It is with much sadness that model yachting lost two stalwarts last week sucumbing to ill health.
Ken Stone, one of the 5 founders of MLMYC lost his long battle with cancer. Stonie served the Club with great distinction right from its start in 2004. As a sailor first at West Lakes with home built, A types and Marbleheads, he was a keen builder and mentor of the club founders when they adopted the ML45 design. He held the Club record for building the most boats. He served on the executive from the start and succeeded Bob Smith as President for a number of years until handing over the reins and taking up the responsibilities of Finance Director - he just loved handling the money, even more than those hot dougnuts. There would not be one Club member who didn't at some time seek his assistance advice or a part from him. We will miss you mate. Our condolenses and very best wishes go to his wife Sandra and their family, all of whom have at some time been lakeside with him
Noel Christinson was a larger than life figure and member of the PRYC and it's committee. He had sailed at Mawson Lakes in the Nationals with his RC Laser and at other venues and befriended a number of our members. All relate to what a friendly character he was. Definitely one of the good guys. He went home unwell from an event and finished up in Intensive Care with acute Leukemia and infected gums. Our sympathy to his wife Gail.
Members and Visitors
See "What's On" below for detail on the Cancellations due to Covid 19
To help stop the spread of the virus, ALL MLMYC organised activities in and around the Boatshed are suspended indefinitely. Members and the public are able to sail their model boats on the lake provided they observe all the restrictions of the State and federal authorities such as social distancing and take personal precautions to prevent the spread of Covid 19. Members may anticipate that as restrictions are eased through stages 2 and 3, the social distancing and some other precautions will contine until a vaccine is available. The Boatshed will remain closed for general access by Club members until further advised.
CLIPPER SHIP ACTIVITIES
Members who attended The Beggars sing The Seekers event on the clipper ship City of Adelaide are raving about it and urge those members who missed out on tickets to catch their next performance at Goodwood Theatre 7pm Friday 16 October. Tickets are $25 through "trybooking.com" 0412572402.
In the meantime the next onboard concert is set for Sunday 25 October 3-5pm. It will feature the South Season Band with "Dylan: Influence and Inspiration featuring songs of Bob Dylan, Johny Cash, the Animals, The Kinks and more". The intimate venue on board the clipper ship enhances the show. Tickets will be around $35 from "Eventbrite" soon. Get in quick or missout.
Restoration work on the ship is continuing. Well worth a visit at it's new home at Dock 2. Visit their facebook page or web site https://www.cityofadelaide.org.au/
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