BYS Minnow sailors celebrate Darwin success!

43rd Minnow Nationals Report A few weeks ago we packed 10 BYS Minnows into a shipping container bound for the Darwin Sailing Club. Thanks to John Plumridge for the use of the Maw Civil yard in Rosebud to pack and thanks to Northline for shipping. In the weeks after the container was picked up three […]

Presentation Night & Season 2021-2022 Results

Off The Beach Season 2021-22 winners MINNOWS / SKIFFS Albatross II – Alby Moorhouse 1st Perpetual Shield 2nd The Aggregate 2nd Southern Waters Trophy 2nd Wooden Boat Shop Sunset Series 3rd Class Trophy Green Eggs and Ham – Will Hailes 1st The Aggregate 2nd Perpetual Shield 2nd Class Trophy Mako – Will James 1st Class […]

2020-2021 Results

MINNOWS / SKIFFS Albatross II – Alby Moorhouse 1st Mayday Handicap 2nd Commodore’s Easter Trophy 3rd Southern Waters Trophy 3rd Class Trophy Bicsaway – Ellie Cowell 2nd Sunset Handicap Series 2nd Vice Commodore’s Trophy 3rd Perpetual Shield Series 3rd Meat 2 Please Australia Day Trophy Green Eggs and Ham – Will Hailes 1st Meat 2 […]

A huge success – BYS Virtual Opening Day 2020

A hearty THANK YOU from the Commodore! A very big thank you to everyone who participated in the inaugural Virtual Opening Day on Saturday. From the feedback we received on the night and the day that followed, and the fact that the video was viewed by over 700 people, it looked to have been a […]

Minnow State Championships at BYS

Last weekend (29 Feb – 1 March) BYS hosted the 2020 Minnow State Championships. Sam Backwell was 1st overall and Will Hailes was 3rd. BYS had 9 boats in the top 10. We had 20 boats on the novice course. Emily Hailes was 1st overall and 1st female, with Abby Young 2nd and Lucas Hailes placed 3rd. […]

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 Sabre State Championships

BYS was very well represented at the 2020 Sabre State Championships over this last weekend 15-16 February. From Youth through to Veteran category. Congratulations to everyone for participating and enjoying what looked like competitive weekend of racing and challenging weather conditions! Photos and results are available here:

Australian Sailing Club Level Race Officers Course

Last Saturday BYS hosted an Australian Sailing Club level Race Officers Course. We had a very pleasing turn out of 15 attendees; 2 from LochSport Yacht Club and Wellington Yacht Club on the Gippsland Lakes and 13 BYS members. Our thirteen BYS attendees ranged from our current Vice and Rear Commodores through to our newest […]

BYS Presentation Night 2019

Last Saturday night saw over 140 members and guests celebrate the 2018/2019 Season at Presentation Night in the Southern Waters Room. Although everyone in the room was a winner, some of the highlights included Bo Derek winning the Doyle Sails Aggregate (AMS) and taking out the Club Champion trophy (AMS). Sam Backwell won the Brown Award for […]