The 2017 Laser 4.7 World Championships is now all over with the finals racing having been completed overnight our time. (thanks upfront to the fantastic reports I had been receiving every day from Michelle)... read onmore
Excitement brews!! Within the next week all 5 members of GRSC competing at WORLDS JAPAN 2017 will be in Gamagori, a coastal city 3 hrs sth of Tokyo, ready to register, measure & weigh in! They are Bernie & Sarah Streater, Gary & Robyn Ratcliffe and Jenny Sorensen. We wish them the best of luck and utmost enjoyment throughout the 'Regatta week' 30 July -6 Aug.more
~ kindly reported by Sunday's duty crew `James Stevens' (Slice of Life)
Another day at the Georges River Sailing Club started as so many before them. Such a beautiful day with just a hint of strong winds in the mix. During the rigging process I noticed Gary machine sanding one of his sail battens but failed to inquire as to why. 12 Tasar’s took to the water Shortlymore
Eight intrepid and keen Tasar teams turned up at Georges River on a sad looking day on Sunday. As we had no starter for the day Ratz drew the shortest of all the short straws and got to be the starter for the day.
The course was set in a light northerly breeze and once the countdown sequence started the breeze immediately shifted to the Northwest.more
A 15-20 knot nor'easter in September....now that’s a good start to the season....aching bodies today ....plenty of Voltarin will be consumed .
It was our first day of three handicap scoring races with times being adjusted after each race...........quite a few gained handicap on one race then lost it on the next or vice versa.more
It was the first official day back on the water and 10 Tasars took to the water to wash the cobwebs off the boats and the gear. The group welcomed one new boat MKR with Kim Phillips my old crew from last year letting her husband Mark skipper their boat around the course. John Haines and David Hunt were out in their new boat and we had a visitor (Peter Press) from up the river to keep us on our toemore
The weekend of the 19th and 20th March saw 9 GRSC and their families head up the highway to South Lake Macquarie where they joined over 150 other kids at the 2016 NSW State Championships. Read all about it!more
Today saw the longest elapsed race times sailed this season due to very erratic light to moderate breezes which seemed to fluctuate endlessly between SW & SE. With moments of almost complete lulls then fresh gusts (Kurnell recording betw 4- 18 kts 1.30- 4pm), the conditions made for a very tricky race course. But it wasn’t too tricky for `Another Roady’ skippered& crewed by Peter& Pia.more