COVID-19 UPDATE

COVID Contact Tracing

The COVID Contact Tracing Form is no longer available on this site as Authorities require your submission as you enter the Club, and not in advance.

Please use your phone to scan the QR code when you arrive. Our friendly staff will be happy to assist you.

Please note this applies to dining venues and also around the waterfront.

Thank you for your co-operation.
RSYS Reception 02 9955 7171

RSYS COVID Bulletins

Latest COVID-19 case locations in NSW

Confirmed COVID-19 cases are associated with the following locations and have been classified by NSW Health for action.

This information will be updated if further locations are identified. Locations are removed when 14 days have passed since the last known date that a confirmed case was associated with the location.

 

Conditions of Entry – revised

Please do not enter the Squadron by land or water if you or any member of your household:
• are experiencing any flu-like symptoms (sore throat, runny nose, persistent cough, shortness of breath, fever);
• have been in close contact with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19 (during the period of time in which the virus is contagious);
• are awaiting the results of a test for COVID-19;
• reside with anyone who is awaiting the results of a test for COVID-19;
• have returned from Victoria or international travel and failed to observe the government requirement to quarantine for 14 days.

Member/Guest Declaration:
• I am not, nor is anyone I live with or in close contact with, undergoing testing or awaiting results for the COVID-19 virus;
• I have not, nor has anyone I live with or am in close contact with, tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and have not been medically cleared as non-contagious;
• I do not have any flu-like symptoms (sore throat, runny nose, persistent cough, shortness of breath, fever);
• I have not visited any of the venues listed, (https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/latest-news-and-updates#latest-covid-19-case-locations-in-nsw), during the periods that NSW Health requires you Self-isolate and get tested immediately or Monitor for symptoms;
• I will, at all times, maintain social distancing measures (as per the NSW Health guidelines) with respect to other Members, visitors and staff;

Our priority has to be the health and welfare of our Members, guests and staff at this time.
Thank you for your understanding and co-operation.

Commodore David Ward


New COVID-safe sailing rule – revised

Message from RSYS Captain of Sailing Karyn Gojnich.

Australian Sailing received advice from NSW Health last week in regard to community sport in the current COVID environment. Sailors are requested to comply with the recommendations from the Chief Health Officer to all community sports, to avoid inter-regional mixing, in particular within the Greater Sydney area. NSW Health have requested State Sporting Organisations for water-based sports in Greater Sydney (i.e. Sydney Harbour) to designate ‘regions’. Australian Sailing have followed this request for the longer term benefits of the sport and put forward regional zones as requested. These recommendations are in play at this stage until the end of September.

Click here to see the Sydney Harbour regional zones (revised 28Aug2020)

Over the next five weeks, to help discourage travelling for community sport, it is recommended that skippers and crew are only allowed to race in organised events out of RSYS with those residing in Area A. As always, skippers take responsibility for the health and safety of their crew. Skippers will need to decide how best they can comply with the new recommendations while still safely manning their boats. This is a change to the way many boats and clubs would normally operate. We request that you follow the recommendations to ensure that sailing complies with NSW Health recommendations for sport.

RSYS understands that the introduction of the ‘Sailing Regions’ may potentially hinder some boats and crew from being able to compete. As a result, all races scheduled until the end of September will be non-pointscore races. This decision has been taken so as to not disadvantage those skippers who may feel they are unable to race because they, or members of their crew, live outside the designated club region.

Our Academy offerings for Tackers and Keelboat courses will be deferred until the end of this five week period and we hope that it can restart training courses in October. View the Sailing Academy pages here

Please note:
• It is still possible for boats from other regional zones to join us on the water for racing.
• It is still possible for all Members to come to the Club.
• Everyone is required to complete our Club Visit Contacts declaration for each day you visit the Club.

Yours in sailing,
Karyn Gojnich
RSYS Club Captain

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