Royal Geelong Yatch Club
The redevelopment creates a high level of public access to the entire precinct through infrastructure supporting tourism, community activity and high value regional major events.
The precinct is home to major events including the annual Festival of Sails attracting more than 3,000 participants and 110,000 visitors, as well as state, national and world championship boating and yachting events.
The project integrates the RGYC, VSS & OTB buildings and facilities with an innovative ‘‘up & over’’ architectural concept, floating wave attenuation and significant public realm upgrades to assist activate water-based events and activities.
The redevelopment will transform and activate the precinct, deliver new visitor economy revenues, create jobs and activate future stages including further marina upgrades, expansion and retail development.
This will allow expansion of the Festival of Sails event and will also help attract other major events to the Geelong waterfront.