Ken Thackeray: The story of one of the worlds largest yacht clubs
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In this episode we talk with Ken Thackeray the founder of the Shag Islet Cruising Yacht Club about how the unplanned idea for SICYC came about by sheer chance and how this unique yacht club has grown into a large organisation with no employees, no physical yacht club venue and 4,700+ sailing members in 14 countries.

SICYC is a great resources for cruising sailors and has created friendships is the most unusual of places as you'll find out in this candid chat with Ken at their 7th anniversary party.

Its annual Gloucester Rendezvous at Whitsunday in Queensland sees 200+ boats gather for 4 days of sailing, fun and activities.

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