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Oct 2016

Botany Bay Yacht Club

Club & Office

44 Endeavour Street
Sans Souci 2219

Phone: 61 (02) 9529 6152
Fax: 61 (02) 9548 2382

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The Botany Bay Yacht Club was founded in 1964, since then it has been actively promoting the sport of sailing.

The club is a not-for-profit company – run by members for members.
































Welcome to the Botany Bay Yacht Club! We're a volunteer sailing club, racing and cruising keel boats on the enclosed waters of Botany Bay, Kogarah Bay and the Georges River.

Twilight Sailing - Fridays

Twilight racing is the perfect way to start the weekend. Races start at 6pm in October, then move to 6:30pm in November. All welcome to come and try crewing, including those new to sailing.

Its FREE to try twilights, call or email us to arrange your spot, or simply turn up at the Club at least an hour before the race start. Develop your sailing skills in the sheltered waters of Kogarah Bay and the Georges River.

Join us in the Clubhouse after for a cold beer and cook your own steak.

Cruising Division Meet Up - from 3pm Sun 23 Oct

Come & meet your fellow cruisers & plan summer cruising actvities incl bay and offshore day sails, weekends away and plans for New Year's Eve.

All welcome including family and friends from 3pm. Please use the rear stairs.

Working Bee - from 8am Sun 23 Oct

Please note that the main stairs and north balcony will be blocked on Sat 22 & Sun 23. Some of our amazing volunteers will be working in the area. If you're handy and would like to help, please call Grant Ballantyne.

Vale Inger Falck

It is with great sadness that we advise of the passing of Inger Falck after a battle with cancer. Inger was a BBYC member for many years, enjoying cruising Ironbark, a staysail schooner, with Mervyn and their grandson Ryder. Our thoughts are with Merv and family at this sad time.

Slam Gear at Herrick Sailmakers

Need new gloves or some wet weather gear? Everything you need is available at the BBYC, drop into Herrick Sailmakers or call Graeme on 0419 419 373.

Saturday Afternoon Racing - Spring Series

New crew welcome for racing on Botany Bay on Saturday afternoons, come to the Clubhouse by 11:30am for a 1:30pm start in the bay.

Membership 2016/17 - New members welcome!

Membership fees for 2016/17 are the same great rates as last year. We're a not for profit Club and your membership fees ensure we stay afloat.

There's no cost to try crewing, then crew membership is just $130, which works out at $2.50 a week - less than a coffee!

Blue Book

Members, pick up your copy of the 2016/17 Blue Book, with sailing instructions, courses, the calendar of events and member contact details. Thanks to our fabulous sponsors Endeavour Marine Servies, Herrick Sailmakers, Aussea Sailing School and Minter Rigging.

Equipment Audits - Now Due

Annual equipment audits are due for all yachts that wish to race with the BBYC. Please do a self audit first, then Brian T, Terry or Warren B will be pleased to assist.

General Meeting - Weds 19 Oct

The next BBYC general meeting will be held at 7pm on Weds 19 October. Come and have your say about the running of your club. The next meeting will be Weds 15 Feb 2017.

Volunteers Wanted!

Would you like to spend some Saturday afternoons on the water as one of our starters or starter's assistants? Have you got your RSA, or would be happy to get one? Please talk to Warren or Karen.

Life Members

We're delighted to welcome two new life members to the BBYC, Paul Minter and Karl Pochleitner, together they've been members of the Club for 70 years!

Member Code of Conduct Policy

The BBYC has introduced an updated Member Code of Conduct.

Endeavour Yacht 52nd Regatta

The 2017 championships will be held at Drumoyne Sailing Club on 6 & 7 January.

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