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Covid-19  -  Flinders Yacht Club Update 17 September 2021

The Clubhouse is closed.

Restriction changes for metropolitan Melbourne and City of Ballarat

From 11.59 pm Friday 17 September:

The most significant change is that there will now be one other reason to leave home for outdoor social interactionThe main changes are as follows:

  • Travel limit extended to 10km from place of primary residence
  • Socialise or exercise (up to four hours, with one other person plus dependants if they cannot be left unattended. The other person can be from another household).

Up to five people may gather from two households to socialise or exercise if everyone over the age of 18 has had two vaccination doses

Sailing is allowed for exercise – Subject to

  • It is within 10km from home
  • For up to 4hrs, once per day
  • With a mask
  • With one other person (plus dependents that cannot be left unattended)

Many people who do not store their boats at home will require them to access their craft. Sailors can

  • Access Boats from open-air yards. So long as sailors can practice social distancing and other covid requirements, a facility such as a clubhouse is not entered.
  • Sailors can access boats on moorings and marinas. However, so long as members can practise social distancing and other covid requirements, a facility such as a clubhouse is not entered.
  • Boats may be accessed from storage or dry stacks, if done in a retail style, click and collect, covid-safe manner, and if the storage facility has this same understanding.
  • Members should enter and exit the boat storage area as quickly as possible and not work on their boats or gather in groups within the yard.

Please support our COVID-Safe Officers in their efforts to keep us all safe when sailing and socialising.

To view our FYC Covid Safe Plan click here: FYC-Covid-Safe-Plan
For the latest Sailing Australia / VIC advice click here: https://www.sailing.org.au/news/victorian-covid-update-17th-september-2021/

Covid-19  -  Flinders Yacht Club Update 24/06/2021  Members are welcome to attend the club. If you or any member of your household or guests are unwell, all are required to refrain from visiting the club and its facilities. The following applies to all members and guests when visiting the club and any of its facilities :-

  • Masks: The Vic Govt requires that masks must be carried at all times and must be worn indoors and recommends wearing when 1.5m distancing cannot be maintained.
  • Hand Sanitising: Hand sanitising will be available regularly in the clubhouse. However, please bring your own. Ours may run out.
  • Entry: You, your family and guests MUST check in using the Service Victoria QR code app no matter how long you spend at the club.
  • Clubhouse is open for Informal Gatherings: (family & friends dining, post-race drinks, etc).

Kitchen and BBQ is available for members use.
Members are responsible for cleaning surfaces after use.
All items to be rinsed and dishwasher cleaned. Members must load items into the dishwasher and the last one turns it on.
Members must provide their own rubbish bags and All rubbish must be removed by the member.
Toilets and changeroom facilities are open.

Please support our COVID-Safe Officers in their efforts to keep us all safe when sailing and socialising.
To view our FYC Covid Safe Plan click here: FYC-Covid-Safe-Plan
For the latest Sailing Australia / VIC advice click here: https://www.sailingresources.org.au/covid-19/vic/


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35 Lacey View, Flinders

VIC 3929

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