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2017 ORCV Winter Series- Race 3
28 Jul 2017 04:42

2017 ORCV Winter Series- Race 3 This Sunday sees race 3 on the Winter Series and it looks like a vintage Melbourne Winter sailing day. For the north Bay, both the BOM and PredictWind are both forecasting 10-15 knot north westerly winds around start time ( see wind maps below for 1000hrs. ) gradually lightening later in the day. With a temperature of 16C, the only negative is the 80% chance of som [ ... ]

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2017 Winter Series Race 2
14 Jul 2017 05:46

2017 ORCV Winter Series Race 2 The weather for Sunday is being driven by the trailing edge of a slow moving high pressure system with an approaching cold front to the west, producing a fresh northely flow all day.     Meyeye is showing 20-25 knots in the north end of the Bay with stronger breezes further south.  The PredictWind forecast is similar although slightly lower wind [ ... ]

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The ORCV Office is moving
08 Jul 2017 01:56

THE ORCV IS MOVING! Later this year, the Victorian offices of Australian Sailing will be moving from its current Sandringham location to the new State Sailing Centre on Albert Park Lake. Previously, the Boatshed facility, which has previously focused on introductory sail training activities, is undergoing significant building renovations to provide enhanced office and training facilities so  [ ... ]

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Yoko Celebration
08 Jul 2017 01:25

Yoko Celebration The recent delivery of Yoko up north is the final episode of what has been an amazing career in ocean sailing for Robin Hewitt, and the many sailors and support crew, who have shared in those adventures, over many years and so many destinations. Please join Robin, Val and the Yoko crew to celebrate the thrills and spills of this remarkable boat and skipper. BBQ lunch and ente [ ... ]

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