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Winter Series Race Dates

2 July 2017

16 July 2017

30 July 2017

13 August 2017

27 August 2017


Winter Series Cruiser Dates

2 July 2017

30 July 2017

27 August 2017

Geelong Passage Race

9 September 2017

Women Skippers and Navigators Race

10 September 2017


Is your SSSC qualification up to date?
02 Aug 2016 07:03

Is your SSSC qualification up-to-date? The Summer sailing season will soon be upon us- yes we have passed the shortest day of the year!
Are you ready? If your SSSC qualification has lapsed or you are looking to enrol in this course now is your chance. The next full course will be held on 17th-18th September 2016 and the re-validation course on 18th September 2016.
This course is a great forum for a [ ... ]

2016 Winter Series - Day 3
29 Jul 2016 05:31

Winter Series – Day 3 This Sunday sees Day 3 of the Winter Series (Day 2 for the Cruisers!) and at this time the weather is looking good. The synoptic chart shows a broad high to the north with a cold front approaching, expected to cross the state on Monday morning.   Meteye shows winds of 10-15 knots NW, lightening off in the afternoon before moving more easterly later in the day. Pos [ ... ]

Heading North
18 Jul 2016 06:19

Heading North Daniel Edwards, owner of White Noise, 2015/16 ORCV Offshore Championship winner is receiving some good publicity about his campaign to take a break from the Melbourne winter to compete in the northern regattas. First published on the Magnetic Island Race Week site (, the story has also been picked up by others including Sail World an [ ... ]

2016 Winter Series Flare Shoot
01 Jul 2016 15:402016 Winter Series Flare Shoot

ORCV Winter Series Flare Shoot tradition continues in 2016 The traditional annual Flare Shoot prior to Race 1 on the ORCV Winter Series including the use parachute flares, has again received approval from relevant authorities.  This is a rare opportunity to gain practical experience discharging parachute marine distress flares. See Winter Series Race Documents page for Notice to Com [ ... ]

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