WSC update – 15th February 2021

COVID-19 Policy

Please consult the Club COVID-19 – Coronavirus Policy before each visit to the Club.  In particular please record your details, on one of the contact tracing facilities provided.  Wherever possible please use one of the QR codes


Sailing Champions League 2021

The sailing championship league for 2021 entries have opened. It is scheduled for the 20/21st of March 2021 at Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club. We would love to get a team together to represent WSC!

The SCL is the premier club vs club worldwide completion with over 300 clubs and 23 Nations all competing for the title of best club. The format is short course umpired fleet racing in a supplied fleet of new RS21 boats. Racing is short and sharp and will be directly off the river’s edge to engage with the public. Being supplied boats the SCL targets ALL clubs large and small as a level playing field to see which clubs have the best sailors!

If you would like to represent WSC, and be in the race to confirm WSC as the best club, email us your interest at [email protected]

More info here:

2021 SCL:AP – Qualifier 2. Newcastle 20/21st March. – SAILING champions league (sailing-championsleague.asia)


Remembering Eric Reaver

Remembering life time member Eric Reaver who passed away earlier this month.  Eric was a long time club member of the Woollahra Sailing Club.
 
 
 
Photo sent from Roz.

Mirror State Championship

We had three boats at the States on the weekend – Diane and Neil in Salty Sea Dog, Warren and Maddie in Speedy Bee and Khiem in Sea Lion. Lots of fun sailing on the Georges River, though with gusty conditions both days.

Phoebe Branch from CPSC are the State Champions, with Douglas Raftesath and Luke Roberts second, and Paul and Tess Plowman third. Photos of the prize-giving on the Woollahra Mirrors Facebook page.

A special mention goes to Diane and Neil for completing every race in trying conditions and to Warren’s daughter Maddie for coming back for day two after a cold, wet capsize on day one.

Photos: https://robertowe-young.smugmug.com/2021-NSW-Mirror-State-Titles-Connells-Point-SC/Day-One/


 ‘Foiling Thursdays’ Twilight series 17:30 race start 

We welcome all foiling classes to join us for an action package evening of Thursday racing.


Term 1 learn to sail programs

Junior learn to sail – Tackers term 1

Tackers programs start next weekend! Sign up now.

Registration: https://www.revolutionise.com.au/woollahrasailing/events/list/&cat=1940

Out There – Teens program term 1

The program is created for 12-17 year old’s who are interested in trying out sailing in a non-competitive, social and fun setting. OutThere Sailing encourages teenagers to learn new skills and spend time with friends in a new and exciting environment.

Registration: https://www.revolutionise.com.au/woollahrasailing/events/list/&cat=2728


420 – Development and Performance Programs

Looking to try a new class or time to transition from the Optimist? The NSW 420 association Experience day & development programme is recommended. This dynamic class is the world leader in creating an optimal foundation of techniques, tactics and tuning. 420 Friday performance sessions are back and the WSC Team look forward to supporting your goals.

Experience session: 6th Feb 1pm – 4pm https://www.revolutionise.com.au/woollahrasailing/events/87045/

Development Term 1: https://www.revolutionise.com.au/woollahrasailing/events/86414


Upcoming events

We are looking forward to hosting many events over the next few months.  These include:

  • Club racing – Most weekends
  • 420 Australian Championships 2021

For more information on these and other events please consult the Club’s event calendar: https://www.woollahrasailingclub.org.au/wsc-events/list/


Share your photo and videos

You are a sailing/paddling legend!!  We would love to share your photos and videos on the Club website, Instagram and Facebook accounts.  There is a lot happening at the Club, let’s show the world that Woollahra Sailing Club is a great place to Sail and Paddle.

Please send you photos and videos to [email protected]  By doing so you will be giving the Club the right to use this content for promotional purposes.  We will not pass on that right to any other organization.


Australian Sailing Courses

Australian Sailing have launched a variety courses to gain further knowledge, experience and qualifications from Club Race Officer to Dinghy Instructor qualifications.
The Club is always looking for volunteers to support regattas, club racing and programmes. Book in to secure your spot!
https://www.sailing.org.au/courses/


SUP & KAYAK RENTALSDinghies, SUPs and kayaks

Members can hire dinghies, SUPs and kayaks at discounted prices. Please book and pay online.

Take advantage of your member discount for kayak/sup or hire a Pacer or Laser dinghy.
Booking and payment made under ‘member hire’ at the following link or for further details please contact [email protected]

Book dinghy, SUP and Kayak hire.


COVID-19 Policy

Please check the Latest NSW Health COVID-19 news and updates.
The Club is operating at near full capacity.  In order to keep operating in this fashion assistance is required from all visitors to the facility.  The following restrictions are in accordance with NSW Public Health Orders:
• Do not attend the Club if you have any cold of flu like symptoms.
• Do not attend the Club if there is any chance you may have been in contact with someone who has, or might have coronavirus, in the last 14 days.
• Please check the Latest NSW Health COVID-19 news and updates.
• Only members, Sailing School customers, volunteers, and staff may visit the Club.  No public or guest access allowed.
• We have provided two forms of contact tracing QR Codes in the foyer.  Record your details, on one of these methods, for each and every visit to the Club.
• Members may remove and return craft to storage.
• Comply with government regulations regarding social distancing.  Keep 1.5 metres apart and allow 4 square metres per person indoors.
• Maximum group size of 30 people.
• Please rig outside the yard if possible.  You may rig in the yard but if you do so please move out of the yard asap.
• Move in and out of the yard rapidly. 
• The Club toilets and changerooms are open. Keep 1.5 metres apart and allow 4 square metres per person.
• The Club café and all other internal facilities are closed.  This is in accordance with NSW Public Health Orders and cannot be avoided.
• The yard is open during the day but requires security access card/fob after hours.
• There is limited access to the ramp or yard for road trailers.
• Outside of Club organised activities (racing and training) no assistance can be provided by staff in the yard or on the water. 
• Outside of Club organised activities (racing and training) no rescue resources are available.  Use of the facilities and the harbour is conducted at your own risk!
• Failure to comply with this policy may result in temporary suspension of membership!
• Failure to comply with this policy may result in very significant penalties for individuals and the Club!
• Failure to comply with this policy may result in complete closure of the Club!  Nobody wants to be responsible for that.


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