Blinking Billy 9 June 2016



June Long Weekend Training - 11 / 12 / 13 June
Weather is looking great, should be a fun weekend. 

Working Bee
While the kids are out sailing we will be holding a working bee to get a few jobs done around the club. 
Days: Sat & Sun 
Time:  9:00am - 1:00pm
All members are asked to spare 1/2 day to help.

Please bring tools
- Hedge Trimmers 
- Shovels
- Gloves
- Spades
- Power tools

International Cadet Australian Team Fundraiser - Sat Night 11th June
There will be a Fundraising Pasta Night to be held at SBSC on the Saturday evening to raise funds for the Tasmanian contingent of the Australian Cadet Team.
5pm Sat Night after sailing
$12 - kids
$18 - Adults
Further details below.

Kids night out - Movie and Pizza night
The Junior Committee are running  club fundraiser on Sat 25th June
Details below..

Angus Sprott

June Long Weekend - International Cadets

At the June long weekend, the Australian International Cadet Team will be getting together for their first joint training session. 

Come and have some fun in the sun!!! Learn heaps and receive some focused coaching.

Saturday 11 June: 9.30am - 4.00pm (rigged and ready for briefing at 9.30am)
Sunday 12 June: 9.00am - 3.30pm 
Monday 13 June: 9.00am - 1.00pm

Cost: $60.00 for the weekend (this will assist towards coaching and fuel for ribs) 

Please RSVP (essential) to:   (Australian Team membersDO NOT need to register) 

Please if you are not going to sail at the June long weekend in your cadet, please let Richard Goodfellow (richard.goodfellow at know as quickly as possible.

June Long Weekend - International  Optimists
Sandy Bay Sailing Club
11th and 12th June

Suitable to all optimist sailors that have completed Tackers 2
• open (more experienced)
• Intermediate (those who have completed green fleet racing)
• Green Fleet (recently completed tackers 2 or similar)

Must have fibreglass opti with 10m public liability insurance. 

Register here:

Saturday 0930hrs till 1600hrs
Saturday Night Cadet Worlds Fundraising Dinner (details later)
Sunday 0900hrs till 1600hrs

$50.00 per day plus TIODA membership is required

Further information contact Ric 0409168332 or
Please provide an early indication of attendance so coaches can be organised.

June Long Weekend - International 29ers

June long weekend 29er training is being co-ordinated by Ric Buchannan.
Further information contact Ric 0409168332 or
Please confirm your attendance prior to the 27th May.

Junior Committee - Pizza and Movie Night

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Upcoming events
  • SailTrain courses, check website for details
For all enquiries, email

RYCT Winter Series

The Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania -  Off-The-Beach is running their Winter Series. A great way to keep the skills up over winter. Racing is on Sunday mornings and the the Notice of Race is available on the RYCT website 

Race dates:
29 May, 26 June, 17 July, 7 August & 28 August 2016

Click to Ddownload the Notice of Race


Please let us know of items and boats for sale, lost or found.
For all boats for sale, please check the 
FOR SALE  page on the web site. 

If you have sold your boat, please let us know so we can keep the page up to date.


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