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.
Elwood Sailing Club, Friends of Elwood RSL, the Elwood Community branch of Bendigo Bank and Chisholm & Gamon will be hosting an ANZAC day memorial service on the ESC foreshore at 9am on Saturday 25th of April.
All members are encouraged to attend the Elwood Sailing Club Half Yearly General Meeting, which has had to be rescheduled and will now be held at the clubrooms on Saturday 21st March 2015, the meeting will commence around 5pm or possibly a little later if people are still tiding up after sailing.
Elwood Sailing Club is proud to be hosting the Victorian
State Championships for the Formula 18 Association from 7th March to 9th March 2015.
Being the Labour Day weekend there is no club racing scheduled, so if you can help out as a volunteer please contact ESC Rear Commodore Mike Wold at email@example.com or 0404724502
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
Elwood Sailing Club is once again participating in the 2015 TOP of the Bay Interclub Challenge. This year Port Melbourne Yacht Club as organising authority is hosting the event and ESC is requesting a large turn out of club members to compete and also support PMYC’s 125th Anniversary year.
A pre-race briefing will be held at PMYC at 1pm on Saturday 7th Feb. For further details about the day view the Notice of Race, Sailing Instructions, Notes and to enter download the Entry Form
Get excited because Santa Claus is coming
When : Saturday 20th December at 6pm
Where : Elwood Sailing Club
Cost : Gold Coin Donation
Roast Spit Provided by Santa’s little Helpers.
ESC will provide Santa with some early gifts for your children, grandchildren
Just let Santa know who you will be coming by 14th December by email to firstname.lastname@example.org (Age and Gender of Children required)
All welcome !
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 email@example.com
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!
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