About Lake Wellington Yacht Club

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Lake Wellington Yacht Club was established in 1960 and is a thriving club which meets to race from October – April with social sailing throughout the year.  .

Based on the magnificent Gippsland Lakes at Marlay Point, the Club is popular with locals and visitors alike for its unique location, great facilities and friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

The club has many has produced many champions across different classes, including the Hartley 16, Hartley 21, RL24 and Castle 650.  And it also has members who just sail for fun!

Club members sail different boats with race days having a mixed fleet of dinghys, catamarans and trailerable yachts. Classes include:

  • Hartley TS 16 
  • Castle 650
  • Timpenny 650
  • RL 24
  • RL 28
  • Noelex 25
  • Various catamarans and trimarans  
  • Laser 4.7 
  • Windrush
  • Access dinghy 2.3
  • Sabres


If you have your own boat that’s great, but the Club also has some small boats which can be used for a fee. So if you want to give sailing a go, please contact us.

The yacht club facilities include:

  • Clubhouse with verandah surrounds – useful for meetings
  • Boat storage and lawn rigging area
  • Kitchen, Bar and BBQ area
  • Showers, toilets and member parking
  • Suite 209 – bunkhouse for hire
  • Camping area for a fee


Suite 209 consists of two bedrooms containing 9 & 7 beds, kitchen and lounge area. Toilets and showers under main clubhouse. Minimum charge $60, $12 per person per night. (Link for pictures)

Camp area and cutting:  Several acres are available behind the yacht club for camping. Unpowered $7 per night (2 people) $5 extra person. Power may be made available some sites. $10 per night (2 people) $5 extra person. Fully protected cutting for mooring boats adjacent to clubhouse. $7 per night (2 people) $5 extra person. (Link for pictures)

Clubhouse Lake Wellington club house may be hired for events. Business hours 9.00-17.00 $10/hr Minimum charge $50 Outside business hours $15/hr Minimum charge $75 (Link for pictures)

Contact Rob Telfer for bookings 03 51443894

Marlay Point facilities include:

  • Concrete launching Ramp – two bays
  • Pontoon and wharf
  • Lunch benches
  • Toilet
  • Lawn area and small beach
  • Fishing area
  • Limited-time free camping area   (these facilities are on Crown land through the Marlay Point Public Reserves Committee [under DEWLP] and Wellington Shire Council)
  • Check Marlay Point Facebook


LAKE WELLINGTON YACHT CLUB INCORPORATED

2020 - 2021 Club Officers & Coordinators

Commodore                       Darryn Dyer*          0409 338 916           Facebook

Vice Commodore              Michael Clark*       0439 202 001.          Sailing

Rear Commodore              Col Svenson          0409 955 270.          Works

Secretary & IPC                Jenny O’Neill         0414 521 665            

Treasurer                           Tanya Lawrence    0438 712 393          

                                           *MPONR Representatives

Committee Members

                                           Peter Corser          0429 699 821             Sailing

                                           Rob Telfer              0488 367 542             Suite 209; Boats&Buoys

                                           Robyn Clark           0438 950 302             Clubhouse

                                           Steven Fletcher     0409 469 325             Covid 19 Response

                                           Alex Slee

                                           Roger Duck           0427 456 267            

                 

                                           Ex Offico: Neil Ross 0458 215 262             Sailability Co-ordinator                               

                                          

Membership Subscriptions for 2020-2021 including GST

Club rules allow for proportional membership

Senior Member                              $200

Senior Member (pair of spouses)  $250

Pensioner Senior Member            $133.40            Pensioner Senior (pair spouses): $166.7 Crewing member        $75 – first season only

Junior 18 and under   $75

Full time tertiary students             $100

  

Race Fees:                        Members $5 per race or $10 for 2 or more races on the one day

                                           Visitors    $5 per race

                                           Sailability and Casual  $6 per race  

 

Sailability Senior               $30

Sailability Family               $50

Sailability Corporate          $200   or    $500 (depending on quantity of use)

 

BOAT STORAGE             Under Cover         Security Yard

Boats & Trailers                $100                       $70

Sailboards                         $35                         $15

 

Further enquiries please any of the above.  Or email  lakewellingtonyachtclub@gmail.com

 

RULES For LAKE WELLINGTON YACHT CLUB INCORPORATED

LWYC CONSTITUTIONAL BY LAWS 2017

LWYC CODE OF CONDUCT FOR THE SAFETY OF CHILDREN

LWYC STATEMENT OF COMMITMENT TO CHILD SAFETY

LWYC INCLUSION POLICY

LWYC STRATEGIC PLAN