Overnight Navigator's Challenge Scores Winter Series 2019 - Race 5 14 boats competed in the 2019 ORCV Winter Series, Race 5, the Overnight Navigator's Challenge. A race with a difference, where the crews pick their course, sailing as fast as they can to different points across the bay. The challenge, planning your course which favours your boat and predicted weather then working as [ ... ]more...
ORCV Overnight Navigator's Challenge
5 days to the start, the final race of ORCV Winter Series. Multiple starts and courses provides tactical challenges and the BoM weather forecast of 17C Saturday and 21C Sunday with moderate winds adds a dose of good sailing conditions.:)
This is a race of strategy and planning! Points are awarded based on the legs completed, time of arrival, if a moto used, [ ... ]
ORCV Winter Series to Geelong Results Results have been posted, we apologise for the delay as we had to process the redress for Clockwork and Cavarlo who suspended racing to help the yacht White Spirit. Both boats were granted 45 minutes. Audere chose not the request redress. No matter who wins, everyone wins when you see such seamanship when coming to the aid of fellow yachts. https://www.or [ ... ]
Chirping Bird Special Offer for ORCV Members
Chirping Bird a proud ORCV Sponsor, has a rare opportunity for ORCV members to get their hands on one of the best cool climate shiraz's your lips will ever touch! A limited release of this great 2013 Shiraz, normally $60 per bottle, now $30 for purchases of 6 bottles or more. Click here to order #itsalwayswinetime #orcv [ ... ]
ORCV Novice Race from Geelong 1st September 2019
ORCV Novice Skipper Race is the return race from Geelong on Sunday 1st September. Check out the Notice of Race to see if you qualify which defines a Novice as "A first-time boat owner who has competed, as boat owner or in any other capacity, in less than 10 yacht or dinghy races in the past 10 years; OR A crew member who has no prior experience a [ ... ]
ORCV AGM & Trophy Presentation
Ocean Racing Club of Victoria 70th Anniversary, Annual General Meeting & Trophy Presentations will be held at Royal Brighton Yacht Club on Tuesday 8th October, 6.30 - 9.00pm.
At this years AGM we will reflect on our amazing 70 year history, raise a glass to recognise our ORCV founders and thank all past, present committee memb [ ... ]
ORCV launches new series aimed at transitioning crews into ocean racing
In the midst of launching its new Category 3 event, the Coastal Sprint Series, aimed specifically at helping crews make the move into ocean racing, the Ocean Racing Club of Victoria (ORCV) is pleased to announce online entry is open and the Notice of Race available for the Melbourne to Hobart Yacht Race. Victoria’s premier [ ... ]
Planning for a successful Hobart race With Winter well underway and a new season about to commence many skippers and yachties thoughts are well-tuned into the new season. Some have chosen a year off, focusing on bay racing. Others set their sights north, heading to Queensland for the various regattas, perhaps doing an ocean race on the way. Many others are focused on doing “a Hobart”. For [ ... ]more...
Join to ORCV We welcome you to join the Ocean Racing Club of Victoria, a long established club which is dedicated to Ocean Racing and training sailors with the skills for being safe at sea. Our active sailing calendar caters for the most passionate offshore racer through to those that enjoy the camaraderie and competitiveness of shorter bay and coastal passages. If you like what we do, we welc [ ... ]more...