Sailing News

LOCKDOWN UPDATE Dear Members, I hope during this time of extraordinary upheaval you are all safe and well. As you know the club was forced into shutdown at midday Monday 23rd March. What does this mean? Essentially the club will remain closed until further notice. All...

PRESENTATION NIGHT – DATE CHANGE Presentation night has been changed to Saturday 9 May. Boat owners Meeting and Survey The annual Boat Owners meeting will be held this year on Saturday 21 March commencing at 9:30 am.  We will be sending out a survey prior to the...

Wednesday results It has been brought to my attention by some members that I have not included the results for Division 2 on Wednesday in the newsletter. This was an oversight on my part, and I have no excuse other than the inability to scroll down...

PRESENTATION NIGHT – DATE CHANGE Presentation night has been changed to Saturday 9 May. This date change was necessary due a clash of commitments on May 2 for some key people involved in the presentation.  The Flag Officers felt it was necessary to change the date....

Sydney to Hobart 2019 The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) has confirmed that 170 yachts will take part in the 75th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. This year's event will feature a long list of boats from all over Australia and overseas, which have signed up...

With Daylight saving commenced we have twilight racing on again with two races completed and a good fleet of 11 boats on the 1st night and 18 on the 2nd night.  I would encourage all boats to come down on Friday night, have a quick...

Wednesday Racing: After ten races Morticia (Geoff Gardner) is leading on 42 points, from Dreadnaught (Ed Hillier) on 45 points and Dee One (Ken Buckingham) on 48 points on a countback from The Apple (Warren Hodgkins) also on 48 points. Good luck to all for the...

Sailing Newsletter July 2019 I have recently taken over the role of Rear Commodore from Geoff Edman.  I want to thank Geoff for his tireless work as Rear Commodore.  I am sure that Geoff will make an excellent Commodore and I look forward to working with him,...

FROM THE GENERAL MANAGERS DESK   CLUB RENOVATIONS UPDATE The new toilets and administration area construction will begin in mid-May with a completion date in mid-August. Belmont Bay Construction will once again be partnering with the club to deliver stage 2 of the renovations. The club are also...

May 2019 Racing Newsletter Winter Series: Our winter series starts this coming Sunday 19 May for 11 races. Please note that there is no racing on the Sunday of the long weekend. Also please note the change to sailing instructions for this series. The change relates to yachts using spinnakers....