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 provides a report on the years from 1927 to World War II.
... Read Neil's report.
Doug shares his recollections of life and incidents at the LBSC.
... Read Doug's memories.
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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