We welcome aboard Mike Avory and Lynne Clarke
A written submission to Council was prepared by Tom Rawlings, Peter Buitenhuis, Derrick Kershaw, and David Tonkin and forwarded to
Bass Coast Council
MARINA SUBCOMMITTEE REPORT
De-silting: very recent developments include a club member offering to take any removed silt and another club member with trucks might be able to assist us to transport the silt. This new scenario will be further explored
Maintenance Yard electrical supply: quotes are being obtained to carry out an electrical upgrade (This has now begun)
BUILDING SUBCOMMITTEE REPORT
Bar shelving: a cabinet maker is being sought to proceed
Safety Gate on outside stair case being considered if practical
TRAINING OFFICER’S REPORT
Six members participated in a 2-day Safety Boat Operator Course at Westernport Yacht Club, Balnarring, on October 7 & 8. This was a valuable learning experience in preparation for using our new Safety Boat for Sailability and off-the-beach dinghy events.
A fire drill will be conducted with the San Remo Fire Brigade on Sunday, October 15.
We are expecting the arrival of 3 new Hansa dinghies around the end of this month. We are hoping that a variety of people will make use of these very safe little vessels e.g. locals with disabilities, the local community, children and grandchildren of members
Social Inclusion Day on Friday, December 1, will be the first event of the season. The Sailability Dinghy Shed will be officially opened on this day
SAILING SUBCOMMITTEE REPORT
A telescope and tripod have been purchased for monitoring races from the Radio Room.
Phillip Island 150th year celebrations: a range of activities is planned to celebrate the 150th anniversary of European settlement of Phillip Island. A major event will be a wooden boat festival conducted by Rhyll Yacht Club in March.
Sailability Dinghy Storage Shed: the construction of The Shed is complete and the dinghy racks are now being constructed. Applications for dinghy storage in the Sailability Dinghy Shed are now being accepted. To be advertised on web site
Safety Boat: thanks to a grant of close to $13,000 from San Remo and District Bendigo Community Bank, we are awaiting the arrival of our new Rigid Inflatable Boat.
SAFETY OFFICER’S REPORT
Child Safe Officers were appointed by the Committee, being Stan Jackson and Mary Brown
New aluminium strips to be put on to north arm ramp (This has now been completed)
SOCIAL SUBCOMMITTEE REPORT
We are expecting 80 + members to attend the Trivia night on October 14
COMMUNICATION / PROMOTION REPORT
Our webcam has been down for a couple of weeks. We have asked Raneye Systems to fix the problem. Raneye Systems has also been asked to provide the Committee with recommendations for future security issues
MAGAZINE EDITOR’S REPORT
The book, “Mud Flats and Flowing Tides”, which depicts the history of NYS, to be published on the website
Life Membership: congratulations to Ian Jemmeson and Ray Frith for becoming our latest life members
Opening Day: Chris Wilson will be the guest speaker
MOTION that the Commodore, Peter Buitenhuis is acknowledged and thanked for his efforts and work as Commodore for the previous 4 years; and that Alen Garrett (Rear Commodore) is acknowledged and thanked for his tireless efforts; and that Garry Richards is acknowledged and thanked for his unwavering efforts to join fishermen with the sailors. All have contributed to the running of NYS