Multiple award winner, John Hollander, had his Magoo Award conferred on him at his hospital bed by Storm Johnson. Outstanding achievement of seeking to drive Merricks Patrol onto the trailer while the anchor was done! Well done, Jonka · Read more
What a night it was – kudos to the Social Committee for the fabulous catering! After much anticipation, the 2023-24 Club Champion was announced as Peter Balka, with Martin Corden and Doug Varey hot on his heels. The Iron Couple award went to our dynamic duo in the Control Tower, Sue Varey and Andrew Porter, for their stoic watch over us sailors battling the elements. Full results on the website. · Read more
The latest edition of Merricks Moments is hot off the presses full of news about the coming and going around the Yacht Club. · Read more
Great video of the 2024 Round French Island race. Lots of spills and thrills. · Read more
Merricks is a social hub - after Saturday's Easter BBQ at the Yacht Club, the Bill Carroll Reserve is hosting picnic on Sunday at 3pm. · 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