Welcome aboard to the Ocean Girls page of the Ocean Racing Club of Victoria

We welcome all women sailors, from the experienced ocean racers to the aspiring novices and we embrace all ages and levels of experience. All you need is the enthusiasm to participate in the many varied activities provided by the Ocean Racing Club of Victoria - sailing, racing, cruising, training and social. A wonderful new world can be opened up before you and you will amaze yourself with what you can achieve. Click here to read more about the activities and opportunities available.

ORCV bids sayonara Osaka and hello Winter

ORCV bids sayonara Osaka and hello Winter by Rosie Colahan The Ocean Racing Club of Victoria will salute the arrival of winter on Sunday 3 June 2018 with the kick off of their annual Winter Series for 2018, signalling ‘sayonara’ to an epic 2017-18 summer of southern offshore racing and the completion of the marathon 2018 Sundance Marine Melbourne Osaka Cup (MOC) double handed race. The Winter Series has been a fixture on the Melbourne winter racing scene for some years now. The 2018 editi [ ... ]

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Women Skippers bound for Hobart and beyond

Women Skippers bound for Hobart and beyond Southern hemisphere summer and sailors from around Australia and beyond are gearing up for the annual Christmas dash to Hobart, with the 73rd edition of the Sydney to Hobart (S2H),  the 35th running of the Melbourne to Hobart (M2H) Westcoaster and the most recently added event, the 11th Launceston to Hobart (L2H) race.   This year will see record numbers of women at the helm and as boat owners for both the Sydney east coast race and the Mel [ ... ]

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2018 Women Skippers and Navigators Race

2018 Women Skippers and Navigators Race The ORCV and the AS Women and Girls in Sailing (WGIS) are once again offering the ORCV Women Skippers & Navigators Race which will be run on July 8th as a return race from Blairgowrie to Melbourne following ,the Winter Series Race 2 Melbourne to Blairgowrie Passage race on the previous day. "Our local female keelboat sailors will have the opportunity to meet and compete with and alongside the Osaka girls – a great inspiration for our local Women &a [ ... ]

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2015 WSNR-girls having fun2015 WSNR-girls having fun

2015 WSNR- Girls Having Fun There was no wind in inner Corio Bay early Sunday morning but with a forecast of good northerlies in Port Phillip, the Race Team of Christie Alberts and Amanda Wakeham supported by Robyn Brooke and George Shaw, delayed the start for one hour and used the alternate startline to get the race underway. L-R Marg Neeson- Owner/Skipper of Wild Child, Anne Florence Plante and Phillipa Webley L-R Julie Gibson and Norma Malouf aboard Blaise Pascal  [ ... ]

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2015 WSNR- Leads Off new Passage Series

2015 Women Skippers and Navigators Race Leads off N ew Passage Series With only the final race of the Ocean Racing Club of Victoria’s (ORCV} Winter Series 2015, the Geelong Passage Race, left to run on Saturday 12 September, the Ocean Girls group are gearing up to take over the running of the boats for the return passage race from Geelong to Sandringham for the third edition of the Women Skippers & Navigators Race (WSNR) on Sunday 13 September, which will see the women take on key roles  [ ... ]

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Women & Girls Lake Challenge 2015

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 asked to assist with the promotion of this event by circulating our members and inviting sailors, fam [ ... ]

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2015 WSNR Meet the Female Race Management Team

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 and making the radio calls, but this year will also see an all female team taking up the reins of Race [ ... ]

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2015 Women Skippers and Navigators Race- Jobs for the Girls.

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 Melbourne to Geelong (M2G) race on Saturday 12 September, providing a festive weekend with a mix of passa [ ... ]

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