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Opening of the 67th boating season at Southport Yacht Club

by Southport Yacht Club on 5 Sep 2013
Flag Officers Blessing the Fleet Southport Yacht Club © http://www.southportyachtclub.com.au
On Saturday 7 September, the Southport Yacht Club will celebrate the opening of its 67th Boating and Sailing Season with the Club’s Annual Sail Past and Blessing of the Fleet Ceremony.

Club and visiting vessels will assemble in the vicinity of the Deep Hole and will arrive at Southport Yacht Club for the official Blessing of the Fleet from 2.45pm.

Approximately 50 vessels are expected to take part in the spectacular and colourful parade of sailing and powerboats.

The best vantage point for spectators to view the parade of vessels as they make their way to the Clubhouse is Harley Park, Southport, alternatively, visitors are welcome to view the vessels from the Southport Yacht Club’s Clubhouse at Macarthur Parade, Main Beach.

Father Harry Reuss will Bless the Waters with Southport Yacht Club Commodore Ian Hall, Vice Commodore Sail Kerry Noyes, Vice Commodore Power Phil Shot and Commander Peter Tedman DSM ADC RAN taking the salute from the Club’s pontoon.

On completion of the Sail Past, the Hinterland Community Band, together with The TS Tyalgum Cadets will perform the traditional Sunset Ceremony.

Entertainment will be provided throughout the day with the Hinterland Community Band and vocalist Jocelyn Armstrong. Entertainment will continue in the Clubhouse after the Sunset Ceremony has concluded.


Southport Yacht Club’s Main Beach Clubhouse restaurant and facilities are open to Members and bona fide visitors throughout the day.

For further information or to book your table in the Waterfront Restaurant please contact Southport Yacht Club via: enquiries@southportyachtclub.com.au or 07 5591 3500.

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