BYS sailor snapshot series – our youth

Some of our youth members have shared their sailing experiences from growing up at BYS.  We think you’ll agree there are some great stories to share here.  Enjoy watching…

Southern Sails Magazine 2020

It’s with great pleasure (and some relief!) that we invite you to download this electronic version of Southern Sails here A formal print run with its initial distribution at this month’s in-person Presentation Night was the expectation, but that plan became another casualty of Covid-19. Nevertheless, we’re aiming on a print run being available in […]

National Volunteer Week 18-24 May 2020

Nominations for BYS Volunteer of the Year 2020 National Volunteer Week is 18-24 May.  In recognition of this, BYS is pleased to again be presenting it’s “Volunteer of the Year” award to one of our dedicated members who have gone above and beyond in their volunteering efforts over the course of the year. The award […]

49er/49fx World Championships Geelong

Great competition opportunity was enjoyed by BYS sailors competing in World Championships on local waters Corio Bay, Geelong! Congratulations to all BYS women and men who competed in the 49er and 49erFX World Championships this past week. Pictured left – BYS Boys waiting for wind with their support boat (photo credit Martyn Sly)

2020 Australian Open Skiff Championships

Over 4 days (18-21 January 2020), 64 sailors from around Australia and New Zealand gathered at Mordialloc Sailing Club for the 2020 Australian Open Skiff (formerly Open Bic) Championships. BYS was represented by Lucas James and Ellie Cowell (Gold Fleet) and Will James (Silver Fleet). The regatta featured a range of sailing conditions and very […]

Club J70 available for Members to sail

There are plenty of great opportunities for the J70 fleet this summer, including the Sunday sports boat Series and the Australian Championships in April just to name a couple. With expressions of interest already requested for the use of the club J70 this summer, the Sailing Committee would like to ensure everyone has a fair […]

The 68th Season Opening Day

The 68th Season is upon us and we have a Festival of an Opening Day! Bring the family down to enjoy a wonderful day of celebrating the next Summer season, lots of upcoming Regattas, social activites and most importantly – Family, Friendship, Sailing. As voted by you on Facebook and Instagram, the theme is Mermaids […]

Recap – BYS members race at the Whitsundays

“CRESCENDO” Crescendo & Crew have spent the past fortnight racing in Airlie Beach & Hamilton Island Race Regattas. In Airlie they recorded 1st, 3rd & 5th and in Hammo they scored 2nd & 3rd, with only seconds between the top 3 crossing the finish line. (Pictured left: Hamilton Island Crescendo Crew 2nd place – Richard […]

BYS members at Airlie Beach Festival of Sailing

BYS members at Airlie Beach Festival of Sailing… Members of BYS have escaped the cold, enjoying the warm winter sailing on the Whitsundays, with many members racing at the Airlie Beach Race week. The regatta mixes serious racing with fun socialising, plus sailing in winter temperatures averaging typically 29 degrees and the water temperature a […]

Young Endeavour Youth Scheme Sail Training

The Young Endeavour Youth Scheme is pleased to invite young Australians from your club to join us on a voyage in the national sail training ship Young Endeavour. A voyage in Young Endeavour is an exciting experience and a unique opportunity for youth to develop skills for life. Our internationally recognised development program builds self-awareness, […]