January 27 - February 2, 2013: Issue
Kylie Whitham - RMYC Broken Bay.
Breakfast on The Beach and Citizenship Ceremony at Newport
Avalon Sailing Club's Holly and Heidi - sailing in the 177th Australia Day Regatta. Picture by A J Guesdon.
Avalon Sailing Club continued a 177 year tradition by hosting the historical Australia Day Regatta, held each year on behalf of the Australia Day Regatta Management Committee. Owners of all yachts - including centreboard classes, one-design keelboats, gaff-rigged and classic yachts. A sail past at 12.30 preceded the competition.
Current Cmdr. Richard Rasdall and Meredith
Rasdall, brilliant artist.
The Royal Motor Yacht Club - Broken Bay held their traditional Boat Parade with vessels decorated with colourful bunting, each with an Australia Day theme. Flagship MV Silver Ghost honoured a historical heritage of Pittwater, the placing of RMYC flagships just south of Scotland Island and opposite Salt Pan. All vessels were greeted with the resounding of the Silver Ghost's horn and saluted by General Manager of the RMYC, Karen Baldwin.
The RMYC - Broken Bay honoured one of their historical traditions this
Australia Day in mooring the flagship MV Silver Ghost for this year's
Boat Parade where it had been soon after the opening of the club and during many
a Pittwater Regatta,
just south of Scotland Island and parallel to Salt Pan Cove.
Venus - playing at RMYC - Broken Bay on Australia Day Afternoon
- Steve Whitmore, Lauren Dawes and Dr Martin Hardy
Pictures by A J Guesdon, 2013.