The 2015 Annual General Meeting of Elwood Sailing Club Inc. will be held at the clubrooms on Thursday 30th July , the bar will be open from 6:30pm and the meeting commencing at 7:00 pm. Continue reading
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.
Let’s hope they also bring back some of the latest 2 handed cat sailing techniques!
Rob Ware will be presenting a talk on Racing Rules at the ESC clubrooms on Thursday 16thth July, @ 7pm, this date has been moved from the 9th. Rob’s experience in rules is vast and extremely valuable – a night not to be missed. Rob will be talking about the tactical application of rules – “how to beat up the opposition and stay out of trouble”
Perfect theory practice during the winter. We will be providing pizza and a beer, all for $10.00. Please book in advance with Sarah Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org as the pizzas will need to be ordered.
It’s ESC Membership renewal time again! ESC’s General Committee has reviewed the club’s financial position and decided that there will be no increases in annual membership subscription fees for the upcoming season, however to encourage a prompt response we will be implementing a late payment fee of $50 for payments received after the due date of 1 July 2015. Continue reading
2015 ESC Presentation Night was a great success with all attending having a great time and dancing the night away. The meal was fabulous thanks to Dan Osinga and staff.
Club Person of the year was very well deserved by Croften Dawson who has been very active over quite a few seasons now with his influence being seen in the club and on thewater. Continue reading
On Saturday 25th April – the friends of the Elwood RSL celebrated the 100th year of celebrations of Anzac Day, hosting the Elwood ANZAC Day service at our club. Here are the photos.
Time to break out your winter woolies as the ESC 2015 Winter sailing series is almost upon us. All are welcome to join in with the plan to run 2 short races starting around midday on the following Saturdays;
16 May, 30 May, 13 June, 18 July, 1 August, 15 August, 29 August & 12 Sept 2015.
On ANZAC Day we hosted the Elwood community memorial ANZAC service. By my estimate there were over 500 people attending in cold conditions. The event was organised by the Friends of Elwood RSL and we played our part as host venue.
Congratulations to the organising committee and especially to our Club Manager – Sarah, and Liz Shaw for all their superb event management, and a huge thanks to the 20 club members who volunteered to help on the day.
Mark Foster – Commodore, Elwood Sailing Club.
For further photos and the managers report please Continue reading
View all photos as a slideshow.
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