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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.

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 »

Cruise in Company Port Phillip Cruising Rally Geelong to Queenscliff ~ Saturday 1 November – Tuesday 4 November

Experience the adventure of cruising with SYC’s Recreational Boating Power and Sail in their Cruise in Company Port Phillip Cruising Rally Geelong to Queenscliff Saturday 1 November – Tuesday 4 November Our Cruise ... read more »

Vale Gino Knezic

                          To the members of the Sandringham Yacht Club. 4 Oct 1935 – 15 August 2014 Gino Knezic passed away on the 15 August ... read more »

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 »

Sailors rate Sail Sandy 2014 a huge success!

With record entries, fresh breezes, superb facilities, friendly volunteers and quality race management, Sail Sandy 2014 has been rated the best ever by competing sailors. The morning of Saturday October 18th ... read more »

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Club Events

Cabrini BRIGHTWAY Lunch ~ Friday 24 October

You are invited to show your support for Cabrini Brightway at our second annual lunch at the picturesque Sandringham Yacht Club. This year we will be focusing on 'The ... read more »

SYC Annual Fishing Competition ~ Saturday 25 October

Weather forecast is looking great!   That’s right folks, the SYC Recreational Boating Annual Fishing Competition is scheduled for Saturday 25 October 2014!  It’s a family day, so bring the kids and ... read more »

Friday Night Key Draw ~ Friday 24 October

Last Friday, member #5711 missed out on the $75 jackpot! That means this Friday we have $100 up for grabs! Did you know every Friday night in the Members’ Bar we ... read more »

Cruise in Company Port Phillip Cruising Rally Geelong to Queenscliff ~ Saturday 1 November – Tuesday 4 November

Experience the adventure of cruising with SYC’s Recreational Boating Power and Sail in their Cruise in Company Port Phillip Cruising Rally Geelong to Queenscliff Saturday 1 November – Tuesday 4 November Our Cruise ... 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… I don't own a power boat Lack of knowledge of these events My boat ... 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 »