Thursday Snippets, 23 February

Full weekend of sailing at Albert Sailing Club on weekend of 25th and 26th. On Saturday there is Learn to Sail and Better Sailing training groups in the morning followed by Summer Series club race at 2.30. Sunday is our monthly social sailing day. Club open from 10am to 4pm, with sailing in your own boat or for members in our club training boats. BBQ at lunchtime , with sausage sizzle or BYO. Friends and visitors most welcome. to sail or relax on the club balcony or the Lake foreshore. Any more experienced members who could help, particularly in morning or over lunchtime period would be appreciated.

There is a visit by the Victorian Laser Association on Sunday 26th. There will be a slalom training event in Laser Radial boats provided by VLA members. Meeting at ASC clubrooms at 12.30 for an afternoon of training and short course sailing on a slalom course. Past and present Laser sailors welcome. with further information on

There is Athletics Victoria meeting at Lakeside Stadium across the 25/26 February weekend. We are contacting Parks Victoria re: allowing members with annual parking permits to park in gravel areas. We will put out ASC sandwich boards in these areas if these arrangements are in place. Also be aware that Lakeside Drive, on St Kilda Road side of Lake, will be closed for Grand Prix works for extended periods till end of March.

There was a good turnout of ASC junior sailors in the Lidgett Trophy Regatta at Davey’s Bay last weekend. The Optimist class was by far the largest class and was split into 5 divisions. Congratulations and well done to Hamish and Nigel who were the winners of the Optimist Gold and Novice Green divisions.

Rod Thomas
for ASC committee

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