Bruce A.





Organizer since:

April 9, 2011

Please describe your level of sailing experience as either yacht owner, very experienced, some experience, or beginner. Please describe the types of yachts you have sailed on in the past or the yacht you currently own.

I am an experience ocean sailor. I’ve sailed a few Sydney Hobart’s in a Davidson 34, much cruising and racing in Bass Straight, a year cruising the South Pacific in a Cape Barron Goose 36 and a year sailing 20ers in Austria.

What type of sailing do you prefer? Racing, cruising and racing or just cruising. What types of yachts do you prefer? Dingy, trailer sailer, small keelboat, large keelboat, all yachts.

I like cruising and racing but most of all I like it when yacht owners join this group and take people sailing.

Weight is crucial in some racing yachts. What is your estimated weight in kilograms? Some racing yachts require a high level of strength, fitness and mobility. Please describe yourself as either, fit and mobile, mobile, restricted movement.

87kg, fit and mobile

Some yachts are crewed by young teams, others are older. Approximately how old are you? 10-20, 20-30,30-40,40-50,50-60,60-70,70-100? .


It is very annoying for yacht owners when they wait around for crew who say they are coming and fail to show up. Failure to change your RSVP to "not attending" may result in your being banned without further notice . Do you agree?



I am the founder of Melbourne Sailing Club

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  • Fenella

    Hi, I can't make this Thursday but I am interested in trying sailing and future events! Fenella

    Oct 20, 2014 1:05 AM
  • Tony L.

    Hi Bruce, just received your message and rang your mobile, please call [masked] to discuss and clarify.
    Thanks, regards
    Tony Legg

    Oct 15, 2014 4:43 PM
  • Petra H.

    Hi Bruce,
    Apologies I will be unable to attend as I put my back out yesterday. Please take someone from the wait list in my place. Really upset that I will miss this fabulous day. Please keep me updated if there will be a chance to sail at Sandringham Yacht Club in the future. I am unable to modify the I'm attending to not I hope you can assist me with this.
    Best regards,

    Oct 02, 2014 9:54 PM
  • warren

    Hi Bruce
    We have not met ,would be happy to chat to you about sailing any time have sailed in many sydney to Hobart yacht races with 70,000 N miles trans Atlantic races would be happy to skipper and help out were I can for a week ,cheers warren.

    Jul 09, 2014 8:01 AM
  • Hunter

    Thanks Bruce :) It was fun. Next time, hopefully the wind shows up too !!

    Jul 04, 2014 8:37 AM
  • Paul

    Hi Bruce, great Site, I just joined up. Would like to organise a crew for my little trailer sailer at RPAYC

    May 22, 2014 5:06 AM
  • Vanessa

    Great to see you again Bruce. We may never have met in Victorian Outdoor Adventures, but I hope to welcome you at The HRTC. Cheers! Vanessa.

    Feb 17, 2014 1:58 AM
  • Mia

    Thanks Bruce for teaching me fishing, I had great fun with you guys and with the 3 breams I had caught. And sorry for your lost of the big fish :)

    Jan 26, 2014 10:15 PM
  • Gretchen G.

    Hullo.. please ignore my umpteen wait list requests for the overnight sail.. I'm super keen but I can't do friday 31st and was having trouble figuring out the site. Have a swell day!

    Jan 25, 2014 2:09 AM
  • Amee

    Hi Bruce - thank you so much for your understanding it's hugely appreciated. I should be able to get to Sandringham by 6pm no problem so I will see you then! Amee

    Jan 12, 2014 11:43 PM
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