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First Female President for Yachting Victoria – Cherry Birch

Cherry Birch
Congratulations to Cherry Birch on her recent appointment as the first ever female President of Yachting Victoria (YV) Inc.

WOW!! Montalto Coaching Regatta

Women on Water flyer
Following the last two hugely successful Sarah Blank Perpetual Trophy Coaching Regattas at Westernport Yacht Club, WYC is pleased to announce that it will continue to host a womens coaching regatta in this beautiful part of Victoria at Balnarring Beach, 5-6 November 2016.

Enter now for the 2016/17 Club Marine Series!

The Notice of Race and Online Entries for the 2016 Club Marine Series (Blue and White Series) are now available via the five host Clubs and the Club Marine Series website,

WGIS Club Representative Forum: September 2016

Gill Golland, pictured here with her team in preparation for QLYC's Pink Lady Regatta, presented at the Forum on her experienecs as Commodore and on being awarded the WGIS Local Hero Award
The latest of our Club Rep Forums was attended from Club Reps from all over Victoria, and we are all excited to be planning ahead for the coming season!

No Flies on Us – the 2016 Women Skippers & Navigators Race!

Lynne Wilton at the helm of Christine, providing the start boat for WSNR 2016
Unlike the day before, Sunday 11 September 2016, dawned fair and clear with a light WNW wind in Geelong. 13 boats got ready for the ORCV 2016 Women Skippers & Navigators Race (WSNR) back to Melbourne, which also forms the first race of the Port Phillip Women’s Passage Series (PPWPS) for 2016. It was a mixed fleet with boats of all shapes and sizes.

Postcards from SV Tenacious

Calling all Australians! Postcards Channel 9 tonight 19:00 on Friday, 23rd September will feature SV Tenacious and interviews with her crew led by Captain Darren Naggs. Get a feel for being an active crew member onboard and take advantage of newly released deals where you and your buddy can both come along and live the dream for the price of one!

SYC to host Woodstock Victorian Open, Women & Youth Match Racing State Championships

Sandringham Yacht Club (SYC) is pleased to announce that it will host the Woodstock Victorian Open, Women and Youth Match Racing State Championships on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September 2016 to be raced in the waters of Port Phillip, off Sandringham Yacht Club.
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