise triangle sandwiches (8) Mixed finger sandwiches (12) Dinner roll with smoked salmon, dill cream fraiche and cucumber (4)

Picnic Box - 4 People
Chicken and herb mayo sandwiches, Rare roast beef tart, carrot chips, Asparagus rolled in Prosciutto, Beetroot tzatziki dip, flat breads, carrot and celery sticks

Dip Box - 4 People
Spicy capsicum dip, baba Ghanoush, Beetroot tzatziki dip Flat bread, Turkish bread, grissini sticks Fresh vegetables, carrot, celery and capsicum sticks, cherry tomatoes

Canape Box - 4 People
Asparagus rolled in Prosciutto, salmon blini's, tomato & goats cheese tarts, Chicken rice paper rolls, Bruschetta with cottage cheese, cherry tom & glaze, roast beef tart, carrot chips
Festival of Sails 2023
We remind all vessel owners to get their entries into the 2023 Festival of Sails. Entries close on Sunday 8th January and so far we have a strong fleet entered.

You can register your interest in volunteering at the 2023 event 
HERE or alternatively you can email Daniella at 

The Festival of Sails pre-event Working Bee will again be taking place on Saturday 21 January from 8am – coordinated by Past Commodore Harry Farnell.  We encourage members to come along and lend a hand to ensure our Club is in great shape to welcome the large fleet to our Club.  Morning tea and refreshments will be provided once the mornings work is complete.

RGYC member's wrist bands can be collected from reception during office hours from Thursday 5th January. Each member is eligible to receive two wrist bands; one for themselves and one for a guest.
Port Phillip Ferries - Festival of Sails

RGYC has partnered with Port Phillip Ferries to provide a public event at Festival of Sails, with all proceeds going to Geelong Connected Communities to support homeless youth in Geelong.
Geelong Flyer will run a one-hour cruise on Corio Bay to provide an opportunity for the public to witness up close the spectacle of the finish of the Festival of Sails Melbourne - Geelong Passage Race courtesy of Port Phillip Ferries.
The licensed cafe will be open on board.
Thursday 26 January 2023 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (UTC+11)

Geelong Flyer - Port Phillip Ferries
Pick up location is on Wangim Walk 
Cost is $20 per ticket.

With the World Fireball Championships fast approaching in February 2024 there has never been a better time to get yourself a boat.
Used boats are available ready to race from between $4,000.00 and $15,000.00.
These boats are usually between Winder and YMS hulls, are on or below weight ,stiff and competitive .

Any one looking for a boat should be able to find what they want on the “Fireball Australia Buy & Sell”
Facebook site or the web site “boats for sale”.

Contact Myles Gavin on 0418109326 should you have any questions.
Please click HERE for an updated review and informative article about the Fireball by the Draycote Water Sailing Club in the UK.

What's on this week

Members' Night
Friday 30th December 2022 from
6:00 pm

Members' Draw - $500
Slab Draw - 1


To view the full list of RGYC events, please see the CLUB CALENDAR on the website.

Sailing - Weekly Wrap

Pre Christmas Twilight Aggregate Results 

50th Anniversary Melbourne to Hobart Yacht Race 

Follow the race live:

For further updates on our very own RGYC entrants, including Extasea (Paul Buchholz) & Goggo (Bill Newman) please visit:

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