PO Box 121 Neutral Bay 2089
sail group photo Coming Up
Date Activity Further Information
22 June

Cost: $20 pp for tour
Lunch and transport own cost
Sydney Institute of Marine Science (SIMS)
SIMS has over 100 scientists and graduate students associated with the Institute, representing a broad diversity of skills in marine science. SIMS is a unique focal point for collaborative marine research and innovation, provision of marine research for policy makers and managers, and research training and teaching .The location near the Sydney Heads is ideal for marine research with high quality seawater available to service the SIMS research aquarium.
Max 30 people
Contact: Bob Pearce
James Ritchie
24 June

10am Hyde Park Barracks
Macquarie St
2.50 Club Audio Visual First Settlers Experience
Meet 10am in front of Hyde Park Barracks Macquarie St.
To use the Discover NSW $25 voucher you have to buy the $35 one month pass for all sydneylivingmuseum sites.
So you use the voucher plus $10 - only available at the ticket office. The pass will start on first use.
It is an extraordinary interactive look at early settlement, from aboriginal and white perspectives. Book early. Afterwards, a short walk to Jardin St James for lunch.
We will use the museum pass again in July.
Contact John Pike
0403 007 273
27 July

12 noon for 12:30pm 60pp 3-course meal
Winter Feast at Abbotsford
Continuing the tradition of past years, we have chosen to return to "Watergrill.". Please join us at the Sydney Rowing Club to enjoy this occasion as we overlook the beautiful Parramatta River.
If you would like other members to join you at your table, please let us know. Tables of 8, 10 and 12 can be organised.
New Members - this is an opportunity for you to meet other members. We will do our best to seat you on a table with some of the longer term members As befits this occasion, friends are very welcome.
As for 2019, we have been advised that service will be on alternate basis rather than individual choices.
1st Course - Salt and pepper squid with aioli OR Smoked salmon with avocado and fennel 2nd.Course - Barramundi fillet with crushed potato & celeriac, caper salsa OR
Lamb shoulder with roast potato, brussel sprouts and bacon.
Dessert - Blueberry panna cotta OR Flourless chocolate ganache
Contact Bob Pearce
James Ritchie
18 August

Time to be advised
Hawkesbury River Cruise - WWII Sites
Details coming
Contact Bob Pearce
28 September

Time to be advised
Rhododendron Gardens Blackheath
Details coming
Contact Bob Pearce
26 October

Time to be advised
Sydney Heritage Fleet
Details coming
Contact Bob Pearce
Tuesday - Friday
16-19 November

3 nights
Price TBA
Orange Trip
Orange in the middle west of NSW is renowned for its cool-climate wine production,good eatingand beautiful region.We are organising a trip there THIS November to replace cancelled trip last year.Clean air. Lovely wine. Good fellowship.
TRANSPORT Own cars to Orange. We will use local Coach to tour around the region for the two full days there.Using our own transport to get to Orange gives us the opportunity to spend more days privately if we wish, plus gives us the flexibility of not requiring large min. number for Coach from Sydney.
ACCOMMODATION: Mercure Templars Mill motel in the middle of town. Good quality. Just metres walk to restaurants, coffee, fashion, hardware shops.
ACTION REQUIRED FROM YOU NOW To assist us with our negotiations with motel, restaurants, wineries, etc. in Orange, please contact us, details to the right.
Preliminary Brochure
Contact Bob Pearce
James Ritchie