Author Archives: Rod Thomas

Thursday Snippets, 10 August

Saturday 12 August is Winter Series 6 club race at 2pm. The Race Office/OOD is our dynamic Aero sailor Ron Fergusson. There are a few committee members away at the annual Australian Sailing Clubs Conference at Sandringham, and some members at an Impulse training weekend at Cairn Curran near Bendigo. If anyone is intending not […]
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Thursday Snippets, 3 August

On Saturday 5th August a Winter Series resail has been scheduled to replace one of the Series races not able to be sailed the last two Saturdays. 2pm start time, with 1.15 Information Session. Geoff Saliba is ASC Race Officer for the day. VIODA junior Optimist winter training program continues Sunday afternoon. Should be action […]
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Thursday, 27 July

On saturday 29th July we have Winter Series 5 club race scheduled for 2pm start. ASC is lead club for Start Boat and Duty. We are a RIB crew (driver+1) short. With a BOM forecast for moderate/ possibly strong Northerlies (again!), we will need a couple of volunteers for RIB on the day. On sunday […]
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Thursday Snippets, 20 July

Our ASC Winter Sailing Season re-commences on Saturday 22nd July with Winter Series 4 race at 2pm, and Information Session at 1.15. On Sunday 23rd the Victorian Optimist Association winter training program recommences at 2pm. The Ocean Racing Club Victoria has booked the ASC clubrooms for a Radio Training course 12 noon to 5pm, so […]
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Thursday Snippets, 13 July

No ASC programmed activity on weekend of 14 – 16 July with APYC Junior Wintersail Coaching Regatta. Don McK will be at ASC from 10am to lunchtime on Saturday for anyone looking for access to Boatyard or to sail. Colin Webb expects to be on foreshore between ASC and APYC most of saturday and sunday […]
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Thursday Snippets, 6 July

ASC Midwinter trophy race on Saturday 8 July, with 1.15 Information Session for 2pm start. Club training boats available for members. If you are interested in sailing a Pacer in the afternoon race with an experienced club member contact Rod via sailing@albertsc.org.au ,ignoring any email undeliverable message. Aero class boat supplied by Victorian Aero distributor […]
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Thursday Snippets, 29 June

ASC Winter Series club race on Saturday 1 July, with 1.15 Information session for 2pm start. We need 1 or 2 people to take times in the Tower on Saturday afternoon, with our regulars taking mid-winter breaks. Knowledge of Top Yacht software is not required. Email Rod at sailing@albertsc.org.au if you can help out. Our […]
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Thursday Snippets, 22 June

This coming weekend we have ASC’s annual Winter Regatta. Preferred online entry, notice of race and sailing instructions on www.albertsc.org.au. Short race format. Information session at 1pm for starts from 1.45 on Saturday. Then Sunday (am, pm). Late entries possible up to Information Session. With a cold front predicted Friday night there should be moderate […]
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Thursday Snippets, 15 June

Winter season club race at 2pm on saturday 17th, then the ASC annual Winter Regatta on 24th (pm) and 25th June (am and pm). This should be another good regatta. This year there are worthwhile prizes this year for overall placegetters on YV yardstick courtesy of some insurance from key insurance group. Go to www.albertsc.org.au […]
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Thursday Snippets, 1 June

ASC’s seven race Winter Series commences on Saturday 3 June, with division starts from 2pm. It is also the final week of our saturday afternoon Albert Park Lake Junior Green Fleet Term 2 program. The group of 1 Opti and 6 or 7 Ozi Optis will sail a short race this week, with a separate […]
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