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Navy One Sydney To Hobart Race Finish

Navy One successfully completed the Sydney to Hobart and retained the Oggin Cup. As you would know many crews were forced to retire due to rough weather on the first night from sail, rig, or even crew damage and then had to endure being becalmed often for many hours in between 2 high pressure systems. See their message and photos here.

NEW YEARS EVE AT RANSA

Once again RANSA will be open for members and their guests to get together on New Years Eve - see further details below

Volunteer Get Together

A get together to thank past and present volunteers as well as an opportunity for new members or those that have not yet put your hand up to come and find out about how you could contribute. Bar will be open and light refreshments served so pls RSVP

RANSA CHRISTMAS BREAKFAST SUN 12 DEC

The RANSA Christmas Breakfast will be held this year on Sunday 12 December with meal service from 09:30-11:30. $30 per head, kids half price, and all proceeds go to the Sir David Martin Foundation. Pls book with the Office office@ransa.com.au

Navy One and RANSA Event Friday 26th November

Be at RANSA today at 4:30 for the formal launch of Navy One's Sydney to Hobart campaign is kicked off by Deputy Fleet Commander Commodore Jonathon (John) Earley who is flying in from Canberra especially for the event. Additionally the Army band will be there support the friendly inter service rivalry with the Army's Gunrunner in the Sydney to Hobart

SAFETY EQUIPMENT AUDITS SUN 28 NOV

RANSA will hold a Safety Equipment Audit day on Sunday 28 November- Contact the office to book your Cat 7 inspection between 1000 and 1500

Twilight Season Navy Bear Menu

Navy Bear has a new post Twilight Race menu for you to enjoy. Don't forget to show your vaccination passport and new membership card now available from the Office for the 15% discount on you post race meal. See the full menu here

COVID 80 Percent Requirements At RANSA

The current NSW Health requirements will need to be followed by all RANSA members and guests when using the Club including Navy Bear Cafe. This means Members entering the clubhouse will need to be double vaccinated and will have to produce their vaccination certificate to show their double vaccination status and abide by the indoor capacity requirements of 1 person per 4 sqm.

RANSA UPDATE 18 OCTOBER

As of today restrictions are further eased and we are excited about getting back in to sailing and to welcoming you here at the Boatshed! See below for all the details.

SAILING AND COVID UPDATE 11 OCTOBER

The rules applicable from this Monday 11th October are summarised below, further easing of restrictions will follow once the 80% vaccination target is reached.

SKIPPERS BRIEFING 2021

The mandatory pre season skippers briefing was held by Zoom on 6 October, and included the RMS briefing, a presentation on the use of Sailsys, and a preview of the 21/22 Season at RANSA. The video recording can be reviewed at the link below.

SAILING - COVID UPDATE

Australian Sailing have consulted with Police Marine Area Command on how latest easing of restrictions applies to boating, and they have issued the statement below clarifying that the new gathering rules of 5 people outdoors DO NOT apply to any kind of boat and this includes sailing boats whether open or with a cabin.

Ian Short Sails Special RANSA Member Offer

With it now looking like we will get a Twilight & Summer season of sailing, RANSA has negotiated a special offer with Ian Short Sails for 15% off any new sail (any cloth type) or major sail repair/service if ordered before 31st October! Some T&Cs apply so read how you can take advantage of this special member offer.

TRIVIA and other Zoom opportunities

If you are bored with binge watching TV series we have a few alternatives for you, with the return of Trivia and a couple of Zoom items of interest to skippers and crew:

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