Author Archives: Rod Thomas

Thursday Snippets, 16 May

Again no club racing or green fleet program at ASC on saturday May 18 owing to the lake’s low water level. APYC have some low key social sailing in the rowing club basin and our members with their own boat have been invited. There will also be a sausage sizzle BBQ on ASC decking at […]
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Thursday Snippets, 9 May

   No club sailing on Saturday 11th May as low water level means lake unsuitable for sailing.  However, we do have Annual presentation of trophies for club sailing season (5pm), ASC Annual General Meeting (5.30pm) followed by a Pizza and Pasta meal and an informal talent session which should finish by 8.30. Also from 3pm […]
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Thursday Snippets, 2nd May

On Saturday 4th May, no club sailing due to low water level in Albert Park Lake. There will be a Junior Orientation session from 10am to 12 noon in the clubrooms and foreshore, followed by a Sausage Sizzle. ASC juniors with a parent encouraged to attend. Nomination forms for 2019/20 general committee are required by […]
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Thursday Snippets, 25 April

There is a club working bee scheduled from 9.30am on saturday 27th April. No major jobs to be undertaken but plenty of smaller jobs, so all who can are encouraged to come and lend a hand. As per the club program there is no club sailing on the 27th. UPCOMING ————– The 2019 ASC winter […]
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Thursday Snippets, 11th April

A scratch race will be conducted from 2pm on saturday 13th April provided there is no further drop in water level. Casual sailing option all day, with club Ozi Optis the only training boats available. The water level in Albert Park Lake continues to be well down on its maximum and barely suitable for boating […]
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Thursday Snippets, 4 April

The published club racing program for April has been suspended. After a dry first 3 months of 2019 the water level in Albert Park Lake is currently well down on its maximum and barely suitable for boating activity.  ASC and APYC duty crews will conduct scratch races in the northern half of the lake from […]
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Thursday Snippets, 28 March

Club sailing planned for Saturday 27th with Club race at 2.30pm and junior green fleet sessions am and pm. There is a Member Information session in clubrooms at 11am. The Lake water level is well down. The level was just sufficient for sailing with raised centreboards last week. With no significant rain this week it won’t […]
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Thursday Snippets, 21 March

The F1 Grand Prix infrastructure is being dismantled and so we again have access to Albert Sailing Club and the Lake. There is club sailing planned for Saturday with Club race at 2.30pm and junior green fleet sessions am and pm. The Lake water level is down and is a further 5cm lower than two […]
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Thursday Snippets, 7 March

The club has no sailing programmed on the 9-11 March Labour Day weekend and the following Melbourne F1 Grand Prix. On the morning of saturday 9th there will be a mini working bee at the club from 9.30. lead by Mark Snell with a number of tasks including the completion of painting of the boatyard […]
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Thursday Snippets, 28 February

On Saturday 2nd March there is a club race starting at 2.30. From 9.30am we have the final session of the Summer Learn to Sail program, and an Optimist rigging and sailing session lead by Jon Rawlings and Hamish Gilsenan. Also a sailing committee meeting from 11am. Then on sunday morning there is a Better […]
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