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Instructors Courses - August 2016

Reminder | NCYC are running instructors courses in August.

Spots are still available for the Dinghy Instructors course on 20 & 21 August, and spots are available in the Assistant Dinghy Instructor course on Sunday 28th August. If you are interested please make enquiries via sailingacademy@ncyc.net.aumore

Last Race | 2016 Laser Winter Series

The last race of the 2016 Laser Winter Series will be held this Saturday, 9 August 2016, at Belmont 16ft Sailing Club, with a 1pm start. Everyone is welcome, so come and join the sailing and then stay for a drink around the "Gazeaway" in the Boat Shed Bar and Galleymore

Belmont Sailors win 29er World Championship 2016

Congratulation to Belmont 16's sailors Tommy C and Harry M on winning the 29er World Championship for 2016. Tommy and Harry first sailed together in the Pelicans "Thunder" and "Flash". Look where a little Pelican sailing can take you !more

Volunteers - redeem your Star Points!

Volunteers - redeem your Star Points!

A reminder to our volunteers that Star Points expire on the 31st August and your balance will be reset to zero.

You can use your Star Points when making purchases within the club by choosing the "Pay by Points" optionmore

Hunter Academy of Sport

Hunter Academy of Sport are currently seeking expressions of interest for their 2016-2017 sailing talent development program. The closing date for applications is 30 June 2016.more

2016 Laser Winter Series

The Club has again joined with the NCYC to host a combined Laser Winter seriesmore

Book the Date - Presentation Night!

Make sure you have the dates for our sailing presentation nights marked in your diaries!

This year we have brought the presentations much closer to the end of the season and tickets will go on sale very soon . . .more

Perfect sailing conditions for SLAM Combined High Schools Championship

The opening two races of the 50th running of the SLAM Combined High Schools Championship have seen perfect sailing conditions with light south-easterly breezes.more

CHS Results

2016 is a landmark year for CHS sailing, marking 50 years since it's inception back in 1966 by then Convenor Bob Snape. Check out this years results . . .more

Order your New F16

The new generation of 16ft Skiffsmore

Sailing Report 5/6 Mar

What a beautiful day for our annual Valentine Picnic Race!more

Cherub States wrap up at Teralba

Our Cherubs had a great weekend of racing on the Lake . . . not on Belmont Bay . . . around the corner and north to Teralba!more

Latest Skiff Results

Results of Race 17 are on the web as well as progressive updates for the point scores.more

Reminder - Funding Applications Due

Funding applications under the Association & National Championship policy are due by the last racing day of the season - 19 Marchmore

Sailing Report 27/28 Feb

More beautiful blue sky late summer sailing days on the Lake over the weekend! Results for all fleets below . . .more

Flying 11 States - All Girls Champions

Ten of our Flying 11 crews travelled to Avalon Sailing Club on the waters of Pittwater for the final five heats of the 2015-16 NSW State Championship.more

Sailing Report 20/21 February

The weekend kicked off with a bunch of rascally pirates searching for gold coin treasure! Despite the “more than preferred” wind, the kids safely navigated their way around to Dead Man’s Point to scurry ashore and collect their loot! Great fun was had by all – always an enjoyable morning!more

Belmont's Laser sailors Master the Nationals!

Some of our Laser sailors spent a beautiful 4-day weekend up at Port Stephens to race the 2016 Australian Laser Masters Championship. 204 sailors over 35 years of age . . . . that's an impressive fleet!!more

Weekend Sailing Report 13/14 Feb

What a beautiful summer blue sky, sun filled weekend - great to be on the water (although the wind didn’t cooperate particularly on Sunday!)more

Skiff Sprint Series - a fun & action filled day of racing!

The spectacle of the annual Australian 16ft Skiff Sprint Championship will be here soon!more

Flying 11 Nationals @ Belmont - great racing!

During January we hosted the Australian Flying 11 Championship here at the Club with almost 140 young sailors on the water for an 11 race series.more

Sailing Boat Shed locked @ 8pm

The Board have introduced a new policy such that the Brian Ellis Boat Shed will be locked and no longer accessible from 8:00pm each nightmore

Australian Youth Champions

Huge congratulations to John Cooley & Simon Hoffman who have won the Australian Youth Championship in the 29er class. Another great series of racing from the boys.more

Congratulations to our newest Australian Champions!

John Cooley & Simon Hoffman have convincingly sailed their way to first place at the 29er Australian Championship on Sydney Harbour. The 16 race series saw a mixture of wind and at times terrible weather! John & Simon won 13 of the 16 races!more

Flying 11 Australian Championship

Results linkmore

Volunteers Present a Successful Regatta

To all of the wonderful, dedicated, hard-working and great people who helped to present the Australian Laser Championship at our Club . . . THANK YOU!more

Our New Cherub Australian Champions

Son of Wally" are the 2016 Australian Cherub Champions!

Congratulations to Kris F & Dylan N on a fantastic series sailed up at RQYS in Qld.more

TJS Services top B16ftSC Skiff in Nationals fleet

Too much at the start and not enough at the finish! The 2016 16ft Skiff Nationals has been challenging for race organisers and sailors alike.more

Laser Nationals Results

Follow the link to the results of the Australian Laser Championship being conducted at the Club from 27 Dec to 4 Jan . . . http://lasernationals.org.au/results/more

Skiff Nationals Results

The Skiff Nationals up in Hervey Bay, QLD start Tuesday 29 Dec and run through to Sunday 3 January - follow the link to results - http://www.skiffs.org.au/index.php/results/current-resultsmore

Weekend Sailing Report 19 Dec

Our junior Pelican sailors had a super fun morningmore

Weekend Sailing Report 12/13 Dec

It was a big Club Championship weekend and we had some nice strong breezes both Saturday & Sunday to test out the fleets!more

Weekend Sailing Report 5/6 Dec

What a glorious weekend to be on a boat on our beautiful Lake – doesn’t get much better!!

Point scores for everyone, 29ers also a Club Championship heat and the Flying 11 kids in Skiffs Sunday morning. One of our Flying 11 sailors stepped up and skippered Tooheys Extra Dry in the afternoon Skiff point score race – great work Bethany S!!!more

Weekend Sailing Report 28/29 Nov

Racing at the Club on Saturday saw a nice summer Nor’Easter - finally! We also had a visit from someone special!! On his way over to the Belmont Jetty to meet some kids at a function – seems our sailors hit him up for a few bags of lollies along his way!!more

Oh . . . so . . . close!

The 16ft Skiff NSW State Championships were decided over the weekend with racing on Botany Bay and our B16ftSC crew on TJS Services (Henry M, Israel S & Grant M) finished in 2nd place - on a count back!!more

Annual Christmas BBQ for our Sailing Families

Saturday 19th December from 5:00pmmore

Cherub States @ Drummoyne

Our Cherubs sailed another three heats of their State Championship on the Parramatta River over the weekend.more

Weekend Sailing Report 21/22 Nov

A cool and cloudy weekend saw all of our fleets racing point score heats, except for our Cherubs who were in Sydney for the next round of the State Championship. Congratulations to Son of Wally (Kris F & Nigel B) who are currently leading the Statesmore

Travel Assistance to Australian Championships

Boat Owners of boats registered with the B16ftSC may be eligible for financial assistance with the costs of travelling to their Class Australian Championshipmore

16ft Skiff State Championship – Round One

What’s trickier than sailing on Lake Macq in shifty light wind? . . . . . Sailing at Drummoyne in shifty light wind with land and tide influence!!more

Laser State Championship

From Belmont, you could see a blanket of white sails down at Wangi as 142 Lasers lined up to race their State Championships. B16ftSC sailors represented across the three rigs (Full, Radial & 4.7) . . .more

Weekend Sailing Report - 14/15 Nov

It was certainly one for the light wind specialists out on the water on Saturday! Shifting winds, nothing above 8 knots and sometimes dropping down to 3 knots – enough to give our PRO’s ulcers!more

Flying 11 States on the Ocean off Cronulla!

The first five heats of the Flying 11 NSW State Championship were held in Cronulla over the weekend with 10 of our crews racing with a fleet of 59 boats.more

Weekend Sailing Report - 7/8 Nov

The Pelicans had a super fun morning on Saturday with our “Bring a Mate” day!more

Weekend Sailing Report - 31Oct/1 Nov

Another beautiful weekend of sailing on Belmont Bay, a Club Championship heat for our Saturday afternoon fleets, with a few of our Skiffs also racing in at Newcastle Harbour.more

Weekend Sailing Report - 24/25 October

Great weather and great breezes for another GREAT weekend of sailing!more

Belmont Club Coaching Program

This Friday (23rd Oct) we kick off our summer Club Coaching Program under the guidance of our Board appointed Club Coach - Harry Morton.more

Belmont Anniversary Regatta - 92 years of sailing!

What a great weekend of sailing and Club comradery! Round the buoys racing Saturday, a family BBQ Saturday night with prize presentation and then the Tour de Macquarie on Sunday with more prizes for the fastest ‘round Pulbah Island!more

Weekend Sailing Report - 10/11 October

We went from calm sunny breezes with the Pelicans on Saturday morning to wind, rain and lightning for the Skiffs on Sunday. What a mixed weather weekend!more

New Imported Skiffs . . . getting ready to Race!

If you think those shots of Skiff sailing last Sunday look like fun . . . why not get into it yourself!!more

State Youth Championship results

Congratulations to our youth sailors who travelled to Sydney over the long weekend to sail in the NSW State Youth Championship on Botany Bay.more

Make sure you have it . . . . BOAT INSURANCE

All boats racing at the B16ftSC must be covered by boat insurance and Yachting NSW & Nautilus Marine have partnered to offer a good product for boat owners.more

Heat 1 of Club Championship sailed over the weekend

Club Championship racing for all fleets last weekend . . . who are the early leaders . . .more

2015-16 Club Championship kicks off!

It's going to be a big weekend of racing . . . with the first heat of the Club Championship for all classes.more

Official B16ftSC Sailing Smartphone App Now Available

We are very excited to announce that B16ftSC Sailing now has our own Smartphone App.more

Point Score Racing in the Cold & Rain!

We were spoilt last weekend with beautiful weather . . this weekend with point score racing for all classes we weren't so lucky!more

2015-16 Sailing Season underway!

What a cracking Spring weekend to kick off the 2015-16 sailing season.more

Harry Morton racing in 49er Junior Worlds in Germany

B16ftSC sailor Harry Morton is currently racing in Flensburg, Germany with skipper Harry Price in the 49er Junior World Championshipmore

Skiff Winter Race

Another busy weekend down at the Club even though the 2015-16 sailing season hasn't started yet!more

FANTASTIC RESULTS in 29er World Championship!

After a great day on the water on the final day of Worlds, placing 1st in the first race of the day and 3rd in the third race, Simon & John have finished the Worlds in 6th overall ... AUS 6 !more

Sailing Calendar at your fingertips!

The 2015-16 sailing programs have been finalised and we are ready to launch our Sailing eCal.more

Silver at 29er UK Championship

Simon Hoffman & John Cooley have held their position and finished in 2nd place in the 29er UK Championship over in Pwllheli, Wales.more

Our Volunteers are awesome!

Now this is what we call DEDICATION . . . . !more

New Skiff takes to the waters of Belmont Bay

There was plenty of interest on Saturday with the 'New China Yachts" prototype Skiff at Belmont for a test-run.

Our Sailing Coordinator Danny takes up the story . . . .more

Harry On Track in Olympic 49er Campaign

We are very pleased to report that our very own 29er World Champion, Harry Morton, is making great progress in his transition into the Olympic 49er class.more

B16ftSC Support Boat crews improving their skills

This weekend six of our dedicated support boat drivers will spend Friday evening and Saturday at the Club attending a Safety Boat Operator course conducted by Yachting NSW.more

Sail Brisbane results

Sail Brisbane finished up at RQYS on Sunday with B16ftSC sailors again posting some good results.more

Queensland Youth Week

It might seem a bit cold for sailing down here . . . but some of our keen youth sailors dragged their parents up to RQYS for Queensland Youth Week which finished yesterday!more

They look like new!!

What's been happening down at the Club during winter . . . . ?more

Our 2014-15 Club Champions

Congratulations to all of our sailors on another great season of racing. We had great fleet numbers for our Club Championship races with some very tight competition in some fleets.more

Fun Times & Great Results at the CHS Sailing Championship

Our B16ftSC sailors did exceptionally well and most importantly had lots of fun at the CHS Sailing Championship held at the Club last week.more

CHS RESULTS

Check out the results of the days action at the Combined High Schools Sailing Championship. racing through until Saturday 11th April.more

Success at Match Racing Championship

B16ftSC members Lauren Gallaway and Nina Long raced in tough competition in the Marinassess Women's Match Racing Championship held on Sydney Harbour by the CYCAmore

Weekend Racing Report - 21/22 March

It was a good sailing wind on Saturday for the final heat of the Club Championship across all classes.more

Harry Morton - Lake Macquarie Junior Sportsperson of the Year.

Another accolade for our 29er World Champion - Harry Morton . . .Harry was awarded the Lake Macquarie Junior Sportsperson of the Year award late last monthmore

Weekend Racing Report - 28 Feb/1 Mar

A big weekend of Club Championship racing for all classesmore

Flying 11 States - Silver & Bronze with Five in the Top 10!

Nine of our B16ftSC Flying 11 crews made the trip down to Drummoyne Sailing Club for the final heats of their NSW State Championship over the weekend.more

Weekend Racing Report 21/22 February

The Pelican’s had their Pirate Fun Day on Saturday which was a great morning of dress-ups and adventure! Two point score races for our afternoon fleets and more point score racing for our Skiffs on Sundaymore

Weekend Action - 31st Jan & 1st Feb

Great photos and scratch results from the weekendmore

Fleet Swap Day

Thanks to our sailors who supported the Fleet Swap Days over the weekend. The photos from Greg Cooke show those sailing on Saturday had lots of fun!more

Weekend Racing - 17/18 January

Looking out the window today who would think we had a weekend of clear skies & sunshine?more
Open & Junior National Champions - Hammertime (Tom & Tom)

Congratulations to our F11 National Champions

Our Flying 11 kids are so AWESOME!! Incredible results!
Biggest congratulations to our newest National Champions . . .more

Silver in Youth Grand Prix

Congratulations to our 29er team - Harry Lawson & Simon Hoffman who have finished in 2nd place in the 2014 Youth Sailing Grand Prix, behind current world champion Kurt Hansen. Awesome result guys!more

"Sail On" launched for Summer 2015

A new initiative to encourage and assist our Learn to Sail participants transition into Club activity will be launched in Januarymore

Sensational Summer Sprints last Saturday!

Who was crowned "Sprint Legend"???more

Aussie Youths in Freo!

The Australian Youth Championship was raced offshore from Fremantle Sailing Club, WA with B16ftSC sailors posting some fantastic results!more

Australian 16ft Skiff Champions

1st Brydens Lawyers (Lee Knapton, Ricky Bridge, Peter Mackie)
2nd AB Window Fashions (Ben Bruniges, Troy Dobinson, Dave Hickey)
3rd ATB Morton (Danny Anderson, Brett Davis, Matt Waters)more

9er Nationals in WA - great results

Our B16ftSC crews at the 9er Nationals sailed in Jervoise Bay on Western Australia’s spectacular coastline posted some great result in very strong, competitive fleets . . . .more

Too much sailing is never enough! Another National Champion

Some of our B16ftSC members made the trek all the way up to Townsville to do a bit of class hopping and sail in the Sabot Nationals - with some outstanding results . . .more

Cherub Australian Champions . . . for the 7th time!

Congratulations to Trevor Fay & Nigel Blatchford - 2014-15 Australian Cherub Champions!! Join us in congratulating them on their seventh title!more

It's our Christmas BBQ on Saturday!!!!

Please remember to purchase your tickets from the Front Desk at the Clubmore

Sail Melbourne - great results for B16ftSC!

The ISAF Sailing World Cup at Sail Melbourne finished on the weekend with B16ftSC sailors posting some great results in the top level international competition.more

Weekend Race Results - 13th & 14th Dec

Finally some sunshine and decent wind for sailing on Belmont Bay! Our Saturday fleets all raced point scores and our Skiffs sailed heat 4 of their Club Championship sponsored by Chapman Optometrist at Warners Bay . . .more

Sailing Medal Ceremony this afternoon

The International Children's Games Sailing medal ceremony is on at our Club this afternoon at 3:15pm . . . come down and join in the celebrationsmore

Sail Sydney & 29er State Championships

Fantastic result for the crew of 29er "Frontline" at their State Championship and B16ftSC sailors have taken 1st, 3rd & 4th in the Flying 11s at Sail Sydney last weekend.more

Weekend Race results - 6th & 7th Dec

What a weekend we had . . . a big fish disrupting the Pelican sailing, a 35knot westerly front on Sunday and then what looked like a water spout or willy-willy at the end of the Skiff racing.more

Club Championship racing all weekend!

Results of last weekends Club Championship racing . .more

Club Racing - 22nd November

Whilst there was lots of State Championship action over the weekend, we still had great Club racing happening here on Belmont Bay . . .more

Aristocrat 1st in Youth & 5th Overall - Skiff States

Aristocrat are the 2014-15 NSW 16ft Skiff Youth State Champions and were placed the best of the Belmont fleet in the overall open series finishing an impressive 5th.more

Laser State Championship Racing @ Belmont

Great wind and weather on Belmont Bay for Laser State Championship racing - 96 competitors across the three fleetsmore

Tough Day on the Water at Manly

Mixed results for the B16ftSC Skiff Fleet for Heat 3 of their State Championship being sailed out of Manly 16ft Skiff Sailing Club.more

Cherub State Championship Racing @ Drummoyne

Follow this weekends Cherub State Championship results on the river at Drummoyne - Score ITmore

Friday Twilight Training

Get warmed up for the weekend and work on polishing off a few rough edges on crew work, mark rounding and boat trim by joining in our Club Friday Twilight Training Sessionsmore

A Windy Club Championship for Saturday Fleets

Another windy weekend on Belmont Bay and unfortunately just too much more breeze on Sunday causing the Skiff racing to be cancelled.more

Southern Beaches Rugby takes out 2nd in Heat 2

Day 2 for the 16ft Skiff NSW State Championship in at Port Hunter saw Southern Beaches Rugby finish the first of the Belmont fleet with an impressive 2nd place behind Brydens.more

Great Racing in day two of the Flying 11 States

Day 2 of racing in the Flying 11 State Championships here at the Club - done & dusted!more

Belmont dominate Top 10 at Skiff States - Heat 1

Results from Saturday's 16ft Skiff States at Port Hunter . . . ATB Morton lead the Belmont boats home in the first race (2nd place . .more

Big Fleet for Flying 11 States @ Belmont

A fleet of 83 Flying 11s raced at Belmont today for the first three heats of the 2014-15 NSW State Championship. Belmont's Tom Crockett & Tom Dawson lead the fleet.more

1st/2nd November - Club Championship racing

A bit breezy on the weekend!

The stronger winds brought out the heavy weather skills of our more expereinced crews for Club Championship racing on the weekend.more

Team Lake Macquarie - International Children's Games

A celebration dinner for Team Lake Macquarie 2014 will be held in the Spinnaker Room at the Club on Saturday 22 November. Come along and support our sailing athletes who are representing their city.more

Skiffs Three-Buoys Race

The young crew on Aristocrat have taken out, by a clear margin, the second of the Skiffs "Three Buoys Racemore

Cherub States - Results

Heats 1 & 2 of the State Championships for the Cherubs were hosted at the Club over the weekend - check out the results . . .more

Wonderful Recognition and Achievement!

Not wanting to steal your thunder Yachting Australia . . . . but we want to announce it first!!!more

New Boats for Sale section!

We have launched a new area on our website where you can list your boat for sale . . . . check out what's available under CLUB COMPETITONmore

Crew Register launched

Our on-line Crew Register is ready! Set up under CLUB COMPETITION. If you are looking for a skippering or crewing position, list your details here . . . .more
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