Club News and Events

FOUR WINTER SEMINARS

1. BOAT SAFETY - Friday 31st July 7 - 9pm

Presented by Angus Willison: Safety and Technical Officer YNZ -  will discuss boat safety and Category 4 Standards for racing. Questions welcome.

2. RACING RULES OF SAILING - Friday 14th August 7 - 9pm

Presented by Hamish Hey: Regional Support Oficer from Yachting New Zealand. Hamish is a National Judge and National Teams Judge and will focus on Give Way Rules and mark rounding using a variety of scenarios. Questions are welcome. Bring your 2013 - 2016 Rule Book or purchase at the seminar for $20.

3. BOAT PAINT / ANTI FOULING - A Friday to be advised 7 - 9 pm

Peter Crispin from Wairau Paint Centre will be xplaining the benefits of the Hemple range of paints for marine use both painting and antifouling.

4. SUMMER ISLAND TRAVEL - Friday 28th August 7-9 pm

Presented by Jo Kennedy from Niue Island Tourism. Niue is a Pacific Island paradise like no other, one of the smallest countries and one of the largest raised coral atolls on earth. With world class diving, fishing, walking, snorkelling and caving set in a relaxing tropical environment. Or simply relax. Qusetions and prizes to follow.

SAILING

2015 Winter Series. Sailing Calendar

Craft Monthly 

Craft Monthly is held 7 -9 pm on the last Tuesday of the month. A variety of crafts showcased to allow you to complete a project in the evening or continue with what you are working on.

Contact your Club Captain Karen Jones on (021)111 5647 or

email: Karen Cole klcole@xtra.co.nz

THURSDAY CLUB NIGHT

We look forward to seeing our regular members  along with our most recent new members friends and family. Dinners commence around 6.15 pm.

Please join us every Thursday for a delicious meal prepared by our caterers Auckland Private Chef. A family friendly night with a casual atmosphere and licensed bar, we encourage you to call ahead to book your spot!

Phone Dominic Hodge on 021 154 8092 or email info@aucklandprivatechef.co.nz

HISTORICAL

Historical Archive Section.

Our Club Historian - Bill Heathwaite  has uncovered  very early images of the Wairau Estuary - together with images of the the Milford and Takapuna beach front and surrounding residential areas. We have started to upload some of these diamonds. Check them out by clicking here. If you have any information or stories of historical interest to the MCC please contact Bill at bill.heathwaite@paradise.net.nz.

If you are unsure whether to call Bill or not that is the time to contact him!

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

The Executive Committee is always looking for extra assistance and talents to assist the club. If you have skills in sailing, power boating, fishing, diving, sponsorship, marketing, accounting, building, computing, entertainment, writing, web design, engineering, teaching, law, town planning, health, fitness, technology, fund raising, travel, speaking, organisation, logistics, strategic thinking, public relations then volunteer yor services to make our club the very best we can be.

Speak to a committee member about how you may assist to  lead the way forward or email secretary@milfordcruising.co.nz


 

 

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