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Scotland Island - Western Shores - Mackerel Beach
May 2, 2014
Newsletter for Offshore Residents of Pittwater, Australia

Paul Burchall Benefit Auction

Fundraising Auction for Paul Burchall
WPYC Treasurer and Island resident for quarter of a century

The generosity of this community in supporting Paul has been fantastic and watching the donations stream is has been simply magical.

We hope to get a great turnout for Saturday night to raise money for our dear friend and neighbour!

Auction will take place at Lovett Bay Boatshed on Saturday 3 May at the Woody Point AGM.
If you can't come but want to bid, register with Annette before 2pm Sat on 0410 007 501.

On offer donations from our generous members and offshore residents!

  1. M/V Reliance cruise on the Pittwater for up to 30 Guests

  2. M/V Perseverance (the WPYC Start boat) Pittwater Cruise

  3. Timber sailing dory (you can watch Betsi row it across from Tennis to Lovett  Bay on Saturday morning)

  4. Plus MORE Experiences in the works – maybe even a ride on a really really fast and famous yacht

  5. In true Woody Point Fashion—an opportunity to buy yourself to the lead position through handicap adjustment (10 minutes and 5 minutes on offer!)
  1. Damascus style chefs knife by Tim Marshall. Hand forged out of the best high carbon steel available. A Damascus style knife is as used by most top chefs, has a patterned blade and holds it's edge way longer than a stainless steel knife. Tim does not sell his knives as it may take a week to make so this is a once off offer to help Paul and is your only chance to own one of Tim’s hand crafted knives

  2. Paul Smith woodcut print of Paul Burchall and Cosie in a tinny, capturing the spirit and freedom of the offshore lifestyle

  3. Gwynne Perkins framed print “How to Sail”, capturing the humour and foibles of our beloved races!

  4. Philip Bond watercolour painting “First of the First” that immortalizes the beauty of a WPYC race in the Pittwater

  5. Custom Yacht portrait of your yacht sailing on Pittwater from Sally and Gerry Colley at Turtle Pictures (sally@turtlepictures.com.au)

  6. Blaupunkt 24" FULL HD LED TV with DVD (BP2420FHDV) that is 12 volt capable. http://m.blaupunkt-australia.com.au/Products.aspx?name=BP2420FHDV&code=BP2420FHDV
    Perfect for your home or boat!

  1. Timber boat building class: Larry Eastwood from the Pittwater Wooden Boat Building School has offered 10 sessions in Traditional Boat Building Technics - Value  $750 School's located in Mona Vale and any questions to larry@pittwaterwoodenboats.com.au

  2. Karl of Westhead Marine (yacht refits and repairs) has offered 2 days (16 hours) labour (worth $1280) for auction
More exciting prizes being added by the hour. 
Call for details -  0410 007 501 - Annette

You can now join the Scotland Island Residents Association by clicking here. Please print the page and return the completed form to SIRA at this address:

The Treasurer, SIRA, PO Box 70, Church Point 2105.
Please NO CASH.

Contact SIRA at

To join the Western Pittwater Community Association
www.wpca.org.au, contact Michael Wiener at

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