Thursday Snippets, 6 June

On the Kings Birthday long weekend there is Social Sailing on Saturday afternoon, with no club racing. The afternoon forecast is looking OK for a winter sail on the Lake with 14 or 15 degrees temperatures and 10 knots SW wind
* The club will be open by 12.30 for BYO lunch and preparations.
* A club RHIB powerboat will be in the water from 1 to 4pm, with club training boats available to be hired across this period, with boats booked in the 1 to 1.30 period (See Rod).
* There will be an informal briefing session in the clubrooms at 1.30 for anyone interested in an informal group sail at past the Island, the Narrows, and further depending on the wind strength.
* The clubrooms will be open all afternoon for tea and coffee and a chat in a warm environment, and Doug’s Bar for drinks from 4pm.

22 and 23 June for Albert Sailing Club’s annual Top of the Lake Regatta, with Multiple short races for dinghy class boats from 13.15pm on saturday afternoon, then mid morning to mid afternoon sunday Go to for the Notice of Race and Registration link. ASC members seeking to hire a club training boat for the Regatta can email Rod via

Another big weekend on the preceding 15/16 June.
* On15th Winter Season Club Race at 2pm with a Pre-Regatta Mini Working Bee in the morning.
* On 16th the VIODA Winter Coaching program continues with a full day of Optimist Teams Racing from 9.30am and Green Fleet Coaching in the afternoon. Again 40 – 45 Optimists out sailing on the Lake from Albert Sailing Club.
* And for something a little different. Friday 14th at 7.30pm two polished acoustic groups in Cadabria and Suzette Herft are performing in the monthly acoustic session at the Albert Park Lounge in the Albert Park Yacht Club function room. Details on

Rod Thomas
for ASC committee and members

Photo : Good to have Pam Webster back sailing her Sabre “Aka’ula” in our Winter Season and the Top of the Lake Regatta.

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