January 24th 2017
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Thank you Robbie Warden for sending us a postcard from Mornington
......about 30(?) years ago!

From The Commodore

Hi Everyone,

Another great night of good weather and pleasant sailing for our final race in the Harcourts Twilight Series was had by many of you last week, let's hope our last Series, The Gazman Twilight Series will be just as good.

Some of our teams have had good results in the Geelong Festival of Sails so far being:

Cruising AMS
Javelin, Mark Nicholson 6th (Div.1)
Rogue, David Phillips 11th (Div.1)
Seduction, Richards Nichols 19th (Div.2)

Cruising Spinnaker
Obsession, Michael White 4th (Div.1)
Joker On Tourer, Grant Chipperfield 19th (Div.1)
Trim, Tony Grundy 27th (Div.2)
Friday Harbour, Kon Cili 3rd (Div.3)
Windsong, Jim Watson 18th (Div.3)

Mixed Class
Beligerent, Max Lynch 3rd (Performance Racing)
Kiss, Greg Scherwinski 6th (Sports Boats)
Athena, Ron Caddy 4th (Classic) 

We have a Fun Race this Thursday, Australia Day with the fireworks on Mothers Beach from 9pm, it's going to be a great night! Don't forget to pre-book your meals by tomorrow lunchtime via the Rocks bar Tel: 5973 5599 if you wish to order their special this week or make use of our back deck and BYO your own BBQ!

See you soon, Sheryl Shumacher 

"The Rocks Australia Day Special Menu"

must be pre booked via the Rocks bar tel:
03 5973 5599

by Wednesday (25th) lunchtime as numbers are limited

BBQ Chicken, Jus  and Chips $20
BBQ Chicken, Jus, Pasta Salad & Chips $25
Bowl of Chips $5.50
Pasta Salad (includes cherry tomatoes, beetroot, radish, onion, mint, basil and aioli.)$15

PLEASE NOTE: The Rocks full menu is not available on this night.
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