Media Release 22 February 2019
Pleasure Cruising Club Backs Cancer Council Victoria’s
Paddle Across the Bay
The Docklands based Pleasure Cruising Club is backing the Cancer Council Victoria’s ‘Paddle Across the Bay’ fundraising program by providing a small fleet of boats and The Boss, a 47-foot luxury cruiser as a safety net for hundreds of board paddlers.
Gary Freeman, Manager of the Pleasure Cruising Club said the fleet support would shadow the 400 stand up paddlers from Brighton to Port Melbourne, a ten-kilometre journey taking between 1.5 to 2 hours. Continue Reading
Before we begin, we’d like to ask the following questions:
- Do you find your points lacking per quarter?
- Do you fancy sunset cruises and love taking the boats out past 6:30pm?
- Do you have a friend or a family member you wish to syndicate the membership with?
- Do you want to be able to book an available boat right on the same day without having to use your points?
If your answer to everything above is Yes, then perhaps it is time to upgrade your Bronze/Silver membership to Gold.
Just got your boating license? Get a first-hand boating experience and train with Pleasure Cruising Club!
We offer basic, intermediate, and advance boating lessons one on one with our resident skipper. Train for two to three hours and get ready to hit the water!
You might think that membership won’t be practical as you only envision yourself using the boat perhaps 3-4x a year. But in actuality, there are a lot of great reasons why having a boat ready at your disposal any time is the best way to have.
Forget the restaurant setup for all of the occasions. Bring the people you care for on the boat with you. Here are few of the reasons why our members take the boats out: Continue Reading
If you’re looking for a destination this upcoming summer, it would be a perfect chance to rediscover Geelong.
The timing could not have been better as Greater Geelong is going through such a significant change to its traditional manufacturing economy. Now tourism along with education and health services are the shining lights of the new service sector economy. Geelong and The Bellarine have stepped onto the centre stage and into the
tourism spotlight, and rightly so, when you consider the significant tourism related investment that has taken place in recent times. Continue Reading
June 31st 2018, Pleasure Cruising Club, as the disruptor of this year RACV boat show conducted a raffle giving away a Class A membership valued at $8,000. This membership will allow the winner to have up to 16 boating days a year and have up to 5 boats at his disposal. Truly a great prize to win.
While many of love spending quality time with our family and friends on the boat on a beautiful sunny day, there should still be a checklist of what to prepare before hopping onto the boat. When the weather is around 23, its a common thinking that there wouldn’t be any harsh UV out there. This is not true. When it is daylight, even when its raining, there’s always UV and its something that can harm you in the long run.
Boating is a worthwhile, fun adventure for anyone who goes out. However, when children are involved, it unlocks a myriad of additional benefits. Of course, a cruise with friends can be rewarding and memorable. But the hidden benefits for kids and families when they boat together are long lasting. Families who are known for closeness and relationships that remain strong after the children reach adulthood have certain things in common. Many of them spend time together engaged in activities where they interact with each other. Camping is the example most given by social scientists, but boating offers the same opportunity for extended periods of time as a family without the distractions of the outside world. Here are ten reasons to consider bringing your kids on a boating trip, and what time on the water will do for all of you.