Here is the new sailing and events calendar for Elwood Sailing Club 2015-2016 season (updated 29 Aug 2015).
The season will off with Opening Day on the Friday 2nd October – Grand Final Public Holiday. The club will be having a spit roast and the bar is open to celebrate the new season.
As many of you would know Elwood SC has been asked to join the ISAF World Cup in December, which is based from RMYC. Elwood SC has been appointed to a participate in the race management of the Vipers and Kite Boarders. This is a brilliant opportunity for Elwood Club Members to volunteer on the water. Experience is not necessary as you will be taught on the water – however, those with experience are greatly appreciated. ISAF will also feed you during the racing and provide invites to their social activities – which is based around St Kilda. Continue reading
We would like to congratulate Elwood SC sailor Alisanne Green on her return from the Hobie Worlds held in Lago do Garda. Where she took 16th place. Alisanne is also part of the training gang to Blaine Dodds (South Africa), the new world champ. Continue reading
Let’s hope they also bring back some of the latest 2 handed cat sailing techniques!
2015 ESC Presentation Night was a great success with all attending having a great time and dancing the night away. The meal was fabulous thanks to Dan Osinga and staff.
Club Person of the year was very well deserved by Croften Dawson who has been very active over quite a few seasons now with his influence being seen in the club and on thewater. Continue reading
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.
Join us to celebrate the 2014 – 15 sailing season and enjoy a fabulous menu created by ESC’s own celebrity chef Dan Osinger, live music, dancing, raffles and prizes galore. Finger food and refreshments will be available from the bar upon arrival to be followed by a 2 course meal, tea & coffee.
Ticket prices are $40 for adults ($35 early bird special if paid in April) and $20 for juniors (under 18 years or 21 if a full time student). For payment options please see below.
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