What's On

23/12    Xmas Break (no club sailing)
30/12    Australian Hobie Titles (no club sailing)
06/01    Xmas Break (no club sailing)
13/01    Handicap Pointscore (Trevor Gourlay)

Race Report:  07/10/2017 - Handicap Pointscore

Provisional PBSC Race Results for "Handicap" Pointscore Saturday 7th October 2017.

A big thank you to Michael and Regina for setting a great course and doing the starts. Also, many thanks for a fine BBQ :-)

Top 4 boats on the day were:
1st - Anthony Duchatel / Evelyn Curtis - Hobie 16
2nd - Richard Lacey / Belinda Koorey - Hobie 16
3rd - Peter DuRoss - Weta
4th - Trevor Gourlay - A Class

Weta Cup:
1st - Peter DuRoss
2nd - Geoff Waldon ...Read More

Latest News:  21/07/2017 - Commodores Blog - Issue #1 - July 2017

Hi Everyone!

The 2017 - 2018 season is nearly upon us. Hope you are ready.

Some up coming events:

August 12 - we will have our own little boat show and a BBQ plus working bee at the club. This is a great opportunity to display your class and maybe possibly upgrade your boat!

August 26 The Heart Starter - time to dust of the cobwebs and find out what you have forgotten over the break. Keep an eye on this space something special is planned for this day ...Read More

Training:  30/10/2016 - Sailing a Hobie 16 one-up

Its been 4 weeks since putting the furling jib on the Hobie 16 and this is my appraisal. Basically this is an enhancing technology not a disruptive technology.

Week 1 25 - 30 knots 2 foot wind chop. Didn't get the furler working properly on the first attempt while rigging single handed in a 25 knot 30 knot on shore breeze, went ok on the water until some righting practice and my fitness called an end to the day.

Week 2 Glam 18 - 20 knot Noréaster. Fun fun fun. no problems in three races Big loose on a speed run afterwards! More righting practice!

Week 3 15 knot variable southerly. Rigged one hole further back things just keep getting better.

Week 4 5- 15 knot gradient Noréaster shifty and patchy. Boat performed best yet. ...Read More