Thursday Snippets, 24 January

On the Australia Day weekend ASC has a social sailing day on sunday 27th from 10am to 3pm or so, for members with own boat or using a club training boat. Saturday 26th there may be some members down, but no one specifically rostered to open up and supervise. For anyone wanting some racing away from ASC on the weekend there are regattas at McCrae (including Laser and Impulse class events, Geelong (Festival of Sails), Inverloch (wooden boats), and Yarrawonga.

On Thursday 24th there is Race Melbourne Cycling event around the Grand Prix roads in the late afternoon, with all roads in the Albert Park Reserve closed from 11am to 11pm.  Parks Victoria have advised that the summer harvest of aquatic vegetation in the Lake will commence from 29 January and continue to end of February. The harvester will start at southern end of Lake and work north. As always it will be interesting to see extent of harvesting and areas targetted..


On Saturday 2nd February the club has a full program.
Week one of the Summer Learn to Sail program from 9.30am
Junior Term 1 Green Fleet am and pm programs, with a Try a Club Optimist for juniors from 10.15.
Then club’s Summer season resumes, with club race from 2.30pm.

On Saturday 9th February the annual Regatta for Top of the Bay clubs will be sailed at Port Melbourne YC. Entries required by 12.30 on the day, with no entry fee for members of participating clubs including ASC. ASC members looking for a sail on the Bay are encouraged to participate. Notice of Race on ASC club website. Speak to a flag officer or committee member if you need further details or assistance.

More details on programs and registration for training programs on

Rod Thomas
for ASC committee

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