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January 2024 Update

Published 19:20 on 9 Jan 2024

Happy New Year Members

Upcoming events at WSC

  • Sunday 14 January: Club racing resumes register
  • Tuesday 23 January: Learn about sailing basics - information evening at WSC register
  • Sun 4 February 10am: "Try Sailing" day - invite your friends register and volunteer here
  • Sat 17 February 7am: "Try Paddling" with BBQ at 11am. Everyone welcome register
  • Sat 23 February: Sail GP returns to Sydney Harbour hosted by WSC LINK

Club Racing: Our Spring & Summer club racing for 2024 starts this weekend Sunday 14 January with briefing starting at 12.30pm. We hope to see many of you there and get this years' club racing off to flying start. If you are yet to register for the series or want to join for a once off session: register

Wishing all club members well for the following regattas:

  • WSC Academy at the Optimist Nationals! Our Inters and Opens WSC Academy Optimist sailors are currently representing WSC in Adelaide at the Australian Championships. e would like to wish them the very best of luck.
  • Finn Australian Championships for the RONSTAN 2024 International Finn Australian Championships being held 11 - 15 January 2024 at Davey's Bay Yacht Club.
  • International Moth Australian Open Championships at the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania 9 -14 January 20

Get out and enjoy Sydney Harbour: If we can help get you out sailing, please let us know. Your class representative can help with crews, racing tips and rigging gear. Please contact them directly or via [email protected] All boats must be regularly used in order to retain their storage space. We have a waiting list of people wishing to store craft at the club. Active sailors and paddlers are a key component to maintaining a healthy and vibrant club.

Holiday camps every day of the holidays: book here

Join us for Term 1 2024! Sailing School Sessions start 2 February. Learn to sail: Tackers details, Green Adventure and Green Fleet details

Try Sailing at WSC: Invite your friends, neighbours and family to join us to try sailing - You can start at any age and with its sheltered waters, Rose Bay is the perfect place to learn whether you are keen to sail a boat, paddle or windsurf. Let's get as many people out on the water, discovering our club, sailing, paddling, foiling and the water-sports we enjoy. Our first "Try Sailing" Day for 2024 was held Saturday 6 January with over 50 participants joining us on the water for short sailing sessions generating a lot of interest in our club, our courses and a new generation of members. About the "Try Sailing" Day: Woollahra Sailing Club is keen to help new people (and children) experience the fun and excitement of sailing and offering the opportunity to try sailing at regular "Try Sailing" days.

We need your help! "Try Sailing" events are run by members using the sailing school pacers - contribute a couple of hours to share your love of sailing - there are a range of volunteer roles available volunteer here Share the invitation to our "Try Sailing" events: Sunday 4 February 10am - 12noon register, Sunday 3 March 10am - 12noon register, Sunday 14 April 10am - 12noon register

Try Paddling at WSC Shark Island Paddlers invite you to join their Club Day on Saturday 17 February from 7am with BBQ at 11am. Everyone welcome register

Learn about sailing basics - information evening at WSC Feel free to share this invitation to join us for an evening to learn a bit about sailing basics! We are hosting an information evening to introduce some sailing basics - what are the options to progress your sailing, types of boats, what does racing involve, what do the flags mean, how to tie a bowline (!), how can you become involved in the club, options for adults to learn to sail. This is an opportunity to hear from others about their sailing journey and meet with other people involved with the club. Please let us know if there is anything you'd like us to cover. This is open to everyone - sailing school participants, club members and any people interested in learning more about sailing. Tuesday 23 Jan 2024 6pm to 7.30pm register

Look forward to seeing you at the club.

WSC team and WSC Board members

[email protected], (02) 9371 9805

Last updated 11:21 on 17 May 2024

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