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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 »

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 »

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 »

Friday Night Key Draw ~ Friday 1 August

Last  Friday, member #5149 missed out on the $275 jackpot! That means this Friday we have $300 up for grabs! Did you know every Friday night in the Members’ ... read more »

Sail Committee Winter Information Night – Thursday 31 July

Bruce Humphries has been involved in the keelboat side of Race Management since 1999 (his first Worlds) and was asked to join SYC’s  Sail Committee as the Race ... 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 »

Latitude 38 magazine

Article about Scarlet Runner published in the prestigious Latitude 38 magazine from the States…..we are soo proud Rob and his crew have been acknowledged in the International press. read more »

SYC’s Wicked OpporTUNAty 2014 report Day 6 – 12

Day 6. This day started early again as four of the group decided to go with our Tuna fisherman Dave and help out picking up lobster pots in the Gloucester ... read more »

Jack Challands, 1st Australian Junior Male O’pen Bic World Champion!

Congratulations to SYC (and PYC) junior sailor Jack Challands in becoming the U13 O'pen Bic World Champion.  Jack had a second placing in the last race sailed at the 125 ... read more »

Scarlet Runner Wins Pacific Cup Trifecta

Since crossing the finish line at 02:05:18 HST on Saturday 19 July the crew of Scarlet Runner, have been cautiously celebrating their provisional race results. Although 1st place in their ... 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 »