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Port to Port MTB event

By admin | Wed, 11/05/2022 - 12:04

Hi All,

In our monthly event notifications for Merewether the NPWS has included a notification of the MTB Port To Port event.

As I don't believe that this will exclude us from flying at our site I have not included it in our wedding no fly notification.

It is to take place on the 21/05/2022 from 08:00 to 17:00 and we can expect increased activity in the area during the day.

Please remain cautious and err on the side of safety with increased crowd presence.

Kind regards 

First Aid Course

By admin | Tue, 09/11/2021 - 00:37

Hi All,

We are trying to organize a first aid course to be held on the 1st of Dec. 2021.

Cost will be discounted for all members and free for SSO's and SO's

Out of pocket cost for members will be around $55.00

We will be able to do this once we hit 10 expressions of interest / participants

To register go to this link:


Or to the menu item under "Learn"

(no need to log in)

Intro Hang gliding Event

By AIR SPORTS | Fri, 23/04/2021 - 09:43

Hi fellow flying nuts,

This Sunday the 25th this event wil take place at Red head dunes.

Please contact me for exact location on the day.

We need more assistants, if you have some spare time between 1pm to 4pm, please let us know.

Hope to see you there.



Dick McWhinney

By JOD | Sat, 10/04/2021 - 05:22

My good mate Richard 'Dick" McWhinney passed away suddenly on Thursday arvo from cardiac arrest.

Dick introduced me to hang gliding and taught me ground handling and some low level glides before I learnt to fly with Rosco 32 year ago.

He was helping install some brackets that he designed at Dicko Surf Club - his passion for many years - when he had the attack.

Dick had been on the NHGC Exec several times in his time with the club and passed on great knowledge and flying wisdom. I will miss the annual B & P on the grassy slope above the baths each year.