Balmoral Sailing Club

There are many ways to enjoy sailing at Balmoral - windsurfers, single handed boats, Aero, Laser, Contender, Moth and two person boats, Tasar, 505, National E, Mirror. We have a junior sailing program and a sailing school providing the Tackers program. Our regular race day is on Saturdays from September until the end of May and a number of members sail mid week, Sundays and throughout Winter. New members are always welcome. We can help you buy a boat and racks are available for boats that sail regularly. Have a test sail, try out the RS Aero, windsurfer, club Tasar or Mirror. Read more!

Dates for Boating Course Changed

The dates for the Boating Information Course have been changed.
Dates:
Wed 15th March
Mon 20th March
Time: 7.30pm – 9.30pm
Venue: BSC Clubhouse
Cost: No Charge
Cost: Contact Heather Hall today!
          phone: 0408 223 243

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Please Note: These dates are correct and are different from those published in the last issue of Whale's Tales.

The course is for:

* New and recent recruits to the BSC Power Boat Volunteer Roster who are already in the process of being trained in the practical side of things and need to know the background to our Balmoral specific requirements of Rescue and Race Management.

* Those who would like to get their RMS Boating Licence and thus be useful to the Balmoral Volunteer Roster and to the new Junior Sailing program. Nowadays you must have a Boating Log Book in which you have logged a minimum of three trips which have been signed off by an experienced licence holder.

* Those already on the Volunteer Roster who wish to “refresh” their knowledge.

* Anyone else who may be interested eg friends, family members.

The course will cover:

* Rescue techniques and safety procedures,

* Knots and rope work,

* Charts, navigation and trip planning,

* Local geography,

* Race Management and flags,

* Mark laying for racing.

More details:

To attend this free course, contact Principal Race Officer, Heather Hall.
phone: 0408 223 243
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