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 […]

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 […]

Sail Office Update

News From The Sailing Office Commodores Breakfast & Junior Skipper Race The Sailing Office is seeking expressions of interest to see who is interested in participating in The Commodores Breakfast and Junior Skipper Race on 15 January 2023. This will take place as part of Junior and Youth Sail Training. It will be a breakfast […]

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 […]

Women’s Sportsboat Regatta

Regatta entry now open Organisers at Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron are pleased to announce a new premier event for female sailors with entry now open for the BYS Women’s Sportsboat Regatta, to be held 19 and 20 of November 2022. Buoyed by the growing female participation in sailing rates seen over the last few years Blairgowrie […]

J70 Nationals 2022

Over the Easter break, two BYS J70s travelled to Sydney to compete in the J70 Nationals hosted by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia in Rushcutters Bay. With two SYC boats also making the trip north, the four Victorian boats joined eight Sydney boats for four days of fabulous racing at various different locations on […]

Inaugural J/70 Victorian Championship

Seven Victorian crews were joined by Australia’s number 1 & 2 ranked teams from NSW to contest the first ever J/70 Victorian State Championships this past weekend at BYS. Several BYS teams were forced to engage in last-minute ring arounds, hopeful of locking in sailors free of Covid-19 isolation orders & resulting in some interesting […]

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 […]

Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron Youth Squad

This season seven youth members of BYS have started up a BYS Youth Sports Boat squad, making use of the club J70 to train and race in. Over the Australia day weekend, four of our members, Ethan O’Brien, Hannah Danks, Hayden Harding and Alex Bolton raced in the Sailing Champions League Asia Pacific Qualifiers, and […]