Are Animals the new Oceanographers?

Prof. Rob Harcourt and Kate Parsons of the Sydney Institute of Marine Science will address the Cruising Division on 22 November – all Members welcome! Scientsists are moving towards an…

Success at Etchells QLD Champs

The Sydney Fleet was very well represented and achieved excellent results at the States hosted by RQYS from 27-29 October.   The fleet of 37 boats completed seven races in fine…

RSYS sailors shortlisted for Awards

RSYS Members Will Ryan and Finn Alexander have been nominated for this year’s Australian Sailing Awards. Finn, 18 and pictured above, is one of six contenders for the Youth Sailor…

Gascoigne Cup 2017

The Gascoigne Cup, the first of the RSYS ‘Triple Treat’ offshore events, was held on Saturday 21 October.  The Cup dates back to 1886 when Colonel F. G. F. Gascoigne…

Admiral’s Cup keeps growing

The Admiral’s Cup Anniversary Regatta has already outgrown expectations, as David Salter reports. When an informal committee of offshore veterans first met six months ago to put flesh on the…

MC38s action at RSYS

Act 1 of the MC38 2017-18 Summer series was conducted last weekend out of the RSYS. There were nine boats competing with big names joining the racing such as Tom Slingsby…

An Evening with Peter FitzSimons

Squadron Speaker event 23 November. Peter FitzSimons is popular in equal measures for his work as a journalist, historical author, political activist and former sportsman. He will cover all this and…

Etchells Mini A regatta 7 October

The Etchells Mini A regatta on Saturday 7 October saw 18 boats participate. They enjoyed an excellent day on the water: it was a sunny afternoon, the breeze was SE 10-15…

Friday Twilights 6 October

The opening race of the series was greeted with sunshine, 15kts breeze from the SE and temperatures around the low 20s. There were 62 boats on the water all ambitious to get the chance…

RSYS Members at the Etchells Worlds

The Squadron was well represented at the Etchells World Championship hosted by San Francisco Yacht Club from 26-30 September.  The fleet of 51 teams comprised representatives from nine countries and featured calibre…
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