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Mid Week News

Published Wed 10 Apr 2024

SOMERS YACHT CLUB MID WEEK NEWS 10 APRIL 2024

In this Edition:

  • Sailing News
  • Save the Date - End of Season Activities!
  • End of Season Working Bee - Sunday 21 April
  • Friday Night Dinner and Bar Snacks
  • Bar Volunteers
  • Upcoming Social Events – Short Film Festival this Sat. 13 April
  • Mariner boating holiday for sale

 

SAILING NEWS

WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK:

  • Sat 13 Apr: Autumn Series Races 5 & 6 (2.30pm to 5.00pm).

SEA RESCUE ROSTER:

  • SA1: Matt S & Tash S
  • SA2: Andrew E
  • SA4: Chris C & Bruce H
  • SA11: Geoff R, Zak R & Harry C

We still have patrol boat and tower duty vacancies over this period, so jump onto the sailing roster page and put your name down please.

https://www.somersyachtclub.com.au/sailing/sailing-rosters

SWISH

Social sailing for women and girls in the club Pacers.

Please note - there is no SWISH this week.

 

SAVE THE DATE!

Sat 20 Apr: End of Season and Volunteer Celebration (following Saturday racing)
Sun 21 Apr: End of Season Working Bee (9am - 12 noon)

 

END OF SEASON WORKING BEE

After a fun filled summer of sailing and social activities it’s time for the end of season Working Bee. Sunday 21/4/24. 9am til 12 pm. There will be a usual range of tasks including - painting, cleaning, gardening. Please bring along your favourite tools and protective wear. See you there.

 

FRIDAY 5:30PM HAPPY HOUR AND 6.00PM DINNER & BAR SNACKS

This week’s Friday Night Dinner Menu is available on the website.

BOOKING LINK https://www.trybooking.com/CQWGX

Cut off time for orders is Thursday 6pm so The Somers General can get their fish order in each week. If you miss this time, send Dean an email - hello@thesomersgeneral.com.au

Please note that Bar snacks are back, pre-orders preferred – see the menu for details.

Note also that in regard to refund requests for Friday night dinners The Somers General can process a full refund on the dinners with 24 hours’ notice. This is processed through Try Booking and can take up to 10 business days. If less than 24 hours’ notice is received The Somers General will either offer the meal as a take away option or will process a 50% refund on the ticket price.

Remember to sign in your non-member guests.

 

BAR VOLUNTEERS

Hi volunteers!

Currently we need 2 volunteer bar attendants for after the racing this Saturday from 4.30pm to 6.30pm and in the evening at the Club’s Short Film Festival from 6.30pm to 9.00pm.

And, we still have vacancies in the following weeks so please help us out and volunteer using the website link here

Signups are open until the end of the 2023/24 season.

 

UPCOMING SOCIAL EVENTS

Season Photos

If you have taken any photos or short videos around the club this season and would like to share them, please upload them into the Google Drive link below. We are collecting directly for the presentation night slide show.

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1BLyHj_LJaTIq33WrNgIk43FuBXsfTkec?usp=share_link

Somers Short Film Festival - this Saturday 13th April 5:30 pm

A night not to be missed. This is a showcase of the broad talent we have at Somers Yacht Club and a very entertaining night.

Entries must be around 5 minutes or less in length and in by 10pm Wednesday 10th April

Please upload your film onto the web and send a link to your film to juniors@somersyachtclub.com.au

Juniors Photo Competition

All juniors can enter for the photo competition. Winners will be announced on the evening of 13th April.

Please submit photos to juniors@somersyachtclub.com.au

 

MARINER BOATING HOLIDAY FOR SALE

A message from Club member Russell Dunstan -

Have a wonderful sailing holiday in a 42 foot catamaran, with four other Somers Yacht Club people travelling around Mallorca Island, Spain.

Has 4 ensuite cabins and leaves June 8,2024 from Palma the capital of Mallorca and returns to Palma on June 22, 2024. Captain supplied and no sailing experience is necessary.

Due to a serious medical condition myself and my wife are not able to enjoy this holiday. I am prepared to sell my two all inclusive tickets which cost $12,000 for $9,000.

If interested please phone Russell on 0413766292

 

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