Thursday Snippets, 11 January

Saturday 13th January is Week 2 of the 3 week ASC-APYC Commodore Short Race Series, Sail one, two or all three saturdays. Typically, two or three short races of 30 to 45 minutes duration from 2.30 each saturday of the Commodore Series, including a Green Fleet division for less experienced people. Club galley not operating at lunchtime in January, but will be an alternative of a BBQ from club BBQ on decking on saturday 13th

Friday 26 January  Australia Day and Social Sailing at Albert Sailing Club. ASC members, family and friends are invite to come along and enjoy spending a pleasant day with others sailing and/or socialising. Put in your diary and stay tuned. More details soon.

Saturday 3 February  Resumption of Club Summer Series. This will incorporate a Mike Howell Memorial Race for Impulse sailors from APYC, ASC and other Victorian clubs being organised by Albert PArk YAcht Club in memory of long term APYC Impulse sailor Mike Howell. Drinks from the bar, BBQ and Trophy presentations after sailing sailing on the APYC decking.

Saturday 10 February Top of the Bay Regatta at Williamstown Sailing Club for members of clubs from Elwood to Altona including the two Albert Park Lake clubs. Notice of Race and online entry for this annual event on the afternoon of 10 Febrauary is at
This year there will again be a combined ASC and APYC club entry, and we need at least 5 entries from each club.

Aero Class National Championships at Mt Martha YC from saturday 13 January. Photo of Aero and Laser class star at ASC 2023 Regatta, whcih includes ASC’s Ron Fergusson who is ailing his Aero 7 in the Aero NAtionals. Go Ron !

Finally, Recycling Cans and Bottles: the club is setting up an account so that you can save all of those 10c recyclable containers and then donate the money to the club. Full details will be provided as soon as our account is set up. In the meantime, please save all of the relevant containers and/or bring them to the club and deposit them where indicated both upstairs and downstairs. This is an easy way to contribute to club funds.

Rod Thomas
for Albert Sailing Club committee and members

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