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.

Quiz Night

Don’t Forget to Join Us Friday Night

 Elwood Sailing Club will be hosting a virtual ‘Sailing Trivia Night’ on Friday 9th October 2020. The fun will start at 7:30pm. This will be held over Zoom.  Below are the connection details.
There will be prizes awarded. So those who attend, will have a chance of being a winner!!

Email Paul Stamp if you want to join in. (pdstamp84@tpg.com.au)


Please welcome Brigetta Hamilton as our new treasurer, Martin is remaining on the committee in another role so it is a real win for the club. More info and AGM updates in the newsletter next week.

Notice of the AGM on September 11

Elwood Sailing Club
Notice of Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Elwood Sailing Club Inc. will be held as an on-line Zoom video meeting, on Friday 11th September, from 7.00 – 8:30 pm.

This Notice contains information on how to use Zoom, and information you need to send to the Secretary if you are planning to attend, or are nominating a proxy, or are nominating for the General Committee.

AGM Attendance

To attend and vote at the AGM you must be a current financial member. Senior, Family Partner, Life, or Junior members are entitled to vote; Associate Members are not.

If you plan to attend the meeting, please advise by email to secretary@elwoodsc.com by September 4. 

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Membership Renewal 2020/21


While there remains some uncertainty about when all the club operations will move to a ‘new normal” we are preparing for normal sailing and racing next season and are working towards rebuilding our venue hire operations as soon as permitted.

The Committee has decided that in view of the overall financial impact of the COVID19 on the community and members, the normal change in membership fees due cost of living increases will not apply this year, and so all fees will be the same as last year. In addition, payment of fees for next season has been extended this year with payments to be made from Aug 1 to Aug 31. There will be a late payment fee of $50 for payments received after Aug 31.

If you would like to discuss progressive payment of your membership and storage fees in these difficult times please contact our manager Amanda Innes. Any discussions will remain confidential.

Instructions for Renewal


Please click on link above to renew your membership for 2020-21 season. If you experience issues with the process or wish to change your membership or other category please contact our manager, Amanda Innes. If you would like to discuss progressive payment of your membership and storage fees in these difficult times please contact the Club Manager. Any discussions will remain confidential.

Thank you for your ongoing support of the Club and may the 2020-21 sailing season be an enjoyable one.

Warm regards,

ESC General Committee

Covid 19 Update ESC

Dear Members,

Due to reimposition of COVID19 Stage 3 restrictions the Club has been closed and key fobs have been turned off. If you wish to remove your boat or other equipment from the club please contact our manager Amanda to arrange the time when your key fob will be turned on (03 9531 4743  manager@elwoodsc.com). Work on your boat at the club is not permitted.

The advice from Australian Sailing is as follows:

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