Blinking Billy 2 September 2014


Upcoming Events Calendar - September


 Date Event Location
13-14 September State/National Race Officer Course RYCT
13-14 September TIODA Coaching weekend SBSC
Sat 13 September Working Bee and Registration SBSC
Sat 20 September Opening Day and Trophy Race SBSC
Sat 27 September Short Club Races SBSC


Working Bee and Opening Day 20th September

Not long to go now until Opening Day on Saturday 20th September.
In preparation for Opening Day there will be a working bee/registration day to spruce up the club on Saturday 13th September, more details to follow.  

Canteen Positions Vacant - Volunteers Wanted
We need your HELP.

On sailing days we will be running two canteen shifts (8:30 am - 1:30 pm AND 1:00 pm - close of sailing), each having a Shift Co-Ordinator and a number of Canteen Helpers. The success of our Canteen depends on your help and we thank you in anticipation.

To voluntee, please email Jo Chau

Tackers courses open for registration for October Holiday program and Saturday mornings programs. Dates and details are on the SBSC website.

Please register and pay online. 
Discount for SBSC and DSS members.

TIODA is kicking off the season with Squad training on the 13th and 14th September. This is a great event toshake the off the cobwebs and start to think about your season to follow. Our coaches for this event will include Rohan Langford, Sean Bly, Stuart Hamilton and other local coaches TBA.
As the Yachting Australia web site is not functioning properly, registration is not available online. TIODA information has been sent out and we ask that you send your registration to Jo Chau at   Information will be sent regularly over the next week – if you know of new Optimist sailors whom may not be on the TIODA email list could you please let Jo know. We could also do with another couple of volunteers to work the canteen for this first training weekend.
Jo Chau
TIODA (0428 248 168)

 Derwent Sailing Squadron News

There are many SailTrain Courses coming up at the DSS. The courses are available to SBSC member. Course in Sept/Oct include:
 Date Event Location
8 September Safety and Sea Survival DSS
10 September Discover Coastal & Inshore Nav. DSS
20 September Celestial Navigation for Yachtsmen DSS
8 October Inshore and Coastal Navigation DSS
12 October Power boat DSS
20 October Marine Radio (VHF) DSS
22 October GP's Navigation DSS
For further information on these and all the upcoming courses please see the Course Information
or visit the DSS website.
For Sale, Wanted, Lost and Found ads can be listed here for all SBSC members.  Please by COB Wednesdays for inclusion.  Ads will run for 2 weeks. 


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