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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 »

Diesel Engine Course ~ Sunday 17 August

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 »

Acoustic Entertainment in the Harbour View Restaurant ~ Friday 1 August

Book your table now for dinner on Friday 1 August and be entertained by our resident acoustic musician Nathan, playing from 6.00pm.... View the menu and Call ... read more »

Powerboat Handling ~ Thursday 31 July

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 »

Friday Night Key Draw ~ Friday 25 July

Last  Friday, member #5615 missed out on the $250 jackpot! That means this Friday we have $275 up for grabs! Did you know every Friday night in the Members’ Bar we ... read more »

Clubhouse 5th Birthday Party ~ Friday 25 July

This Friday is the CLUBHOUSE’S 5th BIRTHDAY bash and what a line up we have for you in the Members’ Bar, Members’ Lounge and HVR! 6pm; Key Draw as ... read more »

SYC’s Wicked OpporTUNAty 2014 report Day 1 – 5

Day 1. Thursday 17th July We boarded Qantas Q/F 93 bound for Los Angeles early in the morning and settled down ready for the long flight ahead. Once the drinks cart ... read more »

Viva Las Vegas – What a night!

For those who attended the Annual SYC Ball last Saturday, I am sure all would agree, what a great night it was! The night didn't disappoint with the Social Committee ensuring ... read more »

Day 1 Report O’pen Bic World Open Cup Report

SYC junior sailor Jack Challands competing in the U13 division of the O'pen Bic WOC has started the regatta with two first placings.... read more »

Jack Challands places 3rd at the German O’pen Bic Cup!

SYC member Jack Challands  who is competing at the German O'pen Bic Cup at Surrendorf finished the regatta with 3rd Place in the U14 division. Jack had to sit out the ... read more »

2014 Stirrer of the Year – Steve “Harpo” Harper

Stirrer of the year was awarded to Stephen (Harpo) Harper – recognising his unfailing good humour, his capacity to have an opinion on just about everything, and willingness to hop ... read more »

2014 Clubman of the Year – Mike Welsh

Clubman of the Year for 2014 was awarded to Mike Welsh at the ball on Saturday 19th July and recognises an outstanding sailing career spanning over 35 years at SYC.In ... read more »

German O’pen Bic Cup Report – Day 1

Victorian and SYC member Jack Challands on day one after six races is currently holding down 3rd place in a very competitive fleet of fifty O'pen Bics.... read more »

Scarlet Runner – Day 8

It is neck and neck. Bow and bow. The miles tick by and Hawaii looms closer. We are trying to let the boat do its thing as Scarlet Runner loves ... read more »

Scarlet Runner – Day 7

Day 7 – 170714 – My kingdom for a mile (or twenty) Another tough night. Our A4 spinnaker blew into smithereens during a broach in middle of the night. We had been ... read more »

SYC BALL “VIVA LAS VEGAS” ~ Saturday 19 July

For those who have booked for tomorrows night of nights, we look forward to seeing you all glamoured up for what is going to be a fantastic night! Cheer on ... read more »


A great way to advertise your business or service to the 2,600+ SYC Members is in the annual Club Diary. For the first time, the Club has taken on this project ... read more »

2014 Members Survey

The 2014 online Members survey was conducted throughout June 2014. 425 Members took part which represents around 17% of the total membership. Importantly, approx. 25% of Senior and ... read more »

SYC Member Benefits Scheme

Enjoy the added value of participating in the SYC Member Benefits Scheme. As an SYC Member show your membership card (issued upon subs renewals from April 2014) ... read more »

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 ... read more »