Author Archives: Rod Thomas

Thursday Snippets, 6 August

Half a dozen ASC sailors sailed on the Lake on sunday 2nd , the last day before Stage 4 lockdown of Melbourne. A post with photo has been placed on Albert Sailing Club Facebook of Phoebe Pearce, one of our new members from late 2019, sailing her OK dinghy on sunday. Phoebe lives within 2 […]
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Thursday Snippets, 30 July

     With no club racing or training activity possible we have a Virtual online “ASC Drinks and Chat” 4pm – 5pm on saturday 1st August. Join in at “Doug’s Virtual Bar” using the Zoom link :https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84088296179 Recreational sailing is possible on Albert Park Lake under specific regulations and guidelines for exercise in Melbourne. Guidelines […]
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Thursday Snippets, 23 July

     Hi everyone.      Very quiet for sailing in Melbourne during this current lockdown period – both in terms of sailing activity and wind strength. The odd boat out on Albert Park Lake. At the northern end of Port Philip a few Lasers out from Port Melbourne a couple of days per week […]
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Thursday Snippets, 16 July

     The Winter season of club races on Albert Park Lake has been suspended due to the COVID sitation and Government Restrictions. Recreational sailing on Albert Park Lake is still possible under COVID19 stage 3 restrictions.. Our sailing peak body Australian Sailing has on 13th July provided an update on stage 3 regulations and […]
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Thursday Snippets, 9 July2020

   All sailing programs on Albert Park Lake and in metropolitan Melbourne were suspended from Thursday 8 July for a period at this stage of 6 weeks till mid August. This includes club racing on saturdays, VIODA Optimist winter training programs on sundays, and any training activities. The clubhouse which includes the upstairs clubrooms, and […]
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Thursday Snippets, 2 July

     Saturday 4th July ASC commences a program of weekly Winter Season club races on saturday afternoons. Trophy races are scheduled for Saturdays in July in the northern half of Albert Park Lake. Races start at 2pm, with Information Session at 1.45. and the club open from 10.30am.      There are some changes […]
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Thursday Snippets, 25 June

Saturday 27th recreational sailing again at Albert Sailing Club with the club open 10am – 4pm.  There will be a club Working Bee from 9.45am of so with the focus on cleaning of windows, boatyard leaves and a general cleanup of clubrooms and boatyard. Following changes in government COVID19 regulations a maximum of 20 people […]
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Thursday Snippets, 18 June

The forecast is for another wintry weekend in Melbourne, with some showers Saturday morning, and light to moderate winds across the weekend. On saturday 20th Albert Sailing Club will be open 10am – 4pm for recreational sailing. On Sunday 21st the Victorian Optimist Association (VIODA) commence their winter coaching program at ASC. Over 20 Optimists […]
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Thursday Snippets, 11 June

On saturday 13th June. Albert Sailing Club will again be open 10am – 4pm for recreational sailing on Albert Park Lake. Everyone who comes down whether sailing or as a visitor needs to sign in in the club foyer and follow physical hygiene and cleaning protocols. Boat rigging in areas at northern and southern ends […]
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Thursday Snippets, 4 June

   Enjoy the June Long Weekend and the eased Government COVID19 stage 2 regulations.    Recreational sailing at Albert Sailing Club on saturday 6th June. Club foyer, boatyard and toilets open from 10 – 4pm. Boat rigging in areas at northern and southern ends of club buildings, with a limit of 20 people per area. […]
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