79th yacht­ing sea­son un­der­way with bless­ing

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For the sec­ond straight year sail­ing was not pos­si­ble for mem­bers of the Yar­ra­wonga Yacht Club af­ter the sea­son open­ing bless­ing and lunch.

The club’s start boat, on land, was the sub­sti­tute fleet for Rev Michael Jones to an­noint sup­ported by mem­bers and guests.

The club was also graced by a visit from Life Mem­ber Den­nis Dean and part­ner He­len.

The aban­don­ment flag went up 90 min­utes be­fore the pro­posed race time and a sump­tu­ous lunch was en­joyed by all.

The ten race Win­ter Se­ries was won by spe­cial­ist Ross Gor­man for a record fourth time. Tom Hutchi­son missed out by one point af­ter a count back with Ian Dock­ing.

Ross Gor­man and Tom Hutchi­son dis­play their Win­ter Se­ries bounty.

New dragon boat pad­dlers re­ceive in­struc­tion be­fore set­ting out.

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