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.
Join us to celebrate the 2013-14 sailing season with fabulous food, live music and entertainment with raffle & door prizes to be won. Finger food with a complimentary drink will be served upon arrival, followed by a 2 course meal and drinks to be purchased at the bar.
$40 adults ($35 early bird special if bought in April) & $20 children 12 y.o. and under
Elwood Sailing Club is hosting the A Class Open Lightning Championship for International A Class Catamarans on 12th and 13th of April 2014. There will be three races on each day, back to back with a target time of 40mins per race. Continue reading
Elwood Sailing Club is trialling a new online Duty Roster System by Dutyman which was developed in the UK specifically for sailing clubs rosters and is already being used in Australia by Sugarloaf Sailing Club and North Haven Yacht Club. You can see the Elwood Sailing Club Duty Roster for the rest of this season at this link. Continue reading
The Sailing Instructions for 2013-14 season has been updated as of 23 March 2014.
The changes are :
- removed the reference to Abandonment (was SI 13) as it’s now as per the blue book.
- SI 11.6 amended to read ESC Financial members
The Top of the Bay race was held on 8 February 2014 in an 8 to 12 knots southerly with 68 boats competing. Click here for full results boat by boat.
- First Catamaran “Capricorn” Aus 04 F18
- First Monohull “Black Jack” Aus 21 Flying Dutchman
- First Team Elwood Sailing Club
- Second team Port Melbourne Yacht Club
- Third team Altona Yacht Club
Note : 10 entrants are required for a club to achieve a team result. Other clubs participating with less than 10 entrants were Albert Park Yacht Club, Albert Sailing Club, Williamstown Yacht Club and visitors from Royal Brighton Yacht Club, Black Rock Yacht Club.
It is my pleasure on behalf of Elwood Sailing Club to thank all who helped and contributed to a very successful regatta last Saturday.
It was our new Club Manager, Brett Nangle’s first week with us and I congratulate Continue reading
The Duty Roster for the second half of the 2013-14 season has been updated as of 7 January 2013
The free Vic Wind iPhone app has been developed by a local sailor and windsurfer to help people make safer and more informed decisions about when and where to go sailing or windsurfing, showing shows real-time wind data for Port Phillip Bay and Vic Coast, forecasts, tides, sun rise/set times and more using data from BOM.
Click on the Vic Wind logo to download from iTunes.
Updated club Calendar as of 6 December 2013