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Saturday Morning Sailing: (Suspended)
Every Saturday morning we meet for racing. Generally the starting time is 9:30am and racing usually finishes around 1:00pm. This does depend on the weather conditions and the number of skippers attending.All Members and Visitors are Welcome. At the beginning of each month we generally have a BBQ after the races are completed around the 12:30 am timeslot. This is a great way to meet your fellow skippers and have a “snag” at the same time.If you would like to race the Saturday Morning Sailing has an attendance donation of $2:00 per skipper. This can be paid in advance up to 12 months. This donation includes the monthly trophy races, also covers the provisions of buoys , registering of boats, rescue boat, public liability Insurance, trailer hire, bulletins and two sailing days per week.
Tuesday Morning Sailing: (Suspended)
Every Tuesday morning the wrinklies gather at Lillydale lake around 8:30am for their sailing. This does depend on the weather conditions and the numbers attending.All members and Visitors are most welcome.Please be aware that after midday the rescue boat is not available to assist in any boat retreivals.Tuesday Morning Sailing is FREE.
Lilydale Radio Yacht Club Inc.
Our Club is a non profit Organisation devoted to the hobby of building and sailing model boats of all types. We offer a friendly, safe and fun environment to practice our non-polluting hobby/sport.
Dragon class boats sail on Saturday afternoons on the first and third Saturday of each month. DF95’s, sail on the first Saturday of the month and DF65’s, sail on the third Saturday of each month.Racing starts at approx 1:30pm and finishes around 4:00pm.On the first Saturday the Dragon Force Skippers come a little earlier to have the BBQ prior to their racing commencing.Effective 1st July 2020 the Dragon Force races will incur a $2.00 Donation fee, as per the Saturday morning Sailors. Skippers who sail on both Saturday Morning and Saturday afternoons, will only incur one $2.00 donational fee.Bring your boat and come and have some fun.
Where to find us:
You will be able to find us at Lillydale Lake:More specifically, at the boat ramp at the Lillydale Lake Reserve.(Approx 40 klm from the Melbourne CBD). Melways Map: 38Enter the Lillydale Lake Reserve, via Swansea Road and take the first turn on your left. We meet at the boat ramp at the Lake end of the carpark.
Lilydale Radio Yacht Club Inc.
NEWS UPDATE: - COVID 19.All Sailing has been suspended until further notice.The Victorian Government Stage 4 restrictions are now in place across metropolitan Melbourne.This Includes:A curfew from 8:00pm until 5:00am every evening, with people only allowed to leave their homes for essential work, healthcare or saftey reasons.From 5:00am to 8:00pm you can only leave your home for a permitted reason.You cannot travel any further than 5 kms from your home unless for a permitted reason.Keep at least 1.5 metres between yourself and others. Always wear a face covering , unless you have a lawful exception Do not go out if you are unwell, unless it is to get tested and then you must go straight home.If we all do this we can protect our loved ones , friends colleagues, health care workers and the community.