GPS Mark Laying course

Wednesday, 26 September 2018 by

Hands-on practical course which demystifies the use of GPS for mark laying. Class room instruction and dry-land training at Stringer Reserve. Learn the basic functions of any GPS unit, the importance of a reference point in course setting, how to create a waypoint and navigate to that waypoint. We also cover techniques for laying marks

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