ANZAC Day Pursuit Race - Lunch and Dinner The ANZAC Day Pursuit Race is on again this year, for the Mick Brooke Perpetual Trophy. Start is at 1400.

Not racing? Come and watch the ANZAC Day footy at RMY...
Senior Members in Cadets - this Sunday 27 April Our annual Senior Members in Cadets event will be on again on Sunday 27 April (this week). Please let Allicia know if you would like to participate, by email on racing@r...
New Food Offerings in the Olympic Bar Beginning the week starting Monday 5 May, food&desire will be offering more extensive menu choices in the Olympic Bar.
Lost and Found A couple of interesting items have been found by members. Please let the office know if they are yours.

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Royal Flinders Cup Dinner and Awards - 30 April - Book Now

Another fabulous evening where everyone who attends is a winner.

Dinner is $30 per person, to be held in the RMYS Harbour Room.

There is a rumour that there are some special bottles of a particularly well known wine – commemorative issue – among the awards.

Bookings by 23 April 2014 to Jan Hurst. jan@rmys.com.au or 95340227 ext 1.
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Victorian Schools Team Racing Championship - Albert Park College Report

On 1 March, the Albert Park College Sailing Team commenced its journey to compete in the 2014 Victorian School Team Racing Championships. With support from the Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron, Rod Austin and Louise Hutton, and its Sail Training Academy, Leigh Brennan-Smith, the team was guided by coach Tom Trotman, giving them only four coaching sessions in the St Kilda inner harbour.
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R&R Report Week 8 - Avoiding Cyclones

Our movements for this week have been governed by Tropical Cyclone ‘Ita’ as she hit the coast in Far North Queensland and continued south towards us. We departed early from our anchorage at Pancake Creek, a sheltered creek accessible on all tides, between Bundaberg and Gladstone.
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Marine Radio Course - Tuesday 29 April - Book Now!

The Royal Melbourne Sail Training Academy will be conducting a Marine Radio Course at RMYS commencing Tuesday 29 April 2014 (next week). Book now to guarantee your place!
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General Members Meeting - Wednesday 30 April @ 7pm

The next General Members meeting will be on Wednesday 30 April at 1900 in the Olympic Bar - please note change of room due to the Flinders Cup Presentation and Dinner in the Harbour Room. All members are encouraged to attend. Dinner will be available to members on this night - bookings to olympicbar@rmys.com.au.
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Coastal Navigation Course - Thursday 1 May - Book Now!

Royal Melbourne Sail Training Academy will be conducting a shore based Coastal Navigation course at RMYS starting Thursday 1st May 2014 (next week) at 7 pm. Book now to guarantee your place.
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The Yard CRAZY SALE!* It’s all gotta go!**

(* Not a sale)
(** Yes it does all have to go…)

We’ve accumulated a fair collection of boat parts in the yard, which we would like removed as soon as possible, or at the very least identified. If the items are not removed or identified by May 1st, we will be disposing of the lot and charging the respective members. Please contact Damien to discuss removal or storage continuation.
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RMYS Golf Day - Sunday 4 May

The annual RMYS Golf Day will be held at the Albert Park Golf Course on Sunday 4 May. Ambrose Rules, all members and friends, hackers and wackers welcome. A limit of 24 places available so get in quick. Cost $50.00 which includes BBQ. Contact Sabina email (preferably) sabinakrosser@hotmail.com mobile 0408 785 795
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Powerboat Handling Course - 7 May - Bookings Now Open

RMSTA is conducting the next Powerboat Handling Course in May 2014. This course is 20 hours and will be conducted on Wednesday evenings: 7, 14 & 21 May (7pm to 10 pm); with the onwater session taking place on Sunday 25 May.
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A Cheese and Wine Affair - Friday 9 May @ 8.30pm

It’s the best affair you will ever have!!
Don’t miss out on a fabulous night of indulgence!
Crafted cheeses perfectly matched with superb red and white wines.
Tickets: $25.
Dinner will also be available to purchase in the Olympic Bar from 6pm.
Bookings required for both. RSVP: Friday 2 May
Please book with Jan Hurst : 9534 0227 : jan@rmys.com.au
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Celebrate Mothers Day @ RMYS - Sunday 11 May - Lunch

Show your mum some love and bring her down to RMYS on Sunday 11 May.
This Mothers Day we are organising a lunch in the Olympic Bar. All mums will receive a free glass of wine with lunch. $20 per person - bookings are essential. Please email olympicbar@rmys.com.au.
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Working Bee - Sunday 18 May @ 10.00am

Your Squadron Needs You!!! Attend the Squadron Working Bee on Sunday 18 May and save paying the levy, help to keep our Club rooms, Marina and Yard in working order.
Please roll up about 1000hrs sign the register and give a few hours of your time. We would much rather have your work than your levy!
Please contact Damien Ryan opsmanager@rmys.com.au for more information
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Presentation Night - Saturday 24 May @ 6.30pm

The Summer Season is almost over, which means our Annual Trophy Presentation Night is almost here.
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Multihull Seamanship Seminar - Sunday 25 May

The Multihull Yacht Club of Victoria invites you to a seminar at RMYS on offshore safety and seamanship for multihulls. The session will be presented by Gavin Le Sueur, the renowned multihull sailor and author of Multihull Seamanship. This event is on Sunday 25 May from 2-5pm (afternoon tea provided).
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Damo's Trivia Night - Wednesday 2 July @ 7pm

This is your chance to show what you know.
Hosted by our Ops Manager, the wonderful Damo!
Cost $20 per head.
Snacks included.
Dinner will also be available to purchase in the Olympic Bar from 6pm.
Bookings required for both.
RSVP Friday 20 June
Please complete the attached booking form and email to Jan Hurst : jan@rmys.com.au tel. no. 9534 0227
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SAILING Calendar for the next 6 weeks

The Sailing Committee requests that you keep abreast of the upcoming events.
The calendar is also included in the Red Book.
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Premier’s Active April

This April, step up the amount of physical activity in your life and get more active, more often. Go for a bike ride. Take the stairs at work. Or simply walk to school. All it takes is 30 minutes of physical activity a day during April. And our new website makes it more fun than ever! The Active Premier’s Challenge is a 30 x 30. 30 minutes of activity a day for 30 days.
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Members' Lucky Jackpot - $70.00

The RMYS Members' Lucky Jackpot Draw is on again this week, held at the Squadron every Friday evening during 'Happy Hour', between 1830 and 1900 hours.
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