RSYS App hits 1000 downloads!

Dear Members, You are amazing! A year ago a significant number of you didn’t have an email or use mobile phones. Now, even our nonagenarians nonchalantly scan QR codes and…

RSYS Women skippers head to Manly

The 2021 Helly Hansen Women’s Challenge was hosted by Manly Yacht Club over 27-28 March. Keelboat Division 1 was won by Club Member Nicola Wakefield Evans on Whistling Kite, pictured…

Stepping Stone House FUNdraiser

RSYS was pleased to host the 21st running of the Stepping Stone House Bridge and Regatta days on Tuesday 23 and Thursday 25 March . This fund-raising event attracted 432…

RSYS hosts schools Team Pacer regatta

On 27 March, the Squadron was host club and organising authority (along with host schools Scots and Ascham), for the NSW Team Pacer Association ‘Sydney Harbour Regatta’. Richard McLachlan writes,…

Smiles all round at Opti States

The 2021 NSW State Championship for International Optimist Dinghies was held at RPAYC, Newport on 20-21 March. Richard McLachlan writes, ‘Five regular RSYS Optimist dinghy sailors traveled up to compete; …

Minnow wins the Ponant major prize!

Congratulations to David Grundy of Minnow who won the major prize at last night’s presentation dinner: a $10,000 voucher towards a Ponant luxury cruise expedition. Ponant’s Karen Smith drew his…

Nominate your Sailor of the Year!

Let’s recognise our top sailors! The RSYS Sailing Committee is calling upon Members to nominate an appropriate person for one of the five significant awards for the 2020-2021 sailing season.…

Perseverance Trophy – “And so it goes….”

 The Perseverance Trophy, a model of the Perseverance built by Donald Maclurcan and donated to the Squadron in 1986, is currently presented to the winner of a pointscore comprising our…

PONANT Friday Twilight Race 22

David Ross of alouette reports: ‘Friday lunchtime.  Text messages and phone calls. “Are you mad – look at the weather, look at the forecast!”  Saved by the Sailing Office –…
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