Thursday Snippets, 18 August

On Sunday 21 August we have two sailing class association visits to Albert Sailing Club. The Victorian Laser Association has a Laser 4.7 Sailing Transition Sailing Day with VLA Laser 4.7 boats available for sailing by juniors sailing other classes of boat and an Information marquee. One hour booking slots for sailing a Laser 4.7 across the day (no cost) and information on Laser sailing on Victorian Laser Association Facebook post of 9 August. The second last week of the VIODA Optimist class winter training program is on on sunday afternoon from 1pm.
Last winter series club race on Lake on saturday at 2pm, with APYC lead club.

The annual Bill Hooper series is being sailed on saturdays 27th August, 3rd and 20th August, with short races starting at 2pm each week.

Sat. 10th / Sun. 11th September City Sail Women’s & Girls Coaching Regatta on Albert Park Lake. To date four ASC female skippers entered and ten plus VIODA Optimist girls. Regatta details on APYC website. with entries to close soon. ASC members with queries on the event, including boat hire, can contact ASC commodore.
ASC also has a Working Bee on the morning of the 10th.

Articles, photos and items of interest to club members are being sought for our Spring Mudpuddler Newsletter. Send content by end of August to our editor Maddie via

In late July Albert Park Yacht Club  had their 150th Celebration Formal Dinner at the club. Rod and Mandy Thomas attended and enjoyed the dinner and the festivities. A highlight was a unique performance of Swan Lake on Albert Park Lake and the adjoining decking. Check out the performance on

Rod Thomas

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