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Rye Yacht Club - Friendly, Informal, Welcoming                    

The sailing season at Rye Yacht Club commences early in October and finishes in mid to late April. Most Club racing is on Sundays, and there are concentrated series of events over the Christmas - New Year and Easter holiday periods.
The Club sailing program includes a variety of courses and trophy series, usually with multi-division starts. Both VYC and Club handicapping are used.  
The Club also supports and encourages social sailing for people not wishing to compete in the racing program.
For those new to sailing, Club members are always willing to provide friendly assistance and advice on request.
Rye Yacht Club welcomes women to be involved in all aspects of the Club. If you would like to be involved, please let us know.

Discover Sailing

The Club is hosting Discover Sailing Days for the public to come along and learn more about and try sailing, on 13 November, 8 and 26 January.  To register to come along to the events, please go to Discover Sailing and search for Rye.  You can also download the Discover Sailing App for your mobile device.

Congratulations Bob Cooper - Australian Instructor of the Year

Bob was awarded 2016 Australian Sailing - Instructor of the Year in the National Award night on 29th October.
Congratulations Bob, we are all proud of you !


Congratulations RYC - 2016 YV Awards


RYC received the following awards at the Australia Yachting - Victoria night.

  • Bob Cooper - Instructor of the Year
  • Claire Campbell - 2nd Viper in the Victorian Youth Championships
  • Ben Brunton and Ed Fuggle for the Presidents Award for saving the life of a Jetskier on Australia Day

Also congratulations to Kate Hyde for being nominated in the Instructor of the Year category and Ed Fuggle for accepting the Most Improved Team Racing team for Dromana College.

Well done and congratulations to all, we are very proud of you.



 Variety of Great Social Activities
The Social Sub-Committee organises many and varied social events during the year, appealing to everyone. Most events are very family friendly, and young children are welcome to attend with a supervising adult.

Rye Weather
The Club has installed a professional Davis Weather station on the tower to record and display weather details on www.ryeweather.com.au


Learn to Sail

The Club is a Yachting Australia Accredited training centre. You are most welcome to come along and discover the joy of sailing in a friendly and supportive environment.

The Learn to Sail details for the 2016/2017 Season have been updated in Learn to Sail 


The fun of Sailing




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