BYS Cruising Group

Wednesday, 28 February 2018 by

It has been 10 days since we set sail on our cruise to circumnavigate the Bass Straight Islands and North Tasmania First day we left at 05:00  to sail directly to Deal Island as our original destination, Refuge Cove Wilsons Prom, but the next day wind was unsuitable for that anchorage. So Deal Island, we

2018 BYS Team Challenge

Wednesday, 28 February 2018 by

  Last Sunday week saw the third edition of this novel event and the feedback was again encouraging … and it seems there is also a growing spectator support base! We had 13 teams competing, with the winning team completing a 3-peat! The Portsea Kings again defended their title ahead of some hot competition from the Portsea

2018 Minnow State Championships

Monday, 26 February 2018 by

What a weekend it was for the Minnow State Titles at Parkdale Yacht Club. There was a fantastic turn out; 22 juniors from Blairgowrie joined another 32 competitors from 9 other clubs including Portland, Gippsland, Beaumaris, Parkdale, McCrae, Brighton, Rye, Sandringham, and Sugarloaf. On Saturday both Novice and Open fleets managed three races but halfway through

2018 Sabre Victorian Championships

Monday, 26 February 2018 by

The 2018 Sabre Victorian Championships were hosted by Safety Beach SC last weekend, where BYS was well represented with 10 entries out of the 74 contestants. The Sabre appeal was demonstrated by the entrants ranging from the youth through to not so young in the Grand Veterans category plus 20% of the skippers were represented

Open Bic States 2018

Monday, 19 February 2018 by

Over the weekend three BYS sailors Hamish Cowell, Thomas Warner and Ellie Cowell competed at the Open Bic States at Rye Yacht Club. Congratulations to Hamish Cowell for finishing 2nd Overall and Ellie Cowell for finishing 2nd in the silver fleet. For full results please click here