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7th  February 2017
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PHOTO OF THE WEEK
Start Boat Opti Racing Sunday 5  February.
Photo thanks to Xavier Vandame

From The Commodore

Hi Everyone,
Thank you first of all to the the volunteers this season
35 plus Sailability Volunteers, 15 Race Crew, 12 Thursday action group TAG and of course the various sub committees and committees always tirelessly working for the club they love.
Well done to all those  that competed in the night race. It was not quite overnight but very successful I hear. Saturday and Sunday racing also had wonderful conditions and a great turn out at the club. Also Friday Lunch was wonderful to see so many at the Ladies  Luncheon.
There are upcoming  important events that we require participants and volunteers for:
18 February - New Member Breakfast - The number of new members is so pleasing
25 & 26 February Schnapper Point Regatta.
The clubs oldest and most prestigious annual sailing event. This year it is for all Monohull Dinghies and old classics  but the Sailing committee inform me that it will return to being for ALL fleets  in 2018.
11 & 12 March Victorian Couta Boat State Championships.  A first for Mornington.
17 March  Biannual Business Lunch with Guest Speaker Mal Hart - Hart Marine
Please BOOK ASAP through the web articles below.

Those that have raised recently their concerns with Non members at the club, the faulty Lift Operations and Function room carpet conditions I can assure you the General Committee are equally as concerned. Starting this Thursday there will be member checks before and after the twilight race and the others are being addressed this year. I believe Scot White and Anthony Cincotta are bonding the artificial grass as I speak. 
See you at the club soon, Sheryl Schumacher 

The Rocks Thursday Twilight Menu:

Cheese Burger and Chips $18
Spaghetti Marinara $22
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Long Distance Race  - Overnight Friday 3 February
Normally not a race with great photographic opportunities but the photos taken by Bill Bennett on Phoenix are magnificent. See below. 10 Boats entered and all started at 8pm. Javelin at finished just after midnight and all by 1.30 am. An easterly kept the fleet moving. Congratulations Div 1 and 2. Javelin, Mark Nichols...
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MYC Member Checks
Following on from the Commodore's message the club will be conducting a Safety Audit, Licencing and and Membership check on Thursday 9th Feb prior to the start of the Twilight race. For the above reasons and other such as insurance, legal obligations etc. every week Members and visitors need to follow and appreciate sa...
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Friday Ladies Lunch 3 february 2017
Our special guest was Lisa Walton, Publisher of The Mornington Peninsula Magazine. A huge thankyou as the 30 that attended really enjoyed. Photos thanks to Silvana Donnoli ...
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New Members Breakfast Sat 18th Feb 17 at 9am
All new members are invited to join us for breakfast to meet our Commodore, Committee & Staff Members for a casual introduction to the club. Date: Saturday the 18th of February 2017 at 9.00am Place: Harbour View Room, Mornington Yacht Club Please R.S.V.P to: Sarah by Wed 15th Feb ‘17 Tel: 5975 7001 Email:office@mornin...
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LUCK of the IRISH End of Season Wind Down Party 25 March
Saturday 25 March from 7pm End of season wind down - The Luck of the irish $50 pp includes Irish inspired Finger Food, Some Drinks and Live Music (maybe some riverdance?) Dress to impress or Irish Style. Book Now and it will be great value. Book NOW ...
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The Couta's are coming to Schnapper Point.
The Couta Boat Association in association with SSCBC are hosting part of their 2017 State Championships at Mornington. Expect a wonderful fleet of these classic fishing boats in Mornington Harbour. It great news for the local Couta boat fleet and the community to see history and such craftsmanship at Mornington. MYC i...
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2017 Schnapper Point regatta 25 and 26 February 2017
Mornington Yacht Club's oldest and most prestigious sailing event. The Bay's Best monohull event. All invited!!! ..... including the Classics!!! ​ Single Handed: - Optis, Bics, Minnows, Sabots, Sabres, Waszp, RS100, Lasers - Full, Radial, 4.7 Double Handed: - 420, 29ers, Tasar, Pacer, RS Feva, RS 200 , 470, 49ers The C...
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2017 Mornington Yacht Club Commodore's Business Lunch
The Mornington Peninsula business community and MYC members are invited to join the Flag Officers and General Committee of the Mornington Yacht Club for lunch Friday 17 March 2017 at 12 noon Special Guest Speaker, Mal Hart, Managing Director of Hart Marine With a harbourmaster for a father and brother working as a sea ...
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Phone, Chook  Wine Raffle Next Thursday 9 February
The club has generously been donated a new LG G4 phone by a very kind member. LG G4 0 H815K 16MP 32 GB Brown leather Case Between now and next Thursday the MYC office is selling raffle tickets for $4 each or 3 for $10. The winner will be drawn after sailing on Thursday 9 February. All proceeds will go towards the Pacer...
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U3A Program - a great success
Sailing on the Mornington Peninsula can be one of the most exhilarating experiences. Always ready for a new challenge, University of the Third Age (U3A) Mornington proved that it is never too late to learn. A happy group of 9 members completed a series of four training sessions this summer with the Mornington Yacht Cl...
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6th Property Industry Foundation Sailing Challenge on Friday 24th of March  at RBYC
Hi MYC RBYC is running the 6th Property Industry Foundation Sailing Challenge on Friday 24th of March - details are attached. Last year we raised around $125k for homeless and disadvantaged youth through Open Families / Light house Foundation, etc. I need some more big boats (mono-hull and cats) from around the Bay – ...
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Winter Storage at MYC
Hi Boat Owners, Our MYC Yard team are currently organising Winter Storage for 2017 (May to the end of September 2017). Invoices have been sent out to those of you that had storage last year. If you do not require a spot this year or are looking for a spot and have not received an invoice please can you let the office ...
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