NEWS

  • AUSSIE Season rap The 2016/17 sailing season has drawn to a close Down Under, following the completion of the Queensland State Titles on the first weekend in May. The Qld titles had been delayed a few weeks due to the appearance of Cyclone Debbie, which ravaged North Queensland, and deluged South Queensland in April. Steve Brewin won the event in ...
  • 2017 HARKEN QLD State championships report The HARKEN QLD State champs have been run and won after a short delay due to cyclone Debbie. As a Queenslander it’s hard to accept that we were thoroughly beaten by a New South Welshman, but Steve Brewin was in a class of his own with a new shorter rig that was working to perfection, fully ...
  • Save the Date – 2017 Harken NSW State Titles The 2017 Harken NSW State Titles are booked in for the 28-29th October 2017 at Vincentia Sailing Club on Jervis Bay. NOR and more details to follow soon.
  • QLD States Rescheduled to May 5-7th Due to cyclone Debbie upsetting the Qld coast 2 weeks ago the QLD States at Humpybong were cancelled and have now been re-scheduled to be run at the same venue over the May 5-7th weekend. Anyone looking for a good hit-out can join in at Lake Cootharaba over Easter.
  • Sail Hervey Bay A Cat Worlds 2018 The 2018 A Class Catamaran World Championships will be sailed in Hervey Bay Qld from 16th – 23rd November 2018. The regatta will be preceded by the Australian Championships between 11th – 15th November.
  • 2018 Nationals Wangi Wangi A reminder to all that the 2018 Nationals will be held at Wangi Wangi on Lake Macquarie NSW from 28th Dec 2017 until 2nd Jan 2018. Wangi will be very busy this year with our Nats followed by Moths then 505’s.
  • Notice of Race: 2017 A Class Catamaran Victorian Championships Westernport Yacht Club, 1 Foreshore Rd, Balnarring, Victoria Saturday March 11th 2017 – Monday March 13rd 2017 Notice of Race (with Entry form): 2017 A Class Catamaran Victorian Championships Notice of Race FINAL SCHEDULE OF REGATA Saturday 11th March 2017 Registration 1000 – 1100hrs Racing From 1300hrs Welcome Function 1800 hrs Sunday 12th March 2017 Racing From 1100hrs Monday 13th March 2016 Racing From 1100hrs Presentation Following completion ...
  • Elwood A Class Open Lightning Championship 2017 Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th February 2017 A-Class-Open-NOR-2017-_v2 AClass-Entry-Form-2017_v2 Schedule of Events Saturday 25th February 2017. 1130 Hours – Information Session 1300 Hours – earliest start time for Racing Session 1 (up to 3 races) After Racing – finger food, BBQ & drinks (at bar prices) Sunday 26th February 2017 1030 Hours – earliest Start time for Racing Session 2 (up to 3 races) 1500 ...
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  • Ronstan 2017 Australian Championships: Results Ronstan 2017 Australian Championships: Results http://www.mccraeyc.com.au/index.php/regattas/2016-17-regatta-results/2017-a-class-nationals
  • Notice of Race: Yarrawonga Yacht Club Australia Day Regatta 23rd-26th January 2017 Yarrawonga Yacht Club aims to provide for a regatta to coincide with the Australia day long weekend each year. Details of the event can be found here http://www.yyc.yachting.org.au/assoc_page.cgi?c=0-10012-0-0-0&sID=297785 Come and join us for four great days of inland sailing. Don’t worry if you can only make it for Saturday and Sunday we are running a two ...
  • NSW A Class Catamaran State Championships report Steve Brewin is the new NSW A Class Catamaran State Champion. The 8 race series was sailed this weekend at the Kurnell Catamaran Club on Botany Bay, located within the southern confines of Sydney. The 17 boat fleet comprised entrants from New South Wales, Victoria, and Queensland. The forecast strong winds were thought to be a ...
  • A Class Events for this Season We have re-instigated the Victorian Travellers Series and hope to see many of you at these events. First event this weekend at Bendigo. NSW and QLD events are also in the attached info sheet.  
  • 2017 Australian Championships – Notice of Race A Division Catamaran 2017 Australian Championships McCrae Notice of Race v1.2 Dates: 31 December 2016 – 6 January 2017 Location: McCrae Yacht Club, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria Website: www.mccraeyc.com.au Schedule: Invitation race session + 12 heats Social: New Years’ Eve, Welcome Night, Ladies’ evening, Presentation Dinner A vast array of activities and attractions can be found in the local area ranging from ...
  • Worlds over for another year Congratulations to Mischa Heemskerk who picked up his second world crown with a perfect score. Aussies took the remaining podiums with Darren Bundock second and Stevie Brewin third. Adam Beattie was also in the top 10 with 9th place overall. Sarren also won the “Masters” age category. Congratulations to all the Aussies competing. We will see what ...
  • A Class Nationals 2016/17 – McCrae YC In advance of the Notice of Race release, please use the below information in your Nationals holiday planning. A Class Nationals 2016/17 Dates: 31 December 2016 – 6 January 2017 Location: McCrae Yacht Club, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria Website: www.mccraeyc.com.au Schedule: Invitation race session + 12 heats Social: New Years’ Eve, Welcome Night, Ladies’ evening, Presentation Dinner A vast array of activities and ...
  • 2017 Nationals McCrae McCrae Yacht Club will host our 2017 Nationals from Sat 31st Dec 2016 until Fri 6th Jan 2017. We will combine our welcome function with the club’s NYE celebrations and fire works.
  • Qld States finalise season Congratulations to Matt Homan who followed up his 2nd in the NSW states to win the Qld States from 21 entrants on Lake Cootharaba over Easter.   Thank you to all the intrepid sailors who travelled to all of our regattas this year to continue to fly the A class banner and show a number of other ...
  • VIC and NSW Titles Held now for QLD The Vic Titles were held over the Labour Day weekend at Elwood SC. Lack of wind on Saturday and Sunday delayed the starting times, but the Racing committee managed to get all races run using the 2 lap option. Congratulations to Steve Brewin (defending champion) who won over Dave Brewer by a point. Great turn up from ...
  • 2016 Darwin Multihull Regatta 2016 DARWIN MULTIHULL REGATTA Incorporating the International Tornado Class 2016 Australian Championship and the 2016 Top of Australia A-Class Titles Fannie Bay and Darwin Harbour, Darwin, Northern Territory 9th July to 16th July Notice of Race here: DMR NOR 2016 final
  • Round off the Season with the State Championships March is a busy month to round off our successful season and have your last opportunity to get some points over your rivals. We start off with the Lightning weekend (27-28th Feb) at Elwood to hone up your skills the follow up with Vic Champs (12-14th Mar) again at Elwood. Then we travel North to ...
  • NoR: GILL A Class Lightning Championship 27-28 February – Elwood SC Elwood Sailing Club is hosting the A Class Lightning Championship for International A Class Catamarans on 27th and 28th of February 2016. There will be three races on each day, back to back with a target time of 40mins per race. Download and print : Notice of Race Sailing Instructions (pending) Entry Form 2016 Boats can be stored at the ...
  • NoR: GILL 2016 Victorian International A-Division Catamaran Championships NoR AIADCA Vic States 2016 v2 Elwood Sailing Club Saturday March 12th 2016 – Monday 14th March 2016 The Australian International A-Division Catamaran Association Inc (AIADCA), in conjunction with Elwood Sailing Club invite entries from A-Division Catamaran Sailors to compete in the GILL 2016 Victorian International A-Division Catamaran Championships.
  • AIADCA 2016 AGM Minutes & President’s Report AIADCA 2016 AGM Minutes 2016 Presidents Report  
  • 2016 Nationals Photos courtesy of Beau Otteridge Check out the photos on Beaus facebook page.
  • 2016 Nationals all over Stevie wins 4th crown After waiting until 2:30 to get some wind (after a week of too much wind) the race committee got the 7th heat away. In 6-10 knots we were given a display of just how fast the foilers can go with Darren Bundock winning the final heat by nearly a leg. Great fun watching these speed ...
  • 2016 HARKEN Nationals Update Thurs 7th Jan 3 races today in building breezes. First 2 races 2 laps in 15-18knots, 3rd race  a 3 lapper in marginal 20+knots which saw many swimmers. Steve Brewin now has a 10 point lead with 4 first and 2 seconds. Obviously enjoying his home waters. Mixed day of swims for Bundock and Outteridge.
  • Results: 2016 Harken A Class Catamaran Australian Championships Results here (from Sunday 03.01.2106): http://slmasc.org/events/2016-harken-a-class-catamaran-australian-championships/
  • 2016 AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL A CLASS CATAMARAN CHAMPIONSHIP Republished from http://www.a-cat.org Two America’s Cup stars set to race in a strong A-Class fleet in NSW.  Bob Griffiths reports 2016 AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL A CLASS CATAMARAN CHAMPIONSHIP. The International A Class Catamaran Australian Championship will once again return and be sailed on the waters of Lake Macquarie. The event was last held on the lake in 2012, and proved ...
  • A Class Cascading Mainsheet System Ref attached, with thanks to Grant Pellew, and Harken, our 2016 Nationals sponsor. A CLASS—2015 CASCADE MAINSHEET SYSTEM