Monthly : August 2021
Bring the family down to the Club and discover what Fremantle Sailing Club has to offer. Join us for a fun day of activities, food, live music and more!
Fremantle Sailing Club enjoys a spectacular waterfront location overlooking the Indian Ocean and is just minutes from the Fremantle CBD. As one of the largest ocean Club’s in Australia, the Club is home to over 3000 Members and caters for a thriving Membership with a diverse range of ages and interests.
Preparations are now underway to replace the roof of the Dinghy Clubhouse. The repairs are scheduled to begin from the 20th of August until the end of September 2021, during this period there will be limited access to the site. Please adhere to all signage placed around the Dinghy Clubhouse. The Sailing Office will be in contact with Members in regards to moving boats and equipment.
To finish off the Offshore Winter Series we had the Voladora Race on Saturday the 7th of August to wrap up the Valmadre Cup.
After postponing the Offshore Summer Series 2020/21 Presentation Night due to our last Covid lockdown it made sense to combine the Summer and Winter Series Presentation Nights which took place last Saturday the 7th of August after the Valmadre Cup.
On Saturday night, the Wardroom was transformed into a magical winter wonderland for this year’s Winter Ball! Everyone had a wonderful time dancing the night away to Greg Schultz and his 8-piece band while enjoying vodka tastings in the Vosha Vodka ‘Chill-out’ zone.
Fremantle Sailing Club are immensely proud and pleased to join in the announcements and congratulate Nia Jerwood and Monique de Vries on completing their first Olympic Games
in Tokyo in the Women’s Two Person Dinghy – 470 Class.
With results in the top ten and outstanding upwind speed, the team showed consistency over a range of challenging weather conditions across 11 days. The team managed a top result of seventh in their first race and finished 16th overall out of 21 competitors, finishing closely with Italy and Sweden.
Fremantle Sailing Club are immensely proud and pleased to join in the announcements and congratulate Matt Wearn in winning Gold at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in the Men’s Laser Class.
Matt showed strong resilience fighting back to finish inside the top four in six races, after facing a challenging start in the light and variable conditions, moving him to first overall. Yesterday, he completed Race 10, and finished with a 22-point lead against his closest rival, assuring him of a Gold Medal in today’s Medal Race.
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