What will your tactician do for 49th ORCV Melbourne to King Island Race? With a southerly start and the winds soon lightening and going east during the race, it's going to be tricky to pick your route. The race starts at 1.45 am Saturday (Rally 1.50 am Saturday start) and you can follow them via Blue Water Tracks here
ORCV Entry Compliance Declarations
Completion of the following ORCV documentation is required to satisfy the conditions of entry as outlined in ORCV Notices of Race.The completion of these declarations is in addition to any documentation required by the current Australian Sailing Special Rules and Regulations. Please visit ORCV’s Skipper Support page for additional race documentation requirements and further information.
Skipper's Race Entry Compliance Declaration
Due to the matters covered, and unlike most of the other boat documentation, a Skipper’s Race Entry Compliance Declaration is...
Safety & Sea Survival Refresher Course Participant Information
The ORCV SSSC Refresher Course is provided in two parts.
Part 1 – Theory : Online Self-Paced Learning
Soon after booking your course with us, you will receive an email with a link to Part 1 – Theory online so you can commence your course. Your online learning is self-paced, however you must have completed and passed the exam before attending Part 2 – Practical.
An assessment paper must be passed to an 80% threshold and competencies demonstrated before the theoretical component of the course is considered...
Wesley College Information
Wesley College and Classroom Location
Wesley College, 577 St. Kilda Road, Melbourne. Middle School, Menzies Wing. Click here for Google Maps location pin.
Enter via the pedestrian gate situated on Moubray Street (near Gate 1 and the Bus Stop).
Upon entry you will be directed to the registration area on the ground floor.
Once registered, take the nearest set of stairs up to Level 1 of the Menzies Wing
Classrooms are M1.01, M1.02 and possibly M1.03 on level 1.
The pool is located at the Senior School.
The flare shoot is conducted on the...
Safety & Sea Survival Refresher Course
The Ocean Racing Club of Victoria is Australia’s most popular and well regarded Safety & Sea Survival Certificate and Refresher Course provider. Our instructors are a vastly experienced group of committed ocean-going sailors. Collectively their experience is second to none. Our course content is provided in line with Australian Sailing’s Accredited Course Provider standards, and has been honed and developed over many years to provide the best practical and theoretical examples possible to ensure a sound knowledge of Safety & Sea...
Study the Tactics used via the Tracker
Revisiting the tracker on a recent race is a great way to learn what decisions you and others made during a race and how those decisions impacted the race outcome. Using the 2021 King Island race, Simon gives us a short review of the race and how to use the tracker effectively. You can review the King Island Race here.
Click on the boat you are interested in and move to the far RHS icon to change the colour of your boat and tracks, making it easier to stand out from the fleet.
Have you ever tried this technique?