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SYC Cup NavRally ~ Sunday 22 February

Sunday 22 February is the SYC Cup NavRally where Sandringham Yacht Club battles out the course for the elusive CUB Cup against Royal Victorian Motor Yacht Club and Beaumaris Motor ... read more »

Diesel Engine Course ~ Sunday 22 February

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 »

OTB Live-In-Weekend ~ Saturday 7 February + Sunday 8 February

Come in your best abnormal costume for the theme out of this world! Sort out your tents, torches, your sleeping bags + your friends…! Get ready to have a really ... read more »

Young Members Committee Social Twilight Sailing Event – Thursday 5 Febuary

Young Members are holding a social/twilight sailing evening next Thursday! Using the Club's Beneteau fleet, this event is only $30, from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm,  register here! read more »

Celebrate Success and Raise a Toast ~ Saturday 31 January

In order to recognise + celebrate Sandy boats that competed in many of the blue water races as well as many of the dinghy Championships with considerable success over the ... read more »

Friday Night Key Draw ~ Friday 30 January

The last Key Draw for 2014 saw member #0609 missing out on the $125 jackpot! That means when the Key Draw returns on 30 January we have $150 up for grabs! Did you ... read more »

Those Who Served ~ SYC Heritage Committee

The Heritage Committee plans to add the names of any members past or present who served overseas in the Royal Australian Navy, the Australian Defence Force or the ... read more »

2015 ICOYC Cruise ~ 2 – 10 October

Annapolis Yacht Club ("AYC") is pleased host the 2015 ICOYC Cruise on our home waters of the Chesapeake Bay. AYC Commodore Rod Jabin has issued this letter ... read more »

Australia Day – Monday 26 January 2015

Australia Day Trading Hours:   Clubhouse 1130 - Late Reception Closed Members’ Bar 1200 - Late Harbour ... read more »

2015 Bayside foreshore parking permits

Dear Crew Members, Following up from my note to you in early December, the Bayside City Council have now been in touch with SYC about the 2015 Bayside foreshore parking permits. Commencing ... read more »

SYC boats clean up at the 2015 J24 Nationals in Adelaide

‘When you have got it flaunt it’ and that’s just what Dave Suda "The Black Prince of Sandringham" did in the last race of the National Championships held in Adelaide ... read more »

Six win victory for Intrusion in S80 Victorian Title!

S80 Keelboat Victorian Championship 2015 Royal Brighton Yacht Club, Melbourne 11 January 2015 Six win victory for Intrusion in S80 Victorian title Sandringham Yacht Club member Luke Reinehr and his crew of ... read more »

Festival of Sails 2015

We wish all SYC boats that have entered so far the very best of luck in the Festival of Sails: 2XTREME, A CUNNING PLAN, ALCHEMIST, ALGY ROSE, ARCHIE, BARNSTORMER, CARPE DIEM, CHALLENGE, DARK ENERGY, DEBONNAIRE, read more »

Annual Summer Raft-Up + Picnic ~ Saturday 10 January

It’s a proven fact that recreational boating goes a long ways toward improving your quality of life. The minute you start to move forward on a boat, you’ll notice how ... read more »

Samaran sailed by Julian Sasson and Mischa Suda

Winner of the 2014-15 International Cadet Australian Championship sailed in Port Lincoln from December 28 to January 5.  Photo cred: Chris Furey read more »

Courtesy Bus Members Survey

Dear Members, The Club has been approached by a third party about the prospect of introducing a courtesy bus service on a fee paying basis. On their behalf, we said ... read more »

Julian Sasson and Mischa Suda win Cadet Nationals on Samaran

What a great start to the New Year. 19 years ago a Sandy Cadet last won the National title – and that was Dave Suda! In 2015 it has been won by ... read more »

Sandy Skippers take podium places in Christmas racing

It was exciting racing over the Christmas break with many Sandy boats doing well. In the Sydney to Hobart race Rob Date on Scarlet Runner won their division in ORCi and  came ... read more »

Comanche Inside Tour

SYC Members Rob & Ben Hartnett from Sailing Shack were invited on-board US Supermaxi Comanche by skipper Kenny Read to film the yacht. Rob has known Kenny for many years ... read more »

New Year’s Eve in the Members’ Bar ~ Wednesday 31 December

Celebrate the end of 2014 and welcome in 2015 Reggae Style in the Members' Bar. Drink Specials Music Prizes for best dressed Meals available until 2100     read more »