Monthly Archives: April 2018
The series will comprise up to 21 30 minute races with 3 races every second Sunday, starting 6 May and ending 29 July.
There is no cost to race just turn up. All are welcome, including visitors from other clubs.
Other arrangements are;
- 8am launch for 8.30am start
- Course is triangle, sausage and upwind finish
- 5 minute starts with Radials & 4.7s start at 1 minute and Standards at zero
- Same start and finish line
- Races run by rostered DBSC volunteers
- 30 boats have indicated participation so far
- There will be a perpetual championship trophy that the winner can display at their club until the next series
If you know of other events which may be of interest to the wider Laser sailing community then please let us know HERE.
The main NSW & ACT Laser District events for next season are;
|Coast Championships||Vaucluse Yacht Club||27-28 October 2018|
|State Championships||Canberra Yacht Club||24-25 November 2018|
|State Masters Championships||South Lake Macquarie Amateur Sailing Club||2-3 March 2019|
|Metropolitan Championships||Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club||16-17 March 2019|
We are starting to think about events for 2019/20 season so if your club has an interest in hosting one of our events please contact us HERE.
Entry offers for the Laser World Masters Dun Laoghaire Ireland 7-15th September 2018 have been sent to all 33 active Australian applicants. The list and status is HERE .
The event web site HERE has lots of information.
Olympian and Medal Winning Olympic Coach Rory Fitzpatrick has documented the expected conditions on Dublin Bay HERE and radial master Sean Craig gives good advice on what sort of race gear to pack for the variable Dublin weather HERE.
Masters sailors coming up are the inaugural Oceania Fiji Laser Masters Championships which are being held at the five star Sofitel Resort Denarau Island, Fiji.
Separate events will be held for Standard and Radials. The Standeard event will be from 13th to 19th October 2018 and the Radials from 20th to 26th October 2018.
This is a great venue with warm water and good sailing breezes.
100 brand new Laser charter boats will be supplied for the event.
Charter bookings are now open & will be on a first come first served basis, book early so you don’t miss out. Click the link HERE to secure your charter.
Fiji Airways and Sofitel have special discounted rates for flights and accommodation for the event. Click HEREto get information and book a fly and stay deal.
The event web site https://www.oceanialaserchamps.com/ has details and links to book a charter.
Come along and enjoy the winter sailing on the waters adjacent to Hunters Hill Sailing Club.
The Race Series is open to all off the beach dinghies, and will be raced in mixed fleets along yardstick speed ratings in a relaxed racing environment. Canteen facilities will be open for competitors, families and supporters.
Race days are 6th May, 3 June and 5 August 2018 and entry is $44.00 per boat for the series.