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Upcoming Events

Aug 9, 2015
Time: 9:30 - 17:00

Aug 10, 2015
Time: 19:00 - 21:30
Location: Bell's Hotel

Aug 16, 2015
Time: 8:45 - 17:00
Location: Wesley College

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

Aug 23, 2015
Time: 10:30 - 17:00

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

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

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

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THE ANCIENT INTERLOPER We recently published news of the forthcoming summer sailing season. Whilst many yachties love the allure of racing, the return journey home is just as exciting! So remember to put the dates in your diary...
The Ancient Interloper appeared on the walkway at Constitution Dock after last year’s Melbourne-Hobart Eastcoaster race and got chatting with Mike Harrington, the co [ ... ]


National Equipment Audit Course by YA for Cat 1 and Cat 2 safety Auditors Yachting Australia is running a NEA Course on Sunday, 16th August at Royal Geelong Yacht Club. It is a three part course on: Safety Regulations Conducting Cat 1 and Cat 2 audit Special Regulations and Exam There is no cost to attend. The course will run from 9 am - 3:30 pm. To register online go to Centre Cour [ ... ]


2015 ORCV Women Skippers and Navigators race- Jobs for the Girls. by Rosie Colahan The third annual Ocean Racing Club of Victoria (ORCV) Women Skipper’s & Navigators Race (WSNR) is shaping up to be a fabulous celebration of women in sailing. The passage race from Geelong to Melbourne (G2M) on Sunday 13 September 2015 runs back-to-back with the final race of the ORCV Winter Series the Melbo [ ... ]


2015 Winter Series Day- It's on again Racing is scheduled again for this Sunday, so pull out the winter woollies to brave the elements. We cannot promise but we hope it will be drier than the last outing.We did promise you more of Bruce Reidy's photos from Day 2  and here they are! In amongst the precipitation it's xlr8 xlr8 mark rounding Wild Child  [ ... ]


Are you ready? ORCV Summer Season 2015-16
It is that time of the year when everyone in Melbourne yearns for some warm weather and starts thinking about the spring and summer months ahead.
The ORCV has planning well underway. We will be heading back to  Stanley for the first race of the offshore season and Smithton Lions club are making preparations to host us in the new Harbour shed with [ ... ]


2015 Winter Series-Day 2 Against the Odds Bruce Reidy is an ORCV member and active volunteer for the club.
He has previously assisted with race management and training activities and put his hand up to help Robin Hewitt for the 2015 Winter Series. Little did he know that we would ask him to fulfil the role of photographer for Day 2. We couldn’t have provided worse conditions for the task, but B [ ... ]


2015 Watching the Weather There has been plenty of media coverage in the past few days about the chilly weather we are experiencing and there are many resources that provide forecasting information useful to yachties.
If you wish to learn more about the practical facets of weather applied to sailing, don’t miss out on the ORCV Weather Course. There is something for everyone- learning the basics [ ... ]


2015 ORCV Winter Series – Day 2 The weather map shows a cold front passing through Melbourne Saturday evening leaving a fresh W-SW flow in its wake. The BOM is forecasting 20-25 knot westerlies around start time together with rain and maybe hail to don’t forget to bring your warmest winter woollies!   Race Management have advised that it is their current intention to run only one [ ... ]


2015 ORCV WINTER SERIES – DAY 1 Sunday, June 28 is Day 1 of the 2015 ORCV Winter Series. The weather outlook is dominated by a broad, slowly moving high pressure system over southern Australia as shown in the forecast weather map for Sunday morning. The winds are expected to be generally light , westerly initially with the possibility of a sea breeze developing which could make life interest [ ... ]





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