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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

Coastal Sprint Series Race 2

Saturday, 15 Feb 2020
Time: 07:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location: The Heads, Port Phillip Bay

2020 FEB Safety & Sea Survival Course (SSSC)

Saturday, 22 Feb 2020 - Sunday, 23 Feb 2020
Time: 08:15 am - 05:00 pm
Location: Wesley College

2020 FEB SSS Refresher Course

Sunday, 23 Feb 2020
Time: 08:15 am - 05:00 pm
Location: Wesley College

2020 King Island Race

Saturday, 7 Mar 2020 - Sunday, 8 Mar 2020
Time: 4:45 - 23:00
Location: Queenscliff

Coastal Sprint Series Race 3

Friday, 10 Apr 2020
Time: 02:45 am - 11:00 pm
Location: The Heads, Port Phillip Bay

Melbourne Devonport and Westcoaster Race Briefings  As we rush towards the Christmas races I wanted to take the opportunity to remind you of the Race briefing arrangements. By now you should have closed out all of those race entry loose ends - boat and crew details and radio checks. I know some boats still have outstanding items and if you fall into this camp, please think of the office sta [ ... ]

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Ian Barney Walker and Jade Cole announce Mixed Two Person Offshore Campaign for Paris 2024 Olympic Games A new discipline for Paris 2024 Olympic Games, the Mixed Two Person Offshore Keelboat category has opened the door to Offshore sailors worldwide and with a medal on the line, it is a perfect fit for Sandringham sailors Ian ‘Barney’ Walker and Jade Cole to realise their Olympic Dream [ ... ]

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Taking Experience to a New Latitude



Taking Experience to a New Latitude
Each November, the ORCV offers skippers a short ocean race where each yacht travels through the heads of Port Phillip to a specified latitude before returning. “It’s a race where your handicap determines how far you need to go with the crew then able to set their own course to that latitude. We aim to provide them with the experience to transit the heads du [ ... ]

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  Lisa Blair to sail double-handed in Melbourne to Hobart Yacht Race Lisa Blair, a high-profile yachtswoman and adventurer on a mission to break records and leave her mark on the world, is joining the fleet for the Ocean Racing Club of Victoria’s (ORCV) 2019 Melbourne to Hobart, and in doing so, will create history. Blair’s thirst for sailing and adventure was aroused when she crewed i [ ... ]

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Short and Sweet to Test and Try “A great initiative” was the astounding feedback from both the seasoned ocean racer Peter Davison of Arcadia and the newcomer Aaron Marlow and crew onboard Ca Bouge as they reflect after completing the first ORCV Coastal Sprint to Western Port and return. “Short and sweet is what our skippers had been asking for allowing them to test and train crew in the cl [ ... ]

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Results from Coastal Sprints and Latitude Ocean Races

Results from Coastal Sprints and Latitude Ocean Races Results are in for yesterday’s two Category 3 races, the Inaugural West Offshore Coastal Sprint to Western Port and return and the 2019 ORCV Latitude Ocean Race .  The Latitude race runs each year although in this race, was the final stage for the Beyond the Bay participants who ventured into Bass Strait under the guidance of an ORCV  [ ... ]

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A close finish to the 2019 ORCV Latitude It’s going to be very tight finish in the 2019 Latitude Ocean Race.  All yachts turned at the designated Latitude within 39 minutes of each other. Unlike any other ocean race where the bigger/faster yachts finish first, the Latitude Ocean Race has all yachts finishing around the same time, if the sail to their handicaps. After 7 months of training [ ... ]

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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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