Latest News and announcements from ORCV

2015 ACMA Marine Radio Update-Australian Waters Qualification

ACMA is celebrating World Maritime Day with the launch of the marine radio Australian Waters Qualification.

This means that boaters who use VHF marine radio in Australian Territorial Waters(within 12nm of the coast) are now able to apply for the more appropriate marine radio AWQ.

Read more HERE

2015 ORCV Notice of the Annual General Meeting and Trophy Presentation

The Annual General Meeting of Members will be held at Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron on Tuesday 6th October 2015 at 7pm.

Click  for Notice of the AGM and Agenda

Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron will host this event and the Bar will be open at 6.15pm prior to the meeting commencing at 7pm.

Following the AGM there will be an Interval for light refreshments and then the Presentation of Trophies for the 2014-15 season will take place. You are encouraged to bring your crew and guests along to enjoy the evening.

2015 Women Skippers and Navigators Race

Notice to Competitors 1

Please be click HERE for the Notice to Competitors 1 for this event issued on 11/9/2015

2015 ORCV Survey Winner.

Thanks to everyone who completed the ORCV survey. The winner of the Helly Hansen jacket was Paul Roberts.
There was some great constructive feedback and compliments including suggestions for alternative race destinations, feedback about race start times and locations and barriers to ocean racing.
A summary of the survey results and what ORCV is doing in response to the feedback will be presented at the ORCV AGM on the 6th October 2015.

AMSA Media Release

Beacon Registration going mobile from 15 September 2015

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority is giving beacon owners more choice, with an improved online beacon registration system from 15 September 2015.

" The new system gives beacon owners more options to save their registration information on their mobile phone through an SMS or email". Read more about it  HERE