YACHT RACING

YACHT RACING
RACING
 

The BYC offers members and member’s guests a wide choice of sailing and racing to choose from.  

WEEKEND RACING
Summer Point Score Series 

The BYC fleet race each Saturday, from October to April in tight racing with the variable winds on Lake Wendouree providing the additional challenge.

 

Winter Point Score Series

The BYC fleet race each Saturday in May. Brrrrr.!

 

Cock of the Lake 

Heats are held throughout the racing season for this annual trophy. See the racing calendar for dates of each heat.

 

Rudder Shield

Annual regatta for the Jubilee class with competitors from the Port Philip Bay clubs, Brighton and Sorrento. Held on Lake Wendouree.

 

Ballarat Bertie

Lightweight Sharpie class event. Yacthsmen and women from across Victoria do battle for the annual honours. This is a fast paced and colourful  spectator event. Wind speeds permitting.

 

TWILIGHT SERIES

Join our Thursday nights twilights sailing during daylight saving months. This is both a great introduction to sailing and a perfect way to enjoy sunset on the lake. Enjoy a barbeque (BYO food) on our deck and socialise, find out more about sailing, get on board as a crew with our regular skippers or take a Green Fleet craft out either by yourself or with a partner. EVERYONE IS WELOME.  Maybe you'll BE INSPIRED to Join the CLub and even own your own boat!
 

YACHTING at BYC
 

BYC is strongly supported by Yachting Victoria having accredited sailing instructors leading the junior Learn to Sail program TACKERS. BYC has its own fleet of the very popular Opti training dinghies and several Pacers which are an excellent platform for new sailors, junior or senior, to develop their skills. Our club offers opportunites for the absolute beginner or the experienced match race sailors to engage with either social or competetive sailing.

Become a Green Fleet sailor or put your hand up as a crew member.

 

EXPLORE OUR YACHTING PAGES TO SEE HOW YOU CAN GET ON BOARD

and

START SAILING ON LAKE WENDOUREE.