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Botany Bay Yacht Club

Club & Office

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.

Membership 2018/19

New members welcome! Its just $130 for crew membership.

Want to sail with us? Its free to try crewing - you just need to 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 offer learn to sail courses on Botany Bay. BBYC members save 10% off all courses!

Ladies Day - Sun 15 April

All ladies welcome to come for a sail, choose to steer, crew or cruise and join us for afternoon tea afterwards!

The race for the Norma Dicken trophy will start outside the Club at 1pm, boats must have a female helm to be eligible. Ladies - please contact Karen if you're looking for a boat to sail on.Fellas - you're very welcome to come for a sail too.

Skippers - need a female helm? Please let Karen know.

Saturday Afternoon Racing - Spring Series

We race on Botany Bay almost every Saturday afternoon - please note there is no race on Sat 31 March due to Easter.

The Autumn series runs through to 12 May, with the winter series starting on 19 May. A transit race is scheduled on 14 April with a handicap start outside the Club. Races at 13:30 until 21 April, moving to a 13:00 start from 28 April.

New crew are welcomed, please contact us beforehand to be matched with a skipper or be at the clubhouse by 11:00. Boats usually head out to the bay 90 minutes before the race.

Congratulations Tic Tacs summer series champions, Hop Step &, winners of the sprint series and Vamos, David Holloway trophy champions.

Race your way - enter the whole year, a single series or per race.

Annual General Meeting - Weds 9 May

Members are advised that the BBYC's AGM will be held at the clubhouse at 7pm on Weds 9 May.

Ordinary members of at least 12 months standing are encouraged to consider nominating for the Board. Our female membership is growing and we'd love to see some more female directors.

A nomination form has been emailed to all members and they are also on the notice board. Please note you need to own a boat on the Club's register to be eligible for a flag officer position, but not all directors are required to be boat owners.

Cruising division - April cruise

Join us to cruise in company on the last Sunday each month. Check out our cruising facebook page for more info on what's planned.

J24 Easter Regatta

This Easter, the sun shone and the kites flew at the 2018 Botany Bay Easter Regatta, held on the waters of Botany Bay under the flight path of Sydney International Airport. Read the regatta report at

Thanks to the all volunteers who made the event such a success. Marc Van Dinther for coordinating, Steve Hall, Race Secretary, starters, bar staff and caterers. We'd also like to thank the sponsors of the J24 Botany Bay Easter Regatta, Herrick Sailmakers, WetTech Rigging, Infinity Rigging and AusSea Sailing School.

Twilight Sailing - back in October

Sadly we've had our last sunset race of the summer. Congratulations to Tic Tacs, winner of the new year twilight series and Miss Behavin, champions of the overall summer twilight series.

Friday twilight sailing will be back in October once daylight saving starts.

Endeavour National Championships 2019

The BBYC is delighted to host the 2019 Endeavour Championships, it'll be a special year celebrating 50 years of the production of the 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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