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# h. p.e, t compansons with perfomance over previous yefis. One question was asked from the floor conceming th establishment of an assets register, and an undertaking given to establish a computerised rcgister in the near futurc. It would seem that all the members present werc completely satisfi ed with the Club's overall penormance, since plenty of time and encouragement was given to ask questions and request infomation and none were asked. The meeting was closed at about 2020, which makes it one of the shorter quarterly meetngs on record. ! tu^ p"g"d lmprovement in the quality of the producf comjng out of the bisrro. Bring fiiends and family down to the Club on a more regular basis for a meal. Keep in mind rhe younger family members _ we are upgiading the praygr:ound area at present. It should be llnished in rhe next 2 - 3 weeks. See the infonation in the Rear Commodore House rcport on page three. The Management Coomittee have plans to create a "family evening', on a weekJy basis. The plan is to provide a children's supervisor to help entenain me youngsters, whilst the parents retax and enjoy the sunseL Its your Club. - it really is a Get behind it $eat Club. Chis Hadley The ladies surged to a second place, three thirds, one fifth and one premature starter, to give them the overall fourth placing. Their perfo.rnMce against crack ladies crews from interstate (from NSW) and overseas (fiom the USA), v,'as Ihe subject ofmuch favourable comment by ihe spectatofs and se es organisers. The next target is Iaising sponsonhip to allow thenr ro represent the l.lT and Aushalia in the Women,s World J24 Championship, to be sailed in Newport, Rhode Island, in September. The DSC will have to ger right behind this ream! Good luck, girls - and well done indeed! Keep it up. the situation. Needless to say, attendance on a regular basis by trll our 3,000 menbers would alieviate the problem. The latest cash flow rcport indicates a possible depressing fi nancial result for the financial year. Consequently, the Trcasurcr has convened the Razor Gang to drastically cut expenditure. With rhe pnrning of expendlrure and wirh a big year ahead, the Treasurer "Stand up and be counted" is confident we can continue to meet our comn,litments. In conclusion, I continue to urge you to support the CIub through the next two months until our fair weather sailon emerge from thei wet season hibernation. We need support at working bees and Club functions. It is not enough to simply criticise the work and effort of others. Actions speak louder than words. Stand up and be counted. Its your Club... but you have to work for it. lohn Hardy