Our supporters

The ORCV would like to sincerely thank the following organisations and individuals for their continued and welcome support.  They are usually the modest ones who dont want a fuss made and are happy to support the club.  In return, please support them wherever possible.




About our supporters

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iT & Beyond, the business of Neville Rose, provides discounted and pro-bono Proactive Managed IT Support services for the ORCV.  Using innovative remote monitoring and management they ensure Laptops and PCs used by the ORCV are up to date and that our business systems such as Office 365 and SharePoint support the ORCV's strategic direction in terms of cloud services and remote access. 

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Corporate Printers provides ongoing support for the ORCV, printing posters for free and the year book and training materials at discounted prices, often at very short notice. 

Custom Yacht Covers, the business of Sue Bumstead, provided all of the covers for the ORCV yacht trackers.  They make boat covers and other customised covers for the marine industry.

Steb Fisher takes professional photos for our major events and allows the ORCV use of those photos for our Facebook and web site.


PredictWind provide the ORCV with an ongoing professional subscription, used for weather articles and for preparation for races using weather routing and route planning content.  Use of PredictWind for example helped the ORCV manage the impact of Cyclone Iris duing the 2018 Melbourne to Osaka yacht race.


National Pies provides welcome hot pies for crews as they arrive in Devonport and Hobart. 


Graphic Effects provide the fantastic graphical imagery on the ORCV van we use for radio communications and finishing of some races.


Expedition navigation software is used worldwide by off shore racers, it is the leading technology.  Expedition provide the ORCV with a complementary licence which we use in training courses such as our Practical Navigator and beyond the Bay courses. 


The ORCV recently achieved a Google Ads grant for $10,000 worth of spending on advertising. 


Rob Date provides secure storage in his factory for the ORCV van which is much appreciated. 


We would also like to acknowledge these previous supporters of the ORCV

  • North Sails - prize packages for racing
  • Vivere coffee - prize hampers for racing
  • Mickey Ink - probono bow sticker printing
  • North Sails - crew bags as prizes for Mersey Yacht Club flood relief appeal
  • Solid Real Estate - sponsored the band at Mersey Yacht Club for the end of the Devonport race
  • Coopers - provided complementary beer for the end of the Devonport race