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Book Club

Online

This month we will meet in the Carabella Room to discuss 'Sea of Poppies' by Amitav Ghosh. Do join us for lunch afterwards in the Careening Cove. At the heart of this vibrant saga is a vast ship, the Ibis. Her destiny is a tumultuous voyage across the Indian Ocean shortly before the outbreak of...

Cruising Division: ‘Eastern Australian Current’

Online

Due to the current restrictions, this event will be held online as a Zoom webinar. Please register via the new link below. Presentation The East Australian Current - where "Finding Nemo" was half right By Iain Suthers, Sydney Institute of Marine Science & UNSW The EAC is a powerful western boundary current draining warm water...

Lockdown Trivia Night

Online

The Sailing Office has put together a list of sailing related questions to challenge RSYS members in a fun and informative trivia challenge! Questions range from technical sailing knowledge as well as some historical trivia. There are just shy of 50 questions so we are aiming for about an hour in length, depending how much...

‘My worst sail, my best sail’

Online

Squadron Speaker Series Squadron Members look back so that others may look forward once this lockdown is over. Announcing a Zoom Room cocktail event. Sit Back or Lean Forward. Get ready for a hand-picked selection of Club Members, old and young and in between, to shoot the breeze on some of their most frightening, frightful,...

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Bridge Lunch

Careening Cove

We have introduced a Club Lunch Table on the first Wednesday of each month. Feel free to come with a companion or on your own and catch up with friends. There is no Bridge, just laughter and friendship. Bookings are through Frances Allison frances@rsys.com.au or 9017 0139.

One Design ‘Ice Breaker’ Regatta

For the second year, RSYS will be running a One Design Ice Breaker Regatta. It is open to all one design classes including Etchells, Dragon, Yngling, Elliott 7, J70, Melges 20 & 24, Farreast 28, Viper, Young 88 and VX One. Select this link to download the Notice of Race and enter online.

One Design ‘Ice Breaker’ Regatta

For the second year, RSYS will be running a One Design Ice Breaker Regatta. It is open to all one design classes including Etchells, Dragon, Yngling, Elliott 7, J70, Melges 20 & 24, Farreast 28, Viper, Young 88 and VX One. Select this link to download the Notice of Race and enter online.

Sunday Brunch

Carabella Room

Gather family and friends for a relaxed brunch or lazy lunch in our beautiful Dining Room, overlooking the harbour. Bookings from 11.30am, please make a reservation via the website link below. Please note, maximum booking size 10 guests. View the Brunch menu here Make a reservation here (login required) This event is open only to...

Literary Dinner – James Bond

Carabella Room

'The name is Fleming, Ian Fleming.' Popular Squadron guest speaker, author and literary critic Susannah Fullerton OAM, FRSN, returns to reveal the secret life of Ian Fleming and the origins of his cult James Bond novels. Secret Service agent 007 was created in 1953 and featured in 12 novels, various short stories and many films...

Squadron Elliott 7s Series 2021/2022

Youth Training Room

The Squadron Elliott 7s Series is a new Saturday racing series hosted by the Squadron Keelboat Program. The series will consist of five fleet racing days and four match racing days on the Club’s fleet of Elliott 7s sports boats. Entries are on a casual basis and open to all RSYS Members.

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The Commodore’s Ball ‘A Highland Fling’

Carabella Room

'A Highland Fling' You are warmly invited to enjoy a spectacular evening of fine dining, wine and music from Caledonia. More details to follow. Event details Date: Saturday 21 August Time: 7pm for 7.30pm till late Dress: Black Tie with a touch of Tartan Venue: Carabella Room Cost: $140 includes canapés, 3 courses, wines &...

Recurring

Compulsory Skippers’ Briefing

Online

Under the terms of our Aquatic Licence and in cooperation with Roads and Maritime, each year the club requires the skipper or the person in charge of each boat, to attend a briefing.  This year we will be running the briefings online via zoom and two dates are being offered.  Entries cannot be accepted for...

Cruising Division: ‘Flag Etiquette Afloat’

Carabella Room

Presentation Don't know your pennant from your burgee? Unsure whether to fly the red or blue Ensign? Our local Vexillographer John Vaughan (that's flag expert to you and me) will unfurl these mysteries and more. He will also reveal the design of the new RSYS racing flag to be introduced in the new sailing season....

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Compulsory Skippers’ Briefing

Online

Under the terms of our Aquatic Licence and in cooperation with Roads and Maritime, each year the club requires the skipper or the person in charge of each boat, to attend a briefing.  This year we will be running the briefings online via zoom and two dates are being offered.  Entries cannot be accepted for...

Guest Speaker Dinner – Lisa Blair

Carabella Room

Presentation 'Around Antarctica'  Lisa Blair has recently announced she will set sail solo, non-stop and unassisted around Antarctica again at the end of this year. Her focus is on climate science and micro plastic sampling. Her goal is to challenge Fedor's record of 102 days for an Albany to Albany circumnavigation. We are very excited to welcome...

Recurring

Bridge Lunch

Careening Cove

We have introduced a Club Lunch Table on the first Wednesday of each month. Feel free to come with a companion or on your own and catch up with friends. There is no Bridge, just laughter and friendship. Bookings are through Frances Allison frances@rsys.com.au or 9017 0139.

Recurring

Squadron Elliott 7s Series

Youth Training Room

The Squadron Elliott 7s Series is a new Saturday racing series hosted by the Squadron Keelboat Program. The series will consist of five fleet racing days and four match racing days on the Club’s fleet of Elliott 7s sports boats. Entries are on a casual basis and open to all RSYS Members.

Physical Health in Sailing

Careening Cove

Rescheduled to 9th September due to COVID restrictions Donna White, physiotherapist to the Australian Sailing Team as well as the Director of Total Physiotherapy in Manly Vale, will visit RSYS to talk about caring for your body while actively engaging in the sport of sailing. From common injuries seen in dinghy sailors, through to preventative...

Opening Day

A great day out at the Squadron for all the family. Parade of Sail information to follow.

Annual General Meeting

Carabella Room

The RSYS AGM will be held Tuesday 14 September 2021 at 8.15pm. Further details to follow.

Hardy Shield

Youth Training Room

Hosted by the Squadron Keelboat Program, the Hardy Shield is a two-day open WS Grade 4 match racing regatta. Up to eight teams will be invited to compete on our Club’s fleet of Elliott 7s sports boats. Donated by Sir James Hardy OBE, an America’s Cup winner, World Champion and Olympic yachtsman, the Hardy Shield...

Spring Series & One Design Club Championship

Spring Series race for mixed division yachts. Club Championship race for Etchells, Sportsboats & Yngling. Etchells Ted Albert Memorial Trophy. View the Sailing Calendar    

LOTS Coaching Regatta day 1

On the water

The Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron’s ‘Ladies of the Sea’ coaching regatta will take place on Saturday 2 October and Sunday 3 October 2021 It is open to: – Keelboats and one design fleets – Spinnaker & non-spinnaker – Female helm with mixed crew – Female helm with female crew. For all participants, across racing and...

LOTS Coaching Regatta day 2

On the water

The Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron’s ‘Ladies of the Sea’ coaching regatta will take place on Saturday 2 October and Sunday 3 October 2021 It is open to: – Keelboats and one design fleets – Spinnaker & non-spinnaker – Female helm with mixed crew – Female helm with female crew. For all participants, across racing and...

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