The RANSA REGATTA will be held this year on Sunday 12 February. the RANSA Regatta is a round-the-harbour pursuit race, with spinnaker and non-spinnaker divisions. The entry fee is only $50 for all with all proceeds going to our favoured charity, the Sir David Martin Foundation


Sam Haynes' TP 52 Celestial has won the 2022 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. Congratulations to Sam, who is the CYCA Vice Commodore and a RANSA member and neighbour- he lives just across the road.

Commodores Christmas Message 2022

On behalf of our Squadron Directors and staff we wish all Members a very merry Christmas and New Year. With covid regulations behind us, and weather improving, all is well for great sailing over the festive break and into 2023.


The famous RANSA Christmas Breakfast will be held this year on Sunday 11 December: members and guests welcome, includes a half bottle of Bubbly and orange juice! Bookings essential, see flyer attached.


See the flyer attached for a list of events over the next few weeks, and watch the website for further details!


Much loved member Sinead Joyce passed away at her home in Lymington, England, on 12 October 2022, aged 76.


The mandatory skippers briefing for the 2022/23 season was held at RANSA at 1045 on Sunday 16 October; For those who were not able to attend, and for reference for those who were there, the TransportNSW presentation can be viewed at the link below

RANSA Mourn The Loss Of Queen Elizabeth II

The Flag Officers and members of the Royal Australian Naval Sailing Association mourn the loss of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. We extend our condolences to the Royal Family and to all of the people around the world who are touched by her passing. As a sign of respect and protocol the RANSA White Ensign is being flown dailiy at half mast managed by a group of volunteers.

** Our Annual Calendar **

- For events planned at RANSA for the summer, see our Sailing and RANSA Annual Calendar below;

Commodore's Winter Message to Members

Commodore Bill Wyllie shares his thoughts and provides an update to RANSA happenings as the new membership year arrives. Additionally the RANSA members survey has now been published on the web site and he thanks all those that participated and encourages you all to review the results.

Update to Australian Sailing Personal Insurance

All RANSA members are automatically a member of Australian Sailing, and as a result are covered by their Personal Accident Insurance policy. Recently there have been changes to the policy details which are highlighted here and on the Australian Sailing website. Please decide how this policy fits or complements your own personal insurance circumstances and this information does not constitute financial advice.

Congratulations Jeremy on Marine Industry Association Awards

Congratulations to Squadron Committee member Jeremy Spear who was recognised by the Marine Industry Association for work completed on 2 commercial projects to win "The 2022 Commercial Marine Project/Design or Manufacturer of the Year".

Congratulations Nick and Roger on 5 years at RANSA

Last week Nick and Roger celebrated 5 years of service with RANSA with past Flag Officers and their partners at the Boatshed with food by Navy Bear. Also present was Janet and Chris Nixon. A great achievement for both and RANSA members. Please wish them well when you next see them. A few photos from the lunch.