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Post by cam780 » Sep 8th, '15, 22:29

I am a new member in Melbourne and only started to get back to sailing after the last 20 years exploring Australia on land. Recently purchased a Ross 780 for the family to learn to sail and then get back to some racing into the future. Having sailed mainly on the east coast, Brisbane and Sydney, I am new to Victoria waters so everything is very new and with a young family we will slowly get up to speed. I look forward to the Trailable Yachts Season Opening Weekend on Sunday as I will try to attend to get a few tips as I have never had a TS before.


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Post by zebedee » Sep 9th, '15, 00:10

cam780 wrote:...get back to some racing into the future.
...I am new to Victoria waters so everything is very new and with a young family we will slowly get up to speed.
Melbourne Trailables seem to be the racing club for Trailer Sailers on the bay. They have a good overlap with our membership here, so most of their events seem to get announced here.

For family sailing, Paynesville on the Gippsland Lakes is a brilliant starting point. Bayside Trailerables are a different, cruising oriented club, who frequently sail the lakes, again with lots of members here.

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Post by PaulS » Sep 9th, '15, 06:37

If we are spruiking clubs the Hartley 18-21 club has many non Hartley boats (Farrs, Sunmaids etc) and now has an extensive cruising calender starting with a weekend cruise in October on the bay. Just google the club name to get to the website and contact details or send me a message (pm) via this forum.

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Post by sailboatmike » Sep 9th, '15, 06:47

And dont forget Warneet Yacht Club, we even have mast up storage available at very competitive rates for members, sure beats packing down after every sail
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Post by Sue H » Sep 9th, '15, 08:11

Welcome Cameron. Enjoy your interactions on this forum and your return to sailing. There is certainly a wealth of knowledge and expertise available to assist with almost any issue you pose to the members here.
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