2017/18 Calendar of Events

22 Aug No Comments admin_hryc News, Uncategorized

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.

2017 Emergency Guide

22 Aug No Comments admin_hryc News

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

Like us on facebook!

2 Aug No Comments Libby Braybrooks News

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.

RMS signage improvements at Parsley Bay

30 Nov No Comments admin_hryc News

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

Vale the West Mark

30 Nov No Comments admin_hryc News

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

Star of the Sea Cleans up Sprint Series

20 Nov 1 Comment admin_hryc Uncategorized

Libby Braybrooks’ S&S 34, Star of the Sea, has continued her recent purple patch to record a perfect score across all handicap and line honours points tables in the 2016 Sprint Series. The series was contested in moderate south easterly breezes in the lower reaches of the Hawkesbury river.  SotS Read More

All Our Girls and Amoeba Share Hallet’s Beach Honours

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

Get your BBIC Entries in!

30 Oct No Comments admin_hryc News, Racing Notes

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

Women Skippers Rule, OK

17 Oct No Comments admin_hryc News, Race Reports

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

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