Boat Owners Meeting Report

  • August 9, 2017

Boat Owners Meeting – July 20, 2017
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Thursday evening 20th July saw around fifty Boat Owner, Life and Veteran members attend the Boat Owner Drinks and Nibbles in the Marina Bar at the RMYC PH.

The evening was an informal opportunity for new and existing boat owners to; meet fellow boat owners, key contacts from our sub-clubs, meet our marine service providers and to get an update on your Club’s boating facilities, services and upcoming events.

To keep up-to-date please ensure both your email address and your mobile phone number are registered at the Club’s office.

Below is a summary of the evening.

Bob Lay
Commodore RMYC Port Hacking

  • Contact Details for Sub-Clubs and Divisions

    Sailing Division – Mike Wolf
    Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sunday sailing, as well as cruising

    RMYC Fishing Club- John Tripodi & Steve Lalor.
    Regular fishing competitions

    PH Game Fishing – David Joyce

    Cruising & Navigation & Harry Peel – Graham McAlpine

    Golf Club – Vic Raco
    Monthly Friday Stableford competition

    Kids Fishing – Stuart Fraser
    Fishing from the RMYC marina

  • Boat Wash-Down Service

    A concept was put to the meeting for a pay per use wash down service.

    The service would include 4 Boat Wash-Down services per month including

    – 3 hose wash-downs of your boat

    – 1 per month Suds Wash-down of your boat

    – Cost is likely to be between $40 – $60 per week depending on size and type of boat.

    The revenue generated through this service would enable the club to fund a marina attendant for an additional 3 – 4 days per week.

    Please provide feedback via email if this is something you would be interested in.

  • Waterfront Services Guide

    The Club is building a list of Waterfront Service Providers based on member feedback/recommendation and service capacity. This guide will be produced in a number of formats and made available to all Boat Owner, Life and Veteran members as a handy reference guide to local service providers.

    The list is growing and currently includes:

    BGS Electronics – Michael Chivers
    Located at the Club
    All major marine electronics brands, batteries, instruments navigation, Kohlor Genset & onboard entertainment systems

    Onboard Engineering – Andrew Stubbs
    Located at the Club
    Team of qualified & trained service you on the marina

    Port Hacking Slipway Services – Tim Jordan
    Located at the Club
    Tim is the new owner manager of our slipway at the Club
    He has been working with our previous slipway operator Andrew Mullay
    Tim is highly skilled and takes pride in his work

    Life Style Boating – Sean McElroy
    Complete boat detailing
    Helping maintain the condition & value of your boating investment

    Sydney Marine Refrigeration – Jeff Green
    Boat Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

    Cover Girl – David Harper
    Awnings, Clears & Covers

    Maritime Training School – Mike Harrison
    Boating Licenses
    Regular Saturday courses here at the Club

    Dick Rowe Marine – Hayden Fretten
    Moorings, Jetties and Piles

  • Club Catering Facilities & Services

    Platters from Yachties Bistro to your boat. A menu is currently being planned for summer.

    Yachties Bistro Takeaway Service for boaties. Most standard menu items are available as take away items should you wish to order and take meals to your boat.

  • Contractors Registration

    A Contractor Registration Pack has been produced and all contractors working on vessels on the marina are required to fill out a registration form and have all the relevant insurances in place before commencing any work on vessels.

    Registered contractors will have their own access to that will be controlled around our time restrictions under the DA

  • Parking

    Parking is limited at our Club. For the benefit of all members please be courteous and respectful of your fellow members by observing the following parking procedures

    Marina forecourt car park
    Only for a short time whilst loading and unloading your vessel.

    Parking in the lower level car park
    Reserved for Club-house patrons. If you are going out on your boat for the day or longer please park in the upper car park

    If you are not a marina occupier and wish to tie up at the marina, please let the Club know in case other members have made prior arrangements.

    Commonsense should prevail here e.g. sunny weekend days in the middle of summer are very busy / cold winter days during the week are not so busy.

    If we all adhere to these procedures there will be no need to enforce stringent parking regulations or to suspend a member’s parking access privileges.

    Boom Gate Operating Hours
    Open Monday to Thursday from 9am – 9pm
    Open Friday from 9am – 3pm
    Closed from Friday 3pm through to the following Monday

  • Marina Facilities

    All Boat Owner, Veteran and Life members are entitled to one complimentary overnight stay on the marina per month. Please contact reception to book. All bookings are subject to availability.

    Trailer parking and storage in the top car park is available from $284 per month.

    Tender Service operates on Weekends and Public Holidays. Use of this service is now included in your membership.

    There is an emergency electric pump stored at the club for use in the event a boat on the marina is taking on water. Please contact management if required.

    Marina Safety – Children are to be always accompanied by an adult and there should be no running on the marina.

    Life buoys are located on the marina and a ladder is located under the forward bench seat in the club tender.

    Marina Assistants have been trained to be more pro-active. You’ll see an A-Frame Notice Board displaying the name of the Marina Assistant on duty and also the Marina Assistant’s mobile phone number. Please help by accepting their offers of assistance.

  • Waterway Facilities

    4 Moorings at Jibbon Beach
    (For RMYC Members only, owned & serviced by RMYC)

    5 Moorings at South West Arm
    (To be shared with the general public but owned & serviced by RMYC)

    1 Mooring at Gooseberry Bay
    (To be shared with the general public but owned & serviced by RMYC)

    1 Mooring at Darks Bay
    (To be shared with the general public but owned & serviced by RMYC)

    Club Moorings for Lease immediately south of Club
    There are currently 2 available at $315 per month

    Marina Berths at Competitive Rates – Bookings Required
    Casual berthing is available from $50 per night depending on the size of your boat.
    Permanent berths range from $775 – $1,575 per mth (Average $1,000 per mth).
    There are currently 2X 40ft (12m) berths available.

  • Upcoming Events

    Bubbles By the Bay
    Last Friday of each Month 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    An opportunity for ladies only to get together

    Kid’s Fishing
    11am Sunday August 13th & 11 am Sunday September 10th

    AGM Sunday
    August 27th

    Boating Season Opening Day
    September 2nd
    Invitation for all boat owners to participate in the traditional sail past and salute to celebrate the Opening of the 2017-2018 Boating Season

    Harry Peel
    October 21st
    Navigation trial
    Graham McAlpine & Brett Chipperfield

    Two more Boat Owner Drinks evenings are being planned before the end of the year, the next one will be Thursday 5th October.