Thursday Snippets, 27th April

On Saturday 29th April we have a pre winter season Working Bee from 9.15am. Wear old clothes. Gardening gloves and a leaf blower if you have one. On the saturday there is no club racing due to a Rowing Regatta on Albert Park Lake. Sunday social sailing at ASC from 10am to 2pm on sunday 30th.

ASC winter season commences on Saturday 6th May, with winter club races at 2pm.. Members of other clubs are welcome with online registration for Winter Season associate and option of undercover boat racking available through Winter Season link on

A reminder that on Saturday 13 May ASC we have our annual trophy presentation at 5.30, AGM at 6pm, followed by a catered dinner in ASC clubrooms. You can register to attend the dinner via the link on or the list on Doug’s Bar.

Nominations for 2017/18 ASC committee are still being sought. Nominations received are on window at top of ASC front stairs. Yet to receive nominations for Commodore, Vice Commodore and Assistant Secretary. Also not yet full complement for General Committee. Nomination forms to ASC Secretary or forwarded to by 6pm on 6 May.

The ASC/APYC Lake Challenge short race series concluded on Saturday 22nd. Fifty boats were out for a good afternoon of sailing. The overall placings for class yardstick adjusted results were close and spread between divisions with 1st Ron Fergusson in an Aero from ASC, 2nd Jonathon Pulham in an Impulse from APYC, and 3rd Anthony Berger in a Sabre from ASC. A big thanks to Steve Dunn, Steve Lincoln, Lesley Scott, Ron Lackington and the rest of the ASC duty crew

Our next big ASC event is our annual Regatta on 24/25 June. Planning is already well underway. VOLUNTEERS are needed for On Water and Shore based Regatta Duty Crew – One or both days. On Water roles – RIB boat driver (with powerboat licence), RIB assistant, and Start/Finish boat crew member.
Off water we will need people in Galley, Bar, Tower (results software), BBQ and boat launching and retrieval.
If you are available email with your contact details, preferred role and day(s) available. For further information speak to our Rear Commodore Steve Dunn.

Rod Thomas
for ASC committee

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