BYS volunteering – Sailability

The BYS Sailability program is run entirely by volunteers and began in 2002 after the club recognised a need to provide a sailing opportunity for those who might not otherwise be able to experience sailing. Geoff and Eily Watson volunteered to get the program started and recruited a number of member and non-member volunteers to […]

“Victorian Inclusion Program of the Year 2020” won by BYS Sailability

Australian Sailing Award “Victorian Inclusion Program of the Year 2020” A huge congratulations to Brian Jones and his volunteers on winning this award!  Sailability is such a worthy and invaluable community program and BYS is proud to be this year’s winner! The aim of the Sailability program is to make sailing available to people from all […]

Sailability – visit from Tafe Certificate 1 Group

A group of adult students from Tafe Certificate 1 have attended our Sailability Program a number of times in recent years. They take part in activities aimed to develop self-confidence, a sense of purpose, break isolation and foster community involvement. It is hoped that this may lead to further education and possible employment. The group […]

Donation from Sorrento Rotary

From BYS Sailability – thank you to Sorrento Rotary for the donation of $500 for Sailability Blairgowrie . We have purchased two items to replace equipment on the Hansa 303 yachts which are used to provide sailing experience for people of all ages and all abilities. The first ‘worn out’ item is a fabric seat […]