Passing of Alf James

The Board and Committee of the Adelaide Sailing Club respectfully advise members of the passing of our Life Member Alf James.  Alf was passionate about sailing and the club and was a tireless and lifelong contributor to both.  Until recently he regularly visited the club on Saturday mornings during the sailing season where he would enjoy a chat with Wayne Pavy and other mates over a pasty and schooner lunch.

Alf’s Funeral Service will be conducted in the Mawson Chapel, Centennial park on Tuesday, October the 2nd at 11:45 am.

We offer our sincere condolences to Margaret, Scott and Brett.

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Tuesday 6 November - Melbourne Cup Luncheon

Come along to the Club and enjoy our Melbourne Cup Luncheon on Tuesday 6 November. $65.00 per head + booking fee.

Doors open at 12 Noon

Bookings can be made through Eventbrite or by calling the Club on 8294 3232.

Enjoy a a complimentary glass of sparkling on your arrival, a three course menu, sweeps and much more!

Ladies, don't forget to put on your best dress and facinator to impress & Gents your Sunday best with top hat to match!

Don't wait - book early to avoid disappointment!

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Pre Season Training - Wild & Woolly - Training went ahead!

Saturday 11th was pretty wild and Sailing School coordinator was being very optimistic when it was suggested in email that conditions forecast looked “challenging”  Head Coach Matt Young took charge and skilled students in the concepts of “how a sail works”.

Check out Coach Matt Young's report

 


Next week is a lay day due to Optimist girl’s weekend.

Check out flyer attached - Optimist girl's weekend


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ASC Sailors Meeting 31st August 2018 at 7.30pm

Dear ASC Sailing Member, 

The ASC Flag Officers and Committee of Management are holding a pre-season meeting on the 31st August 7:30-9:00pm at the club. We are seeking your input to variations to our traditional sailing program such as: we are proposing to introduce Friday Night Sailing through November and February and, we are proposing an additional series embedded within the Club Championship. We would like to hear from you and your views on these initiatives plus any others you as active sailors may have.

 

Possible agenda looks like this……

·  General ASC update……

·  The upcoming season at ASC…what else is planned

·  The club racing calendar for season 18/19

·  September Hot-Up Series……… starts tomorrow 1st September

·  ASC Club Championships

    • ASC Mini-series (pre-Christmas and post-Christmas Club Championships)

·  Friday night racing (5 Fridays of November) + (4 Fridays of February)

·  Class reps…..why we need them and what they can do for you.

·  ASC Communication …… what works for you?

·  Summary & wrap up

 

The meeting is set for 7:30pm allowing time for dinner at the club before kick-off. I dare say that quite a few of you will take this opportunity to enjoy dinner at the club with many other sailors. To avoid the rush, please call the club on 8294 3232 to book in advance.

 

Peter Royle, Malcom Hughes & Laura Hughson

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Pre-season training. First day great success. Read Head Coach Matt Young's report.

 

Saturday 28th July was a great start to ASC's sailing school/Junior group pre-season training initiative. The program provides an all inclusive sailing experience for all junior classes and skill levels. With sailing professional Matt Young providing the on water coaching and assisted by Optisa President Anthony Roe, the program offers quality sail training at a nominal cost.

Please find Head Coach Matt Young's report of the first day. 

Pre-season report

If any club members would like to volunteer to help launch/retrieve support vessels or even staff the canteen for the pre-season program contact Tod Weymouth.

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