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In addition to continually developing and improving our precinct, we take immense pride in the manner in which we operate our facility. Below are a number of awards and accreditations the Club has been the recipient of over recent years;

Awards

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Discover Sailing Centre of the Year
Awarded by:Australian Sailing – Victoria
Reason:Excellent Sailing Programs and Pathways
Awarded:September 2020
  
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Australian Club of the Year

Awarded by:Australian Sailing
Recipient:Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason:Exceptional Yacht Club Services
Awarded:October 2018
  
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Club of the Year

Awarded by:Community Clubs Victoria
Recipient:Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason:Excellence in Club Operations and Outstanding Club Services
Awarded:2018
  

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Club of the Year
Awarded by:Australian Sailing – Victoria
Reason:Exceptional Yacht Club Services
Awarded:June 2018
  

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Discover Sailing Centre of the Year
Awarded by:Australian Sailing – Victoria
Recipient:Club Marine Sandringham Yacht Club Boating Academy
Reason:Excellent Sailing Programs and Pathways  
Awarded:June 2018
  

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Discover Sailing Program of the Year
Awarded by:Australian Sailing – Victoria
Recipient:Club Marine Sandringham Yacht Club Boating Academy
Reason:Community Discover Sailing Day – November 2017
Awarded:June 2018
  

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Metro Club of the Year (Finalist)
Awarded by:Community Clubs Victoria
Recipient:Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason:Excellence in Club Operations
Awarded:April 2017
  
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Environment

Awarded by:Community Clubs Victoria
Recipient:Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason:Environmental Initiatives
Awarded:April 2017
  
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Australia Day Awards – Environment (Organisation)

Awarded by:Bayside City Council
Recipient:Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason:Environmental Initiatives
Awarded:January 2017
  
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Discover Sailing Centre of the Year

Awarded by:Yachting Victoria
Recipient:Club Marine SYC Boating Academy
Reason:Recognised for its wide range of on water programs and membership conversions
Awarded:June 2014
  
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Discover Sailing Program of the Year

Awarded by:Yachting Victoria
Recipient:Club Marine SYC Boating Academy
Reason:Discover Sailing Day 2013
Awarded:June 2014
  

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Metro Club of the Year
Awarded by:Clubs Victoria
Recipient:Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason:Clubs Vic Award for Excellence
Awarded:November 2013
  

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Sporting Club of the Year
Awarded by:Clubs Victoria
Recipient:Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason:Recognised for its wide range of on water programs
Awarded:November 2013
  

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MIA Marina of the Year Award 2013 – 2014
Awarded by:Marina Industry Association of Australia
Recipient:Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason:Most outstanding Marina in Australia
Awarded:May 2013
  

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Finalist Australian Club Marina of the Year
Awarded by:Marina Industry Association of Australia
Recipient:Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason:Excellent Club Marina
Awarded:June 2011
  

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Club of the Year (non Gaming)
Awarded by:Clubs Victoria
Recipient:Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason:Leading Victorian Club (in the non gaming sector) for the provision of outstanding member services and excellent facilities
Awarded:November 2010
  

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Occupational Health and Safety Award
Awarded by:Clubs Victoria
Recipient:Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason:Excellent OHS practices throughout SYC
Awarded:November 2010
  

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Overall Industry Achiever Award 2010
Awarded by:Boating Industry Association of Victoria
Recipient:Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason:The recipient of this highest award is selected from the Industries best and brightest who have received a 2010 Award in one of the other categories.
Awarded:July 2010
  

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Safety Initiative by an Organisation 2010
Awarded by:Boating Industry Association of Victoria
Recipient:Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason:Encouraging safety and responsible behaviour on & around the water
Awarded:July 2010
  

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2009 Best Club Redevelopment Award (non gaming)
Awarded by:Licensed Clubs Victoria Awards (@ Crown Casino)
Recipient:Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason:Outstanding Design of New Clubhouse
Awarded:November 2009
  

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2009 Best Community Facility Design Award
Awarded by:Department of Sport and Recreation, Victorian Government (@ MCG)
Recipient:Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason:Outstanding Design of New Clubhouse / Embracing the Community
Awarded:November 2009
  

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2009 Environment Award
Awarded by:Boating Industry Association of Victoria (@ Crown Casino)
Recipient:Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason:Environmental Initiatives
Awarded:July 2009
  

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2007 Victorian Yacht Club of the Year
Awarded by:Yachting Victoria
Recipient:Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason:Premier Yacht Club Facilities & Services
Awarded:July 2007
  

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2007 Environment Award
Awarded by:Boating Industry Association of Victoria (@ Crown Casino)
Recipient:Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason:Environmental Initiatives
Awarded:July 2007
  

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(Finalist) 2007 Marina of the Year
Awarded by:Marina Industries Association of Australia
Recipient:Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason:Marina Facilities & Supporting Services
Awarded:June 2007
  

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Keep Australia Beautiful Award
Awarded by:Clean Seas & Foreshores
Recipient:Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason:Boat Yard Pollution Control
Awarded:2004
  

Accreditations

 
Accreditation:4.5 Gold Anchor Marina
Accredited by:Marina Industries Association of Australia
Recipient:Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason:Marina, Club Facilities & Services
Accredited:2014
  
Accreditation:4 Gold Anchor Marina
Accredited by:Marina Industries Association of Australia
Recipient:Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason:Marina, Club Facilities & Services
Accredited:2010
  
Accreditation: Clean Marina Level 3 Accreditation
Accredited by:Marina Industries Association of Australia
Recipient:Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason:Marina & Boat Yard Environmental Management
Accredited:2007/2010/2013/2016
  
Accreditation:Australian Sailing Discover Sailing Centre
Accredited by:Yachting Australia
Recipient:Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason:Accredited YA Discover Sailing Centre
Accredited:Ongoing

Additionally SYC staff have received the following awards & accreditations;

  
Award:Contribution to Junior and Youth Sailing
Awarded by:Australian Sailing – Victoria
Recipient:Riccardo Deghi
Reason:Outstanding contribution
Awarded:June 2018
  
Award: Club Employee of the Year
Awarded by:Community Clubs Victoria
Recipient:Tevany Patten, SYC Staff Member
Reason:Outstanding Performance
Awarded:April 2017
  
Award:Instructor of the Year
Awarded by:Yachting Victoria & Yachting Australia
Recipient:Riccardo  Deghi
Reason:A great instructor!
Awarded:2015
  
Award:Club Employee of the Year
Awarded by:Clubs Victoria
Recipient:Kol Gemmell, SYC Staff Member
Reason:Contribution to SYC
Awarded:November 2013
  
Accreditation:Certified Marina Manager
Accredited by:Marina Industries Association of Australia
Recipient:Paul Gascoigne, SYC Staff Member
Reason:Marina Manager Expertise
Accredited:June 2009
  
Award:Community Hero Award
Awarded by:Victorian State Government
Recipient:Paul Corfield, SYC Staff Member
Reason:Resuscitation Assistance which saved the life of an SYC Member
Awarded:November 2009