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The Ballaarat Yacht Club is located on the southern foreshore on
Lake Wendouree in the centre of Ballarat in Victoria, Australia.

The club was established in 1877 and has had a continuous history albeit having been affected by droughts. Lake Wendouree is an artificially created and maintained shallow urban lake with a shoreline of 6.5 kilometers and covers 238 hectares. The lake has an average depth of 1.5 meters and is 2 meters at its deepest. The Ballaarat Yacht Club committee has a proud history in regional and State racing. The club is proud of its many champions and juniors who started and honed their skills in the variable winds of Lake Wendouree, who have gone on to glory in the world of yachting.

The club has a great tradition of being a family club with children a welcome part of sailing and the clubhouse. We strongly encourage juniors to come
up through the ranks and become the future of our club as members and
on the committee.


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2018-19 boat register

Download the form by clicking the icon below fill it in and bring it along to the club on the first race day.

BYC history recalled

Thank you to members in our community who have recently donated collections of photographs and editorial from the sailing past...

sailing twilight thursdays

Like to give sailing a go? Then come along to the club on a twilight evening (Thursdays during Daylight Savings Time) and "Go For A Sail". Change your Thursday evening plans, come for a "twilight sail" and after have a chat with other sailors over a drink! You may even choose to become a Social Club Member.

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Find pre-loved sailing gear/boats/bits and bobs at the SAIL LOFT
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