Sayonara Cup heralds new era of Match racing

‘Sydney sailors wrest back control of Sayonara Cup,’ writes John Curnow in the Sydey Morning Herald.  ‘A thrilling duel on the River Derwent and the triumphant return of the Sayonara…

Youth success at NZ 420 Nationals

RSYS Youth Sailors Natasha Nisbet, Gretel Payne, Jack Ferguson and Ryan Littlechild made the trip ‘across the ditch’ to the New Zealand 420 National Championship in Takapuna, Auckland from 13 – 17 March.  Natasha and…

Nominate your Sailor of the Year!

RSYS Yachtswoman, Yachtsman and Crewperson of the Year awards – let’s recognise our top sailors! The RSYS Sailing Committee is calling upon Members to nominate an appropriate person for one…

RSYS wins the Sayonara Cup…by seconds

The RSYS challenger has won back from the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania one of Australia’s oldest and most famous yachting trophies, the Sayonara Cup, in a day of extraordinarily close…

Paspaley Tuesday Twilight Winners

The capacity crowd cheered loudly when the inaugural Tuesday Twilights Inspiration Award was presented by Jan Williams to Genevieve Slattery at last night’s Ladies’ Twilights presentation. This award recognises women…

Whimsical in Hobart for Sayonara Cup

This coming weekend, for the first time in 25 years, RSYS will challenge for the Sayonara Cup, an interstate match racing event in which the Squadron first participated in 1904 off…

Stepping Stone House FUN raiser

RSYS was pleased to host the 20th running of the Stepping Stone House Bridge and Regatta days on Tuesday 5 and Thursday 7 March. This fund raising event attracted 320 participants…

Outlaw wins Farr 40 Nationals

Tom and Alan Quick’s Outlaw sailed in a league of its own at the three-day Farr 40 National Championship: John Calvert-Jones Trophy, winning eight races from 10 starts. Outlaw was…

New Women’s Sailing Award

I am pleased to announce a new perpetual trophy: the Tuesday Twilight Inspiration Award, kindly donated by Member Jan Williams.   The award objective is to encourage women aged 55 and…

Optimist Travellers Trophy regatta

It is a great demonstration of the strength of RSYS Youth Sailing that 16 of our Youth Sailors, with ages ranging from 8 to 14, represented our Club at RPAYC…
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