Go to their website to book or click here
The Mornington Chamber of Commerce are very excited to announce that Mary Heart, an amazing talent is playing in the Mornington Winter Music Festival HERE at MYC on Saturday 9th of June 2018. They have a special MYC members price of $20 for the show (food and beverages available to purchase on the day).
Go to their website to book or click here
Royal Yacht Club of Victoria's Club Captain, Jane Richard would like to extend an invitation to all members to take part in their:
Sunday Winter Sprints Racing Series (5 races)
It starts on the 20th May
It’s about being the fastest!!
Click here for entry details
Ronstan would like to offer Mornington Yacht Club members an extra incentive to upgrade your winches this April.
Members will receive 15% off RRP on any Self-Tailing Winch Purchase. Should you purchase two or more winches you will also receive two free Quick-Lock Winch Handles (RF4430 or RF4435) as well as RF3841 Winch Handle pockets to suit.
Please click here to fill out online enquiry form
Please click here to view promotional flyer for display
Come to the club for a relaxing lunch & catch up with friends.
New members & guests are very welcome!
Please let the office know if you are coming on:
5975 7001 or email
The Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta is just 2 months away.
Now in its 28th year, the AWKR is Australia’s premier women’s only sailing event and will be taking place over the Queen’s Birthday Weekend (9-11 June) at Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron.
They are expecting close to 200 competitors and supporters from across Australia and New Zealand.
Please click here for the event poster.
They are happy to help women find a boat to borrow, source extra crew or match you up with a team.
For more information please visit the website www.awkr.com.au
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Allicia Rae
+61 3 9534 0227
This year the ORCV are conducting only one Rip Tour of Port Phillip Heads. The aim is to provide valuable information to anyone who uses Port Phillip Heads and the surrounding waters.
Please see the link below for information about their upcoming Rip Tour that you may be interested in.
If you would like further information please do not hesitate to contact us or visit our website http://orcv.org.au/index.php/training/rip-tour-of-port-phillip-heads
Available from the office call: 5975 7001 or email: email@example.com to reserve your copy now!
MYC committee member's John & Susie Guest have a strong connection to Fusion, a not-for-profit organisation that provides a safe house for teenagers, through no fault of their own can no longer live at home.
On Sunday May 6, here at MYC they are having their annual fundraising luncheon / auctions to help raise much needed funds to give these kids a new start to life in a safe and caring environment. Something that every child deserves.
If you and would like to join them for a lovely day with lunch catered for by The Rocks and some great auction items up for grabs please see the below information on how to purchase tickets.
Click here to read more about Fusion
TO PURCHASE TICKETS
text “FUSION” to 0429 234 473 or call 03 5974 1442
Click here to view flyer
Can’t make it, but want to care for our young people? Make your contribution today at morningtonpeninsula.fusion.org.au
I am writing this note on Sunday 15th April and at Mornington we have, in the past week, experienced the last of summer temperatures, we’ve had a touch of autumn with falling leaves and lovely still days. Yesterday we had the wrath of winter, 50kt winds wreaked havoc with 3 yachts ripped from their moorings and blown onto the beach…. now that’s a first world problem.
The new pier sustained more damage. People watched and marveled at the force of nature …. from the comfort of their warm cars …. a first world experience.
There shall again be local press about the need for a safe harbour and there shall be the same conclusion. Too bad, so sad …. It’s only some rich guys yachts and they can afford it. These weren’t rich guys toys as we know them but we are each comparatively rich and blessed to live where we live in this part of the world. We can sometimes be short sighted, comfortable, complacent and even insensitive to others difficulties. We can be unappreciative of our own blessings, lifestyles, political and physical safety.
We are constantly barraged by requests for monetary support for good causes, charities and crisis. This is another such request for support but it’s not a pressure. There is an old adage which says “joy is in the giving” and that’s certainly not my recollection of Christmas or Easter when I was a kid. “I just loved the receiving”.
Now to the request…..Lisa has made a commitment to help the Fred Hollows Foundation continue to perform corrective eye surgery and restore sight in third world countries in which they operate. Its not just a third world problem but funding the Fred Hollows Foundation is a first world privilege.
Cataract surgery is a miracle and a life changer for many with failing or no sight. Its not an overly complicated medical procedure. One of our close friends has just had it done and with private health cover, out of pocked costs were only $1500 for both eyes…..a first world cost. The Fred Hollows Foundation performs the surgery for $25 per eye and in Vietnam trains a doctor to perform the surgery for an investment of $5000. It’s our goal, with your help, to train a doctor or two and restore sight to as many as possible.
On Friday 25th May, Lisa and three close friends are doing a 30km coastal trek to help raise awareness and money. She has done some training and at the end I know she is going to be a wreck, and I know she shall feel a great personal physical sense of satisfaction which I also hope shall be stronger that the pain of the blisters and sore joints.
We have set an optimistic target and hope you can share our goal to train a doctor or two and to save as many eyes as possible.
Thank you for considering our request and please click the link below if you can join us and help some sightless or visually impaired people to see. http://melbourne.coastrek.com.au/fundraisers/lisamarklew
Brian and Lisa Marklew.
P.S. If you know somebody who might like to help please pass on our request.
Did you know we have our very own FREE mobile App for iOS and Android just for our membership?
Why not stay in sync with MYC and keep in touch with your fellow members via our app.
Click here or point your camera at the QR code below for more information and links to the App Stores.
All mum’s deserve to be spoilt or remembered. Why not treat her on the day at The Rocks. There will be a limited a la carte menu available for breakfast, lunch or dinner - to view Click here
Andy has done a fabulous job arranging the footy tipping competition and on Friday evenings many people come to the club to catch up with friends and family and discuss who they “tipped” for the week ends AFL games. Last Friday we invited Rob and Kirsty from Scotchmans wines to our club and they facilitated a pleasant wine tasting evening that was extremely well supported – thank you!!!
Click here to see lots of great photos from Friday Night!
Come along for a catch up every Friday for a drink and FREE nibbles from the ROCKS!
BIG thank you to all members that came long to our Sailing Forum last Thursday night, we had a great turnout!
ALL boats not paid for Winter Yard Storage must be removed from the yard 18:00 hrs on Sunday the 29th of APRIL - thank you for your co-operation.
Owing to the bureau’s forecast for gale warning for Port Phillip this weekend -
ALL MYC races are therefore abandoned.
Now that our Thursday night sailing has come to and end - Friday's now become a great Social Night throughout the winter!
The Special Sailing Instructions for the Blairgowrie Destination Race have now been released. They can be found under the Sailing heading on the website (Special Sailing Instructions sub-heading) or, you can twitch your index finger and get to them here
Rhett Gowans one of the original Opti sailors at MYC, now a ripe age of 22, has accepted an offer to conduct high level coaching clinics for youth sailors at Pleon Yacht Club Marblehead,Massachusetts,USA.
The yacht club can proudly claim the title of "Oldest Junior Yacht Club in the World"
Rhett will be coaching from June to August escaping our winter for a slightly warmer 28degrees. We wish him well!
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