Announcements/Messages/Reminders

Online Racing:
Not too late to join.

Wednesday and Saturday racing. Do one or do both it’s up to you. There is the one registration page and you will be emailed on the day to see if you want to race.

For those that would like to get involved please see details and registration via this LINK.
See if you have registered HERE.

ORCc rating: Renewal
Please remember that this needs an annual renewal and expired 30th June. A reminder was supposed to be sent out but you may not have received it. Please use the below link for Revalidation. It is important to note that ratings have been adjusted since last sailing season so mixing out of date ratings with current ratings can happen.

https://www.sailing.org.au/events/102244/

COVID Fun: Have a go and send me your results at boating@rmys.com.au

A. Crossword: Sorry none this week
B. Jigsaw https://www.jigsawplanet.com/?rc=play&pid=0f6fe9b6f51b
Last weeks answer

C. Mystery Object: (Last weeks Answer: Tweaker block for spinnaker)

D. What is this a picture of? Again its too easy really: Las weeks Answer E mark

Weather Question 1
Explain the difference between a rapidly falling barometer versus a slowly falling barometer
at the approach of a cold front?

Weather Question 2
What sort of weather might you expect with:
a) rising air in a low pressure system
b) descending air in a high pressure system
Answer.

Last weeks General Questions

E. In nautical terms what is meant by “dipping the eye”?
Answer: A term used for placing the eye of one mooring line through that of another.

F: When tying up alongside a jetty/dock the recommended practice is to have loops (bowlines) on the dock and XOX on the boat. What are the two primary reasons for this?

Answers: 1: More boats can use the same cleat
2: If you need to depart quickly there is no need for crew to get off the boat (yes you need to leave your lines behind)

Upcoming RMYS racing

Online Racing
22nd September
25th September – Sat
29th September

Volunteers: help is still needed.

Check out our Volunteer page to see what it’s all about… the club needs you.