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Found! The Perfect Waterfront Venue For Your Next Gathering

Planning a gathering and looking for something beyond the typical function room?

Middle Harbour 16ft Skiff Club might just be what you’re looking for.  Following a recent refresh, the club now boasts a transformed space and an exciting new menu.

The story of the club begins in the early 20th century, intertwined with the hardworking “skiffies” who rowed cargo and passengers across the harbour. Their open boats, once used for races and entertainment, eventually evolved into the foundation of the Middle Harbour Sailing Club, established in 1902.

Over the years, the club weathered world wars, licensing and gaming law reforms, membership fluctuations, and changing social landscapes. Its resilience is evident in the community spirit and dedication of its members, who built the original clubhouse in 1936 with their own hands. Witnessing the evolution of skiff design and sailing techniques, the club adapted to remain a mainstay of Sydney Harbour’s sailing scene.

Today, Skiffies is a stunning waterfront spot for a casual meal, gathering with friends, or simply enjoying a glass of wine on their spacious deck.

It offers a unique alternative to the typical function space.  With four distinct areas to choose from, you can find the perfect fit for any size gathering. Whether you’re planning an intimate get-together or a large party, Skiffies offers flexible catering options to suit your budget.

The Deck Bar & Rigging Deck is a private space with its own bar, perfect for intimate gatherings. It has a beach and waterfront location and a custom marquee that can be adjusted based on the weather.  The spacious deck overlooking middle harbour provides a stunning backdrop for your event, perfect for soaking up the scenery.

Skiffies Upstairs Deck is a semi-private area with a fantastic view. It offers access to the main Skiffies Bar & Bistro but allows for a smaller gathering with a good view.

Skiffies Bistro is a large, air-conditioned space perfect for big parties or functions. It has a warm fireplace for colder weather and easy access to the main Skiffies Bar. Their recently revamped menu boasts a curated selection of delicious dishes, crafted by a talented chef who has been a local favourite for years. Expect dishes like garlic and chilli dusted calamari, squid ink linguine and Crispy Pork Belly with cauliflower puree, apple and fennel slaw.

Need a space for a smaller gathering? Skiffies’ Lower Deck Boardroom provides a sophisticated setting for business meetings or brainstorming sessions. Imagine finalising those important decisions with the stunning waterfront as your backdrop. Post-meeting, treat your team to a delicious lunch at the bistro.

Trial Membership Offer

Live in Mosman or the surrounding areas? Skiffies is offering a limited-time Trial Membership for just $20. This month-long membership allows you to experience the venue firsthand and of course, the stunning waterfront location. Members who join for a year or more can take advantage of the 10% food and beverage member discount among other benefits. Apply for membership through Skiff Club website or by calling the Club.

Middle Harbour 16ft Skiff Club

237 Spit Rd, Mosman NSW 2088

(02) 9932 4600

info@middleharbourskiffs.com.au

Website: middleharbourskiffs.com.au

Facebook: facebook.com/MiddleHarbourSkiffies

 

 

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