Our 2017/18 calendar has been updated and is available for download from here. Our events calendar will be added to our facebook page as well, so keep an eye out for it there.
We have updated our Emergency Guide for 2017, and members should have received a copy via email. The general idea is to display a laminated copy near your VHF radio, or you can also save it to your mobile phone/electronic device. You can also download a copy of it here. Read More
HRYC is now on facebook. Click here to check out our new page and follow us to keep up to date with news and events. Don’t forget to share the page with your friends.
I recently approached RMS, suggesting that speed/wash signage in and around Parsley Bay might be inadequate due to the increase in runabouts, and usage of the cargo loading wharf. As well as improved ‘4 Knot’ signage, I suggested that several of the floating yellow, 4 Knot Minibuoys (like the ones Read More
For years we’ve been avoiding (and or mumbling), about navigating our way around the West Mark in Cowan Creek, and for those of us who still have the occasional nightmare about rounding it (due to dropping wind), then the news is looking good, as the Westerly mark looks to soon Read More
Once again Russell Bellamy has finished in the top three places in a BBIC event. Rarely does a BBIC Series go by without Russell and his Hood 23, Cecilia, featuring in a podium position at least once! This time, Cecilia finished in second place under two minutes behind the Beneteau 31.7, Read More
November’s River Passage Race saw the introduction of a two race program with lunch and a raft up in Refuge Bay between races. The morning race was set down as a stern-chaser – so that yachts arrived at Refuge around the same time. These races can be a handicapper’s nightmare, as Read More
It’s that time of the year again. The annual BBIC series begins on the 12th of November with the Gosford Gallop. Skippers must enter on line by using the link below: https://www.topyacht.com.au/db/aus/series_select.php?EventID=609 As in the past, there is no need to pay any entry fee for this event. However, in Read More
HRYC’s women skippers filled two of the top three places in race # 3 of the 2016-17 Windward – Leeward Series last saturday. Commodore Libby Braybrooks, skippering the S&S 34 Star of the Sea, finished in first place ahead of James Donnelly’s East Coast 31, Amoeba. Aroha Nui, skippered by Read More
The first race on this season’s River Passage Series was abandoned due to gale force winds. With westerly winds gusting as high as 35 knots around Lion Island prior to the advertised start time, it looked very much like race 2 would also be abandoned. However, the race officer for Read More