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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Special Offer for Sandringham Yacht Club Members Only ~ valid till 31st October 2014

FREE 30 minute Golf Lesson for SYC MEMBERS with Jonathan Porter, PGA Golf Professional and Head Coach at Sandringham Golf Academy.   · 1 x free 30 minute golf lesson between the hours of 11am - ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Notice of By-Law Amendment

17 September 2014 Dear Member, Notice of By-Law Amendment Background Please be advised that the Sandringham Yacht Club’s By-Laws have been updated. The previous version required re-alignment with the new Constitution for accurate ... read more »

Paul Mentilplay Ice Bucket Challenge

The Wednesday Wonders Handicapper, Paul Mentilplay, was nominated for the ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ after the race on Wednesday 10 September. A great idea from John Dynan – ... read more »

Mercedes-Benz Brighton Spring Sales Event

On Now. Not to be missed. Don't forget to mention you are an SYC member and take advantage of outstanding buying opportunities on an extensive selection of demonstrators, Executive Driven and ... read more »

Marina Berths now available

The SYC Marina extension is now complete …. And we have marina berths available – enquire today about keeping your boat at SYC – offering 24/7 access, excellent racing and ... read more »

Attention all SYC Boat Owners

Dear Members, Obviously it was very windy down at the club last night - a marina inspection this morning shows pretty much everything is intact. There were a couple of boats ... read more »

18th Queenscliff Music Festival 28-29-30 November 2014

Tickets On Sale Now! If you intend on heading to the Festival - book your tickets now, this year has almost sold out!!  Queenscliff Music Festival turns up the heat again ... read more »

Winery Tour + Picnic photos

Our last event for the winter season was the Annual Winery Tour on Saturday 23 August. 40 members joined Keith and his bus, Oz Express, to head down to The ... read more »

Advanced Rules Group

It is our intention to create a small group, max 8 - 10 people who are interested in improving their skills, education and experience in the application of ... read more »

Qingdao Optimist Regatta 2014 in Review

Departing Melbourne on a cold winters day, six VIODA sailors supported by a coach, and four parents were thrilled to be given the opportunity of a lifetime to fly to ... read more »

Fantastic Effort Scarlet Runner!

Late last night Scarlet Runner a Reichel Pugh 52 arrived in Sydney completing a circumnavigation of the world. She was last in Sydney for the 2013 Sydney to Southport and ... read more »