Thursday Snippets, 26 March

All activities at Albert Sailing Club have been suspended as a result of current Government and Health guidelines associated with the COVID-19 situation. This includes the club sailing and training programs, and all clubroom activities. Members with boats in the club boatyard who have a club key will still be able to access their boat and use it, subject to prevailing Government and Parks Victoria prescriptions. Changerooms are closed, and toilets only to be used if absolutely necessary with individual responsibility for pre and post cleaning of toilet facilities. A limited program of cleaning of clubrooms and changeroom/toilet areas is under discussion with our cleaning contractor and will be advised when finalised. If you choose to visit the club to check on your boat or use it please follow the guidelines of the Australian and Victorian Governments and their authorities which are applicable at the the time. Anyone who is in quarantine or self isolation must stay at home until they are cleared to leave and anyone who is unwell please stay away.

The Autumn edition of the club’s Mudpuddler Newsletter has been mailed out to members and an online copy placed on the Home page of the club website The Newsletter and the enclosed brochure provided information on the proposed unification of Albert Sailing Club and the Albert Park Yacht Club and a timtetable of actions. These actions have now been suspended. The Members Information meeting scheduled for 4th April and the Special General Meeting scheduled for the18th May have both been postponed to future dates to be determined. The format and scheduling of the Annual General Meeting planned for 18th May is to be determined.

The operations of the club are under being considered by the club’s flag officers and general committee. The next meeting of the full committee will be an online meeting just after Easter on wednesday 15th April.

Stay safe and well everyone

Rod Thomas and Cindy Tibrook
for ASC committee

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