Notice to members

Afternoon Racing Cancelled
As many members would realise a large number of our members are competing in the State Schools Teams Racing Championship being conducted on the Tamar River this weekend and the Schools Regatta at Kingston next weekend.more

Blinking Billy 3 April 2014

Pennant Results
Final Week of Midweek Training
First Aid Course
Lost Property
Canteen Tabs
Roster for this week

Blinking Billy 27 March 2014

- Last weekend of Racing
- post Race BBQ this week
- Pennant Results (so far)
- Hugo Hamilton's sail to the iron pot and return - this Saturday
- First Aid Course
- Optimists
- Tackers
- Cadets
- For Salemore

First Aid Course for Club Members

The SBSC are offering members the opportunity to gain an accredited first aid and resuscitation qualification. This course will consist of two x three hour sessions held over two evenings. The course will include the use of the clubs resuscitation equipment and on-water trauma kits.more

Blinking Billy 20 March 2014

- Commodore's Message
- Upcoming Events including annual prize giving
- Optimist racing for Green and Open, Grommet Training
- Cadet racing
- Support Hugo Hamilton to achieve his dream
- Operations Roster
- Classifiedsmore

Help Hugo Hamilton achieve his dream

In January this year SBSC member Hugo Hamilton finished 4th at the Australian Optimist National Championships. As one of the top 5 qualifiers, he will compete at the 2014 World Championships in Argentina, the first Tasmanian ever to participate. On Saturday 29 March at 7am Hugo will be attempting to sail from the SBSC to the Iron Pot and return a distance of approximately 22 nautical miles.more

29er State Titles Results


Blinking Billy 13 Mar 2014

- 29er and Moth State Titles
- TIODA Squad Training
- Tackers
- Rosters
- Club History
- For Salemore

29er State Championships - Sailing Instructions (UPDATED 14/3/14)


Blinking Billy 5 Mar 2014

No Sailing this weekend.
TIODA Weekend 15/16 Mar
For Salemore
Optimist Logo

Optimist State Titles - Final Results


Blinking Billy 27 Feb 2014

- Optimist State Titles
- Cadet and 29er Trophy Race
- Tackers
- Operations Rosters (pls check as almost everyone is needed this weekend)
- Classifiedsmore

29er State Championships

NOR has been released for the Tasmnanian 29er State Championships to be held at SBSC 15/16 March.more
Tom Slingsby at 2009 Laser World Championship

Tom Slingsby Q & A Session, Fri Feb 21, 5pm RYCT

Tom Slingsby, the reigning world champion and olympic gold medalist in the laser class and America's Cup winner, will be available for a Q & A session at the RYCT this Fri (Feb 21) at 5pm (dining room). Bring the family as it's a great opportunity to have a chat with Tom.more

Blinking Billy 19 Feb 2014

Crown Series
Updated Calendar
Weekend Roster
For Sale
Lost Propertymore
Optimist Fleet

10th Crown Series Regatta


Cadet State Title Results and Updated Pennant


Blinking Billy 13 Feb 2014

- Upcoming Events
- Optimists
- Cadets
- Tackers
- Roster for this week
- For Salemore

Canteen Roster

Lunch Timemore

Optimist State Titles - Notice of Race

The TIODA International Optimist Tasmanian Championship and TIODA Green Fleet Championship are organised by Sandy Bay Sailing Club Inc. The shore venue will be Sandy Bay Sailing Club; Long Point Road, SANDY BAY, TASMANIA and racing will be on the waters of the River Derwent.more

Blinking Billy 6 Feb 2014

Int Cadet Championships

Cadet States 13-14 Supplementary Sailing Instructions

Change to Sailing Calendar – Cadet State Titles
Updated Sailing Instructions for this weekends State Cadet Titles...more

Blinking Billy 30 January 2014

Welcome back to the second half of the season.
- New Buggy
- Upcoming Events
- Optimists
- Cadets
- Tackers
- Roster for this week
- For Salemore

Blinking Billy 19 December 2013

Merry Christmasmore

Blinking Billy 11 December 2013

- Commodores Message
- Upcoming events
- Optimists
- Cadets
- Tackers
- Club Operations Roster
- Classifieds
- Lost/Foundmore

Blinking Billy 5 December 2013


Blinking Billy 28 November 2013

Welcome to Blinking Billy
- Commodores Report
- Weekend Training and Racing
- Club Operations
- Classifiedsmore

Blinking Billy 21 November 2013

Welcome to Blinking Billy
- Commodores Report
- Weekend Training and Racing
- Club Operations
- Classifiedsmore

PJ Mini Series Final Results Revised!

by Steve Price

PJ Mini-Series - Supplementary Sailing Instructions

Sandy Bay Sailing Club Inc.
Supplementary Sailing Instructions
PJ Mini-Series – All off the beach classes
16 & 17 November 2013more

Blinking Billy 14 November 2013

The PJ mini Series is on this weekend the weather is looking great for both days of racing and some great prizes up for grabs from Zhik and PJ Ship Chandlers.more

PJ Mini Series + Tillett Selection

Date/Time: 16 Nov 2013 - 17 Nov 2013
Entries Close: 15 Nov 2013
Event Location: Sandy Bay Sailing Club

The PJ Mini Series is an open regatta open to the following classes:
Optimist, International Cadet, 29er, Sabot, Laser, 420, 470, 2.4, Flying 11, Paper Tiger
Other classes are welcome subject to arrangement.more

Blinking Billy 7 November 2013

Changes to Blinking Billy
Gear for Sale
Saturday – Club Sailing
Roster for Saturdaymore

Blinking Billy 30 Oct 2013


Blinking Billy 25 October 2013

Tackers 1 & 2 ...
Open Optimist and Cadet Group Training ...
Club Races at 1:30pm ...
Canteen and Operations Rosters ...more

Mid Week Coaching Update 21 October 2013

Brought to you by Hill Streetmore

Blinking Billy 17 October 2013

Club Opening Day
This year opening day will be held on a normal club race day. Learn to Sail – Tackers will be held in the morning, a short opening ceremony will be conducted on the front lawn followed by a free lunch for sailors and parents prior to normal pennant racing in the afternoon. This is a great opportunity to meet all our new members
Click here to read more ...more

Cadet and Optimist Coaching Programs

Midweek Coaching Programs Open for Registration

The SBSC committee is pleased to announce this season the club will be offering midweek coaching program for cadet and optimist classes.

If you would like to know more about the program, Stuart Hamilton will explain the program at a presentation at 9 am Saturday 12 Oct upstairs in the clubhouse.more

Blinking Billy 11 October 2013

Midweek Coaching Programs Open for Registration
Click here to read more ...more

SBSC Website Update

The SBSC Website has been migrated to a new system by Yachting Australia. We are in the process of working out this new system. In the meantime if you need to get to information on the old site please visit http://www.sbsc.yachtingaustralia.com.aumore
Cadet Nationals Adelaide

Sandy Bay Sailing Club

Sandy Bay Sailing Club is an Australian sailing organisation based in Sandy Bay, Tasmania. Situated on the picturesque Derwent River, the Club provides a friendly but competitive environment for its members. Formed on 1 March 1948, the club has since grown to accommodate a wide range of dinghy classes such as International Cadets, Lasers and International Optimists.more
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Support Hugo Hamiliton

To assist Hugo to raise money to help fund some of the costs involved in his campaign to complete at the 2014 World Championships in Argentina, the first Tasmanian ever to participate in an Optimist World Championship, Hugo is going to do a sponsored sail, from Sandy Bay Sailing Club to the Iron Pot Lighthouse and back (approx 22Nautical Miles / 40km).

Click here for full details

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