News June 21st

Dear Members,

Here’s the weekly roundup from your club.

School holiday camps – July ’19
WSC holiday camps are available online for another holiday full of fun, sun, and great memories.
Tuesday 2nd – Friday 5th
Tuesday 9th – Friday 12th
Tuesday 16th – Friday 19th

Price: $515.00 (4 days) from 9AM to 3PM each day

Book 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:

2019 NSW & ACT Sailing Awards Finalists Released
With a record year of nominations across all categories, Australian Sailing announced the finalists of the 2019 New South Wales & ACT Sailing Awards.  Woollahra members have been nominated in many categories.
Nominations came from clubs all across New South Wales and the ACT.
Winners will be announced on Saturday 6th July at the 2019 New South Wales & ACT Sailing Awards at Cruising Yacht Club of Australia.
For further details on the evening, please contact the New South Wales office on 8424 7411 or [email protected] Book your spot:

WSC nominations:
Youth sailor of the year

  • Ryan Littlechild & Jack Ferguson – WSC/RSYS
  • Will Cooley & Bec Hancock – WSC
  • Grae Morris – WSC
  • Otto Henry – WSC

Volunteer of the year 

  • Gaye Rosen & Martin Gill – WSC
  • Stan Bland – WSC

Shark Island Paddlers/Sydney Marine Rescue – presentation 
On Monday, June 24th at 6.30pm (WSC function room), Glenn Evans, regional operations manager from Sydney Marine Rescue will give a presentation to WSC and Shark Island Paddlers (SIP) members  regarding communications and safety options on water.   Attendance is free for all Woollahra members.  Shark Island Paddlers  have a long association with Sydney Marine Rescue, donating $500.00 Tingira race takings each year.

Sailing programs

Saturday, June 22nd
Tackers: 12PM – 3PM
Opti Performance: 1PM -3.30PM

Sunday, June 23rd
Tackers: 9AM – 12 PM
Green Fleet: 12.30PM – 3.30PM
Youth pathway: 1PM-3.30PM

Learn to sail a 29er at WSC: registrations still open
When: Sundays from July 28 to Sept 19th – 9.30AM/2.30PM
[email protected] – Michael Giffney 0407 433 301
Price: $570.00 for 10 week-program
The NSW 9er Association run a skiff skills program with the aim to transition sailors into the 29er, to teach rigging and de-rigging, righting a capsize, launching and retrieving a 29er, trapezing, gybling and tacking, using the spinnaker and sailing fast.

Winter Series
The next race day in the 2019 winter series will be Sunday 7 July.  All winter racing details are available on the following links:
NOR – Winter series
SI – Winter series

2019 Winter Series Calendar
July, 7th – Point score races 7,8,9
August, 4th – Point score races 10,11,12
August, 11th – Point score races 13,14,15
August, 18th – Point score races 16,17,18

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 24 June to Friday 28 June – Open from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

Cafe opening hours
Saturday: closed
Sunday: 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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