Petersville Regatta 2022

2022 Petersville Regatta Wrap-up. The Petersville Regatta is the premier keelboat event at BYS and is held every year from December 27-30. The regatta is open to BYS boats and visiting keelboats. Numbers were down this year due to the 50th anniversary Melbourne to Hobart fleet of nearly fifty boats.  The 2022 Petersville Regatta had […]

Interclub Youth Regatta

Last Saturday, BYS hosted the Interclub Youth Regatta. This was a one day regatta filled with short course racing on the J70s. BYS had three boats who were racing against a team from Sorrento and a team from Sandringham. The light breeze allowed everyone to get in four races in the morning, but unfortunately as […]

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 […]

Upcoming Regattas

Women’s Sportsboat Regatta, 19 & 20 November Sailing Journeys Dinner, Sat 19 November Our Women’s Sportboat regatta is less than a fortnight away. At this stage, we look forward to welcoming ten teams from around the bay and NSW for our inaugural regatta. There is still room for two more teams to enter, please take […]

Australian 2K Team Racing Championships

Australian 2K Teams Racing Championships This weekend (26-27 October 2022), six of our young members travelled to Hobart to compete in the 2K National Championships at the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania. The BYS team was made up of Ethan O’Brien, Hannah Danks, Ed Warner, Sally Danks, Mitchell Harding and Harriette Singh. They were also […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sailing Champions League – Asia Pacific Finals

Last weekend eight members of our BYS Youth Squad travelled to Newcastle to compete in the Sailing Champions League Asia Pacific Finals.   The regatta was contested by 15 teams from clubs all around Australia, racing in a short course fleet racing format. BYS was lucky enough to send two teams after a great performance […]

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 […]