News 2 August 2019

Woollahra-Sailing-club

Here’s the weekly roundup from your club ⛵️🌊⛵️

Winter Series:  
We remind all members that Club racing will be on this weekend on August 4th.
Be aware that there is no racing on August 11th due to the “City to Surf”.

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

SI – Winter series

Moths: 7.15AM briefing – 8AM start

Open Classes: 9AM briefing – 10AM start

Sydney 2000 Olympic Sailor Visit 
Eiichiro Hamazaki was a 27 years old athlete from the Japanese Olympic Team when he first visited Woollahra Sailing Club in the year 2000.  He was training at WSC for the Sydney 2000 Olympics and for the first time, after almost twenty years, Eiichiro is back to Sydney.
This Thursday he had the courtesy to visit our Club and we were delighted to listen to his incredible story and  beautiful experience here. He mentioned that the Club was a place to meet, share, sail and overall prepare for the Olympics, with a great spirit and vibrant atmosphere.  We are glad Woollahra Sailing Club gave him and other athletes the opportunity to enjoy their time in Sydney.
We are glad he came to visit us and we hope that more Sydney 2000 athletes will be coming to say hi in the future.

2019 ILCA Laser Radial Youth World Championships – Kingston (CANADA)
The 2019 ILCA Laser Radial Youth World Championships were held in Canada from July 24th to 31st.
Well done to Otto Henry 18th out of 160 competitors; finishing the regatta strongly with a second place and WSC instructor Mina Ferguson for her 10th position.
Congratulations to all Australian sailors competing, hopefully you enjoyed your time there and the taste of Maple Syrup.

B14 European & World Championships – Carnac (FRA)
Good luck to our WSC members and their boats “The Nude” and “Yellowbone” competing in France at the B14 European & World Championships.  Carnac (hosting venue) hosted this event in the past and this year the Championships will be even more exciting:
– World Championship (29th of July-2nd of August)

AGM 2019
The Board of Woollahra Sailing Club advise the Annual General Meeting for 2019 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/

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/

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).

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

Cafe opening hours
Saturday 3 Aug: closed
Sunday 4 Aug: opened  

Saturday 10 Aug: closed
Sunday 11 Aug: closed

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

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