Di Angus on Liberator photo Mark Harrick

Enter the Novice Race

Build your crew skills by entering the Novice race from Geelong to Melbourne next Sunday. New skippers or crew members with no or limited experience as helm can enter. You need to register (no cost). Lunches can be also ordered for your way home.
With 53 entries and moderate North winds predicted, this is a great opportunity for your crew to gain experience on a role they don't normally do.
A Novice is defined as: 

“A first-time boat owner who has competed, as a 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 as a watch leader and who does not normally occupy the role of helmsperson during a yacht race. “

Entry is free but registration is required.

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 11:00

ORCV Winter Series Flare Shoot tradition continues in 2018 The ORCV Winter Series has been conducted annually since 1971.  One of many ORCV traditions, the annual Flare Shoot prior an ORCV Winter Series race (including the use parachute/rocket flares), has again received approval from relevant authorities.    For our Category 1 and 2 ocean races, yachts are required to...

Tuesday, 08 May 2018 00:55

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Wednesday, 18 April 2018 10:04

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Tuesday, 27 March 2018 10:04

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