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ORCV Membership


We welcome you to join the Ocean Racing Club of Victoria, a long-established club dedicated to promoting ocean sailing, growing participation, providing sea safety programs and value to our members.

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 passage races.

If you like what we do, we welcome you to join us as a Member and belong to a club that is passionate about ocean sailing, safety at sea and clean oceans.

ORCV Members enjoy significant benefits plus you’re supporting the ORCV and our many volunteers who assist in running our extensive annual training and racing program.

Members Benefits

  • No crew fee for the member on Melbourne to Stanley, King Island or Apollo Bay races.
  • No crew fee for the member on Coastal Sprint races
  • 50% reduction on crew fees for the member for the Melbourne to Hobart and Melbourne to Devonport races
  • Membership prices for our training courses throughout the year including, Safety Sea & Survival, Weather, Navigation and ORCV Rip Tour etc.
  • A complimentary electronic copy of the ORCV Yearbook.
  • A copy of the ORCV Reference book, a valuable reference tool for all ocean voyages which is updated regularly.
  • Australian Sailing affiliation with an Australian Sailing number provided if you are not currently a member of another Club
  • Australian Sailing personal accident insurance details of coverage at Australian Sailing Resources .
  • 15% reduction on boat entry fees to all ORCV Races
  • Special offers from our generous ORCV sponsors
  • and most importantly, our members belong to a dedicated group of skilled sailors who go behind the bay to safely enjoy all the ocean sailing has to offer.

Membership Categories and Fees

Membership Year runs until 30th September each year.  If you join in July, August or September, you will be automatically granted membership for the following year too.

  • Full Member* $250
  • Youth Member ( 16-25 years ) $125
  • Outport Member ( > 80 km radius from the Melbourne GPO* ) $135

Click here to check if you qualify for Outport Membership.

*  New full and outport members pay a once-off additional $30 nomination fee upon joining.

Become an ORCV Member

Applications are now open for the 20/21 season  Join Here button