We have been busy behind the scenes during lockdown, read more to see what's been happening


The Inaugural RANSA TRIVIA night was a big hit with all those who took part: 26 teams 'turned up' for a fun session of interesting and intriguing questions served up by Andrew who hosted the evening with a perfect balance of authority and humour.


Tonight - Wednesday 11 August - is the night for the Inaugural RANSA TRIVIA REGATTA See below for how to join and further details

Covid Boating Rules

Sadly it appears we are in lockdown for a further 4 weeks with no competitive sailing on the immediate horizon, and NSW maritime has issued the following update on the situation for the boating community.


Owing to the renewal of restrictions for a further week the races scheduled for Saturday 10 and Wednesday 14 July are abandoned, and the procedures advised in the earlier news item below remain in place.

On water activities allowed by RMS

Australian Sailing met with RMS this week to clarify what are permitted sailing activities these have now been published on the RMS web site. Link included on this page. Key points socialising or cruising is not a reasonable excuse and 1 per 4 square meter rule applies.

COVID Closure & Sailing Update

Owing to Government requirements and the rapidly evolving COVID situation, RANSA will be closed until Saturday 10 July or as otherwise advised, however Office emails will be monitored remotely as usual. Winter Wednesday & Saturday racing prior to that date will be cancelled,

Musto Stock Clearance Sale - June 4-6th

Its on again, the time for a Musto bargain with RANSA hosting the team from Musto over 3 days Friday - Sunday. Savings up to 50% on wet weather gear, summer shirts & shorts, shoes, sailing gloves, boots and accessories. Get in quick for the best range in your size.

Taste of Gin Night Friday 28th + Regular Bar Open

This Friday's DIFAD (Drop In For A Drink) is a special gin tasting event for only $30 per head, commencing 6pm. The regular bar will be open for those wanting a beer or a wine. Sample a range of some of your favourites as well as a few boutique gins that you might not have thought to try. Please contact the Office if you are thinking of attending to help with catering


Continuing our 'Drop in for a Drink' Fridays, on 21st May we will be holding a member's forum when directors and staff will be there to answer your questions- and to join you for a drink and nibbles from Navy Bear


Rear Commodore Chris Nixon invites all members to 'Drop in for a Drink' at the RANSA Boatshed from 5pm tomorrow Friday 23rd April. We hope this will be the first of a series of 'DIFAD' Fridays this winter at RANSA, some with special themes and as member forums, but let's get started tomorrow to christen our brand new till system and new drink offerings, still the one of the best value bars in Sydney! We look forward to seeing you in the Whaler bar tomorrow!


The twilight racing season has ended, and we now look forward to winter Wednesday and Saturday afternoon racing starting in May.

RANSA Regatta Photos

On water photos from the RANSA Regatta taken by Beth Morley are now up on a photo gallery on the web site for you to view.

RANSA Regatta Wrap Up

The weather cleared and the RANSA Regatta was held in a moderate southerly with lots of love on Valentines Day this year! Once again RANSA hosted competitors from multiple clubs across 7 divisions for a great day of racing and then post racing prize giving and celebration back at the Club

Commodore's Message January 21

January Club updates from Commodore Bill Wyllie on the café, including the new member priority booking system goes live, House Committee and updating the Whaler Bar POS system, finally! Read more to know how to book a table at Navy Bear.


As the twilight season continues there are other opportunities for sailing at weekends, with the next Combined Clubs Saturday Race on 30 January, and the following regattas coming up over the next few weeks..