Thursday Snippets, 8 August

Bring out the wetsuits and beanies for two days of true winter sailing at Albert Sailing Club on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th August. Winter series club race at 2pm on Saturday, with ASC BBQ and ‘hot toddies’ from Doug’s Bar after racing. On sunday there are Laser 4.7 class programs am and pm and another VIODA Optimist winter training program from 1pm. There will also be a First Aid course all day in the clubrooms for Instructors and key race personnel from ASC and a couple of other clubs.

The two Laser 4.7 programs are on four sundays from 11th August to 8th September. From 10.30 am ‘Have a Go’ in a Laser Association(VLA) Laser 4.7 or your own Laser. Sail on one or more sundays with no cost to participate. A VLA Squad Coaching program will be on four sundays commencing with a session from 1pm to 3.30pm on the 11th. This program is directed at newer Laser 4.7 sailors with their own boat or a pre-booked VLA hire boat.  More details of both programs and the link to Registration for the Squad program has been posted to the Albert Sailing Club Facebook.

On the weekend of 17th/18th August the previous weekend two day sailing program will be repeated, with addition week 1 of a 2 week Better Sailing program on Saturday mornings. The Better Sailing sessions are directed at newer members who joined in 2018/19. Details under Upcoming Events on

We welcome one of our newer members Jamie Kew to the role of our Mudpuddler Newsletter Editor. Items for the next issue are required by the end of the month. These can be sailing or club related news articles, reports, photos or whatever. Send your items to

The ASC August committee meeting is in our clubrooms from 7.30 on Tuesday 13th August, with all members welcome.

Rod Thomas
for ASC committee

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