What's New: YES We Can Race Again!


Join us for the: Jervis Bay Sailing Club Inc.

October Long Weekend 2020 Regatta
VENUE - JERVIS BAY (CALLALA BAY, NSW)

SATURDAY 3rd October & SUNDAY 4th October 2020

OPEN INVITATION REGATTA FOR ALL “OFF THE BEACH” DINGHIES, SKIFFS AND MULTI-HULLS

See the NOTICE OF RACE & ENTRY FORM


Note: For Mooring and Keel Boat Information see Jervis Bay Cruising Yacht Club


COVID-19 Information Sources => NSW HEALTH COVID-19 InformationSailing Australia COVID-19 Guidelines for a Update

Australian Sailing has updated its COVID-19 information, which means that Yacht Racing can Resume!!! See the summary below => =>

The JBSC Sailing Calendar resumed on Saturday 30th May, with the Frostbite Series. Informal training off-the-beach sailing events are also being held every Saturday Afternoon, throughout winter. There is a phone hook-up on Fridays, with briefings at 1200 Hours on Saturdays, subject to suitable weather conditions, etc. Contact Merv Lotze on 041 242 8884 for the details.

For more information on Sailing-COVID, see NSW entry on this page https://www.sailingresources.org.au/covid-19/

=> => UPDATE

From 1st July 2020

What does this now mean for our sailing clubs?


For Results for the Club races

See RESULTS


Club Race Program
See the DRAFT PROGRAM and the DRAFT DUTY ROSTER
Please advise of any changes. Please NOTE: Changes to the roster are made via SWAPS.

Please NOTE: Memberships for the 2020-2021 season are now due:

New Member Application Form for 2020-2021 OR

Renew Your Membership for 2020-2021

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 2020/2021

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
=> Geoff Carne, Commodore
   Telephone: 0414 267 299
=> 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