RC Sailing Busselton

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Our club was founded in 2019 with 4 members sailing the IOM (International One Metre) remote controlled yacht and has grown to 13. We are a very informal group who enjoy a sail and chat.

Our club membership consists of novices and people who came from dinghy's or keel boats.    A couple were complete novices to RC sailing. With some hands on tuition it doesn’t take too long to get the idea and become competitive.  We sail around 8 races per race day, however this depends on weather conditions.

We are keen to promote radio controlled sailing in the Busselton, Dunsborough and Bunbury areas by helping others learn to sail.  Our club uses a handicap system of racing, this means the winners are shared over the day.

IOM’s are a very competitive boat and a strict one design boat which are relatively easy to learn to sail and with time mastered. Once mastered sailing at state level is accessible.

You can sail at our club as a visitor 3 times before we will ask you to join. This is so you are covered under a public liability insurance policy whilst sailing at any of our venues.

 

Sailing Times

Saturday afternoon from 1.30pm

 

Location

 We are fortunate to have the choice of 2 venues, being Lake Aurelian in Yalyalup and Hippo Lake in Chapman Hill. 

For those interested in participating in Radio Sailing, and would like to find out more about the sport and our Club, we suggest you visit RC Sailing Busselton at Lake Aurelian in Yalyalup (Provence) (33°39'59.8"S  115°23'28.1"E) or our other venue is Hippo Lakes on Chapman Hill Rd Chapman Hill close to Farquhar Rd intersection (GPS 33°47'27.7"S  115°19'56.6"E)

Lake Busselton

Hippo Lake

 

Classes sailed

International One Metre

 

Contacts

Commodore: Paul Wilkinson

Vice President: Dale Miller

Secretary: Ossie Carter

Club Email: secretary.rc.sailing.busselton@gmail.com

Phone Ossie: 0456 064 815

 

 

Latest Results

Sep 04, 2021
2021 WA Marblehead Mayhem
Results added on Sep 06, 2021
Aug 28, 2021
2021 WA IOM Great Southern Buster Invitational
Results updated on Aug 29, 2021
Aug 22, 2021
2021 WA Marblehead State Championship
Results added on Aug 24, 2021
Aug 07, 2021
2021 WA 10R Shootout
Results added on Aug 09, 2021
Jul 25, 2021
2021 WA DF65 Shootout! 2
Results added on Jul 28, 2021