Van Diemen’s Land 2015

Come join skippers Nick and Sally and their spirited crew as they circumnavigate Van Diemen’s Land aboard Odysseus.
Their adventure brings them a cruise in company with forty four other boats; an event known as VDL-C and organised by Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania. Leaving Hobart on 11th February, they will sail anti-clockwise around VDL and explore the many bays, ports, anchorages and beaches of this historic and timeless land.

Read their blog HERE.

ORCV bids sayonara Osaka and hello Winter

ORCV bids sayonara Osaka and hello Winter by Rosie Colahan The Ocean Racing Club of Victoria will salute the arrival of winter on Sunday 3 June 2018 with the kick off of their annual Winter Series for 2018, signalling ‘sayonara’ to an epic 2017-18 summer of southern offshore racing and the completion of the marathon 2018 Sundance Marine Melbourne Osaka Cup (MOC) double handed race. The Winter Series has been a fixture on the Melbourne winter racing scene for some years now. The 2018 editi [ ... ]

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Women Skippers bound for Hobart and beyond

Women Skippers bound for Hobart and beyond Southern hemisphere summer and sailors from around Australia and beyond are gearing up for the annual Christmas dash to Hobart, with the 73rd edition of the Sydney to Hobart (S2H),  the 35th running of the Melbourne to Hobart (M2H) Westcoaster and the most recently added event, the 11th Launceston to Hobart (L2H) race.   This year will see record numbers of women at the helm and as boat owners for both the Sydney east coast race and the Mel [ ... ]

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2018 Women Skippers and Navigators Race

2018 Women Skippers and Navigators Race The ORCV and the AS Women and Girls in Sailing (WGIS) are once again offering the ORCV Women Skippers & Navigators Race which will be run on July 8th as a return race from Blairgowrie to Melbourne following ,the Winter Series Race 2 Melbourne to Blairgowrie Passage race on the previous day. "Our local female keelboat sailors will have the opportunity to meet and compete with and alongside the Osaka girls – a great inspiration for our local Women &a [ ... ]

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