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A VERY PERSONAL STORY FROM LEETON HULLEY - CREW ON CARTOUCHE   I would like to tell you my story. My name is Leeton Hulley and I completed the ORCV Melbourne to Vanuatu Yacht race on a Beneteau First 50 called Cartouche. My experience I feel is unique and I would like to share it with you. The first two days of racing were much the same as the rest of the fleet. Tough conditions but all of [ ... ]


Volvo Ocean Race Team SCA Sophie Ciszek, previous MYC member and local Mornington girl is a member of the all women’s Volvo team. She wrote to say that the first of several documentaries about Team SCA (the all women's Volvo team which Soph is a member of) will be shown on channel 7two this Sunday July 20th at 12:00 noon and then on: Saturday July 26th 12:00 noon
turday Aug 2nd 12:00 noon
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OCEAN RACING CLUB OF VICTORIA NOTICE TO COMPETITORS 2014 HELLY HANSEN SYDNEY 38 WINTER SERIES CHANGES TO NOTICE OF RACE/SAILING INSTRUCTIONS   The Notice of Race (paragraph 1.2) and the Sailing Instructions (paragraph 3.1) are amended to read that the postponed Race #1 of the Helly Hansen Sydney 38 Winter Series originally scheduled for June 29 will be re-sailed on August 10. ORCV [ ... ]


In Memory of His Excellency the Honourable Peter Underwood AC It is with great sadness the that ORVC advises of the death of His Excellency the Honourable Peter Underwood AC. He was a great supporter of Yachting and brought much humour and great style to the Trophy presentations, held each year at the Derwent Sailing Squadron. His passing is a great loss for the ORCV and the Yachting community.  [ ... ]


2014 Helly Hansen Winter Series - Sunday 13th July
  After weather conditions and storm damage from the opening race date, conditions were an absolute contrast. The flare practice was very well behaved with participants adhering reasonably to the permit conditions. It may surprise many that each time we hold such a practice, the water police can receive 100 calls or more from shore. While p [ ... ]


2014 Ocean Racer of the Year Call for Nominations. The Ocean Racer of the Year Perpetual Trophy was presented by Ron White and Family, of Shenandoah 11 fame, for the first time in 2002. The trophy was implemented to recognise those qualities particular to ocean racing as distinct from other yachting activities. Such qualities might include, but are not limited to, the nominee’s knowledge and [ ... ]


  Helly Hansen Winter Series –  Sunday 13th July, 2014After the disappointing postponement on the 29th June, the weather is looking good for a start in the 2014 Helly Hansen Melbourne Winter Series. Pack your warm gear though as it looks to be a chilly day of 13 degrees, with 10-15 knot winds and seas below 1 metre. We have 23 boats in the racing division for this weekend, so we sho [ ... ]


It is the race committee's intention to run 2 races tomorrow in the Helly Hansen Winter Series. Racing will be completed by 2 pm. The weather forecast looks good with a 10 to 15 westerly so we should have a great race.
Thanks ORCV Race Director


ALIVE Melbourne to Vanuatu 2014 Video Part 1   Onboard video from 2014 Melbourne to Vanuatu Line Honours winner and new race record holder ALIVE