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Mystery Sailing Day Event – 22nd April ’17

Want a slight change from racing for points? Then this event will be right up your alley. An early 12:00 noon start with only one short race followed by a sail to an 'Exotic' location with a picnic at a secret destination. Come down anyway you can - … [Read More...]

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Post Lunch Fun in the shallows off Carrum Beach

Adventure Sail

Sailing is not always about racing. At Mordi the Adventure cruise/picnic/coffee cruise is becoming more popular. Last Sunday a group of Juniors sailed to Carrum/Patterson River for lunch and a swim, and then all the way back again... just for … [Read More...]

Sabre State Titles 2017

Last weekend 4 intrepid sailors from Mordialloc ventured down to Somers to try our luck at the states against a field of approx. 60. Chris, Drew, Jeremy Elmslie and myself. Day 1 –                 After rigging in the cold and wet we headed out … [Read More...]

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SPRINGSAIL 2016

Jack Bretherton and Jensen Engelhardt spent four days in Geelong at Springsail Regatta and Coaching Clinic, Royal Geelong Yacht Club, 17th to 20th September 2016. Saturday was really windy, gusts to 20 knots. The waves were smaller than what we … [Read More...]

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Sailability 2016

Mordialloc Sailing Club ran two major Sailabilty Events post-Christmas The Yarrabah program was again a fantastic success. The final session was on Friday 29th April and parents and Yarrabah staff attended for a BBQ and presentation. 12 students … [Read More...]

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Stronger Communities Grants Program

Mark Dreyfus QC MP,  announces that he has recommended $20,000 for the club to buy four new dinghies in the second round of the Stronger Communities Grants Program. A huge thank you to Mark, Tim Richardson (local State Member) and Cr Ron Brownlees … [Read More...]

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Vale – Ken Ven

It is with sadness that news has reached the club that Ken Venn has passed away. Ken had been a member of this club since he was 11 years old - 73 years as a member; a record that may never be surpassed. Ken was a life member and Commodore from … [Read More...]

The John Seeber Memorial Sabre Teams Race 2017

A warm welcome is extended to all Sabre sailors who will be venturing down to Mordialloc Sailing Club (MSC) tomorrow (Sat 18th March) for the John Seeber Memorial Sabre Teams race and trophy. First start is at 2:00 pm. John was a Sabre sailor for … [Read More...]

Coffee Cruise Update

To all members, friends and interested parties, please note down the following dates. We encourage your participation in the final two coffee cruises for the year: Saturday 4th March Saturday 18th March Additionally, there is some talk of … [Read More...]

Ken Venn Hospitalised

Date: 16th Feb '17: Ken Venn was admitted to the Alfred Hospital in the last week. He has just been diagnosed with cancer of the spine, liver, spleen among others things and will have radiation treatment soon. Ken is currently in the Alfred … [Read More...]

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A Short story from a recent sail down to refuge cove

‘One tack to Refuge’ Impressions of an open water sail. By Geoffrey Daniel.   MSC   “Crew, welcome to a Noelex 25, you are an experienced sailor, you are here to experience open waters and Corner Inlet, enjoy yourself and by the way … [Read More...]

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