With recent refugee and immigrant passages globally, it is worth noting the impact on DBSC.
After a large influx of German refugees/immigrants to the club in recent years, lately we have seen an increase of British refugees/immigrants become members and visitors to DBSC. In the interests of our anthropological research, we have asked out latest visitor, Amelia, what brought her to Australia from the sounds of Bow Bells:
"I Damien Hirst 'eard of Double Bay form sum european Opti geysers when I was a small twist n twirl. I didn't kna wot language they spoke...it was like.....blah, blah, blah....Double Bay....blah, blah, blah....Double Bay....blah, blah, blah...Double Bay....etc. Any way, it was great to visit, and in +20 knots, I managed not to pebble dash me loaf of bread".
Less successful on the water last week was another of our British economic refugee member, Jason, who recounted his experience to the press conference in perfect RP:
"Rounding the first mark in the 2nd race last week, with my kicker only partly eased off, I starting surfing through the fleet. The strong gust ripped the top off the mast leaving me with a loss of power and a sense of deflated excitement, much like the English rugby team, or like Micky D. winning his first race only to be told that is he OCS"
DBSC's reputation is global with members and visitors flooding in from as far afield as Vladivostok and as close as Berala.