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Metung and the Australia Day weekend

13 November 2015 Mary Rowe

Now that does look very enticing!

"Now that does look very enticing!"

Photo by:
David Jeffreys

The Metung Yacht Club look forward to welcoming sailors from around Australia to the one design regatta for invited classes, including the East Gippsland Etchells Championship being held on the beautiful Gippsland Lakes, three hours from Melbourne on the 23rd, 24th and 25th of January, 2016. Racing will be conducted over three days on Lake King, which is approximately a twenty-minute sail from Bancroft Bay.

Entry fee of $300, and the schedule of racing is proposed to be a seven race series (but is subject to change):

  • Friday 22nd January
    1600 to 2000hrs - Registration
    1800hrs - Welcome Drinks Party
  • Saturday 23rd January
    0800 to 1000 - Registration
    1000 - Competitor Briefing
    1255 - Race 1 Warning Signal
    Race 2 - after Race 1
  • Sunday 24th January
    1055 - Race 3 Warning Signal
    Race 4 - after Race 3
    Race 5 - after Race 4
  • Monday 25th January
    1055 - Race 6 Warning Signal
    Race 7 - after Race 6
    No warning signal after 1500 on day three. Presentation of Prizes.

Accommodation Options:

Metung Yacht Club Catering:

  • Breakfast available each day from 8.00am
  • Lunch packs available each day please order the day before
  • Bar snacks available after sailing each night
  • The MYC opens for dinner every night for bookings phone 03 5156 2315

Further enquiries can be directed to or Gai Clough on 0447 277 283.

Metung Yacht Club

Hard at work with Tango  at least the office was in a good spot

"Hard at work with Tango at least the office was in a good spot"

Photo by:
David Jeffreys


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