SAILING AT GOSFORD 

The GSC sailing season runs from September-April. A wide variety of training and racing opportunities are available for both the beginner learning to sail and the aspiring competitive sailor. Throughout the season the club also runs regattas for visiting classes hosting their state or national championships.

Saturday Fleet Racing
Saturday is the primary race day of the week, where both Off the Beach Dinghies and Keelboats are raced. There are usually 1-2 races per day, each lasting around 1-hour duration.
 

Classes

  • Lasers

  • 16ft Skiffs

  • Mixed Fleet (Contenders, 29ers, 13ft Skiffs, Fireballs, NS14’s)

  • Etchells

  • Sports Boats

  • Junior Section (Sabots, Optimists, PJ’s, Flying Elevens)


     

Yacht Fleet Racing
GSC offers Inshore, Offshore and Twilight Racing for all sailors.
 

Inshore

  • Is held on Sunday afternoons on Brisbane Waters throughout summer. Competition is based on a handicap system to allow any type of boat the opportunity to win and the AMS rating system.
     

Offshore

  • Involves mixed yacht racing in waters between Terrigal and Sydney Harbour. Competition can be held over 1 or 2 days with racing to and from Sydney Harbour.
     

Twilight Racing

  • Runs from 5:30pm during daylight saving on Brisbane Water. Includes non-spinnaker racing which starts and finishes in front of Gosford Sailing Club around fixed courses on Wednesday evenings.

  • Radio-controlled Yacht Racing is held on the first and third Tuesday of the month over Summer in Dragon Force 65 boats.

Learn to Sail Courses

  • Junior Learn to Sail Program

  • Out There Program for Teenagers

  • Twilight Discover Sailing Experience

  • Adult Learn to Sail Program

  • Family Discover Sailing Course

  • Powerboat Licence Courses

  • School Sailing Programs

For more information on sailing programs please see  the Rev Sport Website by clicking here: