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  • May 16 / 2017
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Presentation night & dinner – 27 May

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Presentation night is closing in pretty quickly so make sure you circle the date in your diaries – Saturday 27 May.

Awards, food, celebrations, and reflections on the season’s races. Lots to talk about. Don’t miss out.

Doors open at 6pm; dinner at 7pm.

Tickets: Members & guests – adults $20.00, families $50.00

Buy tickets at the canteen on Saturdays or from the bar. If you’re not available to collect and pay in person you may wish to email the sailing committee via vice.commodore@williamstownsailingclub.org.au with the number of tickets required. Ticket sales will close on Tuesday 22 May. 

For more information see the social events web page.

  • Apr 20 / 2017
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TACKERS fleet end of season BBQ – Sat 29 April

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To celebrate a successful TACKERS season, an end-of-season BBQ is planned for Saturday 29 April, at 11.30am.

TACKERS Fleet will run as normal from 10am.

The Minnow Association will also join us on that day, bringing some boats and some keen young sailors, to show the WSC TACKERS Fleet one exciting pathway to progress their sailing.

 

 

  • Mar 01 / 2017
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TACKERS April courses

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Bookings are now open for TACKERS programs being run the first week of the April school holidays. Each program will run for 5 days, 4 hours per day.

April training dates

  • TACKERS 1: 3-7 April 2017, 4 hour session daily (8.30am – 12.30 pm)
  • TACKERS 2: 3-7 April 2017, 4 hour session daily (1pm – 5pm)

Costs

  • WSC Members $250 per course
  • Non Members $300 per course

Find out more information here.

 

 

 

  • Feb 05 / 2017
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Transition to racing program – Feb

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Our Transition to Racing program is set to run on Saturday mornings on 4, 11 and 18 of February. This program is free to club members wishing to further practise their sailing skills. First priority for access to club pacers are given to graduates of the 2016 Learn to Sail program.

The program will operate between 8:30 am – 11:30 am with sessions covering gybing, tacking, race starts, flag recognition and capsizing. Skills to be practised will be announced on the day depending on wind and weather conditions and participants skill level.

This is not a formal program but more about giving you the opportunity to practise your skills in a supervised and safe environment.

To book a place contact Gayle at: training@williamstownsailing.org.com.au

 

 

 

  • Feb 05 / 2017
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Try out a boat for high-school-aged members – Sat 11 Feb

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When?

Saturday 11 February 9.30am – 12 noon

Who is this for?

High-school aged club members

What is it?

An opportunity to try out a range of boats so we can work towards finding ‘youth’ classes. One of the challenges for WSC in growing a sustainable membership is finding a pathway from Tackers training to the ‘adult’ boats. We are organising this as an opportunity to get our high-school aged members together and try out and compare a range of boats so that we can move towards establishing youth classes for the club.

Help needed

We are still looking for a Laser 4.7 or Radial, a Sabre and an Optimist to use during the morning. If you have one that you would be happy for our youth members to try during the morning then please contact Ruth Morton on 0458036648.

 

 

  • Jan 26 / 2017
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Family day  – Sun 12 Feb

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Last year was our first family day and it was a roaring success, so we are doing it again on Sunday 12 February from 10am – 2pm.

The idea of the day is to bring down your own family and then any extended family you might like – grandparents, grand kids, brother, sister etc. and share our great club with them. You are also welcome to invite some friends to join us.

We will have some water based activities available like kayaks, Ozi Opti and Pacers to sail, fishing casting competition, swimming off the jetty, and just enjoying the location. Of course there are also the indoor activities upstairs like table tennis and foozball. A BBQ lunch will be available to purchase and the bar will be open from midday. Great live music will be provided by one of our favourite and popular performing groups ‘The Angelicats’ from 11am till 1pm.

Make sure you put the date in your diary and come along. Gold coin donation to help cover musician costs.

To get all the details and keep yourself up to date with our social activities, check out the social events page

 

 

 

  • Jan 09 / 2017
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Fishing meet and greet – Sun 19 Feb

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Sunday 19 February will be our next social fishing event. We are having a members meet and greet for fishing members with family and friends welcome.

The purpose of the get together is to promote fishing within the club and to work out upcoming fishing activities.

Come along to the upstairs deck on Sunday 19 February 2017.

Start time for fishing before the event is early, and the the catch up will start at 12:30pm for the BBQ lunch ($5 per person).

Please let us know if you are planning to attend the lunch by emailing fishos@williamstownsailingclub.org.au or leave a message on the club phone 93974135 by 17 February.

 

 

 

  • Jan 08 / 2017
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Notice to sailing competitors – catch up on lost days

Notice to competitors No. 2 – Changes to WSC Club Series

The Sailing Committee met this weekend to consider the loss of five race days from this season’s calendar due to the extraordinary adverse weather conditions. It was resolved that the following amendments will pick up some of the lost Class and Club races. This picks up both of the 2 lost Class races and 3 out of 5 of the lost Club races. The Handicap series 1 lost 2 races but had achieved the minimum 3 races to constitute a series, so will not be amended.

The Calendar (sailing program) has been amended to reflect the changes and is posted on the racing, notices and results page.

  1. 14 Jan – Class resail added. Previously gazetted as Handicap and Club only. There may be two races on the day.
  2. 18 Feb – Class resail and Club resail added. Previously gazetted as Handicap only.
  3. 25 Feb – Club Resail added. Previously gazetted as 2 x Handicap and 1 x Class.
  4. 22 Apr – Class and Club Resails added (Class may not be used). Previously gazetted as 2 x Handicap.
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