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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.

Recreational Boating Guest Speaker Night ~ Wednesday 12 November

Dispersing the Myth behind NavRallies… The session is open to all members and will run through all aspects of NavRallies including course plotting , boat speeds and timing etc. and ... read more »

NEW MEMBER & MEMBER GET MEMBER PROMOTION

Win a $2,000 prize! As an SYC member if you introduce a new member to the Club during the promotion period 4 October 2014 to 30 November 2014, you will ... read more »

Discover Sailing Day

We are preparing to showcase our world class facilities to the general public on Sunday the 16th of November for the national Discover Sailing Day. Last year ... read more »

R & R Kimberley Report: Week 35-36

After a restful week on Hamilton Island and reuniting ourselves with friends, we departed for Shute Harbour, a short ten mile run to the mainland, for refuelling. We had an ... read more »

Kingston Sprint Series & VLA Port Phillip Regatta

The 2014 Kingston Sprint Series and VLA PPR will be held from Saturday 15th November to Sunday 16th November 2014. The events will be conducted by the organising authority, Sandringham ... read more »

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Club Events

TWILIGHT ENTERTAINMENT

The following performers will be in the Members' Bar to entertain you after your twilight sail! Rain, hail or shine they will be there!  So come on down, have dinner and ... read more »

Friday Night Key Draw ~ Friday 31 October

Last Friday, member #1432 missed out on the $100 jackpot! That means this Friday we have $125 up for grabs! Did you know every Friday night in the Members’ Bar we ... read more »

Cruise in Company Port Phillip Cruising Rally Queenscliff ~ Friday 31 October – Monday 3 November

Experience the adventure of cruising with SYC’s Recreational Boating Power and Sail in their Cruise in Company Port Phillip Cruising Rally Queenscliff Friday 31 October – Monday 3 November. Our Cruise in Company to Queenscliffe ... read more »

Melbourne Cup Day ~ Members Event ~ Tuesday 4 November

Forget the BBQ at home, come down to SYC with the family for Melbourne Cup Day! Grab your sweeps from Tommy Raft and his apprentice Robyn Coombs and witness the electric atmosphere ... read more »

SYC Oaks Day Ladies Luncheon ~ Thursday 6 November

Enjoy a fun girls day out at SYC whilst raising some money for our friends at the Sandy Hospital - with scrumptious food, free flowing beverages, auction items, spot prizes ... 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 »

Recreational Boating Guest Speaker Night ~ Wednesday 12 November

Dispersing the Myth behind NavRallies… The session is open to all members and will run through all aspects of NavRallies including course plotting , boat speeds and timing etc. and ... read more »

SYC Fixed Mark Novice NavRun ~ Saturday 15 November

The course of approximately 15 nautical miles will be set around fixed marks, and will contain non navigational components which will count towards the vessel’s score. Event feature... read more »

Diesel Engine Course ~ Sunday 16 November

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 »

Discover Sailing Day ~ Sunday 16 November

Come out for a short sail with an experienced sailor, have a look around the Club facilities and discover just how fun, safe, accessible and affordable sailing really is – ... read more »

Lyn’s Lunch – supporting the Ovarian Cancer Institute ~ Sunday 16 November

In aid of Women's Cancer Research. Smart casual with a touch of Teal. Silent Auctions, Live Auctions, Raffles and Lucky Balloons read more »

Marine Radio Operator Certificate of Proficiency ~ Tuesday 18 November

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 18 November

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 »

Powerboat Handling ~ Thursday 20 November

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 »

It’s Time for the Annual “Combined Yacht Clubs Golf Day”

The Victorian Combined Yacht Clubs Annual ‘Victory Cup’ has been played since 1947. The Cup history shows it has been previously held by RBYC, RGYC, RMYC, MYC and SYC. Over ... read more »

Cruise in Company to Queenscliff Music Festival – weekend 28-29-30 November 2014

Get ready for the 18th Queenscliff Music Festival next November. It's gonna be a HUGE!   Open to all boats provided they have reasonable on-board accommodation for a night or two.  ... read more »

Kids Christmas Party ~ Sunday 30 November

Calling all kids!  Santa is coming to SYC! There will be presents, lollies, entertainment from Hey Dee Ho Music, face painting, balloon sculpturing, a jumping castle, BBQ and heaps of fun!  ... read more »

Recreational Boating Power and Sail Christmas Party ~ Wednesday 3 December

If there's one thing we all love about summer, it’s the BBQ season! It’s time to fire up the grill, invite the family + friends over and we’ll flip some hamburgers and cook ... read more »

Christmas Day Lunch ~ Thursday 25 December

**CHRISTMAS LUNCH IS NOW BOOKED OUT.  HOWEVER WE ARE TAKING A WAIT LIST** Celebrate in style, dining at our premier waterfront venue, whilst enjoying ... read more »

NEW YEAR’S EVE 2014 – Harbour View Restaurant – Wednesday 31 December

Executive Chef Kol Gemmell has designed a sumptuous 5 course degustation menu especially for the New Year's celebrations. Enjoy: 5 course degustation - click here for menu a glass of sparkling ... read more »

OTB Pie Night + New Members Introduction ~ Friday 30 January

Come and catch up with all the OTB news - join us for free party pies and sausage rolls!!  The OTB Committee would also like to take this opportunity ... read more »