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2015 Port Fairy Race Documents Available Sailing Instructions, Radio Sked hseets and the Leave at Home Document for the Port Fairy race have been published on the website. Click HERE for all the information.


2015 Port Fairy Race - It's not too late to Enter! We are happy to accept further  entries for the forthcoming Port Fairy Race at Easter. This coastal race to the picturesque town of Port Fairy is part of the Offshore Championship Series - you have to be in it to win it! A great destination to meet family and friends for the weekend, so come along. Call the office or send us an email at T [ ... ]


Our thoughts are with our friends in Vanuatu recovering from the devastation left by severe tropical cyclone Pam.  The ORCV has partnered with OxFam and is exploring other fund raising efforts such as a charity race and will keep you posted.   The ORCV has conducted three 1,885 nautical mile international yachts races from Melbourne to Vanuatu in 2006, 2010 and 2014.  During those  [ ... ]


Yachting Victoria Women & Girls in Sailing Committee's new initiative “Local Heroes” With great excitement Yachting Victoria Women & Girls in Sailing Committee are happy to announce the launch of a new initiative called “Local Heroes”. Read the full article here: YV initiative "Local Heroes"


Scarlet Runner skippered by Robert Date crossed the line at 14:17:01 to take Line Honours in the 2015 Melbourne to King Island yacht race. With 20 – 25 knot westerlies staying in since the start at 4am they have enjoyed excellent conditions and only missed the race record by approximately 30 minutes. Provisionally they are also likely to take out both measurement handicap divisions,  [ ... ]


After a clean 4am start from Queenscliff the 14 strong Melbourne to King Island Fleet are carving up Bass Strait in the 20 – 25 knot westerlies.  As predicted the fleet has a beam reach to the finish line making for ideal sailing conditions.  Scarlet Runner skippered by Robert Date is on target for a Race record finish and for a win in the major handicap divisions.  The [ ... ]


Saturday the 7th march at 4am will see a fleet of 14 yachts set sail from Queenscliff en route to Grassy Harbour, King Island.

A favourite race of the Ocean Racing Club's annual calendar this race often delivers poor weather conditions. Not this year, with the forecast winds from the west at 20 to 25 knots it will be a beam reach all the way to King Island. Tonight’s forecast does show the winds [ ... ]


King Island Race Record could be broken
Early Weather Forecast from our friends at Predictwind indicate that the King Island race record could be broken. The model below used is for a TP52, go Scarlet Runner, looking at the smaller boat in the fleet, they will all finish before sundown on Saturday


2015 Melbourne to Port Fairy Notice of Race has now been published. To download go to the Port Fairy Race Documents page. More info will follow. More about the race here.