Largs Bay Sailing Club

History of the Largs Bay Sailing Club

The LBSC commences its 90th year in 2016

The Largs Bay sailing Club was founded in 1926 as the "Largs Bay Dinghy Club" and was renamed as the "Largs Bay Sailing Club" in 1948.  In 2016 the club will celebrate its 90th Anniversary season.

The following articles by long-term members about people and events at the LBSC, give an insight into our club development and the activities and dedication of our members over past years.
Neil Cormack
Neil provides a report on the years from 1927 to World War II.

    ... Read Neil's report. 

Doug Hogg
Doug shares his recollections of life and incidents at the LBSC.

    ... Read Doug's memories.

Peter Thompson
Peter offers his written  account of our history from 1947 to 1977

    ... Read Peter's article.

Jan Welch - A woman's view.
Jan Welch (nee Thompson) talks about women's roles as volunteers and sailors at LBSC

    ... Read Jan's memories.

Bob Pamment - Radio Operater and Bridge Master
This article describes his time as Radio Operator and Bridge Master at LBSC from the mid 60s through to the early 80s and highlights some of his experiences during this time.

    ... Read Bob's experiences.

Norm Butcher (1927 - 2014), a Life Member at Largs Bay SC.
Read the story of Norm's experience as a sailor, coach and volunteer at Largs Bay; supplied by the Butcher family.
... Read Norm Butcher's story.

Article from "The Mail" (Adelaide) of 18th April 1953 
LBSC members assisted in the rescue of a drowning fisherman and two boys.

    ... Read the story from the Mail.

The Flag Mast at Largs Bay Sailing Club (by Richard & Heather Begg)
    ... Read Richard and Heather's article.


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Sailing Events at LBSC

2017/18 LBSC Sailing Program
Day .. Sat, 7th Oct 2017
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2017/18 NoR & Sailing Instructions
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Major Regattas scheduled at LBSC
NS14 Natl Champ Dec 17- Jan 18 .. More Info
2018 Aust Day Regatta .. View Info & Results
Tasar Aust Champ Dec 18- Jan 19 .. TBA
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