Welcome to the Ranelagh Yacht Squadron
Ranelagh Yacht Squadron welcomes aspiring sailors, kayakers, paddle boarders, swimmers, dolphin spotters, snorkelers, windsurfers, fishermen, safety boat drivers and beach lovers of all ages. Whether you’ve sailed all your life, or have never been on a boat, you’re welcome to join us at Ranelagh Beach for sailing courses and social activities.
Social Sailing is encouraged during racing and participation days. Races have been designed to encourage all members to participate and enjoy their time on the water. Members are encouraged to bring families and friends to participate in club activities.
Club Racing is designed to encourage members to increase their skills and confidence on the water while competing in a racing environment.
If you are interested in Sailing Courses of any level please contact our Club Commodore Greg Hooper on 0425 714 371
2022 Sailing Season
A copy of the Ranelagh Yacht Squadron Sailing Calendar can be found here.
Sailing Calendar 2022 (Coming Soon)
Course Registration Form 2022 (Coming Soon)
The KidSail 2022 program will not be running, however Sunday Sailing Days commence from 5th December right through summer and are open to all members and all ages with focus on fun and water safety.
Sailing Skills Program
Our programs start with essential skills and safe practice with more advanced skills and technques gradually introduced as students progress through the syllabus.
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Try Sailing Day
Try Sailing Days are designed to attract new participants to the sport of Sailing. You will gain an opportunity to go for a sail and have a look around your local Sailing Club.
Stay up to date!
Stay up to date on all the latest sailing information with our members weekly e-news. See results, upcoming events and photos from the Ranelagh Sailing Squadron on the RYS Facebook page.
Frequently asked questions
Do you have to be a member of Ranelagh to participate in sailing?
Yes, membership is required to sail at Ranelagh. However, to allow non-members to participate we have a number of affordable options available.
Do I need my own boat?
No, we supply the boats, as well as instructors, PFD’s, rescue craft and a great time.
Do you have to be able to swim to participate in a discover sailing program?
Yes, minimal swimming ability is required however you will be wearing PFD’s at all times.
What to bring:
- Bathers (including a rash vest or t-shirt)
- Wetsuit (if available)
- Thermal underclothes if available
- Woolen or thermal jumpers for cold days
- Windproof and waterproof jacket
- Old runners or wetsuit booties
Mornington Peninsula's Slice of Paradise
Ranelagh Club is a little slice of paradise located in the Ranelagh Estate in Mt Eliza. With private access to the beach and club house,
there is a little something for everyone at the Ranelagh Club!