Docklands Yacht Club overlooks Victoria Harbour with sweeping views of the Melbourne City skyline and the ever changing Docklands precinct. From January 2016, sailing will take place from the 60 metre pontoon at our new premises - the Community Boating Hub, 912 Collins Street, adacent to the Library at Dock Square. Community Sailing days are normally the second and fourth Sunday of each month year round from 11am but are subject to change (check Calendar page for more details). Everyone is welcome. We supply the boats, lifejackets and instruction.
Docklands sailors claim two State Championships
Ballarat Yacht Club hosted the 2013 Victorian Access Class Championships over the weekend of February 23 & 24 and Docklands Yacht Club members claimed two championship trophies.
Two races were held in each of the morning and afternoon sessions on Saturday, but the breeze did not cooperate on the Sunday and racing had to be abandoned. Four races was one more than the minimum number required to declare a championship.
DocklandsaEUR(TM) Neil Patterson finished with three wins and a second to claim an emphatic victory in the Access 303 single person competition ahead of two sailors from Albury-Wodonga aEUR" Stewart Cathie and Simon Brown.
In the Liberty division, Cadeyrn Gaskin from Docklands finished with two wins on Saturday afternoon to claim the overall victory by 3 points from Robert Eadie (Port Dalrymple, TAS) with Krista Bailey (Mornington) another 2 points adrift in third.
Sally Wilkinson finished second overall in the Access 2.3 division, but was awarded Best Female Overall for her performance.
Ballarat Yacht Club held the inaugural Victorian Championships in 2000, but there has been a long absence due to low water levels. Docklands Yacht Club hosted the championships in 2004 and the Australian Championships in 2006.
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