1st February 2017
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Jack Eickmeyer at the helm of TP52 class 'M5' at the Festival of Sails. Dad, David and Paul and Zac Heyes relaxing the the background.

From The Commodore

Hi Everyone,

Happy Chinese Year of the Rooster!

Thanks to all those that made the Hobsons Bay Yacht Club members feel so welcome at our club on Saturday. Especially John Guest, Kerry Larder, Di Lynch, Jan Alexander and Steve Bardsley. The HBYC Mornington Cup will only  continue to grow thanks to such friendly hospitality. 

Australia Day fireworks was again really special on the MYC Deck and it was really pleasing to hear so many take advantage  and be at your  club on such a beautiful night.

The best weather, sailing and events are yet to come starting this Friday with the Ladies Monthly Luncheon. The ladies Lunch is always a  great way to meet fellow members.

Finally I will mention the importance of membership and abiding by our licencing rules. Could you please sign in all visitors to the club. The club and all clubs around the bay are focussing this year on addressing the non-member culture in our sport

See you at the club soon, Sheryl Schumacher 

The Rocks Thursday Twilight Menu:

Paella $24
Chicken Parma and Chips. $24
Overnight Race! Be quick Entry Open for another 24 hours.
The weather is looking superb for a beautiful starry night. It seems the event has come up quickly and some boats have forgotten to enter. The Rear Commodore David Eickmeyer has extended the entry times as he would like a record number of Div.1,2 and 3 boats entering this great race! All those that love the adventure, ...
It is not too late to book Learn to Sail courses for this weekend.
For anyone thinking of learning to sail or improve their skills from 7 years up; MYC also are proud that we have the best Learn to Sail Instructor Michelle Pickford and her team on the bay. This weekend we have vacancies for: Tackers Sunday Feb 5,12, 18. Mar 5, 19 Tackers 1 Having Fun (7-12 years) 8.30am -12.30pm Click...
2017 Mornington Yacht Club Commodore's Business Lunch
The Mornington Peninsula business community and MYC membrs 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 p...
Results Team MYC @Festival of Sails
Great results by Team MYC. Click Here for all the results: ...
The HBYC Mornington Cup,  Saturday 28 January 2017
Temp: Sunny and Warm Wind Conditions: very Light to nil Northerly changing to a 30 knot South Wester. No. of Entries: 40 boats ( 16 MYC ) Thank You: Steve Bardsley John Guest, Jon Phillips and Social Committee for making the Hobsons Bay members so welcome. MYC Results Div. 1 1st: PHS and AMS: Windsong - Jim Watson Div....
2017 Australia Day Festivities at MYC
What a great night by all reports and the pics from the deck below! Thank You Kevin Woolerton and Peter Sydes for the great photos. The results of the Twilight race as follows: 1st Friday Harbour - Kon Cili 2nd Times 'R' Tuff - John Underwood 3rd Sirocco - Barry Mills and Julia Barker The Rocks Prize - Runamuck Jon Phi...
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...
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...
Next Ladies Lunch- Friday the 3rd of February
Our next Luncheon is Friday the 3rd of February at 12.00pm. Our special guest is Lisa Walton, Publisher of The Mornington Peninsula Magazine. Lisa will be wonderful to listen to having been a publisher and in media for many years around Australia. ​Please book below online or ring the MYC office 5975 7001 Fridays Ladi...
Sailability Sails into Rotary Art Show
Last week, the Rotary Club of Mornington held their annual art show at the Peninsula Community Theatre. Mornington Rotary have been a long standing supporter of the MYC Sailability Program, recently funding the purchase of a new Hansa 3.03 sailing dinghy. In order to promote both their support for the program, and the...
Sailability special boating day for 8 children
On Thursday last week, our Sailability Program had the pleasure of hosting a special boating day for 8 children from The Children First Foundation. This is the Foundation that was previously linked with Moira Kelly, and is instrumental in bringing children to Australia for life changing surgery. The kids had an absolu...
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 ...
New member Dr Hassan El Laithy
Welcome to the past Egyptian Ambassador to Australia and 30 years in other Egyptian Govt. roles, Dr Hassan El Laithy to the club. Hassan has recently retired and is moving to the Mornington Peninsula. I would be fairly confident Hassan is our first ever Egyptian Member in 71 years. Our next New Members Breakfast is to ...
Member login and online account payments
Just a reminder that any invoices can now be paid online.....the button below will take you directly to the Official MYC Member Information and Payment Gateway. Your username is your Membership Number on your MYC Member Invoice or Statement (4 digits) and your password is your date of birth (ddmm). Account Information...
Social Events  coming Up!
Thursday 26 January 2017 Australia Day Parade, Sailing and Fireworks Friday 17 March 2017 - Business Lunch Special Guest Mal Hart Monday 20 March Scotchman's Hill Wine Excursion Saturday 25 March End of Season Luck of the Irish "Wind down" party after sailing Saturday 22 April 7pm Trivia Night Friday 5 May The Other S...
A couple of important reminders to all members
FOOD & DRINK​ - Please have your keytag ready to show Please have your keytag handy when visiting the club as the Rocks staff will ask for you to show it when purchasing drinks and food over the bar to receive the member’s price. Our bar policy is to keep our prices approximately 10% below street prices. The members b...
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