RANSA Regatta NOR, SIs and Online Entry Now Available

by Roger
The highlight of the RANSA summer sailing program the annual RANSA Regatta is on again on Sunday 18th February 2018, so mark the date in your diary, download the NoR & Entry Form and regardless of what Sydney Club you are from hope to see you at the start line and the club house celebrations after the race.more

Radio Controlled Yachts - DF65 Expressions Of Interest

by Lyndsay Brown - Vice Commodore
We are looking to gather Expressions of Interest from members who would like to get involved with forming a RC Yacht division at RANSA with the object of sailing these great little boats off the hardstand in the “pond”. The intent would be to eventually conduct regular racing, possibly, for example, on Sundays or Wednesday twilights.more

Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 4 Hong Kong Summary

by Cam
Leg 4 - The boats are in Hong Kong with Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag having won the leg, leading Dongfeng Racing & Team AkzoNobel into their home port of Hong Kong with Aussie skipper David Witt. Here are the videos of the leg and the 2 in port races.more

Updated Venue Hire Guidelines

by RANSA Office
Members have asked for improved visibility of availability of RANSA as a private venue and the function booking process. The good news, fees have not gone up, plus a new optional priority booking for a casual BQQ/Deck function is now available. All approved functions will be listed on the RANSA web site calendar to avoid conflicts.more

NYE at RANSA - Commodore's Message

by Dave Giddings
New Year's Eve at RANSA 2017 was a fantastic night with over 400 people attending and over $800 raised for the Sir David Martin Foundation. Thanks to everyone that helped put the event together, sponsors such as Kennards Hire, the volunteers on the night and of course everyone that donated to our charity of choice. Best wishes for 2018!more

RANSA Xmas Breakfast - Video Now Added

by House Committee
It was a busy weekend with Sunday 10th December, being the morning after the Australian White Ensign ceremony! It was a sunny morning for Santa to arrive by boat for the RANSA traditional Christmas Breakfast, which is also a fund raising event for the Sir David Martin Foundation. Here are a few photos with a video of highlights from the event.more

Australian White Ensign Raising Ceremony Photos & Video

by RANSA Office
On Saturday 9th December RASNA was honoured to have Vice Admiral Tim Barrett Chief of Navy be our guest to raise the Australian White Ensign at RANSA. To add to the selection of photos, we now have some video of the event including some RANSA history from Max Keen and the ceremony and speech from Vice Admiral Tim Barrett.more

SailConnect App to Manage Crew & Find Boats

by Roger & Cam
As another step towards taking RANSA into the digital age we have joined the free SailConnect app to match boats and crew together. All of the RANSA sailing events are listed so if you are a skipper, manage your crew participation. If you are looking for a boat to sail on, register your interest. No more text messages!more

Sailing & Cruising Articles page

by Cam
With summer just around the corner its time to consider where you may want to head to this year. Port Stephens is within easy reach of Sydney or Pittwater and has a huge range of secluded bays, facilities for cruisers, on shore accommodation for friends etc. This article might make you update your charts!more

RANSA Club Merchandise

The Merchandise page has been updated with the list of the current range of clothing, burgees, and other insignia items. Be seen representing your Club on or off the water, please check with the Office for availability in your size.more
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Club Contact Information

Street Address 
Sir David Martin Reserve
New Beach Road
Rushcutters Bay NSW 2027
Office Hours Spring/Summer 2017/18
Tuesday- Thursday 0930-1630
Friday                   0930-2130
Saturday               0930-1130
Christmas and New Year closing 2017/18
The RANSA office will be closed from Sat 23 Dec 2017 to Tues 9 Jan 2018.
Member access to the Clubhouse will be as usual, and the Club and Bar will be open for members and their guests on New Years Eve

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