Club News – March 13 2020

Weather warning

Expect southerly change on Saturday AM, programs and racing will continue as schedule but please consult our website/Facebook/Instagram for any update.

Telephone Issues

Due to a telephony cable being cut in Rose Bay all streets surrounding Vickery Ave have lost land line telephone connections, and the estimated repair time is early April.  Obviously this includes Woollahra Sailing Club, so in the meantime please bear with us and contact us by email until service is restored – [email protected] Updates will be posted on facebook, instagram, and WSC website.

COVID-19 response

We are closely monitoring advice with regard to COVID-19 and have taken a number of actions to mitigate the impact on the Club.  We ask that all member read our COVID-19 policy and observe the recommendations there in.  As the situation develops we will update the policy so please check-in from time to time. Thank you for your assistance.

School Holiday Camps – April 2020

Juniors (7 to 12) Tue 14th – Fri 17th and Mon 20th – Thu 23rd
Teens (13 to 17) Tue 14th – Fri 17th and Mon 20th – Thu 23rd
Book here

Children will be grouped for similar skill levels and ages, catering for beginners, intermediate and performance.

Waszp Clinic – April 2020

The clinic is run by qualified Australian Sailing coaches and invited Foiling experts.
Date: Monday 13th April till Thursday 16th April 2020
Time: 9am till 4pm each day  Cost: $450.00
Book here

Please book online or phone 9371 9805 – Member & Family discounts available
Minimum 4 registrations. Sailing equipment to be supplied by participants.
For further information regarding the clinic or potential Waszp charters please contact: [email protected]

NSW 420 State Championships

On Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th of March, WSC will be the home of the NSW 420 State Championships.
More info will be available soon on our website, stay tuned!
Event info

Tingira Challenge 2020

Paddlers from far and wide are invited to participate in our annual race, the Tingira Challenge.
The 2020 Tingira Challenge will be on Saturday, 28 March 2020, with a 9.00 am race start at Tingira Beach, Rose Bay.  Parking: Lyne Park.
Registrations will open on webscorer on Friday, 13 March 2020 and close at 6 pm on Friday, 27 March 2020.
Surf ski, sea kayak and outrigger competitors have the choice of competing in the short course (eight kilometres) or long course (15 kms).

  • The Tingira Challenge Trophy for First Male Surf Ski Long Course competitor

  • The Helen Jacobsohn Cup for First Female Surf Ski Long Course competitor

  • The Howard Geoffrey Bersten Memorial Trophy for First Surf Ski Short Course competitor.

Cash prizes:

  • Male long course winner: $500; second place getter: $300; third place: $200

  • Female long course winner: $500; second place getter: $300; third place: $200

Various non-cash prizes will be awarded to winners of other race categories such as First Double (Male, Female and Mixed), First OC1 (Male and Female), First Sea Kayak (Male and Female), First Stand-Up Board paddler (Male and Female) and so on.

Prizes for all
And every participant has the chance of walking away with a top notch door-prize whether its a Go Pro (three on offer!), a weekend driving the “best-SUV-in-market” Peugeot 5008, or the latest paddle apparel from our much-loved brand, Vaikobi.

Australian Sailing Official Courses

Australian Sailing have put together an update to send to clubs on a quarterly basis of the upcoming courses around NSW and ACT.
More details


Saturday March 14 
Moth/Waszp/420: 3pm start

Sunday March 15 
Opti 12.30pm briefing – 1pm start
General Fleet: 12.30pm briefing – 1.30pm start

Moth Thursdays twilight
Moths: 5.30pm start (check weather forecast)

We would like to remind everyone to register for club racing online,  if you have not already registered for the Spring and Summer series just click on the following link: Online entry If you don’t enter we may not be able to record your details in the results.

For youth programmes and adult fleets see full details on the Club website.

For information about the Volunteer roster see Summer Series on the Club website.

For Optimist fleets see the Optimist Summer Series page.

Fast track your skills with private lessons at Woollahra Sailing Club, send an email to: [email protected]

Please DO NOT LEAVE DOLLIES ON THE RAMP.  One person leaves a dolly on the ramp then next person follows that example and the next and pretty quickly the ramp is unusable.  Store dollies on the grass or on the brick pavers behind the winch.  Stack the dollies to minimise the space they consume.  Place them out of the way.

Club Cafe

Please pay by card if possible, not cash.
Saturday, March 14 – 8am to 5pm.
Sunday, March 15 – 9am to 5pm
Saturday, March 21- 8am to 2.30pm
Sunday, March 22 – 9am to 5pm

WSC office opening days/times

Monday 9am – 5pm
Tuesday closed
Wednesday closed
Thursday 9am – 5pm
Friday 9am – 5pm
Saturday 9am – 5pm
Sunday 9am – 5pm

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