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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.

WE WELCOME

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.

 DISCOVER SAILING PROGRAMS

Learn to Sail Programs

Green Fleet Sailing

 


 
Albert Sailing Club News
September 19th
On Saturday 22nd September we have race 3 of the 3 race Bill Hooper series at 2pm, with APYC the host club for race management and after race get together. Last week’s Bill Hooper 2 race was cancelled with some squally winds and rain showers from la…
September 12th
A big weekend at Albert Sailing Club on 15th/16th September. * On Saturday 15th Bill Hooper Series club race with division starts from 2pm. There is a casual sailing option from 10am, and club training boats are available for use by members to sail mornin…
September 5th
Women’s and Girls City Sail Regatta from APYC on weekend of 8/9 September on Albert Park Lake . Thus no organised sailing from Albert Sailing Club this weekend. Some will be sailing in the Citysail regatta otherwise no doubt there will be ASC member…
August 29th
On Saturday 1st September ASC has week 1 of the 3 week Bill Hooper Series of club races with division starts from 2pm. There is a casual sailing option from 10am, and club training boats are available for use by members to sail morning or afternoon. On su…
August 22nd
On Saturday 25th we have a club working bee from 9.15/9.30am, followed by an informal members meeting at 12.15 to discuss progress in discussions with APYC and Parks Victoria. Sausage sizzle BBQ from 12. No club racing this weekend as Sea Scouts have book…