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Working Bee & BBQ Fun Day
Saturday 24 September

Come one, come all and help us get ready for the coming season. There are heaps of jobs to do, so no one will be left out. There will be plenty of food, plus activities for the kids as well as raffles and lucky door prizes. We'll begin at 8.30am and work until we drop. Boat owners, don't forget that this event counts towards pen points.
Season 2016/17 Opening Day
Sunday 2 October

Come down to the club an join in the Opening Day festivities from 11am.
The day starts with the Junior Fleet participating in a sail past to honour the Commodore, followed speeches by the Flag Officers and dignitaries at the club house.
Afterwards all members are asked to participate in the sail past to honour the Commodore, Flag Officers, General Committee and dignitaries on the Official's Boat.
Then join us back at the club for an afternoon of celebrations.
We look forward to seeing you there!
2016/17 Racing Information Night
Friday 23 September

Are you ready for racing this season? Come down to the club on Friday night to find out all you need to know about this year's racing calendar (including small changes with a big impact). Bring $5 for pizza and stay for the footy on the big screen afterwards. The info session starts at 7.30pm with pizza served from 7pm.
Don't forget to lodge your current insurance, safety category declaration and AMS and IRC certificates to the office before you go racing.
Boat Weighing Day
Sunday 25 September

Need to get your boat weighed for your AMS or SMS rating? Head down to Sandringham Yacht club this weekend. Don't forget to book a time by calling 0497 791 304 or emailing
Dare to Dream - Lisa Blair
Friday 30 September

Join the cruising group for an unforgettable night as we meet Lisa and hear her tales of preparation to become the first female to circumnavigate Antarctica solo, non-stop and unassisted.
Dinner kicks off at 7pm followed by the presentation. Only $12pp.
Bookings essential by Wednesday 28 September. Please contact Peter on 0411 520 920 or
Find out more about Lisa's adventure here.
Volunteer Opportunities

With the 2016/17 season fast approaching, we are now seeking expressions of interest from members wanting to get involved. We are looking for enthusiastic people to help with twilight dinners, so if you can cook a snag on a barbie send Elizabeth an email.
We are always looking for input for future editions of our newsletters. If you have a story, joke, quote, photo or anything that might interest members at the club, please send it through to by COB on Friday.
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Hobsons Bay Yacht Club
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Phone: 03 9397 6111
Address: 270 Nelson Place, Williamstown, VIC 3016

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