Every year the various sailing clubs around Sydney Harbour host a Women's regatta series. Each participating club hosts an event. This year Manly Yacht Club will host the their women's mini regatta on 24th March. We are looking for 12 -16 females between the ages of ~13-18 for the keelboats and 8-10 females 18+ for Solace. There will be no charge, we are trying to do our part in promoting females in sailing and getting more women out on the water. There will be some training sessions, plus the mini regatta on 24th March. https://cyca.com.au/sydney-harbour-womens-keelboat-regatta/ Please get in touch if [...]
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Join us for a fantastic and unforgettable experience, out on the water amongst the action as the boats race between Shark Island and Bradleys Head. National pride will be on the line as the Australian Team race against the sport’s best athletes from seven other nations – Denmark, France, Great Britain, Japan, New Zealand, Spain and the United States of America. See the current series results. $170/person. 2.30pm-6.30pm Manly Boatshed, Fairlight pickup and drop off. See here for more information and booking
Experience the amazing spectacle of Australia Day Live, upfront with a prime position away from the crowds, from the comfort of our boat. Australia Day Live on board one of our vessels: Join us aboard one of our boats starting at Manly Boatshed, Fairlight from 6:30pm - 10:30pm Australia Day Live 7:30pm - 9:45pm events: Wirawi (Lady Northcott) Smoking Ceremony Olympic Fanfare: jet skis in formation Watershow: Jetskis, flyboarders, parachute drop Tug & Yacht ballet Jet skis eel and pyro Lit Yacht, water flower Vessel Lit parade (you'll be taking part in the parade) Finale: Jetskis, flyboard, pyro Small group [...]
This past month we welcomed two eager students to become sailors. They are chasing a dream - one that impacts their future. Their story: "Our sailing dream started when we were sitting in a marina one day and looking at the yachts. We thought, "that would be a nice life!" Our mind was made up and we decided to look into ways to accomplish this. Thanks to Manly Sailing we now are so much closer to achieving our dream of retiring and living on a boat. In the beginning, we didn’t know where to start. We phoned Manly Sailing and [...]
Manly Sailing's Term Time program is starting next week. We run dinghy sailing: Optimist (level 1) and Advanced Optimist/Beginner O'pen Skiff (level 2) after school and on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Our focus is to teach children how to sail in a fun safe environment, giving them the skills and abilities that will enable them to partake in sailing which is truly a sport for life. Our term time courses are 8 week programs, 4pm - 6:15pm on weekdays or 8am - 10:15am on weekends. Children who participate in our courses should be able to swim. We supply lifejackets which [...]
This August I (Will), one of the young instructors at Manly Sailing, travelled to Noumea, New Caledonia with a team representing the RPAYC youth development squad for the 2023 Aircalin Match Racing regatta. The event was raced in J70 sport boats with teams from Australia, New Zealand, France and New Caledonia competing. It was a very tough regatta, the team’s first international match racing event, against some of the best match racers in the world. We learnt heaps and sailed really well. It was a great experience and I would love to go back next year! [...]
Come and meet our instructors, discover our courses, and get out on the water! Manly Sailing and Manly Yacht Club are running an Open Day on the 16th September. For the younger dinghy sailors, we will have taster sessions in Optimists and O'pen Skiffs as well as some kayaks and games East Esplanade beach. Existing sailors, come and take your friends out for a sail, new sailors come have a joy ride in a boat (we will have experienced sailors there to help you). Come and chat to us at the gazebo at East Esplanade, we'll have a gifts for the [...]
Manly is a beautiful coastal suburb that sits on the northern shores of Sydney Harbour. It attracts thousands of visitors each year with its picturesque scenery, impressive coastline, and a wide range of activities on offer. If you're looking for something unique to do in Manly, here are some suggestions: 1. Explore Manly Cove's Secret Beaches Many visitors miss out on the secret beaches of Manly Cove, which are beautiful secluded spots that are just waiting to be discovered. Collins Flat Beach is one hidden gem, accessible only by walking through a bush trail. Its secluded location makes it [...]
Congratulations to our talented sailors from Manly for their brilliant performances at the Dolphin Chaser regatta (the NSW O'pen Skiff Championships) on the 5-6 November at Mannering Park. Gold fleet: Toby (who finished sixth in the fleet), Jamie, Aneya, Danielle, Henry Silver fleet: Fred (who finished second in the fleet), Hannah, William, Callum Laser fleet: Ollie (who finished first in the fleet, winning 4 out of his 8 races). Stay tuned for the next big event in the O'pen Skiff racing calendar, held right here on site at the Manly Yacht Club. The Manly Cup, on the 3rd and 4th December, [...]
Hamilton Island Wrap Up What do your Manly Sailing instructors get up to in winter? …. They go NORTH, sailing up the coast and racing in the 36th edition of Hamilton Island Race week Onur boarded Rumba - a Northshore 370 from MYHC – for a 1,120 NM passage from Sydney to Hamilton Island in 17 days. One of the best adventures of his life despite having to deal with rigging damage and 4 days without any instruments. James took up the same passage on board Savannah Girl – a Swan 46 from MYC and left Sydney with a light breeze out of the south [...]