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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.

Mercedes-Benz Brighton Keelboat Summer 2014-15

The 2014-15 Mercedes-Benz Brighton Keelboat Racing calendar is now online including online entries – with racing 4 days per week on Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday ... read more »

SYC Annual Fishing Competition ~ Saturday 25 October

Whether it’s very calming and relaxing to just be out there on the Bay doing nothing but waiting and contemplating nature’s beauty, there’s nothing like picking a piece of water, ... read more »

Opening Day 2014 ~ Saturday 4 October

A great day for you, your family and friends to celebrate the Opening of the 2014 – 15 Sailing Season and have some fun dressing your boat to the “Blues, Blue, ... read more »

Bart’s Bash ~ Sunday 21 September

The Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation is planning a MONSTER SIZED attempt to set a new Guinness World Record for The Largest Sailing Event in the World …. EVER …. ... read more »

Torquing Heads Lunch…huge success!

For those who attended the sell-out Torquing Heads lunch on Friday 12 September and witnessed the magnificent display of cars at ... read more »

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Club Events

Welcome Scarlet Runner Home ~ Friday 19 September

SYC welcomes home Scarlet Runner after her world tour with a celebration in the Members' Bar! Come down for Key Draw and then congratulate Rob and the crew on their ... read more »

Friday Night Key Draw ~ Friday 19 September

Last  Friday, member #4648 missed out on the $450 jackpot! That means this Friday we have $475 up for grabs! Did you know every Friday night in the Members’ Bar we have a weekly ... read more »

Bart’s Bash ~ Sunday 21 September

The Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation is planning a MONSTER SIZED attempt to set a new Guinness World Record for The Largest Sailing Event in the World …. EVER …. ... read more »

OTB Pie Night + New Members Introduction ~ Friday 26 September

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 »

AFL Grand Final Day ~ Saturday 27 September

Let the beer flow as Grand Final fever hits and catch all the live action on the screens of the Members' Bar, be part of the atmosphere, feel ... read more »

Working Bee 2014 ~ Put your hand up and help clean SYC

Sunday 28 September is the annual Club Clean Up Day. 9am until 12pm, with a thank you BBQ to follow. Put your hand up and help clean SYC in preparation for Opening Day! Volunteers ... read more »

International Optimist Junior Development Squad Program 2014-2015

We would like to encourage all SYC junior sailors to take up this terrific opportunity. Coaching sessions will typically take place on a weekly basis. This program is generously ... read more »

Opening Day 2014 ~ Saturday 4 October

A great day for you, your family and friends to celebrate the Opening of the 2014 – 15 Sailing Season and have some fun dressing your boat to the “Blues, Blue, ... 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 »

Wednesday Wonders Winter Presentation Night ~ Friday 10 October

The Wednesday Wonders Winter Presentation Night - a get together at the start of the summer season and a great chance to talk about the winter season just past, enjoy ... read more »

2014 Investment Market Update ~ Friday 17 October

Strategic Wealth is very proud to be associated with the Sandringham Yacht Club (SYC) and extends a warm invitation for you to join us at our 2014 Investment Market Update ... read more »

Sail Sandy ~ 18 + 19 October

Entries are 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 fleet ... read more »


International Cadet Junior Development Squad Program 2014-2015

SYC invites you to participate in the International Cadet Junior Development Squad Program 2014-2015. The program is offered to all members at a very reasonable cost. Participation in ... read more »

Recreational Guest Speaker Night ~ Wednesday 22 October

If you’ve ever listened to the fishing reports on Melbourne radio...  such as Rex Hunt’s long lived fishing show...  then you have heard the dulcet tones of Ian Jones.  A ... read more »

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

Whether it’s very calming and relaxing to just be out there on the Bay doing nothing but waiting and contemplating nature’s beauty, there’s nothing like picking a piece of water, ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »


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 »

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 »