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SQUADRON BULLETIN 31/10/2014
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The Spring Squadron News is available by clicking here...

Our official club brochures have arrived! There is a copy for every member, call in to the club to pick up yours today.

Our new menu is available Thursday and Friday for Lunch and Dinner. Bookings appreciated.

Yachting Australia Safety and Sea Survival.
 
Are you racing or cruising this season?? Inshore, Coastal or Offshore?? Your not sure what to do in an emergency????
 
If you answered yes to any of the above we have the course for you.
Contact Claire on 6223 1977 for more information or to book your spot as spaces are limited.

The NATIONAL Launceston to Hobart 2014 Notice of Race and Entry Form 
now available at the office or online at www.l2h.com.au

DSS Website
DSSFacebook
L2H Website
Sailing Email
Admin Email
Function Email

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
4th Nov       Melbourne Cup Lunch
2nd Dec      L2H Launch
7th Dec       Kids Xmas Lunch & 
                    Tree Decorating
19th Dec     Xmas Cocktail Party
                    and Xmas raffle draw

New Members Night Friday 7 Nov from 6pm
Come along and welcome New Members while enjoying the company and atmosphere of the Squadron and grab a great counter meal while your here, booking appreciated.

Rolex Middle Sea Race
 

Club Member Murray Wilkes in his Bavaria 50 Vision competed in this years 35th edition of the Rolex Middle Sea Race. A record fleet of 122 yachts departed Grand Harbour in Malta on the 18th October and after 3 days of frustratingly light winds leaving the fleet regularly becalmed, they were hit front and centre by the high latitude hurricane ‘Gonzales' after it had passed through the UK killing several people. The fleet was largely devestated and only 50 of the 122 yachts finished, with some losing masts and one abandoned.

'Bella Sassy' was at the time sailing well with Murray delighted with his new yacht’s performance. He plans to leave the yacht in Malta and compete again next year with hopes to also compete in the Giraglia Rolex Cup in France next June.
Photos by Murray Wilkes
Phone 1: The DSS Ensign on display in Malta

Photo 2: The erupting Volcano “Stromboli” on the course.

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