Change of Date – West Offshore Products Coastal Sprint Race 3 – Saturday 18th April 8.45am
As a result of feedback, the ORCV has amended the date of this race from Easter to the following Saturday which also allows for a daylight start. Develop your boat and crew or come try ocean sailing and join the West Offshore Products Coastal Sprint Race 3 on April 18th at 8.45am. Sail the 50nm in company and be home Saturday evening. Entries are open https://www.orcv.org.au/about-the-series
Double Handed Race – Sunday 26th April
The ORCV has for many years, supported and promoted double-handed racing. This year we have updated the Port Phillip Bay Course, taking on feedback and requests for longer legs. Enter and compete individually or as part of a team. Teams are made of 4 boats from any desired grouping ie club, friends, female, over 50’s, under 30's etc.
Finding two crew is easier, so come, give it a try. Entries are open https://www.orcv.org.au/double-handed-about-the-race
Port Phillip Heads Rip Tour – Sunday 19th April
Experience and learn what to look for and how to best navigate the entrance to Port Phillip Bay safely in this 1 hour presentation onboard the luxury motor yacht “Moonraker”. An experienced ORCV offshore navigator’s and yachtsman will provide commentary, highlighting points of interest, patterns of tidal flow and correct protocols to use when transiting the heads.
Informative, truly educational for those interested in Melbourne’s gateway to the open sea whilst being a great day out. Bookings are essential. https://www.orcv.org.au/training/rip-tour-of-port-phillip-heads