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.
Our Annual Season Opening Day will be held Friday 30th Sept
Cr Jane Touzeau will be performing the opening Ceremony along with our Vice Commodore Ross Lloyd and Treasurer Rob Anderson, the bar will be open, we will have live music and free BBQ.
Look Forward to seeing you then
The Elwood Seahorse Old Boys 2016 annual dinner and reunion will be held at the ESC club rooms on Friday 4th November 2016.
Price includes 2 course meal
Drinks will be available at bar prices.
Please reply to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday 31st October 2016
Payments can be made by using our online shop below. Continue reading
The new Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-2020 will be available for free download to IOS, Android and Kindle, and PDF for printing, in September 2016. Visit the following link for further information http://www.sailing.org.au/blue-book-online/
No need to buy a hard copy of the Blue Book, it won’t be available for purchase anyway.
The General Committee has decided there will be no increases in annual membership fees or storage fees for the 2016-2017 season. All fees are due on or before 29th July 2016 and members are urged to pay them fully by this date. Continue reading
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This year the 2016 ESC Presentation Night was held in the Banquet Room of the Milanos Brighton Beach Hotel, and a very enjoyable time and meal was had by all who attended.
Club Person of the year was very well deserved by Mike Wold, who was the ESC main organiser of the ISAF world championship, held at St Kilda (Royal Melbourne Yacht Club).
Junior Sailor of the Year was Clement Lambert,
Female Sailor of the Year was Elizabeth Lambert,
Veteran Sailor was Ken Robinson,
John Pyers Trophy went to Ross Lloyd,
The Bill Mac Trophy went to Dan Osinga and Craig Fingers, and
Champion of Champions was awarded to Geoff Craig and his two sons.
Winter sailing is on at Elwood again this year.
Dates are first and third Saturdays of the month, except for July because of Federal Election.
4 June , 18 June
9 July, 23 July
6 August, 20 August
3 September, 17 September
Racing from 1200hr (decision to race 1100hr).
We will be using a low-key format, up to 3 races with target time 30min, simple course. No aggregate score for series, presentation at the bar on conclusion of racing each day.
Entries on the Day: Elwood Members and Associates no fee, visitors $5.00 per day.
Enquiries: Mike Wold 0404 724 502, Croften Dawson 0417 571 281
At Elwood Sailing Club we pride ourselves on being a family friendly, inclusive and active club. To further these values we welcome Kate Lathouras as the interim new training manager. Kate brings a wealth of experience from her competitive sailing background to her professional knowledge in program management and looks forward to building a platform for junior and youth sailors here at Elwood Sailing Club. Kate also works as the Communications Officer for Yachting Victoria. Please introduce yourself if you see her around the Club.