Our Clubhouse Project

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Over the last year the Club has developed a Masterplan to look towards the future and build on the legacy and contributions of members over the past 50 plus years. Plans have been drawn up to significantly improve the Club’s facilities in a number of key areas

  • Improved access for all members and guests and the installation of a lift.
  • Refurbishment of the women’s changing room.
  • New family change room, and first aid room.
  • New multi purpose meeting room.
  • Extended storage space for possible future extension of the kitchen and bar facilities.
  • Landscaping to suit Masterplan.




Somers Yacht Club has one of the largest off the beach fleets in the State, having produced many State, National and International Champions and has established an enviable reputation for hosting such events – ensuring sailing continues to be a strong and well represented sport for all ages.
Local community groups such as Somers State School, Probus Clubs, Somers CFA and other organisations have also made good use of the Club’s unique facilities. Outside of the sailing calendar the club house is available to members, guests and businesses for functions such as weddings or corporate events.

 
TO MAKE THE PLAN A REALITY WE SEEK

YOUR URGENT FINANCIAL SUPPORT

The Club cannot fund this project from normal resources, so we are asking members, the local community and businesses for their support. All donations both big and small will be greatly appreciated.  Naming Rights may be available.


HOW CAN YOU HELP?

BUY A "BRICK"

ALL “BRICK” DONATIONS WILL BE ACKNOWLEDGED

 WITHIN THE CLUBHOUSE OR SURROUNDS

 

PLATINUM “BRICK” $10,000

GOLD “BRICK” $5,000

SILVER “BRICK” $2,500

BRONZE “BRICK” $1,000

 

Of course all donations would be greatly appreciated. This is your opportunity to ensure the legacy of this great club continues for future generations of sailors, members, guests, and local community groups who utilise these marvellous clubhouse facilities. 

 

Through our fundraising partnership with the Australian Sports Foundation, donations to the Clubhouse Project can be tax deductible.

 PLEDGE A “BRICK” NOW SO WE CAN ENSURE THE PROJECT
CAN PROCEED OVER THE WINTER MONTHS

 


CLICK HERE TO MAKE A DONATION
(No fee applicable - everything goes to the club.)



I WANT MY DONATION TO BE TAX DEDUCTIBLE

(The Australian Sports Foundation retains 5% of all donations they process)



I am not ready to Donate but would like to
confirm my Pledge and Donate later.

 

For further information please contact Andrew Satchwell 0418 321 961
or Peter Witnish 0432 523 206


Our club facility is in need of some major maintenance and renovation. 

This new idea and concept can encompass our initial requirements and is well worth considering. 

 

In the later part of last summer we prepared a SYC Masterplan that looked forward at a range of possibilities that all built on the legacy and contributions of the past 50 + years.                                               

 

 

It centred around ensuring our maintaining long term relevance and through up a number of possible projects that were scalable and acknowledged timeframes and our ability to fund. 
The immediate project at hand is the Lift Project.

 

 

 

  

  

We sought inputs from members to guide the functional and operational aspects of the club and the words that seemed to be repeated across the many conversations were;

  • Open, accessible, inclusive
  • Multi -generational
  • Sailing Centric
  • SafeCoastal, casual, relaxed
  • FUN
 

Over the winter we have further developed the options and have improved the proposed entry / arrival experience for our members and friends. The concept was presented to members at the AGM with a Q & A session which provided valuable feedback.  

Click here to see the basic floor plans and artist impressions for the current concept. 

We are seeking member feedback before moving to detailed design and planning. Should you have any queries or wish to offer any feedback please contact Cameron Harvey 0414 384 625 or charvey@ptid.com.au after 7pm and he would be pleased to spend some time with you.

 

 

 

 

 






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