Fremantle Sailing Club is a community dedicated to the ocean. With more than 3.000 members and 11 different sections, our Club is opening its doors for the local community on Sunday 31st March 2019.

 

We will offer more than 7 different On Water Experiences (including Dinghy Sailing for Kids and Adults, Stand-Up Paddle, Diving, Fishing and Angling Competition) and a vast number of off water Exhibitions and Activities for all ages and gender at our magnificent Clubhouse (Workshops, Live Music, Wine Tasting, Inspiration for Wedding + Events Planning, Giant Games and much more).

 

A treasure map, inspired by Sara Drake‘s incredible artwork (thank you Sara for this lovely collaboration!) will guide you through all our experiences. Prizes will be waiting for you in the end of this adventure in case you and your family and friends manage to “open all chests”! Get 50% discount on our General Membership Annual Fee and 50% discount on Nomination Fee for Senior Membership, Discounts on Sailing Courses for Kids and Adults, Food&Beverage Vouchers, Rottnest Island getaway tickets.

 

Boat shuttle from Fremantle Boat Harbour to Fremantle Sailing Club will be available on the day.

  TRY SAIL  | Our Try Sail Experience give kids a change to have a go in our small sailing dinghies. They’ll be able to sail around in the protected waters in front of our Dinghy Clubhouse under the supervision of our instructors. You’ll also learn all about our Kids Learn to Sail Program.

 STAND UP PADDLE – Stand Up Surf Shop | Be prepared to get wet and have FUN! Stand Up Surf Shop will be supplying a number of stand-up paddle boards and offering their expert advice for anyone who is interested in trying before buying. This is a great chance to paddle a few boards back-to-back. Stand Up Surf Shop will be offering an extra incentive for anyone who purchases before school holidays. Do not miss out! + KITESURFING – Seabreeze Kitesurf School | Instructors will be at Fremantle Sailing Club on our Open Day! They will get you started on your Kiteboarding Adventure by offering a range of beginner lesson options. Seabreeze will structure your lesson carefully to ensure you get the most fun and entertainment out of your lesson, while still being safe and educational.

 LITTLE STINKERS (POWER YACHT FOR KIDS) | Designed to give people a first introduction to boating in a safe environment, “The Powerboat Experience” will utilise inflatable dinghies with 4hp small outboard and will run over a designated course within Fremantle Sailing Club. Qualified instructors will take participants out on the boats and offer training and instructions as part of the activity. The Powerboat Experience is for children aged 10 years and over to learn new skills, as well as for teenagers and adults who are looking to get their Recreational Skipper’s Ticket.

CLUBHOUSE (UPSTAIRS)  |  a. Wedding, Events & Tasting Menu | Front row to absolute waterfront views makes the Fremantle Sailing Club the perfect venue for your Wedding, corporate event or next function.  We welcome you to view our premium venues and facilities showcasing many different function setups.   Be impressed while sampling some of our delicious culinary delights from our extensive function menus.  Our dedicated functions team look forward to meeting you on the day and will be very happy to discuss your next function to remember!  b. Photo Exhibition | The FSC Dive Section Photography Competition will showcase the diversity of the Fremantle Sailing Club, with emphasis on the above and the underwater worlds. This Open Day, head up to the Bridge to vote for the ‘people’s choice’ images. All winners will be announced on the day. 

SUNSET DECK | WINE TASTING AND SPECIALS – Soak up the sunshine and bit of banter while sampling wines from one of the Suppliers Stalls on the day, here to showcase our favourite selections from our Club Bar and Galley Wine lists. Be sure to snatch your discounted dozen on the day or take home some new wine terms to dazzle the masses! KIDS ZONE –  There is plenty of action for the fun ones this Open Day with shenanigans starting at 10am: Face Painting, Giant Games, Hot Dog & Ice cream stand… All located conveniently on the lawn by the famous FSC Kids Playground! LIVE MUSIC – The Sunset Deck stage will light up from 12pm -2pm with Beauty and The Beatz, A lively cover duo that frequent the Freo music scene. From 3pm kick back and tap your feet or let your hair down and hit the dance floor to the Rockin’ Blues of Lee Sappho’s Love Thugs. FABULOUS FOOD – Chef Richard Pothecary and his team will fire up the Deck this Open Day with Pizzas from our Wood fired pizza oven and an outstanding BBQ offering with a touch of class, kicking off at 11am on the sunset deck and running through till 5pm. Inside the club house will be just as generous, with the Galley Restaurant offering Al La Carte dining from 1200-1500 (Bookings Essential) and for those classic fish & chips lovers, the Club Bar menu will run in the Sailors Bar 11-close… Along with the beer!

SPLICING WORKSHOP 

KEELBOAT Sailing Training | Keen to get on board a Keelboat? Skippers will be taking out groups for short sailing experiences on our club keelboat. Simply step on board and enjoy! You’ll also learn all about our Keelboat Courses.

 HARD HAT DEMO (Diving) | Ever wondered what was really involved with diving for pearls in the olden days?  Come for a closeup view of our hard-hat divers as they dress in the traditional gear and dive in the harbour.  Wonder what it feels like to wear the gear? Pop your head into the demo helmet for a unique selfie!

CASTING Competition (Fishing)  | It’s one of fishing’s most basic of all skills that all anglers need to perfect, or risk annoying the fisher alongside on a boat, jetty or groyne. It’s casting… Getting that bait exactly where you want it. And Angling Section members will be on hand to conduct a casting competition at the Club, with a great prize for the straightest shooter. Others can simply come and learn the secrets of casting from the experts.

BOAT SHUTTLE FROM FREMANTLE FISHING HARBOUR TO FSC

>> ON THE DAY SPECIAL: 50% discount on nomination fee for Senior Membership and General Membership is offered at half price for the remainder of this Club year and the next year (essentially 15 months membership at half price!)