Discover Sailing is a campaign run by Australian Sailing (formerly Yachting Australia), designed for people who are new to sailing. RYCV takes part in the campaign by running Discover Sailing Days on a regular basis and also making Discover Sailing experiences are available to all those who are interested.

Discover Sailing Day

Discover Sailing Days a great opportunity to try sailing for the first time. Royal Yacht Club of Victoria hosts regular Discover Sailing Days, which are open to all members of the community at no cost. Trained Instructors and volunteers who sail regularly from the club will provide you with all of the required safety equipment and show you just how much fun sailing can be. A BBQ will usually take place on our club lawn to welcome all of our new sailors - so join us and make a day of it with your entire family!

To keep up to date on when the next Discover Sailing Day will take place, like RYCV on Facebook or contact the office by calling (03) 9397 1277 or emailing

Discover Sailing Experience

A Discover Sailing Experience is ideal for people who are new to sailing and want to try it out in a fun and safe environment. In the three-hour session you will receive a briefing on safety and sailing before we head out on the water for a thrilling and enjoyable sail in a fun and safe environment. Our fully qualified Australian Sailing (formerly Yachting Australia) instructors will be at hand at all times.

Upon returning to the shore you will be invited back to our clubrooms for a complimentary drink while we debrief from the days sailing. Partners, friends, families and work colleagues can all take part together for a great day out.

Cost: $90 per person for a 3-hour session, safety gear included

Bookings can be made as a group, or individually if you would like to meet others who are new to sailing. For further information you can contact our Sail Training Development Manager, Ian Fox on (03) 9391 1277. Ian may also be contacted by mobile on 0413 615 874.