Annual General Meeting – 7:30pm, 26 July 2014

A reminder to all members that the AYC Annual General Meeting is to be held at the club rooms from 7.30pm, 26th July 2014.

Please come along and be a part of the future of your club.  All committee positions will be vacated following the presentation of each office bearer report, opening the floor for nominations for new committee positions.

All members are invited to consider nominating for committee positions for the forthcoming season, allowing you to play your part in the ongoing success of the club.

See you there!

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AYC Presentation Night – 12 July 2014

Its that time of year again, when we come together to celebrate the achievements (and epic fails!) of the season just gone, with our annual Presentation Night.

Commencing at 6pm, 12 July 2014 at the AYC Clubrooms, please bring a plate and come prepared for a great evening.

Presentation Night AYC

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Working Bee – 24th May 2014 @ 9am

Hi all,

Just a reminder that there is a Working Bee at the yacht club this Saturday – 24th May. Commencing 9am.

BBQ lunch provided


Peter Dyer

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AYC Annual General Meeting – 26 July 2014

The AYC AGM is to be held on Saturday the 26th July 2014. If you are thinking of taking on a committee position please nominate and come along on the 26th of July. New members of the committee are always welcome.

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Presentation Night – 12 July 2014

A quick reminder to all that the 2013/14 Presentation Night is to be held at the Clubhouse on Saturday 12th July 14.  Everyone is asked to bring a plate.

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Tackers Program Success

We have 9 kids enrolled in our 4 day holiday Tackers program, which is terrific for our time.
The first day was too windy but the kids had great fun being towed behind the Rib in a line so they practice steering with a tiller. Rest of the class was theory, games and knots. They had so much fun, imagine when they actually sail!!
Special thanks to Sophie Martin who is giving up half of her holidays to volunteer as a Tackers Assistant Instructor. Liam Neville, Nick Turner and Taison Eady for helping as well. Also a special mention to Joanne (Phil Johnson’s sister in law) for staying and shopping and preparing snacks for the four days and Stellio for helping with a stubborn Rib motor.
We are looking forward to October when AYC runs its own Tackers courses.
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Tackers Program

Tacker 1

TACKERS is the main accredited introductory kids sailing course recognised by Yachting Australia. Ages 7 years – 12 years.

Think Kids sail training think Tackers!

Tackers is a great way to increase children’s life skills such as communication, self-reliance, team work, problem solving and self-confidence all while having fun in a kid-centric environment.

This Easter why not introduce your children to the sport of Sailing on the safe waters of Altona Bay. The Boatshed will be running prog
rams in the second week of the school holidays.

Altona Yacht Club will also offer a discount to any parents who wish their children to progress onto Tackers 2 & 3 when they resume Tackers courses in October.


  • Tackers 1  $165 14 -17th April  8.30 – 1.00pm (20 hour program)
  • Tackers 2  $245 14 -17th April  1.30 – 6.00pm (20 hour program) for children who have previously completed a Tackers 1 course

For more information visit and hit Enrol Now.


Contact Tom Cotter at or call 9686 2571.

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60th Anniversary Party Cancelled

Please be advised due to low numbers the 60th Anniversary party which was to be on 16th March will not go ahead.


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Moth State Championships – March 2014


Club members are continuing to represent AYC through their participation in key events in the sailing calendar, with Chris Bick recently competing in the Moth State Championships at Sorrento Sailing Couta Boat Club.   Read the article here!

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Top Of The Bay – 2014: Updated Results

ElwoodSCFollowing some reviews of the first round of results, there have been a few corrections.

Updated Results are HERE!

The Link to Elwood Sail Club’s Results Page is HERE

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