News from the Club

Our AGM has been held and we welcome the new committee for the coming year.
General Committee
Commodore            Vic Stevens
Vice Commodore    Mike Schmidt
Rear Commodore   Greg Thomasson
Secretary                Patty Burgess
Treasurer               Diane Sommer
Committee             Alister Waller
                              Mike Traynor
                              Tim McCall  
Sailing Committee
Rating Officer       Richard Holroyd
Safety Officer       Tim McCall
Committee           Brian Spowart
                             Mike Traynor
                             Bruce Sagnol
                             Jeff Bishop
Patron                  Richard Watson
Our Christmas Party will be held next Saturday 9th December. Starts at 4pm with Santa arriving at 5pm and dinner served at 6.30.
This year we will be having some live music from Maddy Chalk and she will be starting at 7.30 and going through until 10.30/11pm.
If you have a gift for your child to come from Santa please wrap with name attached and hand into the office before the day or before Santa comes so we can put all the gifts in Santa's sack.
We will be closed Christmas Day , Boxing Day & New Years Day.
We will be closing early on Christmas Eve and all other days will be normal trading hours.
New Years Eve
We will be trading until midnight. Details will follow.
Sailing News
The club presentation night was held last Saturday night and a good night was had by all.
Major Award Recipients  were
Patrons Trophy                         Richard Holroyd
Yacht Person Of The Year        Vic Stevens
Most Improved Sailor              Jeff Bishop
Club Champion                         Brian Spowart
Commodore’s Cup                   “Special K” Brian Spowart
The Sailing Committee wish to thank all the Sponsors for the year
Paint Place Yeppoon, Inspirations Paint Rockhampton, CQ Sailmakers, International Paints, Jaques Coastal Meats, Keppel Coast Marine Upholstery & The Emu Park Community Bank Bendigo Bank.
Sailing activities will commence next year with the Blessing Of The Fleet on Australia Day and
Heat 1 of the Paint Place Yeppoon Summer Cup on Saturday 3rd February
Sailing Centre
There is one course left for the year which is a “crewing” course. This will be held on 9th – 10th December and there are two spots left.
Dates for the courses for next year have been set starting with a Discover Sailing Day to be held on 7th January  between 9 – midday.
Gift Vouchers are available for these courses so if you are looking for something different for Christmas contact myself at the club.
Cost is $250 for full members & $350 for non members.
I would like to wish all our members a very Merry Christmas and enjoy your time with family & friends wherever you may be.


Kathy McPhail