About the Batemans Bay Sailing Club
Winter Series on now until 6th August!
A sternchaser (handicap) series of 7 races starting Saturday 14 May and every 2 weeks until 6 August. The scenic course starts between the 2 yellow marks at Caseys Beach then to Chain Bay, Wimbie Beach, Snapper Island, Square Head and finishes at Caseys Beach. Each skipper will use the GPS time to adjust the boat’s handicap start (no committee boat). After the race you then inform the handicapper of your across the line finishing position.
Boat crews and friends are invited to the Marina after each race for the awarding of prizes . Refreshments BYO - while JJs is closed until mid June.
There is still time for new entries - visit www.bbsc.org.au for registration and if you want to crew and looking for a boat please telephone Greg Cockle on 0450311190.
FIRST RACE starts at 1300 hrs ( plus handicap) on Saturday 14 May. Handicaps below:
Batemans Bay Sailing Club has an exciting programme for both racing and cruising enthusiasts.
The Clubhouse and boat storage facilties are situated at Hanging Rock Place, Batemans Bay which is used as a base for its off the beach activities. Its keel boat activities are focused at the newly developed Batemans Bay Marina, Beach Road, Batemans Bay.
The majority of the Club’s fleet of keel boats are regularly sailed in the Club’s Bay Cup and Coastal series.
The main keel boat events include-
· a Bay Cup Series of 10 races - 2 Divisions. Sailing to all pointsof Batemans Bay.
· a Coastal Cup Series of 6 races - in Tasman Sea from as far Soith as Moruya to as far North as Ulladulla.
· a Ladies Skippers’ race - Saturday 27th February 2016.
· a Winter Series of 7 races - May to August 2016.
· Twilight sailing and twilight races over the summer
A major event on the keel boat calendar is The South Coast Regatta - a family regatta over January 2nd and 3rd 2016. Another is the Ulladulla Cup on Good Friday, 25th March 2016 for racing and cruising divisions.
Off the Beach
The off-the-beach activities are mainly at Tuross Head Coila Lake. In addition, there are:
· the Wallaga Lake Sailing Camps
· the ANZAC Day Weekend Regatta. The ANZAC Day Regatta includes races in State and national titles.