Thursday Snippets, 14 September

The club’s Winter Season concludes with short course racing from 2pm on saturday 16th and 23rd. Forecast for saturday 16th is looking promising with warm conditions and light to possibly moderate winds. Club training boats available for club memberswith approval by Don or Rod on the day.

On saturday 16th take advantage of the warmer weather and stay on or come to the club for the Trivia Night from 6pm. BYO main course with dessert and nibbles provided, and drinks from Doug’s Bar. All members and their friends welcome. Send late registrations to Cindy via

One of the two old wooden Mirrors setup for racing mentioned in the Spring Mudpuddler has been sold. If you are interested in buying the other at a good low price speak to Rod on the weekend. Otherwise will offer to a potential buyer from a Peninsula club next week. Also a couple of  wooden Sabres for sale at a good price.

* School Holiday Sailing Day on Wednesday 27th. Includes Junior program for those who have completed Tackers programs or similar Learn to Sail – registration on our Albert Sailing Club Wild Apricot site. Midweek sailors welcome to sail casually or come down for a ‘watch and chat’ during the day up to 4pm or so.

* The Spring season commences on saturday 8th October.
Morning short race from 11am with briefing and rigging from 9.30.

Registrations now open and details on for
* Albert Sailing Club’s Discover Sailing Public Open Day on sunday 22 October. A great opportunity to invite family and friends to visit our club and go for a sail with an experienced member.

* Spring Learn to Sail program from Sunday 12th November.

APYC’s City Sail Coaching Regatta and the VIODA Girls and Mum’s weekend based at Albert Sailing Club both went well last weekend. Photo of the sunday afternoon Zest short race 1st placegetter ASC’s Mai and Nina Curtis, State MP for Albert Park. Well done Mai and the other four ladies skippers from Albert Sailing Club who sailed the City Sail weekend.

Rod Thomas

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