Blinking Billy 5 December 2013




After sailing (around 4pm) we will be offering free finger food and open the bar.


We have booked Santa for 4.30pm (subject to completion of racing).  To ensure that all children receive a present the following will apply:

  • For Cadets and 29ers - skipper and crew buy for each other
  • For Optimists - parents to buy for child 
  • All presents not to exceed $10
  • All presents wrapped and clearly marked with full name
  • Don’t forget younger siblings!

NB: Tackers 1 & 2 will have their own free sausage sizzle and drink after their morning session around 11am.


Saturday, 7th December

  • Tackers 1 & 2
  • SBSC & DSS Pennants

Saturday, 14th December

  • Christmas Celebration 4pm

Clubhouse Booking
Please note that the clubhouse has been booked out by the TSO this Sunday for their Christmas party.
Members are asked to ensure that if they are using the club on Sunday to ensure that these paying guests are not disturbed

Racing Rules
The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) govern the sport of sailing on the water. They are revised and published every four years by the International Sailing Federation (ISAF).
The current edition of RRS is 2013-2016 and downloadable from ISAF.

Progressive Results
Don't forget to have a look at the club's progressive pennant results here.


Open and Intermediate

Formal training on Saturday morning has been cancelled, however you are encouraged to team up with a partner (call a partner before the weekend) and go out and do some 2 boat tuning. This is subject to suitable weather conditions.

Green fleet
Well done to all that participated in racing last week. 10 Optis wow. Great job by the RO Jill and team to get two races away. This week lets keep racing. Up wind concentration is the key, boom in the corner, tell tails flying.
Briefing with Phil 1230hrs.
No knees Saturday!! How? When we tack, back foot first & forward, push the tiller away, DUCK!! ?, stand up, then sit down and go.
Grab a club opti rig and ready to go. 1230 briefing.



Congratulations to all competitors in the Tillett Team selection. A short presentation will be made following racing this Saturday to present the Tillett Team and announce the team captain.Training will occur as normal on Saturday morning. Please be ready for your briefing by 9.45am.There is only a couple of weeks to go until the Nationals so keep up the great work.

Thanks to Richard Goodfellow and Warren Young (with the guidance of Don Bailey) for getting everyone measured on Sunday.



The final Tackers session will be held on Saturday 14th December from 8am to 12 noon. Our club Commodore, Nick Connor, will be presenting certificates at 11.30 followed by a complimentary barbecue.
Tackers Roster for Saturday
Tackers 1 - Fe Allison. Charlie Connor, Oli Burnell and Will Connor
Tackers 2 - Sam Tiedemann, Doug Shephard and Josh Brown


The following operations roster applies for this week.  If you are unavailable it is your responsibility to arrange a swap with someone else.  If you are stuck and need assistance with a swap please email Shaun Teidemann
Saturday 7 December 

Canteen Amanda Walsh, Pip Cooper, Susan Holligan, Jenny Potter
Shore Patrol (am) Nick Connor
(pm) Paul Gray
Refuelling Les Potter and/or Geoff Conser
Tackers T1 - Fe, Sam Bailey, Maddy Salter, Oli Burnell
T2 - Sam Tiedemann, Doug Shephard, Will Connor, Josh Brown
Juicy Isle (am & pm) RACES   Neil Noye, Peter Bowan, Anne Bowman
Doyle (am & pm) RACES   Don Bailey, John Tichen
PJ (am & pm) RACES   Sam Ibbott, Eldge McLagan
O’Riely (am) TACKERS        Tackers 1
(pm) RACES             Paul Burnell, Pete O’Donoghue
Burnell  (am) TACKERS         Takers 2
(pm) RACES              Justin Zeeman, Andre de Clerk
McCartney (am) TACKERS          Tackers 2
(pm) Green Fleet        Phil Reid + parent
Sirrocco (am) TACKERS          Takers 1
(pm) Green Fleet        Parent


Change Rooms and Downstairs Bins Rinaldi Family


CLASSIFIEDS  (Please email by COB Tuesdays for inclusion)

Opti trailer  Found / Lost 
Did someone picked up an opti trailer that wasn’t theirs?  We seem to have acquired #953 I think.  Maybe one of your green fleeters?  Our trailer has no bow wow, red plastic glider tracks and black tape around the neck under the handles (I think??).  Perhaps we could organise a swap next weekend.
Sarah Piggott 0439 314 006

Stand Up Paddle board
Good as new, top of the line wood deck Naish Nalu 10’6” one available at 30% off replacement (ie $1500 with bag), that also can be used as a windsurfer.  You can also purchase a "kids rig" for this SUP board. Maybe something for mum or dad to do whilst the kids are sailing? There are other basic SUP's for sale that start at $1200 new plus paddle and bag.

Call Stuart Bale on 0419 301 960


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