BYS J70 Fund

MISSION STATEMENT: Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron’s mission is to be a progressive, friendly club that brings together families, friends and the community to promote sailing and associated activities. OVERVIEW OF CURRENT PROGRAMS:   The current sailing pathway at BYS is again going from strength to strength. The club caters for the full family unit through Tackers […]

BYS Easter Art Show 2021

This year we celebrated our 11th Easter Art Show and we’ve certainly progressed a long way since the early days of the exhibition. After cancelling our Art Show last year due to COVID-19 restrictions, it was a pleasure to welcome back our sponsors, artists, BYS members and visitors. Once again we showcased an incredible range of […]

2021 BYS Challenge supporting Headspace

The sixth edition of this event was held last Sunday. It is an event that looks to raise funds and awareness in supporting vocation and employment opportunities for youth on the Southern Peninsula, with all proceeds from the event being directed to headspace Rosebud. The event also provided the platform to announce the initiative to address a […]

BYS Easter Art Show 2021

Overview The Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron Easter Art Show is back, celebrating its eleventh year in 2021. A highlight in the local community’s calendar, the BYS Easter Art Show runs over the Easter long weekend and is proudly supported by Belle Property, Blairgowrie and Moonee Ponds Periodontics & Implant Centre. The show raises funds for the […]

Pink Day at BYS 2021

This Saturday 9 January is Pink Day, proudly supported by Coast and Country Getaways, which will be run in conjunction with the Ladies Skippers’ Race. As always, the day will be a fundraising event with all proceeds going to support Breast Cancer Australia.  Raffle tickets will be on sale at the BYS bar from this […]

2020 BYS Team Challenge

Last Sunday was the fifth edition of this event that looks to raise funds and awareness in supporting vocation and employment opportunities for youth on the Southern Peninsula, with all proceeds from the event being directed to the newly opened headspace satellite in Rosebud. We had Leisl Jackson, Manager headspace Frankston in attendance who spoke […]

BYS Junior sailors bush fire fundraising efforts

Two of our junior sailors, Lockie and Riley Ward, recently competed in the minnow state titles.  As part of the regatta these two sailors undertook to raise money for the bushfire relief.   Their efforts involved them walking the deck and asking senior members to sponsor them for sailing and competing in the regatta. They raised […]

2020 BYS Challenge – 23 February

Sunday 23 February 2020 You are invited to participate in the fifth edition of the ‘BYS Challenge’ – an event comprising five (5) legs with teams of four (4) – each team member does one individual leg, with the team then completing the fifth leg. The legs are as follows: Leg 1:  1.2 km swim Leg 2:   3 […]

BYS Easter Art Show 2019

This year we celebrated our 10th Easter Art Show and a lot has changed since our first show in 2009 in the old club house! We showcased a broad range of artistic works in a variety of media, increasing our sculptures once again adding an extra dimension to the show that was very well received. We […]