The new Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-2020 will be available for free download to IOS, Android and Kindle, and PDF for printing, in September 2016. Visit the following link for further information http://www.sailing.org.au/blue-book-online/
No need to buy a hard copy of the Blue Book, it won’t be available for purchase anyway.
The General Committee has decided there will be no increases in annual membership fees or storage fees for the 2016-2017 season. All fees are due on or before 29th July 2016 and members are urged to pay them fully by this date. Continue reading
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This year the 2016 ESC Presentation Night was held in the Banquet Room of the Milanos Brighton Beach Hotel, and a very enjoyable time and meal was had by all who attended.
Club Person of the year was very well deserved by Mike Wold, who was the ESC main organiser of the ISAF world championship, held at St Kilda (Royal Melbourne Yacht Club).
Junior Sailor of the Year was Clement Lambert,
Female Sailor of the Year was Elizabeth Lambert,
Veteran Sailor was Ken Robinson,
John Pyers Trophy went to Ross Lloyd,
The Bill Mac Trophy went to Dan Osinga and Craig Fingers, and
Champion of Champions was awarded to Geoff Craig and his two sons.
Winter sailing is on at Elwood again this year.
Dates are first and third Saturdays of the month, except for July because of Federal Election.
4 June , 18 June
9 July, 23 July
6 August, 20 August
3 September, 17 September
Racing from 1200hr (decision to race 1100hr).
We will be using a low-key format, up to 3 races with target time 30min, simple course. No aggregate score for series, presentation at the bar on conclusion of racing each day.
Entries on the Day: Elwood Members and Associates no fee, visitors $5.00 per day.
Enquiries: Mike Wold 0404 724 502, Croften Dawson 0417 571 281
Elwood Sailing Club Presentation Night 2016 will be held on the 28 May at
Bay View Room
4 The Esplanade, Brighton
Drinks and canapes at 6.30pm for a 7.30pm sit down two course dinner.
Dress formal. The cost per head $45.
RSVP Wednesday 18th May with numbers and names attending to firstname.lastname@example.org
Payment in CASH which will be collected on entry by Daniel Osinga & Craig Finger. We look forward to seeing every member on the night.
On ANZAC Day we hosted the annual Elwood community ANZAC memorial service with the ‘Friends of Elwood RSL’.
The sun was shining and a large crowd gathered for the service on the lawn, Continue reading
The International A Class lightning Championships and Victorian Titles recently hosted by the Elwood Sailing Club attracted over fifty entrants. This included past World Champions,current Australian Champion and many State Champions which made for high quality fleet racing. Continue reading
Elwood Sailing Club is once again participating in the Top of the Bay Interclub Challenge. This year Altona Yacht Club as organising authority is hosting the event and ESC is requesting a large turn out of club members to compete.
The day starts with pre-race briefing at the AYC at 12.30pm on Saturday 6th Feb. For further details about the day view the Sailing Instructions. Further updates will be posted (NOR and Entry Form) as they come in.
Elwood Sailing Club is hosting the A Class Lightning Championship for International A Class Catamarans on 27th and 28th of February 2016. There will be three races on each day, back to back with a target time of 40mins per race. Continue reading
As a sailing club our racing is run by volunteers and member duty shifts which are very valuable to the club. We have great people involved and helping out.
As a sailing member completing your rostered duty is an essential component of your membership. It is important to pre-confirm your attendance using “Dutyman”, arrange a swap if necessary, and to record your attendance so that you receive average race points and boat storage points if applicable. Continue reading