ACT Optimist Championship

RSYS was well represented at the ACT States with nine sailors and their families traveling down to Canberra from 26-27 October. Richard McLachlan writes: In Open fleet we had Connor Warner (in possibly…

AS honours Sailors of the Year

Congratulations to the three Squadron Members honoured at the Australian Sailing Awards on Friday night: Will Ryan, with Mat Belcher – Male Sailor of the Year (pictured aboved) Will Cooley, with…

2019 Gascoigne Cup and Thelma Plate

The second race of the CYCA Short Ocean Racing Series was held on Saturday, writes John Maclurcan. Under a long standing arrangement with the CYCA, the RSYS ran the race, awarding…

J/70 Australian Championship

The J/70 Nationals hosted by the CYCA last weekend attracted nine boats including three from RSYS and two from Victoria.   Conditions on Saturday were challenging with a very shifty…

Next gen mast and sail systems

Bret Perry from Advanced Wing Systems will give a free talk on Wednesday 23 October about new soft wing technology. Drawing on his experience with America’s Cup and Farr, he will…

Sunday Twilights underway

The first Sunday Twilight race kicked off last weekend under spectacular conditions. After a weekend of showers, the sky cleared to a beautiful blue and we had a really pleasant 8-10…

Laser ‘Coasts’ Championships 

RSYS was well represented this year at the Coasts, held at Gosford Sailing Club from 12-13 October. Three Laser 4.7 and seven Laser Radial Youth sailors made the trip to Gosford. They…

RSYS Optis at NSW Championships 

The NSW State Youth Championships were held at Point Wolstoncroft from 5-7 October 2019. Joining the Squadron’s strong representation in Lasers, 420s and Boards, seven young Optimist Dinghy sailors enthusiastically participated. Benedict McKay reports:…

LOTS of courage, competition and camaraderie

Young Madi Kornman, skipper of the all female crew racing Zig Zag 2, steeled her nerves, called for the spinnaker hoist and beheld a most satisfying sight as the red…

NSW Youth Championships

The Squadron was well represented at the NSW Youth Championships held at Point Wolstoncroft on the shores of Lake Macquarie over the long weekend 5-7th October. The event is the first…
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