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Canberra Southern Cross Club Yacht Cruise*

4 Dec

* I enjoyed this experience courtesy of the Canberra Southern Cross Club. All views are my own.

Summer to me means the full on retreat out of the house down to Canberra’s waterways – manmade or otherwise. It seems my idea of summer is everyone else’s idea of summer, because on Tuesday afternoon the CSCC at Yarralumla is absolutely packed with people dining and exercising – and a whole lotta folks about to go on a pretty extraordinary cruise of Lake Burley Griffin.

Not a bad afternoon for it

We’re welcomed onto the main deck of the MV Southern Cross where the air conditioning is pumping on this slightly muggy evening and there are views across the water to some of our most famous national institutions.

My immediate impression of the service is that it’s constant and consistent without being intrusive as we’re offered drinks and our first few canapes.

Chicken liver pate  and port wine jelly

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