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Gippsland Lakes Yacht Club

Site Address: 61 The Esplanade 
Postal Address: PO Box 194 
Phone 03 5156 6864
Classes sailed
  • Arrow Catamaran
  • Flying Ant
  • Flying Fifteen (International Class)
  • Keelboats
  • Laser (Olympic Class)
  • Laser 4.7 (International Class)
  • Laser Radial (Olympic Class)
  • Minnow
  • Mosquito Catamaran
  • Multihull Yacht
  • Other
  • Sabot
  • Sabre
  • Trailable Yacht Various
  • Bar
  • BBQ Area
  • Boat Storage
  • Clubhouse
  • Crane
  • Hall Hire
  • Hard Stand
  • Launching Ramp - cement
  • Launching Ramp - sand
  • Marina
  • Rigging - cement
  • Rigging - lawn
  • Showers
Activity Days Please see our Website Program for sailing on Saturdays, Sundays and Winter. Twillight races followed by a meal are held on Tuesdays during daylight saving.
Club Activities Bar Friday Evenings. Junior sail training Sunday mornings. Sailability programs available.
Open times Sunday, Friday Evening, Tuesday Evening, and throughout Holiday Periods.
Club information GLYC was formed in 1937 and moved to the existing Paynesville site in 1949. The club has a strong history of Youth Training with many of our young sailors achieving success.
Other information GLYC is surrounded by the superb sailing waters of the Gippsland Lakes. The club hosts many state and national titles as well as being the finish line of the Marlay Point Overnight Race. Whether racing or cruising, GLYC welcomes all visitors.


Name Position Email
David Parish Commodore
Lynette Wallace Commodore - Vice
James Frecheville Commodore - Rear
Jacqui Crawford Commodore - Immediate Past
Russ Peel Club Secretary
Tim Shepperd Treasurer
Christie Arras Club Committee Member
Dave Bacon Club Committee Member
Rob Cook Club Committee Member
John Foley Club Committee Member
Lou Hill Club Committee Member
Ben Maskiell Club Committee Member
Russ Peel Club Delegate
Jacqui Crawford Head Instructor
Andrew Thistlethwaite Sailability (Inclusion) Coordinator
Michael Clark Sailing Manager/Club Captain
Russ Peel Correspondence Contact