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2019 Incident Management Training

Wednesday, 28 Aug 2019
Time: 06:30 pm - 09:30 pm
Location: ORCV, State Sailing Centre, Albert Park

2019 Winter Series Race 4 - Geelong Passage race

Saturday, 31 Aug 2019
Time: 9:30 - 17:00

2019 September Radio Operator's Course Workshop 1

Friday, 6 Sep 2019
Time: 18:30 - 21:30
Location: ORCV, State Sailing Centre, Albert Park

2019 Beyond the Bay Session 5

Monday, 9 Sep 2019
Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Location: ORCV, State Sailing Centre, Albert Park

2019 September Radio Operator's Course Workshop 2

Friday, 13 Sep 2019
Time: 18:30 - 21:30
Location: ORCV, State Sailing Centre, Albert Park

2019 Winter Series Race 5 - Overnight Navigator Race

Saturday, 14 Sep 2019 - Sunday, 15 Sep 2019
Time: 12:00 - 9:00

2019 SEPTEMBER Safety & Sea Survival Course (SSSC)

Saturday, 21 Sep 2019 - Sunday, 22 Sep 2019
Time: 08:15 am - 05:00 pm
Location: Wesley College

2019 SEPTEMBER SSS Revalidation Course

Sunday, 22 Sep 2019
Time: 08:15 am - 05:00 pm
Location: Wesley College

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ORCV Novice Race from Geelong 1st September 2019

ORCV Novice Skipper Race is the return race from Geelong on Sunday 1st September. Check out the Notice of Race to see if you qualify which defines a Novice as "A first-time boat owner who has competed, as boat owner or in any other capacity, in less than 10 yacht or dinghy races in the past 10 years; OR A crew member who has no prior experience a [ ... ]

2019 AGM

  ORCV AGM & Trophy Presentation  Ocean Racing Club of Victoria 70th Anniversary, Annual General Meeting & Trophy Presentations will be held at Royal Brighton Yacht Club on Tuesday 8th October, 6.30 - 9.00pm.
At this years AGM we will reflect on our amazing 70 year history, raise a glass to recognise our ORCV founders and thank all past, present committee memb [ ... ]


ORCV launches new series aimed at transitioning crews into ocean racing
In the midst of launching its new Category 3 event, the Coastal Sprint Series, aimed specifically at helping crews make the move into ocean racing, the Ocean Racing Club of Victoria (ORCV) is pleased to announce online entry is open and the Notice of Race available for the Melbourne to Hobart Yacht Race. Victoria’s premier [ ... ]


Planning for a successful Hobart race With Winter well underway and a new season about to commence many skippers and yachties thoughts are well-tuned into the new season. Some have chosen a year off, focusing on bay racing. Others set their sights north, heading to Queensland for the various regattas, perhaps doing an ocean race on the way. Many others are focused on doing “a Hobart”. For  [ ... ]


Join to ORCV We welcome you to join the Ocean Racing Club of Victoria, a long established club which is dedicated to Ocean Racing and training sailors with the skills for being safe at sea. Our active sailing calendar caters for the most passionate offshore racer through to those that enjoy the camaraderie and competitiveness of shorter bay and coastal passages. If you like what we do, we welc [ ... ]

Stanley Open for Registrations

Registrations for Melbourne to Stanley are now open. The race starts Saturday 2nd November 2019. Great training, crew development or qualifier for the coming Christmas Hobart races.



      Ocean Racer of the Year Nominations are called for the 2019 ORCV Shenandoah II Ocean Racer of the year award. The award recognises individual contribution or achievement and excellence in ocean racing including, for example, sailing, navigation, boat preparation, rescue or incident recovery. The achievement is not limited to racing success and may be in the form of a con [ ... ]


Coastal Sprint Series, new initiative in 2019/2020 ORCV Coastal Sprint Races is a new initiative in the ORCV Sailing for 2019/20 season in response to skippers asking for more Category 3 races. These races have been designed to provide crew development and a pathway for longer ocean races. Each ORCV Coastal Sprint race aims to have skippers and crew home Saturday evening. More information can b [ ... ]


2019 ORCV Women’s Skipper & Navigator Race required light wind sailing plans. Winning skipper of Xenia, Edel Doyle revealed their successful plan. “We consulted multiple weather sources; Meteye, BOM and watched the ORCV Weather forecast provided Friday evening, and decided that the winds would be towards the middle of the bay on Sunday, so we stuck to our plan and sailed in that direction [ ... ]





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