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Tuesday 6th September     7:00pm   MOB Training Presentation #1 - More details below    
Saturday 17th September     9:15am MOB Training Presentation #2 - More details below      

Challenge Walk

Please dig deep and give to this very worthy cause and the amazing trip that Mono is about to undertake for Challenge - supporting kids with Cancer. DONATE HERE

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What's On @ SBSC in August

August Happenings RS

On Water News


MOB Training

Please make note of the dates for the Man Over Board Training Presentations being held at the club (see flyer below).  These are both being presented by Simon Dryden who is head trainer for the ORCV.   Even if you have already undertaken a safety course or previously experienced a man overboard rescue, this is a great opportunity to refresh your knowledge or learn something new. Please encourage your crew members to attend – after all, rescue is a team effort! 

Bookings can be made via the Try Booking Link

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Please note that it is required that all boats intending to race complete and submit an MOB Practice Declaration for the 2022-23 season.  These forms are available HERE

This week's Results

Sunday 14th August - BMWS Race    

1st 2Xtreme SB4272 Andrew Clark
2nd Lumiere SB501 Ian Pearse
3rd Marrakesh SB450 Neil Hawker

Well done to everyone that headed out on Sunday for a chilly day on the water.  Big thanks to our tower team of Race Officer Judy and the crew from Sequilla.  The last race in the series will be held on Sunday the 31st August.

All results including the series scores can be found HERE

Results from up North

Well done to Tim and the crew on Cirrus who have travelled north to compete in this years Airlie Beach Race Week.  So far they have made a very good start with a first in Race 1 in Trailable Division 2.  Keep up the good work!Cirrus ABRW Race 1a 6 x 4

SBSC is also being represented by YKnot and Bigger Day Out who are both doing well in Performance Cruising Div. 2  The regatta ends on the 18th of August so we will provide an update on the final scores next week or you can check out the latest results HERE

Cruisers Corner

Latest Update from Balance

It does feel like half of Safety Beach is up here. We have hopped our way up the coast doing a lot of exploring. Found some good, bad and terrible anchorages and so far have managed to dodge the bad weather.

We have hung with the Churcher’s, Drummond’s, Wellingtons, Trevor ? off Intuition (Motor Boat), Jason Close, McGrath’s, Furey’s, Michel Van der Zwaard, Rob Rainsford, Linda Wooley and the list goes on plus every other person looking to live the dream with a story to tell.   Can we relocate honey? No! Family and School! Bugger!

We wish Mark and his crew all the best for Hamilton Island Race Week which gets underway on the 20th August.Balance august 6x4

News from Summer Lovin

We have spent a few days on lovely Maggie Island. On the way we had a whale and her calf about 50m from our boat. Beautiful but a bit close for comfort. Anchored in Horseshoe Bay with lovely sunsets and Safety Beach sailors then a couple of nights in Maggie marina to collect Jen and Jeff from Tumi who have flown up to island hop with us to Cairns. Left this morning with the iron sail but beautiful day ahead.SL August RS


With 56 boats in the 50th Melbourne to Hobart, there will be activity in the lead-up as crews and boats prepare.

For details on the opportunities for ocean sailing please go to the ORCV Race Calendar 2022   As with all our races, you can compete fully crewed, 4+ auto-helm or double-handed. 

September 17th - West Offshore Product Coastal Sprint 1 

For those considering some ocean sailing, these short courses, category 3 start in daylight are a great way to test your crew and boat.  You can enjoy a different style of racing which can have you home that night.  A great option for those considering a longer passage to Devonport or Hobart.  Entries are open HERE 

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October 28th – Devonport, the Rudder Cup

Now on the Melbourne Cup long weekend, you can now be part of the Rudder Cup race to Devonport, the oldest ocean race in Australia, a qualifier race for Hobart.  Entries open at Melbourne to Devonport Entries

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Safety & Sea Survival Courses, Sept 11th and November 20th 

Heading to Devonport or Hobart?  The ORCV requires that 50% of the crew (including the skipper or sailing master) must carry a SSS certification and 100% where a boat is racing double-handed.  Please check your crew as the ORCV SSS has a self-paced online content to be completed before your 1 days in person session.  Bookings can be made here Safety Sea Survival Course Booking  This is a great course for anyone intending to go offshore be it racing, cruising or just sailing!

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