Dinghy Update | Australia win SailGP Grand Final despite whale interruption

It’s not every day that a whale can step in and stop a race in its tracks?

If you haven’t already watched the San Francisco Sail GP racing over the weekend it is worth having a look.

Also consider all three of the skippers in the final million dollar race are Australian … two coming out out of pedigree dinghy racing!

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8Z3si9YuOzrJN-4dVpW5Jw  

 

April School Holidays just around the corner

With school holidays not far away check out some camps, clinics we have on

Coaching Clinics

 

April 10th Treasure’s of the Bilge – Marine Swap Mart – Baking needed

All baking folks please volunteer your time and help fund raise for your dinghy club by bringing in baked goods to the the dinghy canteen (hand over to Kirsty etc)

We need on Saturday 9th April – Thanks

Friday 4th February 2022
29ers
4:00pm – 7:00pm

Weekly schedule – note our days are shortening so aim to get to training promptly!
Set up quickly so coaches can get you out on the water and maximise time out there before the light fades.
Coaches will aim to wrap up by 7pm

Next weeks Monday and Tuesday training schedule included above

Sailing Office - Openings

Sailing Office looking for a Sailing Administrator to help out the Sailing office hub, reception and front of office. So if you would like to join our happy little team – please contact the Sailing Office here.

Volunteering

We are still looking for volunteers to assist Kirsty in the Dinghy Galley – please contact Kirsty directly or Sailing Office Staff

Windfoil Information Session

Check out our new Wind foiling page link below – this is work in progress more information will be added over the coming weeks

Youth IQ foil implementation and program – May 2022

Australian Sailing Foil labs at FSC – May 2022

Wind Foiling

Season Training, Storage and Lease Fees

Please be aware there are a number of outstanding payments which we need to reconcile, we will be contacting individuals to clear up dinghy storage, leasing and summer season training fees.

In a number of cases it maybe the club has not provided notice re payments, apologies but we do need to clear up payments. 
Note the summer training fee of $280.00 for all sailors participating in any training from October 2021 to April 2022. This equates to $40/month.

 

We would like to acknowledge those who have already paid their fee and thank them for their cooperation.

Season Training, Storage and Lease Fees

The Dinghy Committee is keen to see and share photographs of dinghy training and racing and have set up a link to share details below: 

a. The photos should have sufficient text to identify sailors and activity, i.e. Here is Ben Nevis rigging his Optimist for the coaching session on 25 Jan 2020.

b.  photos will culled/ archived by the Dinghy Committee every six months. In addition good photos will be used in the bi-annual production of the FSC Blue Water Bulletin, used internally and externally to the club.

Please share your good photos

The Google Doc link is:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1EyGhmfGysCBC60yXI6pLifbWduE5KfFz

All that is required is for you to have a Google email

Our Dinghy Committee is made up of volunteers who work tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure the Club’s Dinghy Section runs smoothly.

We have developed an Organisation Chart to ensure that our sailors and their parents are aware of who our committee members are, and what their roles entail.

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Sailing Manager
Chris White
sailingmanager@fsc.com.au

Head Coach
Mikael Lundh
headcoach@fsc.com.au

Sailing Coordinator
Jack Joyner
sailing@fsc.com.au

Sailing Administrator
Position Open