Radio Controlled Yachts - DF65 Day Sunday 15th

by Lyndsay Brown - Vice Commodore
We are running another Practice Day this Sunday afternoon, 15th April, between 2:00 and 4:00. There will be some of our regulars available for anyone who needs help setting up their boat, checking rigging, tune ups and sailing skills. Peter Vincent has generously offered his DF 65 for anyone who is wanting to learn more about radio-controlled sailing/racing to try their hand sailing his boat.more

Winter Wednesday & Combined Clubs Saturday NOR & Entry

by Roger
The RANSA Winter Wednesday Series starts 2nd May, and the Combined Clubs Saturday Series 5th May. Last winter great fleet numbers for the Wednesday series and the Combined Clubs goes from strength to strength with MHYC joining SASC, RPEYC, RSYS and of course RANSA as the organising club. Get your entry in and enjoy winter on Sydney Harbour and back at RANSA afterwards with the Navy Bear Cafe open.more

Bantry Bay Cruise & Raft Up - April 6-8

by Kerry Lehman
Before the weather gets too cold and members start hibernating join us for the next instalment of the RANSA Bantry Bay Raft Up. Training BBQ at RANSA on the Friday night for those that are around, cruise to delightful Bantry Bay on Saturday morning for BBQ, lots of fun including tall tales from the season just finished.more

Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 7 Southern Ocean Tragedy

by Cam
Heavy and relentless conditions take their toll on the toughest leg of the race as news breaks of the loss of Team Sun Hug Kai Scallywag crew member John Fisher deep in the Southern Ocean. Also Vestas 11th Hour Racing dismasted, both MAPFRE & Turn the Tide on Plastic have to slow to check rig integrity.more

Great Pacific Garbage Patch Growing

by Cam
As sailors whether just on the harbour or if you are doing a coastal cruise or something more adventurous these days you often notice the amount of plastic litter floating or washed up. This is not just a Sydney problem but a global one, read this latest article about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch which is now thought to be 1.6 million square Kms in area, the same size as Queensland!more

RANSA Regatta 2018 Photos & Overview

by Roger & Dave
Sydney Harbour turned on a stunning Sunday, perfect for sailing and the annual RANSA Regatta. With entries up on last year and the Sydney Heritage Fleet providing the Lady Hopetoun as the start line vessel for VIPs and officials, a great day was had by competitors and spectators alike. In case you missed the event read all about it here to whet your appetite to enter for 2019.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

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

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
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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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