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Discover Sailing Day Saturday 6th April 9am – 3pm

Pacers are ready

 

Cairns Yacht Club celebrates being part of the Cairns community for the past 111 years and opens its doors for the community to come and try sailing Saturday 6th April 2019.

 

Cairns Yacht Club is inviting the community to enjoy a free sailing experience as part of National Discover Sailing Days.  People can attend by themselves or with a partner, friends or family to get a taste of what sailing is all about.

The aim of Discover Sailing Day  is to encourage people to find out how much fun, safe, accessible and affordable sailing can be.  Cairns Yacht Club Commodore John Pool encourages people to pay the club a visit on April 6th. “This is a fantastic opportunity for us to welcome the community to our club and our sport” he said. “We encourage anyone who has ever wanted to try sailing to come and have a look and enjoy a sail with an experienced club member or instructor. “We provide all the instructors, boats and safety equipment, so all you have to do is come along prepared for a good time with a hat and some sunscreen.”

Discover Sailing Day offers you the chance to go for a short sail with an experienced sailor, enjoy the club’s facilities, and find out about the great sailing courses available. There are courses for young and old, aspiring sailors and experienced sailors. The whole family can get involved – kids as young as five can enjoy a sail with a parent or guardian. “Our Discover Sailing Host can answer any questions about sailing and our volunteers will ensure you have an enjoyable day at the club.”  “We recommend people book in advance to ensure they can get out on the water, but you can also register on the day.”

Discover Sailing Day  is part of Australian Sailing’s Discover Sailing program, which was launched in 2012 and designed to encourage more people to get in boats, out on the water and enjoying the benefits of sailing. You can register for a FREE sailing experience at Cairns Yacht Club by contacting Margie on 40312750 or cyc@cairns.net.au   For more information about sailing and different types of courses available, visit cairnsyachtclub.com and http://www.discoversailing.org.au

Presentation Night 2018-Sat 1st Dec at the Boatshed from 5:30pm

Get excited, get organised, get in early for tickets & get ready for a great night!

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The tickets will be $35/head if paid prior to 9th Nov – Early bird special!

They are then $40/head if paid prior to 16th Nov – Procrastinator’s price!

No tickets will be sold after the 16th as caterer’s need final numbers.  No excuses….no exceptions!

Please let me know if you have special dietary requirements (vegan/vegetarian/gluten or dairy free, etc) these caterers are very happy to look after you.

Tickets will be pre-purchase only, available from the office or the boatshed.  Or you can direct deposit to the club account, use your name as the reference, and send an email to advise.

Account is Cairns Yacht Club Inc,  BSB 633 000, A/c # 1266 54060.

 

Notice of AGM – Sat 1st December at 4:00pm in the Regatta Room

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All voting financial members are urged to attend.  Nominations for Executive Committee positions are to be received at the office by close of business Friday 16th November.

Please contact me if you would like a role description of any of the positions.  The position of Secretary is going to need to be filled.

Executive Committee Nomination Form 2018-19

 

South Passage Special Offer for Juniors this school holidays

GPV Reduced price

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A message from the team at SOUTH PASSAGE:-

I have attached a flyer for the subsidised general public voyage in the upcoming holidays.  The regular price was over $1000 and we have reduced it to only $500 to make it more affordable for students looking for something interesting and a bit different to do over the holidays.  This price covers all meals, accommodation, safety equipment and training and is inclusive of GST.

 

The voyage departs from Half Moon Bay Marina, 25-29 Buckley St, Yorkeys Knob at 8am on Saturday 7th and returns on Friday 13th July by 4pm after sailing for 7 days around the outer reef.  This is a fabulous opportunity where team building, resilience, communication and leadership skills can be nurtured and developed as they learn to sail a 100ft gaff-rigged schooner the traditional way.

 

We would love to hear from interested young people from your marina community.  They need to call us during office hours on (07) 3893 3777.

 

Please don’t hesitate to contact me if there is any other information that you need.

 

Kind regards,

 

Tracey Edmonds

Marketing Coordinator

 

South Passage – Adventure Under Sail
PO Box 5114, Manly, QLD, 4179
T: 07 3893 3777  

M: 0447 248 866

E: office@southpassage.org.au   

 

www.southpassage.org.au

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