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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 »

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 »

Christmas Day Lunch ~ Thursday 25 December

**CHRISTMAS LUNCH IS NOW BOOKED OUT.  HOWEVER WE ARE TAKING A WAIT LIST** Celebrate in style, dining at our premier waterfront venue, whilst enjoying ... read more »

ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne 2014 Facility Information

Dear Members, ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne 2014 Facility Information.  SYC is delighted to again be hosting the first leg of the prestigious ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne. ... read more »

Friday Night Key Draw ~ Friday 28 November

Last Friday, member #2916 missed out on the $25 jackpot! That means this Friday we have $50 up for grabs! Did you know every Friday night in the Members’ ... read more »

Blessing of the new Committee Boat ~ Sunday 7 December

A very significant development for the Club has been the acquisition of a new Committee boat. Immediate Past Commodore Chris Carlile took the initiative for this project ... read more »

Notice of By-Law Amendment

27 November 2014. Dear Member, Notice of By-Law Amendment. Background  Please be advised that the Sandringham Yacht Club’s By-Laws have been updated. There is one addition to be made aware ... read more »

Victory Cup Played and Won ….

While all Clubs shared in the individual awards, it was Sandringham Yacht Club who were victorious in taking home the Victory Cup. Friday 21st November saw around 60 golfers ... read more »

SYC Centenary Year Book the ideal Christmas Pressie!

Struggling with gift ideas this Christmas? Definitely want to stay away from Shopping Centres? I’m with you on both counts – Christmas shopping is right up there with major ... read more »

Don’t forget your SYC shop for Christmas!

Pop into the shop whilst you are at SYC and also don’t forget, you can use your FnB voucher on any items in the merchandise shop. Many items reduced ... read more »

O’pen BIC National Regatta Volunteer Registration ~ January 2015

Sandringham Yacht Club is calling for volunteers to become involved in the O'pen BIC National Regatta to ... read more »

$15,000 raised for the Sandringham Hospital

Thursday 6 November, Sandringham Yacht Club hosted an Oaks Day Luncheon. 263 guests enjoyed a fun day out at SYC - with scrumptious food, free flowing beverages, auction items, spot ... 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 »

Scarlet Runner World Tour Video Presentation ~ Thursday 20 November

After Thursday's Mercedes-Benz Brighton Twilight race presentations, join us in the Port Phillip Room to watch a 50 minute DVD presentation on the big screen of Scarlet's journey from Port Lincoln ... read more »

MEDIA RELEASE: Finn fight looming on Port Phillip

Two English born Finn sailors, once coach and student, will draw swords at the ISAF Sailing World Cup in December on Port Phillip. Both are gunning for national team selection ... read more »

Mercedes-Benz Brighton Summer Sales Event

Thursday 20th - Sunday 23rd November. An extensive choice of New & Demonstrator vehicles across the entire range.  Previous Generation C-Class Estate starting from $57,990** drive away.  Approved Pre-Owned vehicles ... read more »

Skipper sets sail in world’s toughest race to raise skin cancer awareness

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race skipper Mike Freebairn is calling for the support of fellow sailors around the country and community to support a campaign to raise awareness about skin ... 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 »

Rebate for any new booking by SYC members

For each new booking made by Sandringham Yacht Club Members, a $50 rebate is provided to the Club. (Conditions apply) Special pre Christmas offer: Receive a 20% DISCOUNT for travel insurance ... read more »

Tumblehome and Classic Plastic Yachts: Race 1

In the 24 hours to 0900 on Sunday morning Melbourne CBD received a record 40+ mm of rain, whilst Moorabbin Airport had recorded about 34 mm. Almost right on cue ... read more »