News for October 2009

MO Trophy Race 1

October 31, 2009

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After missing the first week due to bad weather the first in the Michael Oakley Series was held last Thursday night.  Sharyn took a few photos and fills us in on the eventful evening.

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Bits of News

October 28, 2009
Its been a bit of a slow news week, probably the result of having a few busy events around opening day. Thought it may be worth publishing a few shots from last weekend though.  
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Nice Catch

October 24, 2009
  Up bright and early on Saturday, David was soon rewarded with a nice catch of just on 4.5kg By lunchtime, other fish from the same trip had been cooked and eaten onboard Bosslady. However just to prove he'd really caught it, David's prize was still in the fridge to view and will probably be there for a couple more days yet!

Thursday Thrills

October 23, 2009
 So far this years Twilight Competition has presented exciting racing conditions for Skippers and Crews
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Bright Opening Day

October 19, 2009
Following a week of welcome rain, fine spring weather arrived Sunday to add the final touch to a well organized Opening Day 2009. Opened by Janice Munt MP the proceedings soon moved on to the annual Sailpast.......     
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Sunny Sunday

October 12, 2009

The great spring weather on Sunday meant that many members were out on the water. A quick run not far from the pier and it was easy to find a lot of club boats out enjoying the conditions.
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Cleanup Time

October 10, 2009
With only a week until Opening Day, 25 members rolled up on Saturday to give the Island a Spring Clean.

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Not too Ruff

October 09, 2009
  It was the first Twilight Race of the season Thursday and nine skippers and crew showed up around 6PM for the start. The promotion Emails from Michael during the week had listed favorable conditions ........
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Summer Series Race 2

October 06, 2009

 The second race of the Summer Series was held last Sunday.

Eight boats lined up for the start.

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Sandi's Big Day

October 05, 2009
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  Saturday was Sandringham Yacht Club's Open Day and a few MMYC boats made the trip up the bay to join in the celebrations.
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Wet n ... Wow !

October 04, 2009

At first glance you might think we've pulled up an old story from a few years back. But thinking of it, the Internet may not have even been invented last time this event took place?!

No it's for real - and it happened on Sunday.  Following a test lap of the Island the day before (only witnessed by a few) - Wayne gathered a crew together and headed down the creek to the delight of all those getting ready for Sunday's race.

Looks like we've got an early starter for the Sail Past in a few weeks !

Wet & Under way