2019 NOVEMBER Safety & Sea Survival Course (SSSC)

Saturday, 16 Nov 2019 - Sunday, 17 Nov 2019
Time: 08:15 am - 05:00 pm
Location: Wesley College

2019 NOVEMBER SSS Revalidation Course

Sunday, 17 Nov 2019
Time: 08:15 am - 05:00 pm
Location: Wesley College

Coastal Sprint Series Race 1

Saturday, 23 Nov 2019
Time: 04:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location: The Heads, Port Phillip Bay

2019 Latitude Ocean Race

Saturday, 23 Nov 2019
Time: 10:30 am - 04:00 pm
Location: Queenscliff

2019 Latitude Pursuit Race

Sunday, 24 Nov 2019
Time: 10:00 - 23:00
Location: Queenscliff

2019 Cock of the Bay Race

Thursday, 26 Dec 2019
Time: 11:30 - 17:00
Location: Hobsons Bay Yacht Club

2019 Melbourne to Devonport Race

Friday, 27 Dec 2019 - Sunday, 29 Dec 2019
Time: 14:30 - 17:00
Location: Portsea Pier

2019 Melbourne to Hobart Westcoaster Race

Friday, 27 Dec 2019 - Tuesday, 31 Dec 2019
Time: 14:30 - 17:00
Location: Portsea Pier
3 days to go Latitude and Coastal Sprints

3 days Until Registrations Close for Coastal Sprints and Latitude The 23rd & 24th of November will be a busy weekend of sailing, with both the Latitude series and the inaugural West Offshore Coastal Sprint series taking place. Both races are Category 3 and are designed for those new to ocean sailing or looking for further crew development opportunities. Enter here for Coastal Sprints Ent [ ... ]

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'How Bizarre’ – a clean sweep in Melbourne to Stanley Race 

'How Bizarre' – a clean sweep in Melbourne to Stanley Race  Lord Jiminy has taken line honours in the Ocean Racing Club of Victoria’s (ORCV) Melbourne to Stanley Race, but the most outstanding result came from the Scott Robinson skippered Seaquest RP36, How Bizarre, which pulled off the rare triple of IRC/AMS/PHS overall wins. Since her arrival in Melbourne, the Scott Robinson skippered [ ... ]

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White Spirit Reflects on the Importance of Safety and Training “Many of you will know that White Spirit lost her mast in the Geelong regatta a few months back, though it seems like only yesterday. Fortunately, all crew members are well and variously back into sailing on different boats. In reflecting on that event and everything that follows, three key things stand out:

1. The amazing in-the-m [ ... ]

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ORCV Cock of the Bay 2019


Entries are now open for the
2019 Cock of the Bay
This boxing day tradition is a fantastic way to work off that Christmas day lunch, as this is a race for sailors of all levels, you could be a seasoned ocean racer or a weekend warrior. You’ll make a start in Port Melbourne and sail past major bayside locations before heading out towards Blairgowrie. Entries are now open here     [ ... ]

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ORCV Wins Australian Sailing Sports Promotional Award


ORCV Wins Australian Sailing Sports Promotion Award
18th October 2019 We would like to share some good news! ORCV won the 2019 Australian Sailing Sports Promotion Award. The award was presented at a gala dinner held at Sydney’s Sofitel Hotel on October 18, 2019 and is for acknowledging ORCV efforts promoting the sport of sailing across all communication platforms.  A great team effort and [ ... ]

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five starting tips that can contribute to running a more sustainable boat

Five Starting Tips that Contribute to Running a More Sustainable Boat To all who have a love for the environment and our oceans: "Save the ocean, protect your passion and make an impact", is the message from all of us at the ORCV. Behind every ORCV race, there is a dedicated clean oceans team paying attention to important details of keeping plastics out of the oceans. During the recent Apollo Ba [ ... ]

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Race to a Latitude
The Latitude Series is the ORCV’s premier offshore training event for aspiring ocean racing skippers and crew, and seasoned campaigners alike, looking to hone their skills or take the next steps to a longer ocean voyage or being part of the traditional Melbourne to Hobart Westcoaster and Melbourne to Devonport races in December. Since its commencement in 2004, the Latitude [ ... ]

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"West Offshore Products" Coastal Sprint Races is a new initiative from ORCV in response to skippers wanting more Category 3 races. ORCV has launched a new Cat 3 Coastal Sprint Series in support of a growing fleet, and in response to skippers wanting more Category 3 races. The three-race series starts on 23 November with a Westernport return race. Race 2 is slated for 15 February and Race 3 for 10 [ ... ]

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Experience the Ocean - Category 3, Coastal Racing

Experience the Ocean - Category 3, Coastal Racing ORCV Racing has launched a new Category 3 Race Series for those skippers and crews wanting to ocean sail but not in Category 2 races. Ideal for double handed, 4 crew + auto helm or fully crewed. The first race is on 23rd November is a 50 mile race from Queenscliff to Western Port and return. ORCV Racing welcomes West Offshore Products, a major s [ ... ]

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