The Optimist fleet is very strong in many clubs around Victoria and this is the foundation for your training program and getting involved in club life and social activites.  If you are new to Victoria and you are seeking a club please see below a list of clubs around the bay and their programs available.

If you would like to list your club program details below please email the details through to vioda [at] vioda.org.au

VIODA - VOST & VODS Program @ RBYC
Start date: 18 Sept. 2018
Weeks days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday afternoon
Time on the water: 16.45 (be ready before) – 15.00 on Saturday
Time off the water (app): 18.00 – 18.30 (depending on daylight)
Cost: $25 per session
Other cost: club junior joining fee: $174 includes boat storage

 

Sorrento Sailing Couta Boat Club

Start date: 24th of Sept until the 28th of April. Every Sunday and all of January
Time on the water: 10.00am
Time off the water (app): 2.00 pm
Cost: $900 for the season includes regatta support
Other cost: club junior joining fee: $174 includes boat storage

Mornington Yacht Club
Start date: 11th Oct 2018.
Weeks days: Thursday, Friday (Friday Fun & Speedy Schnappers-T3→Green bridge), Sunday afternoon (after club racing)
Time on the water: Mid week- 16:15 Weekends- 13:15 (be ready before)
Time off the water (app): Midweek- 18.00 – 18.30 (depending on daylight), Weekends 16:30
Cost: $25 per session mid week, Sunday’s book online at morningtonyc.net.au under the Sailing and OTB coaching tab → Open to both members and non-members.
Other cost: excludes boat storage.

Royal Brighton Yacht Club
Start date: 11 Nov. 2018
Days: Sunday (11/11 – 18/11 – 25/11 – 02/12 – 03/02 – 10/02 – 03/03 – 17/03 – 31/03)
Coaching in the morning from 10am with VIODA coach and a support coach
Coaching during club racing in the afternoon with VIODA coach
Cost: $320
Other cost: club junior joining fee: $174 + boat storage

Royal Geelong Yacht Club
Start date: 18 Sept. 2018
Weeks days: Tuesday, Wednesday (free sail non-coached), Friday, Sunday afternoon
Time on the water: 16.45 (be ready before)
Time off the water (app): 18.00 – 18.30 (depending on daylight)
Cost: $30 per session except Friday (free)
Other cost: club blue membership fee: $90 excludes boat storage (additional $70 for storage)

Davey’s Bay Yacht Club  (Frankston/Mt Eliza)

Pre-Xmas Tackers: Sundays Nov 11- Dec 16 

Briefing at 0900 (be ready before). Off water at 1200 

Cost: $180 (total 6 weeks) 

 

iSail January 4-day Program: 23-26 Jan 2019 

Briefing 1000 (be ready before). Session finishes 1500 (break for lunch 1230). 

Cost: $210 (total 4 days) 

Cost if booking for both programs: $320 

 

Racing for all ages, every Sunday afternoon throughout season: 

Race Briefing 1230. Off water approx 1630 

Other costs: boat storage fee TBA

 

Sandringham Yacht Club
Please contact the OTB team at SYC.

 

Indented Head Yacht Club
Start date: October until April
Saturday’s during school term
Start time: 9:00 am
Finish time: 1.00 pm
Cost: $150 for juniors for the season. Includes coaching, all boats and sailing equipment, plus club racing. 
Other: Family and adult memberships available for the Learn to Sail program.