Photo Galleries

Pictorial history of the pontoon construction

20 August 2013 - the Project Team begins workThe framework for the anchor blocksThe first concrete comes down the chutePeter with the curing concrete anchor blocksKaren, Sue and Deb prepared many meals for the project team
The cranePlacing the anchor blocks 1Placing the anchor blocks 2Dogman ChrisNote Chris' Michael Jackson style gloveTo clear the lakebed for the anchor blocks, Ray belts up
10 October 2013 - the raft is ready to move the anchorsBlocks in position for moving by the raftChris, Ray S, Ray R, Brian and Stuart on the jettyChris, Peter, and Greg help diver Ray with his diet/gearDiver RickGreg and Chris in the boat help Rick avoid the jellyfish
Divers at work clearing the lakebed for the anchor blocksDivers below with the jelly fish19 November 2013 - the pontoons arriveThe pontoon frame showing the anchor attachment pointsUnder the pontoonsA big moment as the first pontoon enters Wallis Lake
Another pontoon is lifted into Wallis LakeBrian and Ron assemble the handrailGreg, Brian, Ron, Ray, Chris and Ian moving the anchor blocks into positionA job well doneMore pontoons arriveThe pontoons needed large trucks to carry them to the site
Pontoons are lifted into Wallis Lake 1Pontoons are lifted into Wallis Lake 2The pontoon takes shapeJoining the pontoonsThe Sea Slip experts working on a pontoon jointRon and Brian begin assembling the handrail
Ron, Bob, Chris, Brian and Greg make the final adjustments to the pontoons3 January 2014 - Ron, Bob, Chris and BrianThe finished pontoon 1The finished pontoon 2The finished pontoon 3The brass plaque


Official opening of the pontoon - 20 February 2014


2013 Coomba Ball

Best Dressed BoysStephen Bromhead draws the raffleSome of the dancersBest Dressed GirlsGail and Linda
The band plays with Neil, John and LindaWendy


2012 Coomba Ball

Anne and Brian PBev and life Member Bill MorrisonBill and Jenny on the dance floorBill C with special guests Mayor Jan McWilliams and Club Patron Stephen Bromhead MPBrian and Anne JRoz and Wendy lead the way on the dance floor
Dragon table decorations 1Dragon table decoration 2Dragon table decoration 3The band's lead guitarist kept everyone entertainedMJ and SallyMJ and Sue H
Pauline and RickyRaffle winner - Anne P with Jan McWilliamsRaffle winner - Bill P with Jan McWilliamsRaffle winner - Brian C with Jan McWilliamsRaffle winner - Brian GRaffle winner - Ian with Jan McWilliams
Raffle winner - Kim with Jan McWilliamsRaffle winner - Peter Mc with Jan McWilliamsRay show his delight at winning the Lucky Door prizeRay opening his Lucky Door (prize)Rhonda and MartinRoz, Lynne and Sue G
Special guests Club patron Stephen Bromhead MP and Mayor Jan McWilliamsStephen drawing one of the many raffle prizesSue B winning her first prizeSue B winning her second prizeSue B (oh no) winning her third prizeSue B (you'd better believe it) winning her fourth prize
Sue H with her table decorationsSue should have known better than to be pictured with Rick


2011 Coomba Ball

Conga line in full swingConga lineDarryl and familyJennings Family tableMargie enjoys her cocktailMore guests
The Popcorn tablePresident Darryl reads the winner's nameThe Rays, Rod, Ron & SylviaThe South Pacific Palms tableStuart leads the conga lineThe Head Table
The Two RaysThe winning table - South Pacific Palms


2010 Coomba Ball


2009 Coomba Ball


2008 Coomba Ball



2007 Coomba Ball

  2014 Baby Boomers Night
Bill and Jenny hit the dance floorBill and Rhonda settling more world issuesBob and Del singing AND dancingConga lineDeb and Brian with Kim and CliffDJ Mike behind the mike
John and Christine enjoying the musicLouise with StuartPete settles back with the music and a beerRick and Pauline with Bill and JennyRon and Jill looking relaxedRowdy dancers
Stuart and MJStuart thanks Mike on behalf of the ClubSue, Jill and Peter share a danceThe Baby Boomers 2014Table of KnowledgeTwo timer Rick, with Pauline
Yet more rowdy dancers


2014 Coomba Fest


Aquatic Day - January 2014

Aquatic Days at their best with sailboards, sailing boats of all sizes, motor boats and people enjoying themselvesCraft of all sizes at the new pontoonThe Bics heading towards the port markerThe juniors enjoying the conditionsJoanna, Nathalie and Jacob enjoying the breezeJoanna, Nathalie and Jacob 2
Nathalie and Jacob on the BicsOliver and Sam on their MaricatReady to set sailWhat a great sight - boats and people


2013 Christmas Party


2013 Brazilian Theme Night
Best Dressed Lady - SimoneBest Dressed Male - GeoffJill & RonMore dancing
A happy table after their Brazilian mealThe Youngest Best Dressed - PaigeDancing starts to I Go to Rio


2013 Baby Boomers Night



2013 Melbourne Cup Luncheon
Brian & Jenny celebrate their winning horseSimone after winning the 2013 Coomba CupGetting into the spirit of the Cup 1
Getting into the spirit of the Cup 2


2013 Hawaiian Theme Night


2013 Coomba Fest

Rhonda, Jill, Stuaqrt and Chris setting up to cook breakfastThe crowd starts to gatherBill and son Anton in the Raft RaceBrian C and Billy representing the ClubBrian C and Billy put their backs into paddlingCoomba Tennis Club representatives
Grandpa's Gang on their raftThe coming and going during the Raft RaceBrian C and Billy near the finish of the Raft RaceThe ragged Coomba Tennis Club raftIt's a close run raceJust who is paddling
Grandpa's Gang nearing the finishRay with his trophy

2012 Santa at Coomba Aquatic Club

2011 Coomba Fest


  2014 Myall Lake Cruise
A great way to cruise on the MyallBeach Bums Chris and PeterBlues Tuf and crewBreakfast day 5Brian C sets out on day 2Brian C with the Mystery Man
Cam site night 2Camp site night 4Dinner on night 1Early evening night 1Eliza Rose looking goodEliza Rose on the Myall River
Engels Landing on day 3It's going to be a slow trip backLunch day 2Not much room for sailing on this catParked boats on night 1Peter and Elizabeth B
Postcard material night 1What a sunsetPrecious and friendsPrecious under sailMareeba is ready for a quick getawayReady to go on day 2
Struggling under the loadSuggly at speed at lastSuggly with Chris and PeterThere has to be an easier way - Billy on his boardTim and Peter ponderingToo tired to talk on night 2
Wake up PeterWe made it to Tea Gardens


2013 Myall Lakes Cruise


2012 Myall Lake Cruise

2011 Myall Lakes Cruise


Club Boats Naming Ceremony - Sept 2012

Aquatic StarLife Members Bill Morrison and Connie DixonBill pouring champagne on his boat - RobboCapellaConnie naming her boat - Aquatic StarHanie Clarke pouring champagne on Mollymawk
Life Member Bill Morrison naming his boat - RobboLife Member Connie Dixon speaking about her boat - Aquatic starMollymawkMoonrakerRobboSiggy
Life Member the late Max Clarke naming his boat - CapellaLife Member the late Max Clarke pouring champagne  on his boat - CapellaValerie Taylor naming MoonrakerValerie Taylor recalling her late husband RonHonoured guests - Valerie Taylor, the late Max Clarke, Bill Morrison and Connie Dixon are introduced by Club president StuartValerie with her grandchildren naming her boat - Taylor Maid