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.
Please refer to the Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions for further details, I look forward to seeing you out on the water – Mike Wold, ESC Rear Commodore.
Elwood Sailing Club is hosting the Gill A Class Lightning Championship for International A Class Catamarans on 21st and 22nd of February 2015. There will be three races on each day, back to back with a target time of 40mins per race. Continue reading
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!
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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