Comments from the day
25th April 2018 at the Broadwater Yacht Club
See Broadwater tab for details - Start time EST 1100
A BBQ and Picnic will be available after the race.
Please bring folding chairs,
(and tables if possible).
Street address: Corner of Wareemba Place and Turriell Bay road,
use inclinator to boatshed.
|This year the theme will be your choice, but we hope to
hear some moving Anzac stories.
It could be a poem, it could be a
story, It could be good old Australian food
prepared in the Anzac way.
There is bound to be a few rounds of two up sometime during
As well as the bottle entry for the Broadwater Classic, a bottle will be required from each couple not participating with a presentation.
The best performances will receive a prize (guess what)?
For more information on Gallipoli see; http://www.anzacsite.gov.au/
here for a contribution from Ross H.
Please see Australia Day below for
course and channels to the broadwater.
The address for
land yachts; Cr Turriel Bay Road and Wareemba Street Lilli
Pilli. Take track or inclinator to water. Phone: 0418 253
||Kylie Short/Nikki Crowe (Yowie Bay Marina
||Alistair Rowe/Ian Gibbs
||Nick Wilson/Bret Parr
Mica, Eureka, Kite-runner, Endless Summer, Impulsive, Pied Piper, Axiom, Aeolus, Soleil, Steadfast, Rhumb Line.
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What a fantastic band, many thanks again and to all the contributions from the floor.
Hi John, Thanks soooo much for the hospitality!!! Great day!!! We enjoyed it immensely.
Catch you on the next one, Matt, Kylie, Nikki, Chris and Olivia. Team defiance, 1972 Sparkman and Stephens design built by my father.
going to restore her and hopefully join in with your fun!!! (3 generations on 4th generation built boat)
Novice Skippers race
on Australia Day
26-January-2018 on the Broadwater with
picnic lunch/BBQ after.
||2 for BBQ
||7 for BBQ
||10 for BBQ
||6 for BBQ
||0 not staying for BBQ
||3 for BBQ
||8 for BBQ + LDL band
||4 for BBQ
||4-6 Nick Wilson's party
||6 for BBQ?
||8 for BBQ
||8 for BBQ
||66 + 4=70
Can't make it this time; Sea Ya, Mica and Endless Summer
Channels to the Broadwater -
Click images above for larger view.
Broadwater Classic Course
Handbook Page 66.
- The start time is 12 noon..
- The course consists of two triangles and a sausage.
- The start/finish line is formed by the moorings of Shaya Moya and Possible Dream
- The second yellow buoy will be to the west in the vicinity of Farnell Bight.
- The third mark is the blue police mooring near the Lilli
- From the start sail west to the mark at Farnell Bight
(p), then to the police Buoy (p) at Lilli Pilli baths then to the start mark
(p) (PD mooring).
- Then complete a second triangle.
- The last leg is from the start mark to the Farnell buoy (p) then directly to finish
line crossing from west to east.
SMS to 0418 253 479
with your interest, skippers name and number for the BBQ.
One bottle of wine (to be used as
Some chairs and tables will be provided, but please help by providing your own if possible.
BBQ provided to do your cooking.
will follow for the place getters and story tellers.Street Address
(for land yachts)
1 Wareemba Place, Lilli Pilli
Turriell Bay RoadAustralian Theme
We would like
you to choose
It could be;
Decoration of your
Poetry presented after the picnic?
Australia day personal stories?
Australian food (prepared on the
We will provide
facilities to moor boats subject to weather.
for mooring plan.Tides
There will be enough water for boats of up to 2m draft to come
and go at any time.
Mooring after the
Please standby to allow L'attitude to be lifted
out. You will then be directed to a yacht to raft off, a mooring or
a position on a pontoon. Tender
A tender will be running to get
people from their boats to shore and back again.
OH My you have done it again, John
What a GREAT Day.
Thank You to John and Margaret for opening up their Broadwater Yacht Club to over 60 people.
The Yacht race was “slow” but a magnificent sight from the shore.
The land entertainment was the BEST so thank-you to all of you who participated
Special thanks to the BAND which made the afternoon so enjoyable.
From the Captain and Crew of Possible Dream.
Consisted of 3 guitar players, Andy Chilton, Steve Chilton and Brian
Etherington also the singer and at short notice Dave crew on Inception.
We appreciate the band breaking a busy
schedule playing at many charity outings including the Woolooware Shores
retirement village, and a number of gigs at The Southern Antique Centre at
Kogarah. The band was the glue that brought it all together.
Libby Teiffel produced the
sure everybody could join the singing, and how we did?
We had many
performances from the audience
ranging from stories, poems, trivia, songs and a well considered
contribution from Tony Parker.
When you (click here) on the pictures above,
you can see a broad smiles on all the faces, so I suppose we did well?
Many thanks, to all that helped with chairs and tables and I have to say
followed the mooring instructions.
I estimate that we had in excess of 70
- Hi John, just wanted to say thanks again to you and Margaret for a great Australia Day .
We really appreciate all the trouble you went to and we had a great time. David (and all the YKNOT crew).
- Thank you John for arranging a great day for us all, and please pass on our thanks to Margaret also.
There is a very nice spirit within the sailing division and we are enjoying getting to know everyone. David and Mary Cartmer.
- Dear John Thanks once again for hosting the club members Australia Day gathering.
As with your organisation of the Sailing Comps it could not be bettered. Regards Tony Parker