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 Division 8 start. There will be a BBQ after sailing for the juniors and club winter sailors.

On sunday 4th June the Victorian Optimist Association will commence a program of sunday afternoon training sessions from Albert Sailing Club. Thirty to forty junior Optimist sailors from a range of Victorian clubs are expected. They will be on the water from 2pm to 4.30 most sundays till mid September. Also this sunday 4th from 9am – 2pm there will be a sizeable MS Walk and Fun Run around the Lake Path, so lots of people about and more traffic than normal.

On the Queen’s Birthday long weekend (11 – 13 June) no scheduled sailing at ASC, but likely to be people down on the Saturday if the weather is OK. There is a midwinter regatta on Port Phillip at Sorrento which includes the Victorian Mirror Championships with at least a couple of ASC entries. Also Sauna Sail at Hazelwood in the Latrobe Valley – this year without the warm water from the Hazelwood Power station !

ASC annual Winter Regatta on 24 and 25 June. Notice of Race and online Regatta Entry now on There is lots of preparatory work by Sailing Committee and others underway to make this another top regatta at ASC.

Rod Thomas
for ASC committee

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