2016-17 Nationals Round up

Nationals Round-up

Congratulations to all DPSS crews who competed in recent Nationals in other states.

53rd SABOT Nationals in Hobart, Tas

DPSS Sabot sailors sailed well at recent 53rd National Sabot Championships held in Hobart at the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania.

Luke Richmond came a credible 3rd in the Sabot 1-up in a fleet of over 50 boats. Sailors from DPSS came away with great results in the top 20:

  • 3rd Luke Richmond
  • 8th Brayden Daunt
  • 13th Angus Sherring
  • 16th Max Robba
  • 17th Patrick Lambourne

Max and Edwin Yoshida won the Sabot 2-ups. These boys will be ones to watch in the coming years.

Full results at http://www.sailingresults.com.au/ScoreItV2/Public/Templates/Default/index.php?event_id=562

2016-17 13 ft Skiff National Titles at Lake Illawarra, NSW

DPSS 13ft sailors sailed well at recent Skiff nationals held at Illawarra Yacht Club, NSW.

Mighty Mite sailed by Carlton Smith and Keith Jones won the National Championships sailing consistently in mixed conditions on the tricky lake. Congratulations to Mighy Mite and all the 13ft skiff sailors for sailing well and playing fair.

Full results at http://www.13ftskiff.org.au/results

2016-17 16 ft Skiff National Titles at Lake Illawarra, NSW

DPSS 16ft sailors sailed well at recent Skiff nationals held at Illawarra Yacht Club, NSW.

RWRetail sailed by Josh Franklin, Daniel Smith and Patrick Hanlon battled tricky conditions to gain a credible 5th overall. Fire Stopping Qld sailed by Trevor Koreman, Daniel Jack and Frazer Smith, gained a 10th place. Congratulations to all DPSS crews who sailed at the Nationals against a tough fleet of competitors in a range of shifty breezes.

Full scratch results at http://www.skiffs.org.au/images/ResultsPDF/Australians_2016-17/Aust_16ft_CHAMPIONSHIP_Points_2016-17.pdf

Full handicap results at http://www.skiffs.org.au/images/ResultsPDF/Australians_2016-17/Aust_16ft_HANDICAP_Points_2016-17.pdf

Notice Board

Sunday club sailing

 Please check this space on Sundays after 11am if the weather is inclement. A notice to cancel or postpone racing will be announced here.

2018 Winter sailing at DPSS

Dates: Sundays 27 May, 17 June, 15 July, 19 August - 1:00pm start

Racing is open to off-the-beach dinghies and skiffs. Competitors must hold a current Australian Sailing Number and his/her boat must have current and valid insurance. One crew from each boat must attend the midday briefing in the clubhouse prior to racing.

Sailing courses

Next Discover Sailing Courses

Tackers 1 - Having Fun for 6 to 12 years - a 7 week course held on Sunday mornings 14 Oct - 25 Nov 2018 - More information HERE. Registrations opening soon.

Tackers 2 - Tricks and Techniques for 6 to 12 years - a 7 week course held on Sunday mornings 14 Oct - 25 Nov 2018. More information HERE. Registrations opening soon.

Start Sailing 1 and 2 for 12 years to adult - a 6 week course held on Sunday mornings. More information HERE. 

Dolphins (kids and teens) for those who are members and are getting ready to race and have their own boat - on Sunday mornings from 8:30am. $10 per child per morning. Ideally you would have completed Tackers 1 and 2. Starting 7 October 2018 and finishing 9 Dec 2018.