Club News – 9 August 2019

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Annual General Meeting
Please be advised the 61th Annual General meeting for Woollahra Sailing Club will be held at 7pm on Thursday August 29th 2019 at the Function Room at Woollahra Sailing Club, 2 Vickery Ave, Rose Bay

Details of the AGM and election of directors are available on the Club’s website at: https://www.woollahrasailingclub.org.au/the-club/reports/agm-2019/

Safety first
We would like to remind all members to be aware of the risks involved when launching from Cranbrook ramp (sailors) or Rose Bay Beach (paddlers).

Weather forecast
Strong winds are forecast for the weekend.  Please check conditions and exercise caution.

City to Surf
This Sunday is the City to Surf running race.   Traffic and parking will be very difficult until about midday.  Details here: https://city2surf.com.au/key-info

Tackers programs change
Due to the Road Closures for the City to Surf marathon we will need to move the session time on Sunday 11/8/19 to 1230pm till 330pm .

If you cannot attend the session we will provide a make up lesson.

Winter Series 
There is no racing on this Sunday, August 11th, due to the City to Surf.
The final day of winter series will be next Sunday, August 18th.

All winter racing details are available on the following links:
NOR – Winter series
Notice Board

SI – Winter series

Paddling News
WSC Paddlers have been busy training hard for several forthcoming events. This weekend sees some driving to the Gold Coast to race there, where the Gold Coast Ocean Paddlers Club hosts the annual “Gold Coast Classic Ocean Race.” This event is an exciting paddling race for all Ocean Ski, Stand up, Prone and Outrigger paddlers, with race competitors travelling along the picturesque Gold Coast coastline from the Southport Seaway.

Many others are opting to stay in Sydney and compete in the local Spit to the Zoo race, hosted by Middle Harbour Yacht Club. This is a sister event to the local Tingira Challenge, hosted by SIP. This race holds the record for number of entrants at over 270 paddlers and always proves popular with paddlers form northern and southern paddlers alike. Entries have now closed, but a field of a dozen or so will race the 16km down Middle Harbour, around Middle Head, to Taronga Zoo and back. Conditions look excellent with a 16-20kt Westerly forecast, giving a solid hit out for the race out to the top mark, followed by a great run home.

And as usual paddlers will have their 8am Time Trial on Saturday from Rose Bay beach, and this Saturday’s TT is set to be the best TT ever, with some stiff winds and hot showers to follow.

WSC wishes all paddlers good luck for a safe weekend with great results.

B14 European & World Championships – Carnac (FRA)
Congratulations to WSC members and their boats who competed in France at the B14 European & World Championships.  Lissa and Richie on the Nude finished 3rd and Anthony and Luis on Yellowbone came in 20th.

Term 3 Learn to Sail & Junior Sailing programs 
WSC new sailing programs will start this weekend for another term full of sailing and fun.
For more info, please contact Dan at sailing.school@woollahrasailingclub.org.au or call 9371 9805.
https://www.woollahrasailingclub.org.au/course-calendar/

Office opening hours
Monday 12 Aug to Friday 16 August – Open from 9:00am to 5:00pm.
Monday 19 Aug to Friday 23 August – Open from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

Cafe opening hours
Saturday 10 Aug: closed
Sunday 11 Aug: closed

Saturday 17 Aug: closed
Sunday 18 Aug: opened  

Safety
Please help us to keep the club safe by reporting any hazards and helping to keep walkways clear.

Yours in Sailing and Paddling,

The WSC Team

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