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SS Rendezvous - Get Out of Town
SS Rendezvous - Get Out of Town

SS Rendezvous - Cruising Events 
 
SS Rendezvous events are organised cruising events open to all boats.  
 
At each SS Rendezvous event, the destination place and time is set and boats are encouraged to arrive as close to that time as possible.  Motoring is allowed as the emphasis is on passage planning, good seamanship and having fun at the destination.
 
Skippers are expected to maintain basic self-recovery capability and Safety category 5 is recommended.  As usual, the decision to cruise resides with the skipper.  
 
The boat that arrives closest to the rendezvous time will receive a small prize. Extra prizes and kudos are awarded for stylish parking / anchoring and the quality of the cheeze platter (prizes are awarded in a completely arbitrary fashion).
 
 
 
SS Rendezvous Program 2016-2017
  

29 October - 1 November 2016 - Wyndham harbour

25-27 November 2016 - Queenscliff

2-8 January 2017 - Magical Mystery Tour (Bass Strait)

11-13 March - Portarlington

14-17 April - Great Circumnavigation (of port phillip)

 

 

 

Wyndham Harbour – Winery and Zoo or Golf - Melbourne Cup Long Weekend

Sailing rally to the new Wyndham Harbour Marina. Visit Werribee open plains zoo and Shadowfax Winery.

Saturday 29 October:

Sail to Wyndham Harbour via series of points – kind of like a treasure hunt

Sunday 30 October:

Two options – Zoo and winery or Golf

Option 1 - Weribee Open Range Zoo and Shadowfax Winery

Option 2 – Golf at Weribee Golf Club

 Monday 31 October:

Group breakfast and sail home (boats can opt to sail home pervious evening)

Tuesday 1 November – Melbourne Cup day

Club function or other function

 

Queenscliff Music Festival

Need to book berth at Harbour or QCYC VERY EARLY – this is a popular weekend

Friday 25 November

Sail to RYCV to Queenscliff (Harbour or QCYC)

Music Festival starts at 6pm on Friday

Saturday, 27 and Sunday 27 November

Queenscliff Music Festival

Sunday Afternoon 28 November

Sail Queenscliff to RYCV

 

Magical Mystery Tour

Bass Strait Cruise suitable for boats new to ocean cruising and old salts

Monday 2 January

RYCV to Queenscliff

Tuesday 3– Saturday 7 January

Bass Strait Cruise – aiming for Refuge Cove

Sunday 8 January – Return to RYCV

 

Portarlington Bellarine Estate Winery - Labour Day long weekend

Saturday 11 March

Sail to Portarlington, Anchor out

Sunday 12 March

Visit Bellarine Estate for tasting and lunch – Winery / Brewery

Monday 13 March

Sail Portarlington to RYCV

 

Great Circumnavigation of Port Phillip – Easter

14-17 April - 4 day, 3 night tour of Port Phillip

Queenscliff, Geelong, Mornington / Mount Martha

Direction of travel will depend on forecast winds

Visit Limeburner’s Cove, Port Phillip Heads, South Channel Islands (Chainman’s Hat, Fort)


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