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Subject:                                     [Test] Squadron News Edition #74



Squadron News Edition #74
May 25, 2018



The Commodore, Committee and Staff at Perth Flying Squadron Yacht Club would like to extend a very warm welcome to the following new club Members:


Phil Courtney
Rede McMillan
David Richardson
Peter Irons
Jess Irons
Stephan Gasqueres
Nicole Gasqueres

Katja Mehl
Alain Muir
Brenton Black
Marc Schaillee
Michaela Schaillee
Mee Lee Casy





Notice of AGM Meeting 

The Club will be holding the Annual General Meeting at the Clubhouse in the Mele Bilo Ballroom on Wednesday 20th June 2018, commencing at 6.30pm.
For more information please check the Members Portal as well as the Notice Boards in the Club. 



AGM Notification - Notice of Motions 23 May 2018

During the 2017 AGM it was resolved to adopt the proposed new Constitution in order to comply with the Associations Incorporations Act.
Since then, the Committee have been in the process of reviewing and updating the Club's Constitution based on suggestions from Members. As a result, a number of amendments to the Club's Constitution have been proposed to be voted upon by the Members at the 2018 AGM.
Please click here to view the 'Proposed Motions'



Commodore's Annual Cocktail Soirée

Book Now for the Event of the Season
All Members and Guests are welcome to our Commodore's Annual Cocktail Soirée. Commencing at 7pm on June 30, 2018, this will be a night you will not want to miss. 
With our New Committee being announced next month, this will be the chance to come and meet our new leaders and say farewell to the previous. Not only that, it will be a fantastic night filled with presentations, drinking, eating and dancing.
Tickets are $60 (which can be deducted from your House Support) and includes drinks and canapes till 10pm. 
Please click here for more details 
To reserve your spot please call Reception on (08) 9386 6437 or email



Insurance Certificates & Registration Documents

Members are reminded that documentation must be forwarded to the Membership Manager in a timely manner.
As per the Club's Constitution, it is a requirement of registration that all craft must comply with the Club's Safety Regulations. Any craft not complying with the Safety Regulations will not be permitted within the Club grounds, pens or mooring areas. These safety requirements include the following minimum requirements:

  1. Copy of current trailer licence registration certificate (for hardstand);
  2. Copy of current boat (DOT) registration certificate; and
  3. Copy of current insurance policy (with a minimum of $10,000,000 Public Liability Cover)

Any queries, please contact Sam on 9386 6437 or



Crew Register & Sailing Dates for Winter Frostbite 

Our sailing calendar includes regular Club racing with fixed and laid mark courses and special events. On a weekly basis our keelboats race in a mixed fleet, divisions 1, 2, 3, and 4. Should you be interested in participating or joining in a crew please register your interest on the Crew Register whiteboard located in our Reception foyer.
Please note that there will be no sailing on Sunday June 3, 2018 due to the W.A Day Long Weekend.
Dates for Winter Frostbite in June are as follows;
Sunday June 17, 2018
For further details on dates for following months please click here



Launching Ramp 

All Members, please be advised that when using the launching ramp you must allow 1 full metre between your boat trailer and the floating jetty. This will avoid running off the side of the concrete launch ramp and causing any damage to your boat or tyres.



Car Stickers

A friendly reminder that we have received our car stickers for 2018/2019. If you are an Ordinary, Family, Affiliate, or Country Member please visit our Membership Manager Sam in the office so a new sticker can be allocated to you.



Winter Talk Series

PFSYC has the pleasure of attaining Fran Taylor for our second Winter Talk Series which will be held on Wednesday June 13, 2018. 
Fran's talk will be based around her time sailing across the world in an old fashioned Square Rigger.
Come along and hear her tales and watch her slides from some of her voyages.
For more information please click here
Please note bookings are essential.
Bookings can be made through Reception on (08) 9386 6437 or email



Outstanding Debtors

Any Members that have outstanding fees and/or subscriptions, please make arrangements to settle your bill as soon as possible.



Junior Sailing

If you are interested in registering your child for Junior Sailing, please do not hesitate to get in contact with our Membership Manager Sam on for more details.



Used Chairs for Sale

The Club has a number of used chairs for sale. Should you be interested in purchasing any please call Reception on (08) 9386 6437 or email
For prices and more information please click here



Sale on Regalia Stock 

We are currently having a 10% off  sale on certain items of our Regalia stock.
Please click here to view sale items and details.
Should you wish to purchase any of these items, please call Reception on (08) 9386 6437 or email




It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to our long time Member Ronald Floyd. We would like to pass on our sincerest condolences to David's family and friends through this challenging time. May you rest in peace.




Vessel Security & Recent Criminal Activity


Members Tips - Nuts hard to remove?

That nut is hard to remove?
Two suggestions;

  1. Carefully pour boiling water over the nut - it will expand and be easier to remove.
  2. You can use a naked flame, but provided you are only out in the open air.






Like us on Facebook & Get 1 Free Drink*

Have you liked us on Facebook yet?
During the month of May we will be giving our Members 1 free drink at the bar when you like us on Facebook. By liking our page you will stay up to date with our current events, functions and general Club information.
To get liking and claim your free drink please click here to be redirected to our Facebook page
*Terms and Conditions Apply



Sunday All Day Breakfast

Sunday Vibes...
Starting this Sunday May 27, 2018 we will be doing All Day Breakfast starting at 11am for only $20. 
Book by calling Reception on (08) 9386 6437 or email



Sunday Roast Dinners

A Sunday well spent brings a week of content
Starting this Sunday May 27, 2018 our Galley menu will only be available from Wednesday to Saturday. As an alternative we will be serving a roast dinner on Sunday nights which will include roast potatoes, fresh vegetables and yorkshire puddings.
To make your booking please call Reception on 9386 6437 or email



Presentation Night 

Seniors Sailing Presentation Night
All Members and Guests are welcome to our Winter and Summer Sailing Presentations for 2017-2018 on Friday June 8 commencing at 7pm. 
Full Menu will be available.
Bookings are essential.
To book please call Reception on (08) 9386 6437 or email




Galley Hours

Good Friends, Good Food, Good Times
Wednesday from 3pm - 8:30pm
Thursday from 3pm - 8:30pm
Friday 12pm - 8:30pm
Saturday 12pm - 8:30pm
Sunday 11am - 7:30pm







Mobile Marine

Mobile Marine WA is a business that caters to all of your boating needs, servicing inboards, stern drives and outboard motors of all sizes and brands. Pete has more than 10 years of experience in the industry and is well known for his quality service, reliability and attention to detail.
Please contact Pete Griffiths on 0428 225 877 or




Pure 1 is a locally owned company and is fully trained in the art of Shipwright, and is available to complete all repairs and maintenance issues that you may have with your vessel.
Please contact Nick Barker from Pure 1 on 0413 096 660.




Major Club Sponsors


The club wishes to recognise and greatly appreciates the ongoing support of our major sponsors.  
Please support the sponsors that support our club.




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