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January 3rd 2017
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PHOTO OF THE WEEK
The Simply Fun MYC Team of Cheryl and Phil Coombs, Cameron Mckenzie , Stuart Schafer prior to starting the Sydney to Hobart.   A fantastic 38th on Line Honours  and 4th on IRC in their Division.

From The Commodore

Happy New Year Everyone,

I am really looking forward to 2017 and it has already been a great start with many of our Team MYC sailors doing so well currently at National events. Well done to all and good luck to those still competing.

At the December Committee Meeting we said farewell to Greg Sharman who has resigned due to work load and time constraints. We sincerely thank Greg for his enormous contribution on the committee since 2013. Greg has generously offered to continue to volunteer at the club in whatever capacity. I hope Greg now has more time to sail and support Sarah, Nick and Ella with their endeavors. Greg's position will not be replaced as under  the new constitution the committee quota is 11 members (previously 12) and the committee has a full quota.

January is a great month of sailing with our regular Thursday twilight, Aggregate and Championship series plus Lady Skippers 15 Jan and the Hobsons Bay Race 28 Jan.

See you at the club, Sheryl

from The Rocks ....
The Rocks Thursday Night "Special" for members

Chicken Parmagiana, Chips and Salad  $24
Vegetable Lasagna and Salad $19
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Team MYC 2017 National Regatta News
Sydney to Hobart - CYCA Ichi Ban Matt Allen, Jeremy Rae, Sophie Siczek LH 10th IRC 2nd Div.1 ORCi 3rd Div.1 Simply Fun Phil and Cheryl Coombs, Cam McKenzie, Stuart Schafer LH 28th IRC 4th Div. 2 Allegro - Tim Humphris, Adrian Lewis LH 39th PHS 4th Wild Oats Graeme Taylor GT - Retired http://www.rolexsydneyhobart.com/​ ...
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2017 Australian Laser Championships - up to Race 9
GO Team MYC Up to Race 9. Last Day of Racing Tomorrow. ​ Laser Radial, Fleet size 51 2nd Brody Riley 4th Rhett Gowans 26th Tyrone Gowans ​Laser 4.7, Fleet size 58 3rd Corey Riley 46th Alex Ferguson ...
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The first ever combined Tackers/ Vic Swim Course started today
Tackers is the National Junior Sailing Program has combined with the VIC SWIM program After successful completing the 5 day program all participants will receive a certificate from VicSWIM and Tackers 1. The program is delivered by Mornington Yacht Club’s Michelle Pickford Tackers program leaders, who are qualified to...
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2017 Australian Optimist Championships - 2 -9 Jan at Largs Bay SC, SA
Good Luck Team MYC in the Australian Optimist Championships at Largs Bay SC South Australia. ​Jan 2-9 Over 250 entries. Opti Intermediate FleetSparkey 1105 Sam EdeStar 1468 Mackenzie HeyesOpty Mystic 587 Amelia Evenden Opti Open FleetThe Force Awakens 1681 Will McKenziePearl 611 Sophie McKenzieSpeedy Stingray 1678 Jame...
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Jamie Christensen 2nd across the line in Melb- Hobart Westcoaster
The wife of MYC Member Les Christenson, Pam Christenson has written the following about her son. Well done Jamie and Chris and we will be supporting you in the Melbourne to Osaka Race. ​Jamie Christensen is no longer a member but has been around Mornington Yacht Club since he was a toddler. His love of sailing began in...
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420 Australian Championships  in SA 27 Dec 2016 - 4  Jan 2017
Good Luck to our All Female Team MYC in the 420's sailing at Brighton Seacliffe YC, South Australia LOL 55166 Sophie Jackson and Ella SharmanTwin Thing 55150 Lily and Matilda RichardsonHurricane 54215 Stephanie Lee and Lucy GrayB.O.A.T 54607 Chloe Harper and Lena Kluth Click here for event website ...
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2017 Open Bic Championships 4-9 Jan at Henley SC,  SA
Good Luck Team MYC at the Australian Open Bic Championship 4-9 Jan at Henley SC South Australia Christopher Coombs and Courtney Lee ...
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John Guest  - New MYC  Member Liaison Officer
MYC and Marketing committee member John Guest has been appointed New Member Liaison officer of the club. John has a passion for people and wants all new members to love the club and what it has to offer as much as he does. John has been a member on and off at MYC since the age of 16 years and has had a colourful career...
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The MYC Harbour View  Room
Some of you have noticed differences in term of utilising the function room over the past couple of weeks. Rocks have been signing in smaller group bookings to dine in the club when The Rocks is fully booked. The Rocks are not hiring the entire room and are not to prevent members to also utilise the room. MYC does rece...
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Lady Skipper's Trophy Race 2 - Sunday 15th January
​Ladies it's your turn again; tell the owner you will skipper the boat! ​Sport Phillip Marine Lady Skipper's Trophy - a three race series ​14:00hrs Sunday the 15th of January 2017 ...
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HBYC race to MYC - BOOK A BERTH NOW!
Do not miss out! BOOK A BERTH NOW Where? Hobsons Bay Yacht Club When? Friday the 27th of January 2017 Why? To sail in the HBYC race to MYC Race from Williamstown to Mornington in the HBYC Mornington Cup Saturday the 28th January 2017, record your boat on the booking list at the Race Office and then have a great Friday...
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Female Race Officers Course
Female Race Official Course Australian Sailing are offering a free Women’s Club Race Officer course with a female instructor on Sunday 12 February 2017. Venue: Boatshed, 3 Aquatic Drive , Albert Park, Vic 3206. Time: 10.00hrs -16.00hrs. Presenter: Louise Hutton There are still places if you would like to go on the cou...
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Harcourts Christmas Twilight 2016
MYC knows how to put on a Christmas Twilight. The key is great weather, great music, great food and great members. It was Race 4 and winners were: 1st Messin About - Paul Copeland 2nd Necessite - Steve Young 3rd Jessie - Graeme Pimlott Closest to the Start Quantum Leap ,- Sophie Jackson Series leader Linciln Rose - Pet...
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Keithy - The launch of our new RIB.
Wayne Ross officially launched the new RIB "Keithy" last night named in honour of his father Keith Ross, Hon. Life Member and a mate of so many at the club. ...
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The Rocks Mornington 360 Virtual Tour is now LIVE
Thanks to The Rocks we can now view the Club Entrance and The Rocks with a 360 Virtual tour. Click Here to view. ...
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Pacer Fundraiser - Raffle Winners
Congratulations to: Sam Spicer - 1st Hobart Trip for 2. Thanks to Peninsula Travel, Mt Martha Gary Hardeman - 2nd AUDI Car weekend . Thanks to AUDI Mornington Tom Byrne - 3rd Sport Phillip Marine Voucher. Thanks to Sport Phillip Marine THANKYOU TO ALL THOSE THAT SUPPORTED THE PACER PROJECT RAFFLE. ...
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MYC to host the 2018 Flying Fifteen Australian Championships
MYC is pleased to be hosting this prestigous event 29 December 2017 - 5 January 2018 A Flying Fifteen is the original sports boat, as it is a planing keelboat. There are more than 4000 Flying Fifteen’s around the world, and are suitable for racing on a variety of sea, estuaries, lakes and rivers. There is an annual Nat...
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