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5 October 2016
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eTelltale #29

Off to the NSW Youth Champs with Steph, Matilda and Lily
Hi All,

High all,
 
Will it feels like the season is starting  now. We had four Optis and two 420s  compete in the New South Wales Youth Regatta over the long weekend.  Our kids  did well matching it with some of the best in the country in winds that varied from all to nothing. They did well and learned lots. At least we got to watch the grand final and get home Monday night. Please see the link to the results pages.
 
This Sunday (9th) Rob Ware  is coming down to MYC to run a rules session over lunch time (from midday) for all Youth and junior sailors.
This session will focus on Rule 42 and the rules that are being changed or introduced in 2017.
The opti sailors who are going to Nationals will also have an on water
session with Rob in the afternoon, so please bring your sailing gear and
equipment opti sailors. Mel
 
The fundraising committee for the Pacers has asked that each youth family sell a booklet of raffle tickets. Bigger Donations can still be made online through the Australian Sports Foundation.

Note October 15-16 is Sail Sandi for bigger kids. Early entry closes soon. We are looking for parent helpers to run a warm up fun race for the others at MYC that Sunday
 
October 23rd is Opening Day. Races in morning, sail past for everyone after lunch.
 
I’m writing this Tuesday night and it feels like mid winter, but summer is coming fast. Lots of fun to be had soon
 
Andrew Weber
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New MYC  App and communications
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2016- 2017 Youth Captains - Nominations have commenced.
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Powerboat & Radio Handling @ MYC
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Pacer Raffle & Fundraising - we need your support!
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MYC introduces My Maintenance
With the support of MYC member Cam McKenzie we now have a maintenance request system in place which members can report anything needing attention to around the club & yard. You will also be kept updated of the progress by email if you wish. It's easy to use - just fill in the request form which you will find on our web...
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The New Harcourts Sun Deck - No Smoking Zone
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The Telltale newsletter will now only be sent out to Families of Youth members only - if your child wishes to receive this to their email please let me know and I will add them on, thank you Sarah
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