Saturday Racing 1 April

The last race of the Summer sailing season was held on Saturday 1 April.  It was another successful day on the Harbour for the Squadron boats who competed. As well as the regular Saturday series races for divisions 1-3 and theYngling fleet, we held the Mini A Regatta for the Dragon and Etchells fleets. The winner of the Etchells Eaton Cup was ‘Northern Havoc’ skippered by Michael Coxon & Iain Murray. Congratulations!

The average temperature for the day was a pleasant mid to low 20c with the sun shining. The wind however never really made up its mind, wind directions of NW, W, SW, E, SE and S all making appearances throughout the day. Competitors were certainly kept on their toes! 


Podium Results- 1 April


Division 1

  1. One O Nine – Robert Salteri    
  2. Impetuous Too – Graeme Lambert
  3. Willyama – Barron / Stanley / Sanlorenzo  


Division 2

  1. Alouette – John Waring  
  2. Arcturus 3 – Peter Davenport
  3. Ambitious – David Matthews


Division 3

  1. Til The Fat Lady Sings – David Smith
  2. Mingara III – Philip Crane
  3. Zeus II – Jim Dunstan



  1. Blackadder – Gary Pearce
  2. Yertle – Jan Newland / Warrick Back
  3. Troika – Callum Thompson & Adam Tran


Mini A Regatta


  • Liquidity – Richard Franklin – 2 pts
  • Tom Thumb III – Norman Longworth – 5 pts
  • Ascalon – Jim Hawkins & Andrew Howe – 5 pts


  • Northern Havoc – Michael Coxon/ Iain Murray – 8 pts
  • Synergy – Richard Chapman / Richard Lawson – 12 pts
  • Iron Lotus – Tom King – 14 pts


View full results here 

Friday Twilight 31 March

The last race of the popular Audi Alto Artarmon Friday Night Twilight Series was held on 31 March. Yachts were out in solid numbers on the night, making the most of the fresh south to south-westerly winds. Wind speeds averaged 15-20 knots which allowed for a fast-paced race. A lot of fun for all. The rain also kept its distance for most of the evening, probably a great relief for all! The weekly winner of the Audi test drive was Wahmoon, congratulations!

The series prize giving dinner will take place on Friday 7 April, so make sure you book a table - remember - if you are draw for a prize, your boat must be representetd on the night to collect it. Book via Reception.


Results: 31 March


Division 1

  1. Blackwood – Alastiar & Susan Metcalf
  2. Just Quietly – Donald & Sue Swanson
  3. Willyama – Helen Jacobsshon & Wendy Payne


Division 2

  1. Hans Off – Ruth McCance  
  2. Alouette – John Waring
  3. Well Inclined – Muffi Barbour


Division 3

  1. Love Child – Joanna Love
  2. Gail Force – Samantha Smith
  3. The Holy Gale – Paul Harris


Division 4

  1. Bonsela – Deirdre Agnew
  2. Basilisk – Michael Dally
  3. Beowulf – Stafford Watts


View full results here 


By Angus Olding


Tech Talk 2

Our second talk with computer expert Bevan Ting is called 'My Precious Memories' and will teach you how to file, sort, enhance and share the photos you take on your iPhone or iPad. 

You will learn how to:

   - use the Photos app on your iPhone and Ipad

   - file and sort photos

   - easily share photos.

   - make your great photos greater

Stay for lunch after the presentation for further Q&A.

Event details
Date: Monday 10 April
Time: 11am for coffee, talk starts at 11.30am
Venue: Kirribilli Room
Cost: $15pp, includes coffee

Members book online here

Family Pasta Night

Our next casual family dinner in the CCA is on 12 April and takes us to Italy.

We'll offer a tempting selection of authentic dishes including: Antipasto & Salami Plate; Linguini with Crabmeat, Prawns, Garlic & Chilli; Four Cheese Baked Potato Gnocchi; Pappardelle with Braised Duck & Tomato Ragu; Penne alla Carbonara and Spaghetti with Veal Meatballs in Tomato Ragu.
Book a table and bring the family!

Event details
Date:    Wednesday 12 April, 6.30pm
Venue: CCA
Cost:    $17-$27, per the menu on the night. 

Members book online here

Raid the cellar!

Join us on 28 April when Chef will prepare a themed dégustation menu and you may select from a selection of magnificent hand-picked wines - at take away prices or less!

The proposed wine list includes Champagne & Sparkling, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.


The menu comprises:
Canapé - Comté Gougères 
Entrée - Smoked Ham Hock & Pork Terrine, Pickled Grapes, Orange Relish
Main - Roast Confit Duck Leg, Wild Mushroom Jus, Pomme Purée, Asparagus
Cheese Course - Le Délice de Bourgogne, Fig Jam, French Baguette
Dessert - Rigodon, traditional Bourgogne brioche pudding, Apple Purée, Cinnamon Cream

Bon appétit!

Event details
Date: Friday 28 April
Time: 6.30pm for 7pm
Venue: Carabella Room
Dress: Lounge Suits
Cost: $69 for dégustation menu, wines at take away prices.