News for August 2011
An article pointing to trouble with the dredging program was published in the local newpaper this week.
"Dredging around Lamberts Island has stalled for almost a month due to complications with the disposal of 6000 tonnes of mud and slit from the choked-up water way."
|Eric and the crew enjoy a once in a lifetime experience aboard Delta Lady last weekend.|
|Accepting fault, we cleared out from the fleet and completed a very degrading 720° penalty turn. We were now well and truly the last boat to start.||
|Sunday's weather was glorious. For those with boats in the creek it was an ideal chance to get out on the water and by mid afternoon a number of our vessels had rafted up about a mile offshore. Nice !|
|As you probably know there are several Gilcraft in the creek of different shapes and sizes. A few months ago one of the non-club vessels came to grief in a big blow, loosing a substantial chunk of bow in the process. On Saturday a fully oufitted Peter was seen putting the finishing touches to the new nose which has gone back on over the past week.|
|With no MMYC Sailing Competition at the moment, a few have headed off to other clubs to compete.||
|While moving mud seems to have stalled for the moment, a meeting of interested parties was held last Thursday to discuss the replacement of mooring poles around the Island. Garry reported that all went well and a document has been put together as a guide for the upcoming works.|