Monthly : August 2018

INSHORE WEEKLY UPDATE

The 2018-19 Red Book will soon be available online, print copies will be available on Opening Day. The 2018-19 season calendar is already available in PDF on the Sailing Handbooks and Calendar page on the club website. Please take time to review the inshore section when the new book is out!…

Inshore Winter Series Presentation Lunch held 26 August 2018

Skippers, crew and race officials gathered upstairs at the Club last Sunday for the presentations for the 2018 Inshore Winter Series. We were joined by our special guests Vice Commodore Mike Walker and Rear Commodore Sail Connor Moran…

CRUISING SECTION TOPIC NIGHT – 13 SEPTEMBER 2018

Now they have embarked on a second trip, this time with a brand-new yacht they had built by Oyster Yachts in the UK. The specification and design of their new yacht “Askari” was drawn from more than 50,000 miles of blue water sailing experience…

RACE REPORT: INSHORE WINTER SERIES RACE 7 HELD 18 August 2018

A strong current out of the river added an additional degree of difficulty. The three fleets sailed overlapping courses which enabled each division to sail with and through the other divisions. A pod of dolphins passing through the fleet added a delightful touch to the day…

INSHORE WEEKLY UPDATE

Don’t forget to book your table for yourself and your crew for the Winter Inshore Series Presentation lunch on Sunday 26 August! 12:00 for a 12:30 commencement, tickets are $38.50 each for a full Buffet Lunch, RSVP to reception 9435 8800 or at reception@fsc.com.au

OFFSHORE WEEKLY UPDATE

The next race is the George Law – please register now, and don’t forget to revalidate your ORWA registration for the season and consider a safety review. The Club has safety officers available with another batch just trained. They are looking for boats to test their new skills on…

RACE REPORT: INSHORE WINTER SERIES RACE 6 HELD 11 August 2018

Twenty-three boats sailed in last Saturday’s FSC Inshore Winter Series Race Six, making the most of sunshine after a week of stormy weather. The wind was a light north westerly but despite some holes (which saw the fleet pointing every which way), it held for long enough for all but one of the competitors to complete the shortened course…