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February Guest Speaker


Recreational Boating is committed to education and safety as part of their charter. Every second month SYC hold guest speaker evenings on a variety of interesting and informative topics – navigation, debriefs of cruises in company, fishing hints and tips, radio techniques, marine diesel maintenance, and many other topics including combined speaker nights with Sail through the winter months.

Our next February Guest Speaker evening is Wednesday 21 February 2018 …. 

Ron Holland, Yacht Designer and Author of All The Oceans – Designing by the seat of my pants

Celebrated yacht designer Ron Holland drew his first yacht at 19 years of age. He rapidly made a name for himself as one of the most successful and sought-after designers in the highly competitive world of international ocean racing, before advancing to bigger things. His seminal influence on the then-new category of superyachts, those toys of the rich and super-rich, brought him fresh success, and an introduction to a world of fascinating personalities: business tycoons, royalty and rock stars. For over 50 years Ron’s innovative designs have repeatedly shaken up the world of sailing.

His memoir All The Oceans – Designing by the seat of my pants is being launched in Australia in February 2018.
Join us for the world premiere book launch at Sandringham Yacht Club! Ron will share tales from his new book and give insights into being one of the world’s leading yacht designers.

No RSVP required, all welcome


Before the meeting come and enjoy a meal … Meals available in the Harbour View Restaurant from 6pm, bookings can be made by calling the Clubhouse reception on 9599 0999; alternatively take advantage of our current food and beverage offers in the Members’ Bar from 6pm (servery closing at 8:30pm).