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2019 June Practical Navigator Course

Sunday, 30 Jun 2019
Time: 8:30 - 17:00
Location: ORCV, State Sailing Centre, Albert Park

2019 Winter Series Race 2 - Blairgowrie Passage race

Saturday, 6 Jul 2019
Time: 9:30 - 17:00

2019 Women Skippers & Navigators Race

Sunday, 7 Jul 2019
Time: 9:00 - 16:00
Location: Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron

2019 Beyond the Bay Session 3

Sunday, 28 Jul 2019
Time: 13:00 - 16:30
Location: ORCV, State Sailing Centre, Albert Park

2019 Winter Series Race 3 - Short Passage race

Saturday, 3 Aug 2019
Time: 10:30 - 17:00

2019 August Practical Navigator Course

Sunday, 11 Aug 2019
Time: 8:30 - 17:00
Location: ORCV, State Sailing Centre, Albert Park

2019 Beyond the Bay Session 4

Monday, 19 Aug 2019
Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Location: Bell's Hotel

2019 Winter Series Race 4 - Geelong Passage race

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

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Race Director and Incident Management Volunteers. Over the next few months the ORCV will be conducting training programs for volunteer Race Directors and the Incident Management team. In both cases the training involves initial coursework followed by “on the job” training in an Assistant capacity for a number of races. Race Directors are responsible for managing races starting a few days b [ ... ]


Learning to sail in everything, provides Ambition in itself. .... Chris Dare Winter sailing in Melbourne always provides a challenge as seen in yesterday’s ORCV Winter Series race 1 with light winds. The ORCV Winter Series started with 26 on the line in 2 divisions. The ORCV Race Director shortened that course and race results saw “Ambition” taking Line Honor's, 1st in AMS, 1st in IRC and i [ ... ]


  Bacardi proves you don’t need new and flash to do well Bacardi, the famous Peterson 44 from Sandringham Yacht Club, has entered the 2019 ORCV Winter Series. It is a welcome return back to the ORCV for Bacardi. A famous boat in its own right, it has competed in 30 Sydney to Hobarts, finishing 29 of them with a number of class wins and a second overall in 2006. Bacardi ha [ ... ]

Reminder to enter ORCV Winter Series Race 1

Indications for 30+ boats on the start line. Reminding all boat owners to please put your entry in for ORCV Winter Series. Race 1 is a 25 mile race starting 10.30 am from Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron (RMYS)on Sat 22nd June. ORCV welcomes all yachts to join us for what is set to be our best winter series yet! IRC, AMS, PHS, Womens, Double Handed, Multi Hull, Cruising (PHS no spinnaker) and [ ... ]

Annual Flare Shoot set for 9am July 6th RBYC.

  Annual Flare Shoot set for 9am July 6th RBYC.     All ORCV Winter Series Race 2 entrants are eligible to let off hand held and rocket/parachute marine flares from their boats once directed at 9am.   To be eligible you must have entered the series or race.   It's not easy getting approvals thes [ ... ]

Practical Navigators Open for Booking

  Practical Navigators Open  A navigation course designed for sailors and boat owners to give a solid foundation in practical navigation. A 1 day course covering traditional navigation skills as well as the latest in GPS and electronic navigation systems. Book Here


 “Encouraging more women sailing”by Catherine North After a 40,000nm round the world ocean race onboard the winning yacht in the 2017/18 Clipper race, the ORCV Winter Series and Women Skipper and Navigator Race and encouraging more women sailing onboard her beloved “Duckmobile” is up next for Catherine North. I’d heard during the Clipper race that the ya [ ... ]

Practical Navigators Course

  Updated Practical Navigators Course Whether you want to improve your navigational skills for Port Phillip Bay or you’re planning to sail the oceans the ORCV practical navigator course has been designed to help you. Navigation today is vastly different to years past because of the availability of modern technologies such as weather information, better instruments, electronic charting,  [ ... ]


We are well underway with our preparations for this year’s ORCV Winter Series, which commences on Saturday 22ndJune, 2019, and we hope you and your team join will join us for what is set to be our best winter series yet. We are pleased to inform you that the Sailing Instructions for this year’s series are now finalised and publ [ ... ]




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