Monthly Archives: February 2016
In NSW/ACT we will resume our normal arrangement running separate Open and Masters States with the Open State Championship at Georges River SC and the State Masters back at a favourite venue Great Lakes SC.
The season will kick off with the Coasts at South Lakes ASC at Sunshine on Lake Macquarie – a great club and sailing venue. The Metros will be held from Vaucluse YC and will have arrangements in place to allow sailors to stage from clubs and locations around the Harbour.
The Australian Championship, which is held in rotation, will next season be at Adelaide SC SA.
So that sailors and clubs can plan their next season’s calendars and programs following are the events and venues we will be running or are aware of;
- NSW/ACT Coast Championship – South Lake Macquarie ASC 22/23 October 2016
- NSW/ACT Open Championship – Georges River SC 26/27 November 2016
- Sail Sydney – Woollahra SC 15-18 December 2016
- Open and Masters Australian Championships – Adelaide SC SA 27 December 2016 to 4th January 2017. Promotion video is here.
- NSW/ACT Masters Championship – Great Lakes SC Forster 18/19 February 2017
- NSW/ACT Metropolitan Championship – Vaucluse YC 18/19 March 2017
Another great event coming up, our final for Season 2015/16, should be a great one. The Metros are on at BYRA Bayview on 5th and 6th March. This is a great club and we will see plenty of action on the water over the weekend.
There is ample boat rigging and parking at the club and SMS sign on and off will be provided for sailors who want to stage from other locations. See the SI’s for SMS sign on/off arrangements.
You can enter the event online here or up to 11.30am on 4th March at the club. Entry is $60 or $30 for sailors under 21 and we accept Visa, Mastercard, Paypal, cash or cheque.
You can see the NoR, SIs and enter the event on their web site HERE.
The 2016/17 NSW Youth Sailing Team application is now open.
The YNSW Youth Sailing Team provides squad based coaching support for identified youth athletes selected from junior and youth classes. Classes for 2016/17 are: Optimist, 420, 29er and Laser (4.7/Radial).
Coaching is conducted by State Sailing Performance Coaches.
All current YST members who wish to reapply will need to do so.
For more information about the NSW Youth Sailing Team click HERE.
Applications close 1700 Friday 26th February 2016.