The International Optimist Dinghy is the most successful junior sailing boat in Australia,  and the World,  in terms of both participation and performance. BYS is pleased to be hosting the Victorian State titles on the March long weekend (10-12). It’s a great opportunity for anyone with an interest in the future of sailing to be

Junior Skippers Day 2018

Monday, 22 January 2018 by

On Sunday we held the Commodores Breakfast and Junior Skippers race for those who are apart of the Junior & Youth Sail Training program. It was a great opportunity for everyone to catch up towards the end of the season for a sit-down breakfast. Following breakfast, all the sailors headed out on the Keelboats for

Ronstan Junior & Youth Scholarship

Monday, 22 January 2018 by

Congratulations to Lucas James and Ruby Backwell who received the 2017/18 Ronstan Junior & Youth Scholarship. As part of the scholarship, Ronstan will provide Lucas and Ruby with $1000 worth of Ronstan Gear. This includes hardware as well as sailing gear. Thank-you to everyone who did submit an application, there were some great applications! Lastly,

Minnow Nationals 2018

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 by

The 39th Minnow Nationals were held at The Cruising Yacht Club of WA last week with a strong representation of BYS Minnow Sailors. Congratulations to everyone who headed west for the Minnow Nationals. BYS had 6 sailors finish in the top 10 with Ed Warner taking the win, with Sam Backwell 3rd, Thomas Warner 4th,

  Q1: What has attracted you to the 420’s?   Ella – I was attracted to the 420 through the social part as many of my friends sailed the 420 Laura – It was a really good boat to transition into, it was a steep learning curve jumping straight into it after the minnow but