Coast & Country Getaways Pink Day Jan 23

  Our annual Coast & Country Getaways Lady Skippers race was held on Saturday 21 January 2023 with glorious conditions. Crews and skippers came dressed in their brightest and wackiest pink outfits to help raise funds for Breast Cancer Network Australia. The OTB fleet sailed two races for the Class Trophy series drawing a 20-strong […]

BYS Sailing News

Whilst summer was a hive of activity at the club, it was also the season where many of our sailors travelled to compete in events around the country.   J70 State & National Championships The J70 Victorian State Championships and J70 Australian National Championships were held over consecutive weeks in January at Sandringham Yacht Club. […]

J70 States & Nationals

The J70 Victorian State Championships and J70 Australian National Championships were held over consecutive weeks in January at Sandringham Yacht Club. Participating from BYS were two youth boats, BYS club boat Spike, skippered by Daisy Laing and Skyhook, skippered by Ethan O’Brien (thanks for Tony Landgren for the boat loan!) as well the more senior […]

50th International Contender World Championship

50th International Contender World Championship, Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club, Swan River, Perth Over January, BYS members John Lindholm (10th), Callum Burns (12th), Ken MacKenzie (17th) and Ned Lindholm (21st and Youth Champion) ventured to Perth experiencing a range of light to scary conditions. The pre-regatta commenced with the Australian titles over 3 days. Three-time […]

BYS Sailors Around The Country

BYS Sailors Around The Country While summer is a hive of activity at the club, it’s also titles season with many of our sailors travelling to compete in events around the county. The ILCA 2023 Open and Youth Championships were held at Georges River Sailing Club (NSW) at the beginning of January with BYS youth […]

Tackers Update – January

TACKERS With all Tackers courses at full capacity, it is a delight to see out all our Optis out on the pond having fun and learning some new skills. We are currently running our third consecutive stream of Tackers 1, 2 & 3 with one final stream commencing on January 16th-20th. For all those budding […]

Sail Training Update – January

Tackers Training Tackers is in full swing with our recent Tackers 1 class at full capacity. There is limited opportunity available for further bookings in this summers courses however there are the odd spot available and some cancellations means people on our waiting list are getting called up.  There is still some spaces available for […]

Sail Office Update

News From The Sailing Office Commodores Breakfast & Junior Skipper Race The Sailing Office is seeking expressions of interest to see who is interested in participating in The Commodores Breakfast and Junior Skipper Race on 15 January 2023. This will take place as part of Junior and Youth Sail Training. It will be a breakfast […]

Keelboat Training & Development

Keelboat Training & Development Keelboat Start Crewing / SheSails Keelboat Experience / Keelboat Racing Experience The Training and Development Courses continue to ramp up as we have officially moved into Summer. This week we kicked off with a Friday night Racing Experience Course on a J70.  With Gordon Hyde as Instructor, this course allows participants […]

Sail Training Update

BYS Junior & Youth Sailing What a magic Sunday 4th December we had for BYS Junior and Youth Sail Training. Sailors were presented with sensational sunshine and a 30 degree day with light NNE breeze, absolutely perfect for light wind sail training. Our largest JST Group, Green Group continues to progress in leaps and bounds […]