Elwood Sailing Club has a proud history of recreational and competitive sailing for monohulls and catamarans. Our location has 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.

Sunday Practice

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

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

Working Bee – Saturday 20th September @ 9am

It’s time to blow away the cobwebs and get the clubrooms ready for the new season, so we will be meeting at the clubrooms at 9 am on Saturday 20th September for a general clean up, wash down and chuck out session to be followed by a BBQ for lunch.

Bring along your work or garden tools, brooms, gloves etc
Come for an hour or three, whatever you can spare.

Race Official Courses

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!

ESC Membership Renewals due 1st July 2014


The General Committee has decided there will be no increases in annual membership fees for this season, however an average 5% increase to Storage annual fee for the 2014/2015 season is justified to cover increasing costs and contribute to planned building improvements.  There will again be a Prompt Payment incentive for members who pay their annual subscription fees by the due date of 1st July,
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2014 Presentation Night Photos

Thanks to all those who helped out and came along to make the 2014 ESC Presentation Night a great success, and congratulations to all prize and award winners recognised on the night, including Club Person of the Year – Brian Adeney; Junior Club Person – Clément Lambert; and Veteran Sailor of the year Mike Wold

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