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Botany Bay Yacht Club

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44 Endeavour Street
Sans Souci 2219

Phone: 61 (02) 9529 6152
Fax: 61 (02) 9548 2382

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The Botany Bay Yacht Club was founded in 1964, since then it has been actively promoting the sport of sailing.

The club is a not-for-profit company – run by members for members.
































Welcome to the Botany Bay Yacht Club! We're a volunteer sailing club, racing and cruising keel boats on the enclosed waters of Botany Bay, Kogarah Bay and the Georges River.

Summer Sunset Sailing - Friday evenings

Friday twilight sailing is back! Races in October start at 18:00. Congratulations to Windy Point, doing the double first on scratch and handicap in the first race of spring.

If you're new to sailing or have had a few lessons, twilight sailing in the sheltered waters of Kogarah Bay and the Georges River is a great way to build your skills. Please contact us beforehand to be matched with a boat and be at the clubhouse by 17:00.

Congratulations to Tic Tacs, winner of the 2018 New Year twilight series and Miss Behavin, champions of the overall Summer twilight series.

Saturday Afternoon Racing - Spring Series

Spring bay racing on Saturday afternoons. A transit race will be sailed on 13 October starting outside the Club at 13:00 From 20 October all races start at 13:30. Check out the results so far.

The Commodore's Cup will be sailed on 27 October.

New crew are welcomed. Two boats are looking for regular crew for the spring series and ad hoc spots are ofter available. Please contact us beforehand to be matched with a skipper and be at the clubhouse by 11:00.

Boat owners can race their way - compete throughout the whole year, select your preferred race series or simply enter per race as a casual entry.

To enter your keel or sports boat please complete a race entry form, provide a copy of your racing insurance and liability cover ($10 million), your equipment audit (cat 7) and pay the fee.

Equipment Audit - now due!

Racing yachts are reminded that its time to complete your annual equipment audit. Please note a VHF radio is a new and mandatory requirement from September 2018.

You can download the Safety Equipment Audit Form (2017-20) HERE.

Please complete a self assessment, then ask Warren B, Terry or Brian T to check out your boat.

Membership 2018/19

New members welcome! Its just $130 for crew membership. That's only the cost of one coffee every second week! Come on...just do it.

Want to start sailing with us? Its free to try crewing. Just complete your contact details and agree to the Risk Warning before your first sail.

Never sailed before? Want tuition on your own yacht? AusSea Sailing School offers learn to sail courses on Botany Bay. BBYC members save 10% off all courses!

Cruising division - last Sunday cruising

Join us to cruise in company the last Sunday of every month.

The last weekend of September is a long weekend so a few cruisers are planning to head up to Pitwater. A cruising division dinner is planned on Sat 27 Oct, with a Kogarah Bay sleepover followed by a Sunday cruise. BYOB (bring your own boat). Check out the cruising Facebook page for the latest.

For the last weekend of August, the cruising division enjoyed a BBQ dinner on Saturday - good fun, great company and fabulous food. Mike even brought a coffe machine to make affogatos! Followed by a bay sail on Sunday. Thanks to Sue for organising.

Endeavour National Championships 2019

The BBYC is delighted to host the 2019 Endeavour Championships on 19 & 20 January 2019. It'll be a special year celebrating 50 years since production of the first Endeavour 26.

Tender Use

The Club provides a tender for transport to and from vessels on the Club’s register in Kogarah Bay, see the Tender Use Policy.

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