Upcoming Events

Oct 4, 2016
Time: 06:30 pm - 09:00 pm
Location: Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron

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

Oct 29, 2016 - Oct 30, 2016
Time: 1:30 - 23:00
Location: Queenscliff

Nov 26, 2016 - Nov 27, 2016
Time: 08:15 am - 05:00 am
Location: Wesley College

Nov 27, 2016
Time: 8:15 - 17:00
Location: Wesley College

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How much do you Weigh?

    The Melbourne to Osaka Double Handed event uses both the AMS & IRC systems in calculating the handicap for it's competitiors. In order to establish an accurate rating for a boat, a number of measurements need to be taken and one of them is to establish the weight of the vessel. Boat weighing days are conducted from time to time by designated auditors and one such day was held [ ... ]


Call for Nominations for 2016 Ocean Racer of the Year. The Trophy Presentation night is not far away and again the ORCV call for nominations for the Prestigious Ocean Racer of the Year Trophy. Submissions close by Sunday 25th September 2016. If you know of a candidate worthy of nomination then click    HERE for more information.

2016 Devonport Race

Melbourne to Devonport is happening!!! Despite Mother Nature’s best efforts to wash away the Mersey Yacht Club they have survived and will again host this year’s race. After a very tough time losing a significant part of their marina and a great many vessels the club is moving forward. ORCV is committed to supporting the recovery and is looking forward to a large racing fleet supporting the e [ ... ]


2016 ORCV Notice of the 31st Annual General Meeting and Trophy Presentation   The Annual General Meeting of Members will be held at Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron on Tuesday 4th October 2016 at 7pm. Click here for 2016 ORCV Notice of AGM
Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron will host this event and the Bar will be open at 6.15pm prior to the meeting commencing at 7pm. Following the AGM there w [ ... ]

ORCV Office job 1 day per week

Fancy a one day per week part time job supporting the ORCV ?  The ORCV is looking for someone with a passion for sailing to help us organise our racing, cruising and training programs.  Reporting to the Office Manager (Irmantas), the work will be varied and flexible.  Our program has very busy times, especially in Spring and Summer so there may be the opportunity for more hour [ ... ]


2016 ORCV WINTER SERIES- GEELONG WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK The weather for Port Phillip this weekend is being driven by a broad high pressure system moving across the north of the state. Around start time on Saturday, the BOM is forecasting 10-15 knot winds from the WSW, lightening by mid-morning and then freshening by early afternoon from the SW. Cloudy,16C with the possibility of some rain.  [ ... ]


2016 ORCV Melbourne to Geelong Yacht Race and Women Skippers and Nagivators Race
Saturday and Sunday 10-11 September 2016 The ORCV Melbourne to Geelong Yacht Race is the last race of the ORCV Winter Series as well as standing alone as a great race in its own right. Starting near R2 and finishing at the Royal Geelong Yacht Club, yachts and their crews are promised a great night of entertainmen [ ... ]


ORCV & Wyndham Harbour present 2016 Grand Yacht and Powerboat Muster. Coming up at the start of September, Sat/Sun 3rd/4th, is our pre-season get together - the Grand Yacht and Powerboat muster at the new Wyndham Harbour Marina. Wyndham Harbour have renewed their sponsorship of the Ocean Racing Club of Victoria (ORCV) and are now our major sponsor so come along, bring your frie [ ... ]


PredictWind the world leader in forecasting believe that more is better, and have taken the bold step of adding government provided forecasts to their award winning forecasting software. PredictWind has always offered their proprietary PWG and PWC world leading forecasts on their site for comparison. When the forecasts are similar users can have a higher degree of confidence in forecast accuracy. [ ... ]