News July 19th

Dear Members,

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

Youth Sailing World Championships – Poland 2019 
Congratulations to our members Bec Hancock and Will Cooley for becoming the 2019 World Champions – Nacra 15. Bec and Will delivered an outstanding performance winning the title with one day to spare at the Youth Sailing World Championships in Gdynia.
Good luck to Ryan Littlechild, Jack Ferguson and all Australian sailors for their last day of racing.
More details regarding the world Championships can be found here:

2019 Optimist World Championships – Antigua
Continuing in a well-established tradition of WSC Optimist sailors competing internationally.
Well done to WSC member Ethan Lozevski for his 89th place out of 255 competitors.
More details regarding the world Championships can be found here:

Xmas in July/Summer series prize giving
Sun 28 Jul 2019  1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Come and join fellow members and friends this July at Woollahra Sailing Club for ‘Christmas in July’. A festive event including a winter feast, some Christmas tunes, and a presentation for the Summer Series of Sailing. This is also an opportunity to see the progress being made to the new ramp which will be nearing completion by then.

Price: $10 per adult, $5 per child.    Book here:

Term 3 Learn to Sail & Junior Sailing programs 
WSC new sailing programs are available online and ready to be booked =) See poster below.
For more info, please contact Dan at [email protected] or call 9371 9805.

2019 Discover Sailing Centre Competition
Another great achievement for our Club, Australian Sailing released the results of the “2019 Discover Sailing Centre Competition” and Woollahra Sailing Club got the podium for the 3 different categories:

1st: “Tackers 1,2,3 course” participants percentage growth;
2nd: “Largest full course participant percentage growth”;
3rd “Largest full course and experience/intro” participant number growth.

Well done to our strong Team!

WSC Holiday Camps #SheSails
The July holiday camps were run by our incredible instructors, all local ladies who shaped every attendee with their amazing skills.
SheSails is an Australian Sailing campaign designed to recognise all of the amazing female contributors to our sport, and to encourage women  to enjoy sailing through organised activities at your local sailing club.  SheSails aims to:

  • Promote and celebrate female participation in the sport of sailing
  • Provide new and existing female sailors with the opportunity to enjoy activities at their local sailing club with like-minded people
  • Provide clubs with visual materials and case studies to help grow female participation in recreational and competitive sailing
  • Develop a platform to feature female-focused events and programs across the country

More info:

Winter Series
All winter racing details are available on the following links:
NOR – Winter series
SI – Winter series

2019 Winter Series Calendar
August, 4th – Point score races 10,11,12
August, 18th – Point score races 13,14,15

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 22 July to Friday 26 July – Open from 9:00am to 5:00pm.
Monday 29 . July to Friday 2 August – Open from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

Cafe opening hours
Saturday 20  July: closed
Sunday 21  July: closed

Saturday 27 July: closed
Sunday 28 July: closed

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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