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2 June 2020

Dear reader,
In line with restrictions beginning to ease
We are very pleased to announce that Dining and Bar Facilities will be back at the Club from this Saturday, the 6th June!

The Wardroom will be our Bar area, and all guests musts be seated to enjoy drinks in this room.
There will be a small bar snack menu on offer and this bar will be open from 12 noon on Saturday. Numbers are limited to 75 in line with the 2 square metre ruling. Bookings will not be available for the bar area, however once we are full, we ask that you be patient until space is available.

Dining will be in the Ballroom from 12 noon, as renovations continue on our beautiful new Quarterdeck area.
Bookings will be limited to 100 people in at any one time, and bookings are essential in the Ballroom if you wish to dine with us.
Lunch bookings from 12, and Dinner bookings from 6pm. As we expect to be busy, we request your patience while members enjoy their dinner and space becomes available.

We look forward to seeing you all again.


Covid-19 WA Roadmap Phase 3

Saturday, 30 June 2020

The Western Australian State Government has announced that Phase 3 of the State’s COVID-19 roadmap will commence next Saturday, 6 June 2020.

Phase 3 measures to be introduced include the;
  • return of full contact community sport (i.e Sailing and Powerboating in all its forms),
  • reopening of Rottnest Island to the general public and
  • relaxation of gatherings limits as per the 100/300 rule.
Clubs are reminded to complete a COVID Safety Plan: Click Here
For Further Information;
– Ministerial media statement dated 29 May 2020: Click Here
– Rottnest Island media release: Click Here
– Get your club “COVID Ready” for a Return to Sailing: Click Here
– Australian Sailings COVID Hub: Click Here
We look forward to joining you on the waterways soon and thank all of our members for their patience during these challenging times.

Pens and Moorings Updates

Shore Power Cables

As at this time, we have only about one third of all vessels that connect to the clubs power supply, that have had their shore power cables tested and tagged. All vessels connecting to shore power must have a current Club test and tag. This is available complimentary, from Doug at Fire & Electrical Services located at Coffee Point Marine Services next to the hard stand area if you bring your cable in. The club does not accept any other testing and tagging other than that done by its Club contractor.

If you are unable to get your cable into Fire & Electrical Services for any reason, we are happy to organise this for you for a small fee of $50.00 to cover our costs. Just send an email to Jess at and she will organise it.

Please make sure that you get your cable into Doug before June 30th as we will begin disconnecting vessels after this time and there is nothing worse than melted ice cream in the freezer.

Marina Safety Compliance

We currently have more than 120 vessels in our marina with either no Marina Safety Compliance or with an overdue Marina Safety Compliance. For those of you who compete, please be aware that if your vessel does not have a current Marina Safety Compliance certificate, you will not be able to compete. New members who have still have not had their compliance done risk losing their pens. Below is a list of the compliance officers to contact, to get you compliance done immediately.

  • John Mewett 0438 176 819
  • Max Simpson 0418 930 121
  • Brad Pearce 0418 958 655
  • Theo Berden 0415 049 941
  • Jason Claricoates 0438 559 781
Please help keep our marina safe

Brian Cross
Pens & Moorings Chairman

On Water Group News 02 June 2020

On Water Events in Phase 3 As the State Government has announced that Phase 3 kicks in from next Saturday 6th June, Club Management are currently reviewing COVID Safety Plans to allow the full resumption of events. Further information on this will be announced in coming days. ZHIK Australian E-Sailing Challenge If you haven't heard already, Josh Griffiths from Sandringham …
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Head Coach Report 2 June 2020

Head Coach Report 2 June 2020
Looks like, with the easing of restrictions and great work WA has done, sailing will be resuming normally soon. Continuing on with the starting theme from Ben's article last week, below is a link to the common situations and rules in play at starts. Main scenarios covered include: Rules applying to boats sneaking into a gap on the same tack …
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Notice of Proposed New Members

In accordance with the Rules and ByLaws of the Club, Proposed New Members names must be prominently displayed to the Club Members for no less than 14 days prior to formal approval by the Management Committee at the regular monthly meetings. Currently, the approved means of doing so is by way of the Club Notice Board. With the current Social …
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For current comprehensive advice and information we are providing the link below from the Australian Government advisory services. The site is updated daily.

Here is the Western Australia Government link.

How can I pay my account?

I have received my statement by email or in the post. How can I pay it?

Accounts can be paid in the following way:
  • Over the phone using credit card
  • Bpay
  • Cheque
  • Online banking
Should you be unsure of how to pay over the phone or by BPay, please call one of the office staff who can help you through the process. Staff will be in the office from Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm and can be contacted on 9364 5844.

Last quarter's vouchers will now last until August 31st 2020. No Vouchers were charged on April 1st 2020.

Thank you to our Grand Sponsor of the Week

Grand Sponsor Only 1
A client-focused independently oriented professional services group whose aim is to provide peace of mind for our clients who seek exceptional outcomes in their financial lives.

Contact: Brad Abbott/Chris Higham
Phone: 9321 2642

Support Crew Roster

No help is currently required - Please keep an eye out here for when we are back racing again. Thank you.

Food and Beverage Hours

From Saturday 6th June from noon. The Wardroom will be open for bar sales and the Ballroom will be open for lunch and dinner.
Please call Fiona Whife on 0423 926 217 or the front office on 08 9364 5844 to book for lunch from noon and dinner from 6pm.

Useful Contacts

Please call Fiona Whife on 0423 926 217 to book a function or the office on 9364 5844 if you have any function enquiries.
9364 5844
Sailing Administrator
Scott Nunn
9364 5844 ext 242
Head Coach
Denis Jones
9364 5844 ext 240
Head Bosun
Robbie Wilson
0423 079 724
Marine Lift & Hard Stand Bookings
0412 528 270
After Hours Security
MCS Security Services
0413 362 877

Fuel Prices

The fuel bowser is still open

Premium Unleaded $1.15

Diesel $1.11

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