The Beauty of Merricks

Merricks Beach is a peaceful seaside community on Westernport Bay on the Mornington Peninsula, an hour outside Melbourne.

The community has a strong focus on protecting the natural environment and local flora and fauna.

Merricks Beach

The annual Merricks Beach sandmodelling competition is a popular event and is followed by a sausage sizzle, where the community gathers to debate the judges' decisons.

Merricks Beach

Merricks Beach from the cliff top.

Merricks Beach

Coastal scenery

Merricks Beach

Sailing is a popular pastime promoted through the Merricks Yacht Club.

Davies Cup 2017

The 2017 Davies Cup tennis competition was held on Friday December 29th.

The winners were 

Davies Cup             Philip Fox and Ian Basser

Runners up             Roger Dench and Heather Hunter

Consolation             Joe Basser and Peter Golombek

Runners up              Mitch Campbell and Tom Davies

Photos can be seen at     https://www.dropbox.com/s/6vp24utncbxn3ed/DaviesCup%202017%202.m4v?dl=0