The Starter Rules, OK….

1 Oct 1 Comment admin_hryc News, Uncategorized

When it comes to the start time of the race, the Starter Rules, OK? The published start times are only a guide. When the race starts is completely at the discretion of the starter. So pay attention to the starting flags …not the clock time. The race starts when the Read More

Shopping Bags, Code Flags, Blue Flags and the Windward Gate….

1 Oct 1 Comment admin_hryc News

HRYC members who have not read this season’s Sailing Instructions and Notices of Race might find themselves confounded by the array of flags flying on our race boat Lollipop. Here is a simple guide to what the flags mean. The Blue Flag. Whenever the Committee Boat is on station – Read More

Waterplay’s Windy Win

17 Sep No Comments admin_hryc News, Race Reports

Paul Surrest’s Northshore 27, Waterplay, secured a comfortable PHS win in September’s Windward Leeward Race. Conditions were ideal for sailing with a gusty 12 – 18 knot North Easterly that occasionally blew over 20. The race was delayed by 30 minutes due to an injury sustained by Charles Hill on Read More

Seven “Must-Knows” in the 2016 – 17 Sailing Instructions

6 Sep 2 Comments admin_hryc News

The 2016 – 17 Sailing Instructions, Notices of Race and Course Details are now all posted in both the Racing and Downloads Pages of the HRYC Website. This news post provides a summary of seven important changes to the Sailing Instructions that all competing members must know before coming to Read More

Duty Calls

5 Sep No Comments admin_hryc News

Crewing on, or driving, Lollipop as part of volunteer start duty is just one of the many tasks that HRYC members share in order to make our little amateur club run smoothly. The Duty Roster for Season the 2016-17 season is now available in the Racing Pages of the HRYC Read More

River Passage Series #1 Abandoned

4 Sep No Comments admin_hryc News, Race Reports

Strong North Westerly and Westerly Winds exceeding 30 knots at times and averaging over 25 knots forced the abandonment of Race #1 of the 2016-17 River Passage Series last Saturday. The next race in the series will be conducted on Saturday October 1. The race will include Lion Island as Read More

AGM 2016

13 Jul No Comments admin_hryc News, Uncategorized

  On 2nd July, a bright sunny day, the HRYC Annual General Meeting was held at the Dangar Island Bowling Club. Terry Dorrough retired as Commodore and was awarded traditional “Order of the Bailer” in acknowledgement of his services to the club. Trophies were presented to the winners of our Read More

Winter Fundraiser on Duende

13 Jul No Comments admin_hryc Fundraiser, News

Damien Parkes generously offered his VP52, Duende, to club members for a day’s sailing on the Harbour. The idea was not only to enjoy a day out on a different boat – and waterway – but to use the event as a fundraiser. The day was fine but cold, with Read More

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