The history of the first thirty years of the BYS is documented  by Edgar French in The Miracle at Scotts’ Shed.  It was published by Georgian House in 1983. Covering the first sixty years, in 2012 Scotts’ Shed: The Second Storey 1952-2012  was published.  It was written largely by Bill Chalkley and Ron Cooper, edited by

BYS Junior Movie Night

Friday, 02 January 2015 by

Come to the movies!! BYS Junior Movie Night Your Junior Club Captains Ned and Ciarra are proud to invite you to the secret BYS premiere of the new Australian movie: (rated G)   Date – Wednesday, 14 January, 2015 Location – Sorrento Cinema – Ocean Beach Road, Sorrento Arrival Time – 5.50 pm. Collection time

100 Students try sailing

Saturday, 27 December 2014 by

Last month 100 Year 6 students from St Simon’s School in Rowville came to Blairgowrie for an introduction to sailing in the fleet of 303 yachts. The students had never sailed before, so the aim was to have them sail in pairs, managing the mainsail and the rudder to develop some understanding of what drives

A new 303 for Sailability

Saturday, 27 December 2014 by

BYS Sailability 303 Sailing has added a 303 yacht  to be named  ELEKTRA which was most generously donated to the fleet by member Michael Landy, owner of the Flinders 7.8 ELEKTRA.  We thank Michael for this gift to the program which provides access to sailing for people who have special needs, but importantly also enables

Summer Car Parking

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 by

The BYS members car park will be closed on Boxing Day. It will open again from the 27th December 2014 to those members holding a valid car park permit. The car park operates on a first in, first served basis with security this year staffing the entry. We encourage members to seek alternative arrangements to