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.
ESC members are invited to attend the ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne Dinner on Tuesday 9th December commencing at 6:30 pm. The cost is $135 per person or $130 p/p if we can get a table of 10 together, so join Commodore Mark Foster and other ESC luminaries and make a night of it.
If you are interested in making up a table please register your interest ASAP with Brett Nangle at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sail Melbourne is also looking for volunteers to assist with the event between Monday 8th – Monday 15th December, so if you would be interested in helping out please register here. Not too many of us will ever qualify to race in the World Cup, but that should not stop us from taking part!
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!