Club Race Officers Course

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 by

Club Race Officers Course Last Saturday, the Regatta and Race Management (RRM) committee held an Australian Sailing Club Race Officers seminar at BYS in the McCarthy Centre. The seminar was conducted by Geoff Eldridge and Doc Little. We had 27 participants, which surely must be a record for a Race Officers Seminar! Just 2 months

New Sailing Manager

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 by

“It is with great pleasure that I announce the appointment of Gordon Hyde as our new Sailing Manager.  Gordon is highly qualified in sailing management, training and coaching.  As well as being an accomplished sailor. and senior  coach/instructor with Australian Sailing he bring experience as a past Commodore of Rye Yacht Club.   Please introduce yourselves

Well what a glamour week of sailing and weather we had.  There was only one day where the wind blew up to 25 knots.  Most of the days we saw 7 to 13 knots of breeze with mainly flat water. The racing was very competitive with over 100 boats competing.  Many of the starts were down wind with

Open Bic Worlds

Monday, 27 August 2018 by

Ellie and I were lucky enough to travel to Barcelona with 4 other Australian sailors for the O’pen Bic World Championships earlier this month. Unfortunately the European heat wave affected the wind and we spent many days becalmed on the beach. Despite this we had a great time with sailors from around the world. There

BYS at Airlie Beach Race Week

Monday, 13 August 2018 by

Last Friday marks the start of Airlie beach race week now in its 30th year.  BYS has three boats entered with around 20 plus BYS members sailing in the regatta. The three boats entered are Hotel a beneattu 43.3 owned by Jenni Maclean and John Coppock, Mel a Hanse 38.5 owned by Joan and Adrian