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Welcome to Sandringham Yacht Club (SYC). Situated 15km south east of Melbourne on the foreshore of Port Phillip, SYC has the best facilities for sailing on the Bay, offering year round world class sailing and social events, exceptional dining rooms, 340 floating berth marina, a discover sailing boating academy, waterfront support services and a newly built clubhouse.

Latitude 38 magazine

Article about Scarlet Runner published in the prestigious Latitude 38 magazine from the States…..we are soo proud Rob and his crew have been acknowledged in the International press. read more »

Wednesday Wonders Winter Series 2014 Race 16 Molto Adagio

AIRWAVES (Rob Fenton) crossed the finish line at 16:29:50 narrowly beating the clock by 10 seconds; extending the race by 30 minutes; and ensuring there was a result to race ... read more »

SYC’s Wicked OpporTUNAty 2014 report Day 6 – 9

Day 6. This day started early again as four of the group decided to go with our Tuna fisherman Dave and help out picking up lobster pots in the Gloucester ... read more »

Jack Challands, 1st Australian Junior Male O’pen Bic World Champion!

Congratulations to SYC (and PYC) junior sailor Jack Challands in becoming the U13 O'pen Bic World Champion.  Jack had a second placing in the last race sailed at the 125 ... read more »

Scarlet Runner Wins Pacific Cup Trifecta

Since crossing the finish line at 02:05:18 HST on Saturday 19 July the crew of Scarlet Runner, have been cautiously celebrating their provisional race results. Although 1st place in their ... read more »

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Club Events

Powerboat Handling ~ Thursday 31 July

The Course includes boat launching, engines and fuel, types of craft and navigation. It aims to improve boat handling skills at low and planning speeds, all of which may be ... read more »

Sail Committee Winter Information Night – Thursday 31 July

Bruce Humphries has been involved in the keelboat side of Race Management since 1999 (his first Worlds) and was asked to join SYC’s  Sail Committee as the Race ... read more »

Friday Night Key Draw ~ Friday 1 August

Last  Friday, member #5149 missed out on the $275 jackpot! That means this Friday we have $300 up for grabs! Did you know every Friday night in the Members’ ... read more »

Acoustic Entertainment in the Harbour View Restaurant ~ Friday 1 August

Book your table now for dinner on Friday 1 August and be entertained by our resident acoustic musician Nathan, playing from 6.00pm.... View the menu and Call ... read more »

Rock & Roll Night ~ Friday 15 August

Dust off your dancing shoes and get ready to Rock n Roll the night away! There will be dancing lessons with Debbie Krause from 'Swingdance with Debbie' from 7pm for those ... read more »

Diesel Engine Course ~ Sunday 17 August

Whether you sail a yacht with an auxiliary diesel engine or are a motor cruising enthusiast, this course could not just save you money, but one day could save your ... read more »

Recreational Boating Winery Tour and Picnic ~ Saturday 23 August

Evoke your Palate…. Get away with your fellow members for a memorable Winter ‘Magical Mystery’ Winery Bus escape where your sensory evaluation will be educated and honed. Whisk off ... read more »

Recreational Boating in conjunction with Sail Winter Information Night – Marine weather + forecasting resources – Thursday 28 August

Before you go out on the water, always check the weather using a marine weather forecast. Land and general forecasts do not take into account wind speed over ... read more »

SYC SEAFOOD COOKOFF ~ Friday 29 August

Sandringham Yacht Club and the Harbour View Restaurant presents a seafood themed cookoff with strictly limited ... read more »

Marine Radio Operator Certificate of Proficiency ~ Tuesday 2 September

This course is comprised of three main sections over two nights; introduction, revision and the examination and aims to provide the knowledge and skills for candidates to achieve the MROCP ... read more »

Marine Radio Operator VHF Certificate of Proficiency ~ Tuesday 2 September

This course aims to provide the knowledge and skills for candidates to achieve the MROVCP issued by the Australian Communications Authority.  It also seeks to develop confidence and general competence ... read more »

Father’s Day ~ Sunday 7 September

Dads deserve a nice family breakfast or lunch to celebrate their special day!  Be early to book a table in the Harbour View Restaurant.   Breakfast ~ 0930 - 1130 Delicious ... read more »

Looking for something for the kids to do during the school holidays?

Tackers is an introductory, fun, games-based sailing program designed for kids aged 7 to 12.  Kids don’t need to have any prior sailing experience. The only requirement is that they ... read more »

Sail Sandy ~ 18 + 19 October

The regatta is open to all Kiteboard, Monohull and Catamaran Off The Beach boats with a listed YV yardstick. All boats shall comply with their current class rules. The ... read more »