Thursday Snippets, 12 April

On Saturday 14th April we have Summer Series 6 club race at 2pm. An Autumn Learn to Sail program for adults and juniors is programmed to commence on sunday 15th. Anyone interested who has not registered needs to contact Don McKenzie via or by phone on Thursday. There are a number of ASC juniors sailing in Optimist and Laser 4.7 class fleets in the Victorian Youth Championships at Sorrento across the weekend. Hopefully, the forecast stronger winds moderate and there is some good sailing on the weekend.

Club sailing race day on 21st April. Also annual Verna Templeton junior race for all levels of experience with sign on at 9.30am for 10am briefing session, and junior green fleet program from 1pm. On 28th April club working bee and no club racing that weekend.

Sunday 22 April ASC Family and Friends Picnic day. For members, family and friends from 11am. The club’s 4 new RS Zests will be inducted. BYO picnic lunch. Be ready for on-water and land based activities. The event has been created on our ASC facebook which allows you to share and invite friends. ASC Winter Season commences Saturday 5th May and runs through to September. Details and online Registration for members from other clubs now available on

Also on 5th May there will be a Race Starting Procedures, Starting Flag System and Course Setting coaching session from 10.00am to 11.30am. We need more people who can handle starts on our Start/Finish boat. Also more generally for members to understand how race starts work. Send a email to to register attendance.

ASC AGM on Saturday 12th May, followed by an informal meal in ASC clubrooms. New committee members are needed to replace a number who are retiring. Nomination form has been emailed out, with copies available at club and on website.

Finally the Discount Sea Mart business in Elizabeth Street is closing down end of April. 20% off Sale of all stock. If you need ropes, sailing gear, fittings, etc. get in while some stock still available. Also anyone who has a Discount Sea Mart gift voucher needs to use it ASAP.

Rod Thomas
for ASC committee

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