Club News – September 6 2019

Weather forecasts

We would like to remind all members we are expecting strong winds on Saturday, please checking the weather updates.

Summer Series

The 2019 summer series will start on Saturday, September 14th and we are looking forward to seeing you on the water.
Saturday: Moth, 420, Waszp.
Sunday: All other classes.
For full details see summer series on the Club website. 

Bart’s Bash

Bart’s Bash is a global sailing race taking place at 100’s of venues, with 1000’s of sailors in 100’s of different classes of boat around the world.
This year Bart’s Bash takes place on 14th-15th September 2019 and Woollahra Sailing Club will be obviously part of it.
It would be great to see you on the water and sign up to receive the latest Bart’s Bash event updates, guide and resources and connect with your wider sailing community!
Sign up and donate through the following link.   Remember to set Woollahra Sailing Club as your Sailing Venue.

Sailing programs

The September/October school holiday are fast approaching.  Checkout the great coaching clinics, learn to sail, intermediate and other holiday offerings.
Don’t forget to book next holiday camp, the early bird special will be available for one more week. Book online now or contact the Club sailing.school@woollahrasailingclub.org.au  / (02) 9371 9805

Learn to sail and intermediate
Woollahra Sailing Club conducts school holiday camp programs for children aged between 7 and 16 years, covering a range of water based and sailing activities, as well as fun games and team building exercises over four full days of fun on Sydney Harbour. The courses are run during all major school holiday periods throughout the year. Our courses are fully supervised by qualified Australian Sailing instructors. September – October 2019.  Children will be grouped by similar skill level and ages catering for beginners, intermediate and performance.

School holiday camps – September and October 2019 from 9AM to 3PM tackers
Monday 23/9 – Friday 27/9
Monday 30/9 – Thursday 3/10
Tuesday 8/10 – Friday 11/10
PRICE: $450 (4days) Early Bird Special till 1st September onwards $515 – Camp 1 # Mon 23rd – Fri 27th additional fee of $50 due to extra day.

NSW Performance Youth Clinic
Join Dan Smith and Alex Zimmermann for our school holiday performance programs.
Dan is a five times Olympic 470 Coach, and World Youth Championship Coach.
Alex is a three times Sailing World Champion and has coached the Australian Optimist Sailing Team.
The ultimate preparation for the NSW Youth Championships 2019

Optimist and 420 performance camps from 9AM to 4PM
Monday 30/9 – Wednesday 2/10
Optimist Performance Coaching – Alex Zimmerman – $250 (3 days)
420 Performance Coaching – Daniel Smith – $350 (3days)

Optimist Summer Series
The 2019 summer series will be commencing on September, 15th and you can find all details on the following link.

2019 Finn Masters Championships

Woollahra Sailing Club is proud to host the 2019 Finn Masters Championship from the 5th to the 7th of October.
Masters info.

2019 Optimist Travellers trophy – Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron

Well done to all Woollahra Sailing Club members who attended the regatta last weekend, especially the Green Fleet, as it was their first one.  The sailors performed outstandingly as they battled the 20 knots southerly change.
Jago Tucker won the 11 and under and Jacob Marks came 4th. Please click here to display all results.
It was definitely the best turnout at an away regatta by WSC for the last 6 years.

Paddling News

This week has seen the departure of the Shark Island Paddler’s and Woollahra Sailing Club duo Jules Hall, and David Jepson to represent their country in France at the World Championships.  Our hearts and best wishes for speedy victory go with them as they deal with the vicissitudes of wind, waves and the foreign foe.  Not only are they representing our country, they are paying for their own wee little Aussie tracksuits and racing kit.  Shame!  Nonetheless they will be having a super time, they are expected to be excellent chances, and Ladies of France please be aware David is single.  Meanwhile a review of the course can be seen on the following link.
This weekend will see the best Time Trial Ever!  Stiff 25 knot Westerly winds are predicted.  Please come join us!  Hot showers shall follow.

Club Cafe

Woollahra Sailing Club Cafe will open again from next weekend.
Sept 14: 9am – 5pm
Sept 15: 9am – 5pm

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