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Vaucluse Yacht Club, Watsons Bay Vaucluse Yacht Club, Watsons Bay

Vaucluse Yacht Club, Watsons Bay


General Details

Type:
Sailing / Yacht Club

Head:
Commodore Ian Bell

Secretary:
Club Secretary Michael Michell

Historical Details

History:
In 1930 at the suggestion of Sil Rohu, Sydney's leading Gun Smith, Charles Sparrow, Naval Draftsmen, designed the first Vee-Jay (Vaucluse Junior) with the assistance of F. Sargent and R. Banks. The Vee-Jay was designed for two boys under the age of 17. In 1932 the Vaucluse Amateur Sailing Association (V.A.S.A.) was established. The members of V.A.S.A. then built the Vee-Jay prototype "Splinter". The first working Vee-Jay "Chum" was launched August 1931 and is currently on display at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney. 1932 was also the year the Sydney Harbour bridge was opened.

Address

Street Address:
1 Marine Parade

Post Code:
NSW 2030

City:
Watsons Bay

State/Province:
New South Wales

Country:
Australia

Contact Information

Telephone Number:
(02) 9337 5775

E-Mail Address:
vaucluseyachtclub@gmail.com

Web Address:
http://www.vaucluseyachtclub.com.au/

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