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Welcome to the Albert Sailing Club

Founded in 1948 as a family oriented club which promotes dinghy sailing for people of all ages, genders and levels of experience.

Over the years many people have developed and enjoyed their sailing at Albert Sailing Club. They have progressed to be people who enjoy sailing socially; many to be good club level racing sailors; and in quite a number of cases state, national or international champions. Tom King, multiple world champion and Olympic sailing Gold Medallist in 2000, learnt to sail and developed to be a world champion at Albert Sailing Club in the 1980’s and early 90’s.

This is 'The Famous Nursery Club', with emphasis on youth and strong family promotion - Training in all aspects in a friendly safe environment. Albert Sailing Club Inc. is an official Australian Sailing Training Centre. 

Visitors are always welcome.  Contact one of our committee members whose details are listed under the "Club" menu tab and arrange for you to come out onto Albert Park Lake for a close-up look at the action.  Or just come down to the club on a Saturday and speak with the friendly members.

The Albert Sailing Club is open:

Saturdays: Big 'Home Fleet' Racing every Saturday afternoon ALL YEAR ROUND.
Sundays: Club rooms open selected days, social events, sailing.
Twilights: Tuesdays/Wednesdays during daylight saving, 6pm start.  See the Thursday Snippets in the side bar, or under the "Communications" tab, for more information.

Club Facilities:

  • well appointed Clubhouse
  • balcony with views over Albert Park Lake
  • boat rigging on grassed areas
  • secure boat storage in undercover racking area
  • rescue craft
  • sailing school with club boats
  • change rooms with toilets and hot showers
  • canteen
  • bar facility open after racing
  • bbq area
  • parking for members and visitors

 Albert Sailing Club provides a year round program of sailing, training and social events. 

Club facilities have been built up over more than 70 years for use by members and their guests and include:

* a well appointed double storey clubhouse close to the edge of Albert Park Lake, with a kitchen/galley, sizeable function area, informal eating areas, toilets and change rooms. 

* a large undercover boatyard is provided for storage of club training and member boats. Boat racks for new members, if required, are either middle or top level racks, with a boat lifter available.

* there are grassed rigging areas with sloping water's edge decking which provides easy access to Albert Park Lake; arguably the safest and most accessible sailing venue in Victoria.

We sail each Saturday except long weekends and Easter.


New Members and
Queries on How to Start Sailing

Club Races start at 2.00pm each Saturday. Information sessions are held 45 minutes before the start of the first race.


Learn to Sail Programs

Green Fleet Sailing


Albert Sailing Club News
January 9th
Racing resumes this week with Commodore Series 1. This is a two part series comprising a number of short course races each day. Indications are for a beautiful day of around 28 degrees and afternoon SSW breeze of around 12Kn. Our commodore is looking forw…
January 2nd
Happy New Year and we look forward to welcoming everyone back to the club. Over the break, the club secured a grant for a new RS Quest. This is the bigger brother of the Zest. The boat has been delivered and is currently being set up for use in the near f…
December 12th
On Wednesday 19th December Albert Sailing Club has Pre-Christmas Twilight sailing from 5pm. This is the club’s last scheduled activity for 2019. Club open from 4pm. Casual sailing, with option of informal short race at 6.15. Invite for members, fami…
December 5th
On Saturday 8th we have final club race for 2019. Briefing at APYC at 1.45 for division starts from 2.30. Club training boats available to Learn to Sail program participants, junior Green Fleet sailors and broader membership for casual sailing in morning …
November 28th
Friday November 30th Twilight Social with option to Sail. Club open from 4.00 p.m. Come down at a time that suits, which can be after school, after work or whatever. Socialise on the decking or inside clubhouse. The BBQ will provide food and the bar will …