WSC update – October 9 2020

 

Sydney Harbour Marathon

This Sunday the Club is running the Sydney Harbour Marathon.  Racing starts at 12:30.  Briefing at 11:30.  The course(s) will be dependent on conditions and competitors but probably there will be two courses, being a short course for small dinghies and a longer course (Club, Fort Denison, Eastern Channel Pile Light, Club) for the faster boats.
For further details please view NOR and other documents here: https://www.woollahrasailingclub.org.au/summer-series-2020-2021/
Competitors may enter online at the following link or via the club website: https://www.revolutionise.com.au/woollahrasailing/events/74743/
Please consult the Club’s Covid policy for latest requirements: https://www.woollahrasailingclub.org.au/covid-19-coronavirus/

The cafe will not be trading but please bring your own beer, wine, and food.  The Fridge and BBQ will be on and available for members to use.


NSW Finn State Championship

The 2020 International Finn Class NSW Championship has been run and won.  Congratulations to Jake Lilley, who came down from Queensland to show the rest of the fleet how it is done.  Congratulations also to Rafael Trujillo from WSC who came in a clear second with some impressive performances.  Thanks to all who competed.
 

Summer Series

Summer Series is in full swing and point score starts this weekend for Moth and Waszps and next weekend for all other classes.
For further details please view NOR and other documents here: https://www.woollahrasailingclub.org.au/summer-series-2020-2021/
Competitors may enter online at the following link or via the club website: https://www.revolutionise.com.au/woollahrasailing/events/74743/
Please consult the Club’s Covid policy for latest requirements: https://www.woollahrasailingclub.org.au/covid-19-coronavirus/

OPTIMIST – Tackers, Open, Intermediate, Green fleet

The future of sailing is bright with Woollahra Sailing Clubs junior Optimist programme.  Junior programme manager & Coach Alex Zimmerman with his team of instructors have been busy planning the year ahead and will bring all the fun and skills the kids need to develop and perform.

Further detailed information & bookings can be made here: https://www.revolutionise.com.au/woollahrasailing/events/list/&cat=1940-1941-2648-2649


420 – Development and Performance Programmes

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

Further detailed information & bookings will be available next week at: https://www.revolutionise.com.au/woollahrasailing/events/list/&cat=2648


Upcoming events

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

  • Club racing – Most weekends
  • The Bonid Outriggers regatta – November 22
  • The Waszp Class NSW Championship – November 28 and 29
  • Sail Sydney – December 7 to 13
  • Finn Australian Championship 2021 – January 10 to 15.

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 sail@woollahrasailingclub.org.au.  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 organisation.


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/


Private lessons available for members

A great form of exercise while fast tracking your performance.

Complying with the current Covid 19 government policies & restrictions all sessions will be completed in single handed dinghies. Woollahra Sailing Club coaches Alex Zimmermann & Dan Smith. For more details regarding sessions email sailing.school@woollahrasailingclub.org.au or juniors@woollahrasailingclub.org.au
Booking can be also made here Book now


SUP & KAYAK RENTALSDinghies, SUPs and kayaks

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

While staying at home is most recommended during the Coronavirus outbreak, exercise and staying healthy is still possible.
So…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 sailing.school@woollahrasailingclub.org.au

Book dinghy, SUP and Kayak hire.

 


COVID-19 Policy

Do not attend the Club if you have visited Victoria in the last 14 days.
Please check the Latest NSW Health COVID-19 news and updates.

The Club is principally operating as a storage facility with Club racing and some limited training courses.  The Club toilets and change rooms are open.  The Club cafe and all other internal facilities are closed.  This is in accordance with NSW Public Health Orders and cannot be avoided.  The situation is constantly changing. Please read the COVID-19 Policy in full before each visit to the Club.

The Club is principally operating as a storage facility with Club racing and some limited training courses.  The following restrictions are in accordance with NSW Public Health Orders:
• If you live outside Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs you should not attend competitions at the Club until after 30 September
• Do not attend the Club if you have visited Victoria in the last 14 days.
• Please check the Latest NSW Health COVID-19 news and updates.
• Only members and Sailing School customers may visit the Club.  No public or guest access allowed.
• We have provided contact tracing forms in the foyer.  Please record your name 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.
• Maximum group size of 10 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 change rooms are open. Keep 1.5 metres apart and allow 4 square metres per person.
• The Club cafe 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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