Oh, what a wonderful Cruise!

The 50th anniversary Squadron Annual Cruise was a great success. Many thanks to Cruise Captain John Taylor and his committee for arranging a wonderful week of racing, social activities and fun that brought our cruising community together. You will be able to read John's report in the next edition of Logbook.

view cruise photos here



Prize Giving

Cruise Captain John Taylor awarded the prizes - assisted by Able Seaman Gordon Ingate.
In addition to recognising the placegetters in Divisions 1, 2 and 3, the Erica J Trophy for 'Whole-hearted participation' was presented to Sam & Nicola Hill of Forty and the William Brian Northam Trophy for the 'Sprit of the Cruise' was awarded to Richard & Rene Chapman, Nand V.

view the full list of prizes here

Photo competition

Thank you to the many keen photographers who submitted entries this year - it was a very hard task to pick winners!

The best photo in the 'Under Sail' class was taken by Murray Spence:

And Graeme Kennedy's panoramic shot of the Halletts beach Hawaiian party won the 'Other' category:

Galley Gourmet Challenge

Congratulations to the winners of our popular annual competition. 

Anitra V - Haloumi Sesame Bites with honey & orange
Andarta - Beetroot & gin cured salmon served with horseradish mayo, home pickled onion & witlof 

Main Course                     
Andeluna - Chargrilled spatchcock with wild rice & vegetable stack
and Limelight - Roasted duck breast with red wine poached pear & braised broccolini
About Time - Waffle cones with lemon meringue or chocolate surprise
Junior Chef                        
Hurrica V - Vietnamese spring rolls with chilli dipping sauce.

Read Trish Stanley and Judge Sue Swanson's report here