New Members

The Executive Committee and members would like to welcome the following new member to Safety Beach SC.  We look forward to meeting you at the club or on the water in the very near future.

  • Meredith, Richard, Cameron, Jessica Van Lierop

Save the Date

Saturday 17th September     9:15am    MOB Training Presentation #2     
Saturday 24th September 12:00pm   Grand Final Saturday @ SBSC
Sunday 2nd October 9:00am Working Bee
Sunday 2nd October 1:30pm SBSC Annual Golf Day (see flyer below)
Sunday 9th October   SBSC Opening Day

Committee News

House and Building Committee

Committee Chair: John Matheson with Peter Chipperfield and Glenn Lazzar assisting    
Role: To maintain the upkeep of all fixed assets and grounds of the club.
Things to know: Working Bee is on 2nd October, 9am - midday with sausage sizzle and beers on completion. 
Please contact John Matheson 0418 173628 if you can help.
If you wish to discuss or report anything, please email your enquiries to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so it gets tabled for discussion and action.

Off The Beach News

Duty Roster Information

Howdy OTB Gang. It’s less than a month to go until the start of the sailing season. As usual the action has been happening behind the scenes. So on that note, please click here for this season's program ready to be filled with race team duty names. Here is your chance to have a look and contact me with any available/unavailable dates you might have. If you don’t have a boat ready yet or crew issues at the start of the season and you are available to do a duty or four, please let me know. Likewise, if you are away on particular date/dates please let me know ASAP to avoid having to make changes later. 

Cheers all, and as usual, the executive committee has ordered up perfect sailing weather for the whole season so it’s going to be the best ever. 

See you on the water, Pete Chippy

Yard Storage

All members wishing to utilize yard storage this season, please submit your applications as soon as possible. There is a very high demand on the yard for allocations so please understand that priority is given to Sailing Craft because we are a Sailing Club. Non-sailing craft members may apply however we only have a very small number of spaces. For yard storage application forms, click here. All yard keys will be changed in the next few weeks. They will only be given to those that have current yard storage paid and up to date. 

Australian Sailing Awards Night

Congratulations to some of our OTB Youth Sailors for their success at the Australian Sailing Victoria Awards at Sandringham Yacht Club last Friday night. Competing in the 420 Class, the series was made up of multiple events from the 2021-22 season. What an achievement with 2nd place awarded to Owen Thompson & Finn Meijer on Little Sea and 3rd place going to Abbey Everett & Nick Meijer on Giacomo. A fantastic result for the future champions of our club! Keep it up guys!!

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Keelboat News

2022-23 Summer Season

Part 1 of the 2022-23 Keelboat Summer Program and Roster can be found on the club website or click here, please make sure you read carefully and put all the dates in the calendar so that you don’t miss out on any of the fantastic racing we have in store for you this season.  Please also check to see if your name comes up on the duty roster and put this in the diary too or if you are unable to attend then please let us know ASAP so that we can arrange a swap.

Measurement Certificates

If your boat is already measured up for ORC and you have NOT revalidated your certificate, then now is the time to get this done for the start of the summer season.  Please send a copy of your revalidated certificate/s to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For boats that have an AMS certificate these can be re-validated now.  To make things easier for our volunteers would you please do this as soon as you can and send a copy of your updated certificate to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so that we can update Top Yacht in a timely fashion especially if your rating number has changed. 

Please note that results for ORC and AMS will not be awarded until your certificate has been re-validated.

Race Documents:

To race at SBSC we do require that you submit a Cat 5 Safety Declaration and a copy of your current Insurance Certificate to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  These should be submitted by the 31st of October and again to assist our volunteers please get these documents submitted sooner rather than later.  Please note that penalties do apply if these documents are not received by the required date!

Keel Boat Crew Registry

Just a reminder to all skippers needing crew and sailors that are keen to get on a boat, please utilize the Keelboats "Online Crew Register" on our website, click here to register.

Man Overboard Training 

Our first training session for MOB Training was a huge success. Presenters Simon and Martin from ORCV Sea Safety Survival Course gave some valuable insights into the requirements needed to perform lifesaving rescues. With 55 attendees from 6 different clubs, our skippers and crew can now take the right steps to ensure safely remains the priority for not only ocean racing, but also enclosed and coastal waters too. 

If you missed the last session the next one is:
Saturday, 17 September 2022
9.15am arrival (for 9.30am start)
Duration: 1.5 to 2 hours

News From The North

SBSC had two yachts competing at Magnetic Island Race week being YKnot (Rob Rainsford) and Single Malt (Andrew Clark). YKnot got 2nd in Division 2, full race results here. Sue Turnbull was also on Single Malt in the Townsville Yacht Club GaLS Regatta and placed 2nd, full race results here

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October 1st - Overnight Race

Improve your night racing skills in a competitive environment. Select your starting point and sail to Improve their night racing skills in a competitive environment.  Select from one of three starting points (Corio Bay, Dromana or near RBYC) before converging in the centre of Port Phillip and sailing then on a common course to finish at Hobsons Bay for breakfast. Entry is free and open click here for details

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Challenge Walk 

Congratulations to Mono on his successful Challenge walk from Melbourne to Sydney. After 15 days and too many kilometers to even think about Andrew arrived at his final pit stop at David Jones in Sydney for a well-earned beer and a huge sigh of relief. I'm sure there will be plenty of stories to share long after those blisters have healed. It is not too late to donate to this great cause, so please dig deep and DONATE HERE

Social Media

Longtime club member Fiona Lowe has taken on the role of managing Social Media and Enews at the club.  Fiona is working hard on building up the club's online presence and has recently created a TikTok page, she has also re-instigated regular posts on Instagram.  Look out for her weekly countdown to season opening on Facebook, which currently features our wonderful sponsors each week. Be sure to take a look at the "Find Your....." stories on TikTok too.  If there is anything you would like Fiona to post in Enews or on socials, please don't hesitate to contact her by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., we'd love to hear from you!
Follow us on our socials: FacebookInstagram, and TikTok

Photo Of The Week

Photographer; Greg Lowe Lens; iPhone 13 Pro (no filter) Location; SBSC Date; 19/09/2022

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Love photography? Submit your Photo Of The Week to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (and it does not have to be about sailing)

What's On in September

The club will be open from 2pm to 5pm for Sunday Sips & Tapas on Sept. on 18th & 25th.
Don't miss out on Grand Final Saturday from 12 noon. Watch the game on the big screen with favourite footy food & cold bevies available.

Snooks Catering September dates

Sunday Sips

Annual Golf Day is Back

All are welcome - if you would like to participate, please get in touch with David on #0439314179 before the RSVP date of Friday 30th September. Payment on the day at the golf club. It is a fun social afternoon and kicks off after the SBSC working bee so you’ll be able to fit in both events!! Thanks to Glenn Lazzar for helping co-ordinate with the Golf Club.

Golf Day 

Club Sponsors


Club Partners

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