The 68th Season is upon us and we have a Festival of an Opening Day!
Bring the family down to enjoy a wonderful day of celebrating the next Summer season, lots of upcoming Regattas, social activites and most importantly – Family, Friendship, Sailing.
As voted by you on Facebook and Instagram, the theme is Mermaids & Pirates. Dress up to match the theme if you please, prizes will be given on the day.
Saturday 5 October 2019
Opening Day Program
11:30am The Beach' opens for kids activities. There will be a jumping castle, face painting and plaster painting. 12:00pm Guests arrive for Opening Ceremony at the BYS Rock 12:15pm Opening Ceremony begins Salute, national anthem, speeches 12:45pm Season declared open 12:45pm Live music begins on the deck Sail Past briefing at the BYS Rock 1:00pm VIP's to board the Flagship boats on the pier Members taking part in the Sail Past to board their own boats 1:00pm Complimentary food stalls open on the deck - Spud Bar, Salad Bar & BBQ 1:15pm Boats depart from the dock 1:30pm Official Sail Past 2:30pm Opening Day Race 4:00pm Kids activities conclude 4:30pm Race winner announcements 7:00pm Commodore's Cocktail Party - tickets must be pre-booked, click here. This is a BYS Members and families event only.