Do you have a head that is worth protecting from the occasional bang, but not so valuable that you are prepared to buy a full sailing helmet (or maybe you are not silly enough to sail a Laser with their low booms). · Read more
The annual Trailable, multi-hull and keel challenge in one soon. The Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions are linked. · Read more
Sailors faced challenging Westerlies winds for the Australia Day regatta, with the direction swining through 30 degress, and strong gusts. Capsizing was order of the day - three times for General (committee member) Simon Webster, not to be outdone by Toby Rechner going over four times, and Sally Rechnier and Mick Nolan a mere one each. · Read more
We fnished the Class Regatta series with two successful races, albeit with flukey Easterlys, on Saturday. Chris Fleming managed to win both races in the most competitive Sabre class (if you can call a Sabre classy), while more predictably Richard Jagger won both races in the Laser class (now that's real class). And then Keith hit the reef in the Castle during the second race (after blitzing the first race). · Read more
Despite the disappointing news at the Curry Night that no one reads the website, we can report that a fleet of 14 enjoyed 'summer sailing' at MYC - with the associated cold weather and rain. · Read more

Welcome to Merricks Yacht Club

Come and enjoy sailing and socialising at our friendly club on the beautiful sandy shore of Westernport Bay. The club has a long proud history and joyful spirit that comes from its active committed membership with the oportunity for members, who are looking to participate in race duty, can volunteer by accessing the online Duty Roster.

There are often after-race social events and our ever growing weekly Thursday evening gathering hosted by Sue Rutley, which starting at 5:30 PM for the now very popular happy hour. 

New members are welcome and information on joining the club can be viewed on the Membership Page

Merricks Yach Club sail a wide range of off-the-beach and trailerable yacht classes which includes Multilhulls, A Class, Weta and Mosquito, with the ever growing monohulls clases that include Lasers, 420, Sabre, Pacer, Impulse, Melges 14, RS-Aero, Sparrow, Moth, Waszp and Optimist.  The trailerable yachts include the Castle 650 and Explorer 16 classes who are always looking for extra crew.

Friend and family members are welcome to come join us for a days sailing by simply joining with a simply click on the following link : SailPass

For assistance with the FindMyShift rostering system, please email Stewart Carter at