Category: Boating

2019 SAIL PAST and CLUB SEASON OPENING

BMYS celebrated its annual Sail Past and official opening of the Club’s 2019/2020 boating season on Saturday 12th October. It was a particularly special event this year as the Club is

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Safety Training at BMYS

Last evening’s safety training at BMYS focused on the regulations and use of flares and life jackets. As part of the training members were given the opportunity to test fire flares

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Ricketts Point Regatta NavRally

Foggy and still weather greeted the start of this year’s Ricketts Point NavRally. After having to cancel the first two NavRallies this year because of poor weather it was pleasing to

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Commodore’s Cup NavRally & Day on the Green

A strong wind warning on the Sunday morning of the NavRally resulted in it its obligatory cancellation. Actually, the weather was frustratingly ideal and BOM subsequently cancelled the strong wind warning

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Sail Past and Season Opening Day @ BMYS

A lovely warm and breezy spring day was experienced for the Club’s annual Sail Past day last Sunday. The grounds and Clubhouse (particularly the upstairs dining room) were all handsomely presented.

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BMYS Annual Presentation Night

A great night was enjoyed by those attending the Club’s Annual Presentation Night last Saturday evening. A major highlight of the night was the awarding of Honorary Life Memberships to both John Firth

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Regal Marine Showcases Boats at BMYS

Regal Marine Showcases Boats at BMYS on Saturday 28th July 2018 Regal Marine showcased two of its boat brands at the Beaumaris Motor Yacht Squadron on Saturday 28th July. Models from

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BMYS 2017/18 CLUB SEASON OPENING AND SAIL PAST SUNDAY 15TH OCTOBER 2017

BMYS 2017/18 CLUB SEASON OPENING AND SAIL PAST SUNDAY 15TH OCTOBER 2017 Great weather, music and food were part of the many standouts of this year’s ‘Sail Past’ day at BMYS

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BMYS Port Melbourne and Maribyrnong River Cruise

Members and their guests experienced cloudy weather with some prospect the weather could worsen as this Club event got underway. However later in the morning a beautiful sunny day eventually emerged

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Commodore’s Cup NavRally @ BMYS Sunday 5th March 2017

Was definitely a little windy and resulting in less than ideal conditions for the running of this event. However this didn’t deter the excellent number of entrants with the first boat

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Want to know how to do a Nav Rally

How to Prepare and Enter a Navigation Rally A navigation rally is similar to orienteering but on the water. Boats travel a set course of 10 to 12 Nautical Miles at

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Winter time for vessel maintenance

Vessel maintenance Vessel maintenance doesn’t have to be a chore: get into a routine and maintain your boat to prevent breakdown on the water. The four main areas to check are

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***Alert**** New definition of Port Phillip Heads

A recent coronial inquest prompted Transport Safety Victoria to review the risks to safety for boating in the vicinity of Port Phillip Heads. Recognising the various navigational hazards in the area,

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You can now register your 406 MHz Distress Beacon and MMSI online via AMSA

You can now register your 406 MHz Distress Beacon and MMSI online via AMSA

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Navigation lights – what you need to know

Vessel navigation lights It is more difficult to judge speeds and distances at night or in restricted visibility. Understanding lighting configurations will enable you to take corrective action to avoid a

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Fire safety Don’t Let Your Boat Go Up In Smoke

Fire safety Don’t Let Your Boat Go Up In Smoke

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How to: Access and understand marine weather forecasts

We all know that bad weather can very quickly ruin a day on the water. In this short video we show you the best ways to access, understand and respond to

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Don’t get caught out in an emergency this tuna season

Don’t get caught out in an emergency this tuna season Transport Safety Victoria (TSV) is reminding those who plan to head offshore for the tuna fishing season to have an appropriate

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