27 April 2018 - Quiz Night

7 June to 10 June 2018 - Continental Tyres Sette Giugno Cruise to Pozzallo

29 June to 14 July 2018 - Tunisia Cruise


Quiz Night

It’s Quiz Night once again.  Time to have some competitive fun and enjoy a nice meal in company.   This year we decided to hold our Quiz Night in the village of Mgarr and to accompany the friendly competitive atmosphere, we are proposing a Fenkata; the traditional stewed rabbit dinner!

Come and join us at Sunny Bar in Mgarr Church Square, Mgarr Malta (first restaurant on the right) on Friday 27th April 2018 at 7:30pm.  The Quiz Master for the evening will be committee member, Brian Darmanin.  Please try to be punctual so that we start the quiz on time.

There will be appetizers, red or white wine and water on the table during the first part of the Quiz session followed by a plate of spaghetti with rabbit sauce.  After the second part of the Quiz, we will be served the main course which is the traditional Fried Rabbit stewed in gravy sauce followed by Helwa tat-Tork and coffee!

All for the price of Euro 26 per person which includes the wine and water and the participation in the Quiz!

Dining tables will be organised in the restaurant to form competitive teams of between 6 and 8 persons per table.  So do come along and bring your friends (especially those good in general knowledge!) and form a team…….and more importantly enjoy yourselves.  Prizes will be given to the winning team of the night.

Please drop me an email on and make your bookings as soon as possible but please not later than Tuesday 24th April 2018.


Appetizers on the table


Spaghetti Fenek 


Stewed Rabbit with French fries


Helwa tat-Tork 



Red and White wine + mineral water on the table

Tunisia Cruise

Bookings are now open for the Tunisia Cruise!

The Sub-Committee set up to organise this cruise for Summer 2018 has now taken some important decision which will enable members who are interested in joining this cruise to plan ahead for the summer period.

  • The Cruise will take place between Friday 29th June (Public Holiday) and Saturday 14th July 2018 and departure is planned to take place from Mgarr Gozo.
  • First leg of the cruise will be Gozo-Lampedusa and the plan is to arrive at Lampedusa late on Friday 29th June, visit the Island for the whole day Saturday 30th June and leave Lampedusa early in the morning on Sunday 1st July for Monastir.
  • In Monastir, we plan to berth there for 5/6 days during which the Committee is exploring the possibility to take a tour to the remote desert camps/oasis further inland from the coast.
  • Around the Saturday or Sunday 7/8th July, boats will make a short hop to Port El Kantaoui for a stay there of 4/5 days.
  • The return trip to Malta will again involve a stop in Lampedusa; possibly this time an overnight stop only.

The Committee is working on details regarding shore activities in Tunisia especially places of interest which members would be interested in visiting whilst in Monastir and El Kantaoui.

A full programme with more details for the entire 16 days will be distributed to interested members who will be joining the cruise.  Therefore, this is the time to make your booking.  Please send us the following details.

  1. Name of Skipper
  2. Name of Boat
  3. LOA
  4. Make and model
  5. Number of persons (including skipper) on board

Send your emails to the usual email address


Five boats braved the weather and made it to the Annual Crossing to Gozo for the Easter this year!

We are sure that all the skippers and their crew had a very enjoyable stay in Gozo.  Sailing conditions from Malta to Mgarr on Friday morning were ideal and lots of fun all the way.  The ride back to Malta on Sunday morning with a strong Northwest wind was fast and furious but equally enjoyable.

The highlight  event of our stay in Gozo was the meeting and the dinner at Ghajnsielem with members of the recently set up Gozo Cruise & Crews Club on Saturday 31st March 2018. Over 30 members of the Gozo Club hosted us to a  dinner at Giuseppe Café & Bistro.  Our Commodore, Wilfred Sultana  and the Commodore of the Gozo Cruise & Crews Club, Neil Purssey exchanged speeches and burgees of our Clubs for the occasion.


Members of the Gozo Cruise & Crews are eager to meet up with Malta Cruising Club members and hold joint sailing events in the future.  Some of the members of this Club are also planning to join us for the Continental Tyres Sette Giugno Pozzallo cruise next June.

We look forward to hold similar social and sailing events with the Gozo Club in future and we are grateful for the hospitality and friendship shown to us last Saturday.

(Photo: Yvonne Ellul)


Meeting with the Gozo Cruise & Crews

Group photo of the Committee members of the Malta Cruising Club and the Gozo Cruise & Crews Club

The Commodores of the two Clubs showing off their burgees  (Photo: Johann Cuschieri)

Commodore Neil Purssey delivering his speech in Maltese!  (Photo: Johann Cuschieri)



Continental Tyres sponsor the Sette Giugno Pozzallo Cruise 2018

For the second year running, Continental Tyres have decided to sponsor the Sette Giugno Pozzallo Cruise which this year will be held between Thursday 7th June and Sunday 10th June 2018.

Continental CEO, Dott. Alessandro de Martino, Country Manager Nikoka Rossi and Business Manager, Massimiliano Povelatto from Continental Tyres Italy and Johann Cuschieri from the local agents for Continental Tyres met with the Commodore of the Malta Cruising Club, Wilfred Sultana and Committee members, Winston Urpani and Brian Darmanin last week to make the announcement.

As the title sponsors of the event, the annual cruise held by the Club will once again be known as the Continental Tyres Sette Giugno Pozzallo Cruise.

Commodore Wilfred Sultana presented Continental CEO Dott Alessandro de Martino a burgee of the Club




















Continental Tyres delegation with the Club Committee members

Commodore Wilfred Sultana with Dott de Martino












The Continental Tyres Sette Giugno Pozzallo Cruise is held also with the collaboration of the Lega Navale (Sezione Pozzallo) and under the patronage of  the Comune di Pozzallo.