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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

Award:

Australia Day Awards – Environment (Organisation)

Awarded by: Bayside City Council
Recipient: Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason: Environmental Initiatives
Awarded: Jan 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
   
Award: Metro Club of the Year
Awarded by: Clubs Victoria
Recipient: Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason: Clubs Vic Award for Excellence
Awarded: November 2013
   
Award: 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
   
Award: 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
   
Award: 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
   
Award: 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
   
Award: Occupational Health and Safety Award
Awarded by: Clubs Victoria
Recipient: Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason: Excellent OHS practices throughout SYC
Awarded: November 2010
   
Award: 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
   
Award: 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
   
Award: 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
   
Award: 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
   
Award: 2009 Environment Award
Awarded by: Boating Industry Association of Victoria (@ Crown Casino)
Recipient: Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason: Environmental Initiatives
Awarded: July 2009
   
Award: 2007 Victorian Yacht Club of the Year
Awarded by: Yachting Victoria
Recipient: Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason: Premier Yacht Club Facilities & Services
Awarded: July 2007
   
Award: 2007 Environment Award
Awarded by: Boating Industry Association of Victoria (@ Crown Casino)
Recipient: Sandringham Yacht Club
Reason: Environmental Initiatives
Awarded: July 2007
   
Award: (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
   
Award: 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:  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