Monthly Archives: September 2013

Coast Championship South Lakes 12-13 October


The first regatta of the season the Coasts is coming up on 12 and 13th October at South Lakes Sailing Club. This venue at Sunshine on Lake Macquarie is a fabulous sailing venue.

You can see the Notice of Race here and the Sailing Instructions here. You can enter the regatta on line at the Enter of Join tab on the site or just click here. Beach entries will be accepted up to 11.30am on Saturday 12th October.

There will be a free sausage sizzle after racing on Saturday and the NSW/ACT Laser Association Annual Meeting will be held also after racing at 6.00pm on Saturday. The Agenda for the AGM is here.

Latest Laser Development Trials


Photo Stuart Wilson January 2013



Inspired by the Americas Cup AC72′s in SanFrancisco left is a sneak photo taken recently at Mystery Island Vanuatu of trials of the latest Laser development.

Big River Sailing Club Single Hander Regatta 26 and 27th October

Laser sailors are invited to the Big River Sailing Club Single Hander Regatta Oct 26/27 on the lower reaches of the Clarence River.
BRSC Commodore Hariet Woodrow advises that this is a one stop sailing and social fun destination which offers:

  • Beautiful parklands for rigging
  • Free camping
  • Beach launching
  • Club catering all weekend
  • All the sailing action is right in front of the clubhouse

Cut loose for damn good time, leave the city lights and come sailing among the cane fields.

Visit or email Hariet at or phone her on 0409 664 511

Lasers return to Balmoral

balmorallogoBalmoral Sailing Club has started a small Laser fleet for the 2013-14 sailing season.

Balmoral Sailing Club offers well established club premises, a well run racing program each Saturday,  spacious rigging area, safe and easy launching and retrieval from a sheltered sandy beach.  New members are welcome and boat storage is currently available.

Balmoral Class Captain and long time Balmoral sailor Graham Hanna has a brief to grow class numbers over coming years and welcomes new and established Laser sailors to come along and try out all that the club has to offer.

Graham’s contact details are:

2/15 Little Street
Lane Cove NSW 2066

Phone – 9420 4111
Mobile – 0411 290 451

Email –

Balmoral Sailing Club is located at the south eastern end of Balmoral Beach, The Esplanade, Mosman.  Club website is

NB Sailsports Series – Final Results


Close racing at Double Bay Sailing Club at the front of the Radial Fleet

Double Bay Sailing Club hosted the final leg of the NB SailSports Sprint Series on Sunday 8 September in conjunction with the club’s annual regatta.  69 sailors entered on Sunday.  The day’s results are here and the overall series results are here.  The DBSC regatta results and some photos can be viewed on the DBSC web-site.

Blake Selley continued his excellent form in the 4.7s winning the day and the overall series.  Alex South was first for the day in the radial fleet, with Shane Conly first overall.  In the standard fleet, Mark Bethwaite was first for the day, with Sean Atherton taking out the series.

Rob McMillan from NB SailSports who very generously sponsored the series presented the placegetters with their prizes and drew the overall  prizes.


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