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 […]

BYS dominates at Sail Peninsula

Six of Blairgowrie’s brightest and best took out the AMS teams event and placed second on ORCC at Sail Peninsula 2022 at Martha Cove the weekend before last. The regatta has become a terrific annual event hosted by Safety Beach Sailing Club, with 60 entries this year.  A twilight stern chaser kicks things off on […]

2020 Victorian Minnow Championship

Over the weekend of 26 & 27 February, 12 of our BYS Minnow Sailors ventured over to Williamstown Sailing Club to participate in the Victorian Championship. For some, this was their very first regatta. 27 sailors competed across the two fleets, Open Fleet and Novice Fleet. Our BYS team did exceptionally well, bringing home the […]

Sail Sandy

It was great to see Sail Sandy return to the Victorian regatta calendar after a 2-year absence.  BYS had 4 youth sailors representing the club at the regatta, Hamish Cowell and Lucas James in the Laser Radials (now officially re named the ILCA 6 Dinghy) with Charley McCarthy and Angus McIntyre joining the Laser 4.7 […]

47th Victorian Sabre Championship

A spectacular fleet of 90 boats converged on BYS over the weekend of 19 & 20 Feb to contest the 47th Victorian Sabre State Titles.  The fleet boasted many former State & National champions, World Champions from other classes, the broadest possible range of age groups and a strong contingent of female competitors…all eager to […]

Trivia night fundraiser

Thinking of a fun activity to do over the Labour Day long weekend in March? Look no further than the BYS Trivia Night which will be held on Sunday 13 March at 7:30 pm. This trivia night is a fundraising event to help our J70 Youth Squad compete in the Sailing Champions League Asia Pacific […]