Elwood Sailing Club has a proud history of recreational and competitive sailing for monohulls and catamarans with easy access from Melbourne suburbs, favourable sailing through the season and fresh summer breezes for Windsurfing.
Races and Training are held on Saturdays from October to Easter supported by our race & rescue patrol. We host international, national and state title events. To become a member, learn to sail, or hire the facilities for a function don't hesitate to contact us.
Join us to celebrate the 2014 – 15 sailing season and enjoy a fabulous menu created by ESC’s own celebrity chef Dan Osinger, live music, dancing, raffles and prizes galore. Finger food and refreshments will be available from the bar upon arrival to be followed by a 2 course meal, tea & coffee.
Ticket prices are $40 for adults ($35 early bird special if paid in April) and $20 for juniors (under 18 years or 21 if a full time student). For payment options please see below.
Elwood Sailing Club, Friends of Elwood RSL, the Elwood Community branch of Bendigo Bank and Chisholm & Gamon will be hosting an ANZAC day memorial service on the ESC foreshore at 9am on Saturday 25th of April.
Congratulations to John Frey and crew G Daniel of National E 536 Tangara on winning the 2015 Bill McNamara Trophy. This years fleet race result is based both on yardstick and club handicap.
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Club boats may be hired by members and recent trainees (completed the course in the last 12 months) for $10 per day during club events, subject to availability. Continue reading
Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions for 2014-15 Season.
Click links or via the drop down menu under “Sail” on the top bar of our homepage.
Here is the new sailing and events calendar for Elwood Sailing Club 2014-2015 season.
Updated 29 Sept 2014
Sunday practice is open to all members and recent trainees (within the last 12 months). The club is open downstairs and a rescue boat is provided. Sailors are free to sail and practice as they wish. Sailors may hire a ESC fleet OziOpti, 4.7 Laser or RS Feva training dinghies, or you can bring your own boat. It runs on Sundays from October – December in the first half of the season and January – April in the second half of the season from 9.00am-12.00pm. Continue reading
Green fleet is a collection of fun racing and activities to improve sailing skills. It is open to ESC club members, senior & junior, who have completed an Tackers 3 or Introduction to Club Racing course or equivalent and wish to improve their sailing. Greenfleet is hands on/on-water using ESC fleet of OziOptis, 4.7 Laser and RS Feva training dinghies, or you can bring your own boat. It runs on Saturdays from October – December in the first half of the season and February – March in the second half of the season from 1.30pm-4.30pm. Continue reading
Have you ever wondered what all the flags on the start boat mean? Would you like to learn?
Yachting Victoria are running Race Official courses at various levels throughout spring and early summer, so if you are interested to learn and to be of assistance to the club in conducting sailing events please follow the link and you too will know what happens when they drop the blue peter!