For the old, new and interested members wanting to sail Flying Fifteens on Tuesdays, Thursdays or Saturdays there will be a get-together on Friday the 16th of October in the Harbour View Room from 6.30pm. Click here for information
As part of the special relationship between Mornington Racing Club and Mornington Yacht Club, we are pleased to advise of an exclusive discount membership offer to our valued members.
Mornington Racing Club is about to unveil a 5 million dollar refurbishment to transform the members’ facilities into a luxurious “state-of-the-art” venue, so there has never been a better time to join !
As a special offer to Mornington Yacht Club members, friends and family, Mornington Racing Club will discount the full 12 Month membership package from $160 to just $99. This includes a members pass, guest pass and members car park pass for every race day at Mornington and William Hill Park at Sandown. Mornington Racing Club Members enjoy discounted dining, offers and invitations to exclusive events and special race days at Caulfield. There is also an extensive Membership rewards program- details can be viewed on the dedicated website mrcmembership.com.au.
If you would like to take advantage of this exclusive opportunity, please contact Penny Takenaga- Membership and Race Day Sales Executive at Mornington Racing Club on (03) 5975 3310 and mention Mornington Yacht Club for your discount. This offer is valid until 30th October 2015, so be sure to join up in time for all the fun and excitement of William Hill Peninsula Cup Day !"
Thanks to Club Sponsors: Michele and Greg at Peninsula Travel, Mt Martha , Sandy at Gazman Mornington, Rob at The Rocks Mornington and Jason at Endota spa Mornington MYC announce the following exciting competition.
Mornington Yacht Club (MYC) is directly adjacent to parks and foreshore areas used extensively by the public. It is therefore essential that we abide by the strict EPA regulations controlling air and water pollution.
Rising Victoria Sailing star and MYC member Nick Sharman has been offered a place in the upcoming Club VIODA / YV Scholarship programme.
This is great initiative that will support past Opti sailors, and current Opti instructors, in their personal development and enable them to give back to a class they have proven commitment to. The purpose of the Scholarship is to offer the opportunity to become a Qualified Yachting Australia Club Coach.
• Yachting Australia Club Coaches Qualification
• Powerboat Handling / Safety Boat Qualification (if not already held)
• Senior First Aid Certificate (if not already held)
• SUPPORT VIODA and YV coaching needs as a priority, this is in particular around major VIODA/YV events.
• SUPPORT MYC in their club activities to assist in developing their Optimist fleet in size and quality
Celebrations are being planned for 2016 to commemorate the founding of the Mornington Yacht Club in February 1946.
To kick off our year of celebrations, there will be a 'BACK TO MORNINGTON YACHT CLUB WEEKEND" on Saturday 20th February & Sunday 21st February, 2016, when our club will be open to the community & the public.
The Historical Committee has prepared a large exhibition of photographs & memorabilia. A DVD has been made portraying a collection of old & new movies & photos which have been supplied to us by members & the media. The Mornington Peninsula Shire Council and the Mornington Historical Society have provided further photographs and information.
Commemorative items will be available for purchase.
Complimentary Tea, Coffee & Scones will be available on both days between 2pm & 4pm.
Come along and get together with your sailing comrades and families - the bar will be open!!
We are very interested to obtain additional sailing memorabilia, could you please contact Barbara Nash at firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Dory - Anon
• Barry – Anon
• Fred - Brad
• Fish Finger – Brett L.
• Saratoga – Bruce D
• Grilled, Fried and Baked – Mark L
• MYC – Mike, Yankee and Charlie – Stuart Tyler
• Steve (Boss) , Dave – Bob Barr
• Bruce, Lady – Jade Otto ( 3 years old) Lucas Otto
• Splish Splash and Slop – Alan Clark
• Squirt and Pert – Jan Alexander
• Wanda – Wayne Larder
• Bubbles – Jenny Martin
• Pucker Up – Kerry Larder
• Bronze – Josie Pickford
• Sparkles – Alice Pickford
• And Chips – Doug Pickford
• Tom, Dick and Harry - Jeff Johnson
• Nemo – Paul Dynes
• Henery – Di Lynch
• Floater – Michelle Pickford
• Huey, Dewey and Louie – Bev Donnellan
A Meeting was held to discuss the slipway and yard and the development going forwards.
Approximately 50 boat owners were in attendance.
A copy of the presentation is attached and notes as follows:
Slipway - John Underwood
MYC 100% committed to slipway and the matter is a club issue .
The tonnage capacity was to be reassessed and certified once fixed.
$100000 minimum s expected to be paid in next 3 years.
Noted a travel lift and yard is planned at Martha Cove.
Yard - Graeme Alexander
Members must comply to the MYC OH&S Rules.
Company : Australian Ports and Marinas inspected Yard and infrastructure and quoting on design options for future use and better utilisation of yard.
Cradles - better options in terms of not requiring traverse pits and rails spoken about.
Day Pass - Rod Austin
Accepted to proceed with the proposed new Day Pass System as presented.
Moorings - Graeme Alexander
Plenty of interest with this topic but explained this would be the topic at the next Boat Owners Meeting.
For over 30 years the Wooden Boatship (WBS) has been building and maintaining Couta boats, launches and all manner of wooden boats at the purpose built facility spanning 2.5 acres at Sorrento on the Mornington Peninsula. READ MORE
For the old, new and interested members wanting to sail Flying Fifteens on
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays or Sundays.....
click here for details on a get-together on
Friday the 16th of October at 6.30pm
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