Newsletter to Club Officials January 2006
Central Coat Region (Breamlea to Inverloch including the two bays) Draft Boating Coastal Action Plan
A final reminder that your opportunity to comment on this draft is only until January 31 2005. Please copy us on your response so we can be aware of issues in your precinct. Yachting Victoria has attended numerous meetings about this plan, which can be found at www.ccb.vic.gov.au. We will be making a submission on behalf of all clubs. The plan sets the blue print for our boating infrastructure on the bays until 2030 so please do not ignore it.
Affiliation Fees Review Rule 11 A summary of the discussion at the December meeting appears at www.yachtingvictoria.com.au under Club Manual, Bylaws and Affiliation fees. Clubs representing nearly two thirds of total club membership have provided Yachting Victoria with their total membership numbers (all types of member) and total membership fees income for their last financial year for the purpose of evaluating the % of fees option, and reporting back to member clubs. If you havent can you please email this data to firstname.lastname@example.org. We need it to complete this exercise.
Upcoming YV Half Year Meeting you will shortly be receiving notice that the half yearly meeting of Yachting Victoria will be held on Tuesday March 21. Please mark it in your diary
Launch of Boating Victoria Yachting Victoria will be formally launching Boating Victoria as its division to look specifically after the interest of power boat owners at member clubs at the Boating Victoria Motor Cruiser Rally at Docklands on Saturday January 27. For the full media release see our website.
Working with Children Bill Legislation has been passed and a regulatory impact statement has been issued. Yachting Victoria will be working with Vicsport on a submission by the deadline of February 10. The RIS is at ww,justice.vic.gov.au/workingwithchildren.
The Melbourne Stop Over of the Volvo Ocean Race how do clubs take advantage? Come and see our information display stand at Waterfront City where we will be collecting names and address of people who want to find out more about sailing, learning to sail and join a club. We will be loading all their details into OnBoard to enable clubs & training centres to contact them and invite them to their club. Thanks to the clubs and training centres that have supported the stand, with money, information and volunteers.
Go Sailing Night, Wednesday February 1 and Day, Sunday February 26 We remind all clubs that we are promoting two Go Sailing opportunities for the public in all the media related to the Melbourne Stop Over. We encourage all clubs to take advantage of this opportunity to promote public involvement.
Volvo Teams at Clubs We remind all clubs they have the opportunity to meet a Volvo team member and hear their experience first hand at a club near you and also on Wednesday February 1 (or Feb 8 at some clubs). For details see www.melbournestopover.com.au