Jervis Bay Sailing Club

What's New:

Preparations for the 2019-2020 season are well under way:

=>>> Jervis Bay Sailing Club October (5th & 6th) Long Weekend Regatta

See you there!
For Trailer Sailers - The Illawarra Yacht Club will be holding its 35th Annual Lord Mayor's Regatta on 16th and 17th November 2019 on Lake Illawarra.

Club Race Program
Please advise of any changes. Please NOTE: Changes to the roster are made via SWAPS.

First Warmup Race for the 2019/2020 Season is on Saturday 31 August, with Damian Bates on Duty. See you There & Then!

For Last Season Results for the Club races


Rob & Nicole
Congratulation to Club members Rob and Nicole Douglass who won the Taser World Championships at the Hayling Island Sailing Club in the UK on 3 August 2019. This is their Third World Taser Championship. WOW! Well DONE!

Aussies did very well at these championships:
Tasar 2019 World Championship
1st AUS 2848 Rob Douglass and Nicole Douglass, Jervis Bay Sailing Club
2nd AUS 2942 James Burman and Tara Burman, GRSC
3rd GBR 2877 James Peters and Charlie Darling, Hayling Island SC
4th AUS 2813 Rick Longbottom and Darrly Bentley, RANSA
5th USA 2398 Michael Karas and Molly Jackson, Seattle YC
6th AUS 2831 Paul Ridgway and Bronwyn Ridgway, Leigh and Lowton SC
7th AUS 2925 Hugh Tait and Anna Tait, Northbridge SC
8th AUS 2857 Craig McPhee and Gillian Berry, Clayton Bay Boat Club
9th USA 2916 Jay Renehan and Lisa, Seattle YC
10th AUS 2969 Heather Macfarlane and Chris Payne, Sandringham YC

Rob & Nicole results are shown below -
Note: They did not have to sail the last race as the Championship was already theirs after Race 11! They lost their rig in 35 knots in Race 5!
1.0, 2.0, 2.0, 2.0, (68.0 DNF), 2.0, 2.0, 3.0, 3.0, 2.0, 3.0, (68.0 DNC); Total => 158.0; After 2 drops => 22.0, winning by 3.0
Clearly an outstanding and consistent performance, with top 3 finishes in every race, in a hot Fleet of 67 Tasars!!!
See the final results for Tasar 2019 World Championship HERE

Please NOTE: Memberships for the 2019-2020 season are now due:

New Member Application Form for 2019-2020 OR

Renew Your Membership for 2019-2020

Note: A new membership category of 'Crew' has been added for $55 per year. Crew Members shall be entitled to all the privileges of the Club other than the right to hold office, vote at the annual general meeting, or vote at committee meetings. Crew members do not have the right to enter a yacht in events conducted by the Club. However, a yacht entered by a Full Member, may be skippered by a registered Crew Member, provided the Full Member is on board. Crew Members will be registered as Australian Sailing card holders (SIN) by the club, to satisfy the 46 PERSON IN CHARGE rule, and would be covered by personal accident insurance provided by Australian Sailing. Casual crew are encouraged to join the club as Full or Crew Members, after they have sailed three races as guest crew in a season. Crew who are financial members of other clubs, and have a current SIN, are not necessarily required to join the club, but it is encouraged, if they crew regularly. Associate members do not sail but enjoy the social benefits of the Club and its activities.

Please Note: Membership forms need to be completed and signed before membership registration can be uploaded to Sailing Australia (formally Yachting Australia) web site. Payment is not sufficient. If forms are not completed and paid by 30th September, personal risk insurance provisions will lapse. Sailing Australia have advised that 1 December is deadline for membership renewals to be finalised (so please submit your forms)

Get involved by joining the committee
Committee Nomination Form

See DRAFT Program for 2019/2020

For News, Upcoming Events and Regattas, and For Sale Notices see NEWS

See Australian Sailing Safety Page and Special Regulations  and   NSW Marine Safety Regulations
and Australian Sailing => 2017-2020 Racing Rules of Sailing with Australian Sailing Prescriptions and Addenda

See Draft Sailing Instructions

See Race Day Risk Assessment

Jervis Bay Sailing Club conducts races at Callala Bay on Saturday afternoons throughout the sailing season, from the October long weekend to the end of May, inclusive. Briefings are at 1:00pm and races start at 1:30pm.

Club Location

Additional Frostbite Series races are held on the first Sunday of every month during winter off season, briefings are at 1:00pm and races start at 1:30pm. The club also hosts Special Events and Championships - see Special Events for details.

All off-the-beach dinghies, catamarans and smaller Trailer Sailers are welcome. Visitors are most welcome. Just come to the rigging area and introduce yourself! To join the club and start racing please complete: Contacts:
click link to email
=> David Braidwood, Commodore
   Telephone: 0421 191 009
=> Steven Lymbery, Secretary / Treasurer
   Telephone: 0400 104 451

We are located near the Callala Bay Boat Ramp. The street address is 42 Boorawine St, Callala Bay, NSW, which is approximately 3 hours from Sydney and Canberra.

Club Location