Club News – October 11 2019

WSC items for sale

Yeah, can you believe it…our pre loved SUP gear is going cheap to whoever will grab it first. More items will be listed soon.
Offer limited to a maximum of 2 boards per member.
Please check our unique ebay link to purchase them or for more info.
WSC bargain

New WSC office opening days/times

We are all ready for a shining summer together, our goal is to optimise the quality time with members during weekends.
Please see below our new opening days and times:
Monday closed
Tuesday closed
Wednesday 9am – 5pm
Thursday 9am – 5pm
Friday 9am – 5pm
Saturday 9am – 5pm
Sunday 9am – 5pm

Term 4 programmes

The Woollahra Sailing Club Junior Term 4 sailing school programmes commence on the weekend of 19 and 20 October.  Book now to secure your spot.

Learn to sail aka Tackers level 1 – 2 – 3

Tackers is a fun introductory, games-based sailing programme designed for kids aged 7-12 yrs. Kids don’t need to have any sailing experience. All the equipment, including the boats, is provided. Please see the learn to sail page on our website.

Green Adventure – NEW

After completing Tackers 3 this is your next step, club supplied Optimist.  Please see the learn to sail page on our website.

Green Fleet

Junior introductory to racing programme.  Please see the Academy page on our website.

Optimist performance coaching

Advanced racing skills to the highest level, learning about tuning your boat and racing strategy and tactics Email: [email protected]

Out There – NEW

OutThere Sailing is the ideal way to have fun and get active on the water. This pilot programme is aimed at 13-17 year olds who would like to try sailing, windsurfing and/or paddle boarding. The aim of the programme is to have fun, spend time with friends and learn new skills.  Please see the learn to sail page on our website.

Performance Youth Pathways

Course aimed for aspiring sailors looking to gain further racing knowledge and skills aged between 13 to 17 years.  Please see the Academy page on our website.

420 performance

Training and racing programme support. Please see the Academy page on our website or Email: [email protected]

Volunteer competence training

Facilities – Safety Responsibilities; Winch Operation – launching On Ramp; Crane Operation – launching from Jetty; Petrol handling; Rescue Boat Prep. Facilitator – Greg Dixon

Rescue boat operation – Safety Responsibilities; Start of Day – gear check; Radio Operation; Retrieving Sailors; Towing Boats; Race Buoys
– Anchors, Anchor Lines, Buoys;  End of Day – returning gear & reporting incidents/gear repairs. Facilitators – Gaye and Martin

Start boat & race management– Safety Responsibilities; Principles of race course setting; On-board roles and responsibilities; Laying marks for the Presiding Race Officer (PRO) by Rescue Boat (note, this is not a learn-to-run-a-race course – simply what you’ll be asked to do to support the race management) Facilitator – Dan Smith

Basic First aid – Safety Procedures & Communications- on-water, club, ambulance, police; defibrillator locations at WSC and next nearest; resuscitation, CPR, using a defibrillator. Facilitator TBC – Member Doctor or Professional First Aid

Please see full details on the Club website.

2019 NSW Youth Championships

Point Wolstoncroft hosted the 2019 NSW Youth Championships with more than 400 competitors from around Australia.  The Championships marked the start of the sailing season and was a great warm up to Sail Sydney, the Class Nationals, and the Australian Youth Championships in early January 2020. Congratulations to the many Woollahra members who finished on the podium.

WSC Racing

Moths: Saturday, Oct 12th away (Balmoral)
General fleet racing: Sunday, Oct 13th

We would like to remind everyone to register for club racing on line, just click on the following link: On line entry

If you don’t enter we may not be able to record your details in the results.

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

For Optimist fleets see the Optimist summer series page.

Volunteer roster 

Sail Sydney – December 12-15

The Notice of Race for Sail Sydney 2019 has been released, with Woollahra Sailing Club set once again to be a hive of activity from December 12th – 15th where scores of competitors will battle it out on the waters of Sydney Harbour.
Last year’s event saw more than 300 competitors take part, with both Junior and Olympic Class fleets featuring competitors from New Zealand, Malaysia, Macedonia, Hong Kong and Holland, as well as Australia.
We are expecting another large fleet of local, national and international sailors to take part in 2019.The Notice of Race is available now. On line registration

Club Cafe

Woollahra Sailing Club Cafe will open to members and public as follows.

Saturday 12 October:  CLOSED.

Sunday 13 October:  Open from 11:00 to 17:00.

Saturday 19 October:  Open from 12:00 to 18:00.

Sunday 20 October:  Open from 11:00 to 17:00.



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