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2023 Bass Strait Cruise in Company

An information evening for the 2023 Bass Strait Cruise in Company  (Sat 25th Feb to Mon 13th Mar, 2023) will be held at the Club on Friday 9th December 2022 at 6:00pm. Please let Terry Frankham ([email protected]) know if you might be interested in participating in this Cruise in Company.

The emphasis of this “Cruise in Company” is on having fun, and the camaraderie and safety of being in the company of other boats. This cruise is a great opportunity for less experienced skippers/crews to gain experience in the company of more experienced skippers and crews, and to visit locations beyond the usual Bay locations.  Social events take place along the way, including the annual Cruising Group Bocce championship, Klopp competitions, and a themed BBQ.  We welcome sailing and power boats to join in and participate.

Depending on the weather, the fleet may decide to head west from Port Phillip Heads to destinations such as Apollo Bay, and then perhaps on to King Island and to NW Tasmania. Alternatively, if the wind is in the other direction, then the fleet may decide to head east to Wilsons Promontory and locations such as Refuge Cove and Corner inlet, and then possibly on to Deal Island and /or Flinders Island. Where we go, and when, is very weather dependent (there have been a one or two years when the fleet has not left Port Phillip Bay because of the weather conditions and forecast).