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Upcoming Events

Sep 12, 2015
Time: 8:30 - 16:00
Location: Royal Brighton Yacht Club

Sep 13, 2015
Time: 9:30 - 15:00
Location: Geelong

Sep 14, 2015
Time: 19:00 - 21:30
Location: Tower Hotel

Sep 19, 2015 - Sep 20, 2015
Time: 08:15 am - 05:00 am
Location: Wesley College

Sep 23, 2015
Time: 19:00 - 21:30
Location: Ocean Racing Club of Victoria

Sep 28, 2015
Time: 19:00 - 21:30
Location: Bell's Hotel

Oct 18, 2015
Time: 12:20 pm - 03:30 pm
Location: The Heads, Port Phillip Bay

Oct 24, 2015 - Oct 25, 2015
Time: 13:00 - 10:00

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2015 Geelong and Women Skippers and Navigators Race Entries Closing soon. The popular Geelong passage race is not far away so time for you to ENTER if you have not already done so!
The final race for the ORCV Winter Series and a stand alone event in its own right- enter for Racing, Cruising or Multihull divisions.
And don't forget to ener the return Women Skippers and Navigators Race on Sunda [ ... ]


2018 Melbourne to Osaka Double-Handed Yacht Race Press Release The Organizing Committee for the 2018 Melbourne to Osaka Double-Handed Yacht Race is pleased to announce the publishing of the Preliminary Notice of Race for the next race due to start in Port Philip Bay in March 2018. We have already had a remarkable level of interest in the event, both from Australia and Japan so are confident of  [ ... ]


2015 ORCV Survey Winner. Thanks to everyone who completed the ORCV survey. The winner of the Helly Hansen jacket was Paul Roberts.
There was some great constructive feedback and compliments including suggestions for alternative race destinations, feedback about race start times and locations and barriers to ocean racing.
A summary of the survey results and what ORCV is doing in response to the feed [ ... ]


AMSA Media Release Beacon Registration going mobile from 15 September 2015 The Australian Maritime Safety Authority is giving beacon owners more choice, with an improved online beacon registration system from 15 September 2015. " The new system gives beacon owners more options to save their registration information on their mobile phone through an SMS or email". Read more about it  HERE


WINTER SERIES – DAY 5 The weather map for this Sunday shows a weak trough crossing Victoria, ahead of an approaching high pressure system that will dominate the weather early next week. The BOM is currently forecasting light and variable winds throughout the morning and early afternoon which will make for some interesting racing. 15C with some chance of rain.     Race managem [ ... ]


Women & Girls Lake Challenge 2015 Albert Sailing Club (ASC) has joined forces with Albert Park Yacht Club and Yachting Victoria’s The Boatshed and Women & Girls in Sailing Committee to promote a ‘Sail in the City’ for the girls. All female helms are welcome to come and have a great day and maybe win a prize whilst gearing up for the coming summer sailing season. Our club has been a [ ... ]


2015 ORCV WINTER SERIES GEELONG RACES   The Notice of Races and Entries for both the Winter Series Melbourne to Geelong Race (Saturday, September 12) and the Women Skippers and Navigators Race from Geelong to Melbourne (Sunday, September 13) are now available. Here's the link to the Race Documents and Online Entry: GEELONG RACES. The race to Geelong is always a great way to finish of [ ... ]


Winter Series - Day 4 Photos It was great to see you out there on the water last Sunday (9/8/15)! There are over 170 beautiful photos available taken on the day by Bruno Cocozza. You will be able to purchase them in high resolution directly off Bruno's website - we will publish the link shortly.  And in the meantime, if you would like to order some, please contact Bruno directly on This em [ ... ]


2015 Women Skippers and Navigators Race Meet your female race managment team! The Ocean Girls from the Ocean Racing Club of Victoria (ORCV) are gearing up for the third edition of the Women Skippers & Navigators Race (WSNR) with the passage race from Geelong to Melbourne to be conducted on Sunday 13 September 2015. Not only will all participating yachts have women at the helm, nav station an [ ... ]





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