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Jul 31, 2016
Time: 10:30 - 17:00

Aug 14, 2016
Time: 9:30 - 17:00

Aug 28, 2016
Time: 10:30 - 17:00

Sep 10, 2016
Time: 8:30 - 16:00
Location: Royal Brighton Yacht Club

Sep 11, 2016
Time: 9:30 - 16:00
Location: Geelong

Sep 17, 2016 - Sep 18, 2016
Time: 08:15 am - 05:00 pm
Location: Wesley College

Sep 18, 2016
Time: 8:15 - 17:00
Location: Wesley College

Oct 16, 2016
Time: 01:55 pm - 05:05 pm
Location: The Heads, Port Phillip Bay

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Heading North Daniel Edwards, owner of White Noise, 2015/16 ORCV Offshore Championship winner is receiving some good publicity about his campaign to take a break from the Melbourne winter to compete in the northern regattas. First published on the Magnetic Island Race Week site (, the story has also been picked up by others including Sail World an [ ... ]

The Plan Ahead for Mr Lucky

Mark Hipgrave is an entrant in the 2018 event and like a couple of other skippers has settled on a Sunfast to do the race. This one is a Sunfast 3600 called “Mister Lucky” and it’s currently racing  in the UK.  Mark has sent through the following story which we know you’ll all find extremely interesting. 2018年大会に名乗りを上げているマークヒプグレイブと [ ... ]

2016 Winter Series Flare Shoot

ORCV Winter Series Flare Shoot tradition continues in 2016 The traditional annual Flare Shoot prior to Race 1 on the ORCV Winter Series including the use parachute flares, has again received approval from relevant authorities.  This is a rare opportunity to gain practical experience discharging parachute marine distress flares. See Winter Series Race Documents page for Notice to Com [ ... ]


 Some skippers in the Melbourne to Osaka Race double handed race, enter on a boat they already own. Others buy one especially for the event. Either way, there’s still a lot of preparation needed. Then there’s another but rare group, who have an even harder task – building their boat. And we’ll meet one of them today. 多くのM2Oスキッパーたちは既に手持ちのヨットで [ ... ]

Weather and East Coast Lows

Weather and East Coast Lows Do you understand the weather forecasts ? This weekend's East Coast Low is hard to miss, see for details. Attached are images captured on Friday by Robin sourced from the BOM, predicting this East Coast Low. Note the Synoptic chart, 500Hpa Temperature and Humid [ ... ]


Of the thirty confirmed entries in the 2018 event, two of them are from Perth. 2018 M2O 出場確定30チームの内、2人はパースからです。 On his recent trip to Fremantle Yacht Clubfor the M2O Roadshow, George Shaw caught up with both of these competitors for a chat. The first of them is with David Kenny who has one of the smaller boats in the fleet a Sunfast 3200 called The Edg [ ... ]


2016 ORCV WINTER SERIES Once again the ORCV Winter Series, the longest running Winter Bay sailing event, is on again so why not come out and join in the fun! Offering a great variety of windward-leeward, triangle and passage races and together with a cruising division, there is something there to please all sailing tastes. The first race is at 1030 hours on Sunday July 3 and as usual it will be [ ... ]


2016 Overall Off-Shore Championship   After the Port Fairy Race, the progress scores for the overall ORCV Off-Shore Championship were incredibly close, with only one point ( after two drops ) separating the first three boats and the next two boats within striking distance. Not unusually, the final result came down to the Apollo Bay race last weekend. The race to Apollo Bay can often be quit [ ... ]


NoR Amendment 1 - Competitor cap lifts to 30 Announcing the exciting news that the competitor cap has been lifted to 30.  Amendment 1 to the Notice of Race contains all the details. Along with the lift in the cap, we also announce that the cap will not include Japanese boats. Another important change is the bringing forward of the date for final payment.  This is designed to give entr [ ... ]




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