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Christmas Day Lunch ~ Thursday 25 December

Celebrate in style, dining at our premier waterfront venue, whilst enjoying a traditional three course Christmas lunch with family and friends! Dining is available in the ... 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 »

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 »

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 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 »

Melbourne Cup Day ~ Members Event ~ Tuesday 4 November

Each year at 3pm on the first Tuesday of November, the greatest thoroughbreds from around the world descend upon Flemington to battle it out for a chance at the $6.2 ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

Sail Sandy 2014

© Bruno Cocozza, All rights reserved.  Sail Sandy was held at SYC over the weekend,  click here to view these beautiful shots from Bruno Cocozza read more »

Sail Sandy 2014 action photos

© Steb Fisher, All rights reserved.  Sail Sandy was held at SYC over the weekend,  click here to view all the on-water action from Saturday 18 October read more »

Sail Sandy Results

Click here for results, choose from the following Series ... Optimist, Minnow, Cadet Int, Open Bic, Lasers Radial and 4.7, 420, Contender/Finn/Pacer Pursuit/RS100/RS200, Tasar, Mosquito/Viper, 29er/Int 14/Musto Skiff read more »

Friday Night Key Draw ~ Friday 17 October

This Friday we have $50 up for grabs! Did you know every Friday night in the Members’ Bar we have a weekly Friday Night Key Draw with John Armstrong and ... read more »

Ronstan MD wins 1st Sailing Industry Distinguished Service Award

Alistair Murray was recognised for his contributions to the sailing industry at the US Sailboat Show.  Alistair, MD of Australian deck hardware firm Ronstan, received the first annual Sailing Industry Distinguished Service ... read more »

Message from the Waterfront

Sandringham Yacht Club strongly recommends owners/skippers register the movement of their vessels for overnight or longer passages within and outside Port Philip Bay.  A lot of you will ... read more »

Opening Day 2014 from the water

3 cheers from the water... Thank you to SYC member Richard Brearley for sharing this Sail Past footage with us! read more »

Discover Sailing Day – True camaraderie at its best

Dear members, We are preparing to showcase our world class facilities to the general public again on Sunday 16 November for Discover Sailing Day. We are currently seeking members ... read more »

Oli Tweddell – Australian Finn sailor | Short Film by Ben Hartnett

For SYC member Ben Hartnett's media studies this year as part of his major VCE final film project, he decided to film and document Australian Sailing Team member Oli Tweddell ... read more »