SYC Commodore’s Challenge for Women in Sailing

BYS was invited to put a female team together to sail in the Commodore’s Cup at Sandringham in their training boats, Beneteau 7.5s. So on Saturday, our team consisting of myself as skipper, Dawn Havis main sheet, Debbie Goodin, Nellie Kudnig and Sally Derham on foredeck had a practice sail on the Saturday morning in […]

Presentation Night & Season 2022-2023 Results

Season 2022-23 SPECIAL AWARDS Bryan McCarthy Trophy – Best 1st year Minnow sailor Isobel Ogilvie   Brown Family Trophy – Junior Sailor of the Year Will Hailes   Maclean Award – Best Youth Sailor Angus McIntyre   Instructor of the Year Harriette Singh   Assistant Instructor of the Year Jess Batty   Volunteer of the […]

BYS Sailors at Sail Bellarine

Sail Bellarine at Indented Head– BYS Aerospace on the podium Last weekend a dedicated team from our RS Aero fleet (Paul Rogers, Paul Smart and Simon Pluim) travelled to Indented Head to compete in the Sail Bellarine Regatta, hosted by St Leonards, Portarlington and Indented Head Yacht Clubs. We were joined by BYS talented J-70 […]

Aussies support our SailGP team in San Fran

We were lucky enough to be in San Francisco at the same time as the Sail GP Mubadala Season 3 Grand Final. Before the racing began, we booked in for a Team Base Tour led by American Olympic match racing sailor Genevieve Tulloch, where we got to see each team’s boat and hanger base. It […]

Coast & Country Getaways Pink Day Jan 23

  Our annual Coast & Country Getaways Lady Skippers race was held on Saturday 21 January 2023 with glorious conditions. Crews and skippers came dressed in their brightest and wackiest pink outfits to help raise funds for Breast Cancer Network Australia. The OTB fleet sailed two races for the Class Trophy series drawing a 20-strong […]

BYS Sailing News

Whilst summer was a hive of activity at the club, it was also the season where many of our sailors travelled to compete in events around the country.   J70 State & National Championships The J70 Victorian State Championships and J70 Australian National Championships were held over consecutive weeks in January at Sandringham Yacht Club. […]

J70 States & Nationals

The J70 Victorian State Championships and J70 Australian National Championships were held over consecutive weeks in January at Sandringham Yacht Club. Participating from BYS were two youth boats, BYS club boat Spike, skippered by Daisy Laing and Skyhook, skippered by Ethan O’Brien (thanks for Tony Landgren for the boat loan!) as well the more senior […]

BYS Sailors Around The Country

BYS Sailors Around The Country While summer is a hive of activity at the club, it’s also titles season with many of our sailors travelling to compete in events around the county. The ILCA 2023 Open and Youth Championships were held at Georges River Sailing Club (NSW) at the beginning of January with BYS youth […]

BYS Women’s Sportsboat Regatta 2022

The BYS Women’s Sportsboat Regatta was held on 19 – 20 November at BYS. It was a fantastic event with 9 teams entered across Victorian and NSW clubs, and with an all-female competitor line up there were many remarkable sailors involved of all ages and experience and created not only a great competition but a […]

Using the BYS Sailing Hub

What is the BYS Sailing Hub? Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron uses the BYS Sailing Hub, powered by Sailing Results, as our boat register, for race and series entry, signing on and signing off, results and for our race day volunteer roster. You can find instructions for setting up a BYS Sailing Hub account and its use […]