Elwood Sailing Club has a proud history of recreational and competitive sailing for monohulls and catamarans with 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 and 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.


Covid Update 11th June 2021

ESC COVID Restrictions from June 11, 2021

The club is reopening for sailing, boating, and boarding activities on Friday June 11, with restrictions in line with the Vic Government regulations. At this point these restrictions will remain in place until midnight on Thursday June 17.

Continue reading

Want to get more involved at the club?

*Looking For Help*
Getting involved in the club can be very enjoyable as well as helping the
other volunteers and our manager to keep the club operating. All positions
in the General Committee (GC) will be opened up again at this year’s AGM
(targeted for August) and anyone who is interested to join the GC is
encouraged to talk to existing committee members or our manager Amanda. The
Committee has a Commodore, Rear Commodore (sailing operations). Vice
Commodore (club house), Secretary and Treasurer, and also general members
who represent windsurfers and SUP, manage boat storage, seek sponsorships,
or help in other ways.

A member is eligible to be on the committee if a senior member, senior
member or partner in a family membership, a student member over 18, or a
life member. Associate members such as social members, or junior members
under 18 are not eligible.

If you would like to get involved and help but prefer not to join the
committee or are not eligible there are other ways to do so. Please contact
committee members or Amanda.

*COVID Update* June 3rd


In line with the Government COVID restrictions announced on June 2,  the
Club remains closed. The club will reopen on Friday June 11 if restrictions
permit.
We have received an update clarifying what sailing related activities are
permitted. Activities such as sailing, windsurfing, SUP, and surfing are
permitted as long as the activity does not involve closed facilities such
as ESC, is completed within 5 km of where you live (10 km from June 4),
and is conducted with members of your household or with one other person
only. Outdoor exercise is limited to 2 hours per day. Enjoy what you can!

May 27, 2021URGENT- CLUB CLOSURE FROM MIDNIGHT TODAY FOR 7 DAYS

In line with the requirements of the COVID lockdown announced today the clubhouse including boat storage will be closed from midnight today, Thursday May 27th, for 7 days. Key fobs will be turned off.

Note that exercise is permitted for 2 hours a day within 5km from your home, with one other person only. Recreation activities such as golf, fishing, boating, tennis, and surfing are not allowed.

A reminder that anyone attending ESC must register using the QR code, no exceptions. This app remembers your details when used once at a location, so you do not need to fill in your details again at that specific location.

Have fun!

Covid Update 17th Feb

COVID Update Jan 17:
In line with the announcement that the “circuit breaker” lockdown restrictions will be lifted from 23:59 on Jan 17, ESC will reopen on Thursday Jan 18. ESC operations and DHHS health requirements concerning  the club will return to what they were before this lockdown. As before, face masks must be carried at all times, and are mandatory when inside (except in a residential home), and outdoors when you cannot maintain physical distancing of 1.5 m or if a lawful exemption applies.