Changing the way young sailors develop through MBSC L&D Program was always about providing value to its members. This program offers something very special. Competence and confidence are central to everything if sailors are to enjoy, develop and stay in the sport. Competence and confidence hearten, nourish, inspire, encourage, pride. A young sailor might say ‘I am in control’, ‘I am progressing’, to peers ‘I am OK’. These ideals are central to the L&D structure and operating environment, so special to each sailor, coach and volunteer. So how do we at MBSC create competent and confident sailors? The L&D program combines [...]
What is happening at MBSC is transformational, the L&D program is under way, participation in the program has exceeded expectations, kids aged 7-10 are joining the Starter Squad in numbers. By Christmas new sailors will be thinking about their first boat. The BIC fleet is proving very popular, the Muddy offers a tried and tested single handed alternative, Flying Ants are a very special two handed option for later on. The Mudlark, BIC and Ant will be the foundation classes for 29er and 49er, all part of the L&D Program. The L&D program recognised that there were differences in the way [...]
WA youth sailors are dominating the Australian youth sailing scene. Having adopted best practice, MBSC is now a leader in youth sailing development. Young sailors respond well in a learning organisation, an emphasis on learning rather than winning, on the enjoyment of the game and how it is played. WA sailors are in a good place.
Fresh from winning the 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race with Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, 25-year old Luke Parkinson is joining Artemis Racing's America's Cup team. Parkinson was one of two under-30’s onboard Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, who earlier this week arrived at the Swedish finish line in Gothenburg to secure the 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race win. Gothenburg will later this summer also play host to the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series, in which Artemis Racing will compete. “Winning the Volvo Ocean Race was a huge achievement both for the team and me personally and I’m very excited to go from being [...]
The Club is excited to be part of Discover Sailing Day on Sunday 3 November from 10.00am to 1.00pm. This free event is a fantastic way to have a great day out with your partner, friends or family. We look forward to showing you just how fun, safe, accessible, and affordable sailing is. You’ll have the option to go out for a short sail with an experienced sailor, have a look around the club facilities, and find out about the programs and courses available. There is something for the whole family and even kids as young as five years old can [...]
[callout title="Mounts Bay Sailing Club - Yellow Book" desc=" Contains the Sailing Fixtures for the Summer of 2013/14. " button_text="Yellow Book PDF" button_skin="sunglow" url="http://www.mbsc.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Fixtures-2013-2014.pdf" target="_blank"] [table] Key Dates & Nationals at Mounts Bay Dates Opening Day 5 October 2013 Sharpie Nationals 28 December to 4 January 3 of a Kind 9 March 2014 Closing Day 12 April 2014 [/table]
Two sailing courses are planned for the next school holidays running from Tuesday to Friday, 9 – 12 & 16 – 19 July. The courses, designed to give children aged eight and over the opportunity to experience the many skills that can be learned through sailing, will be run by experienced Yachting Australia accredited coaches sharing their love of the sport. Anyone interested in registering children for a course is asked to contact the Club on 9386 5839 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Experienced Yachting Australia coaches will run a children's sailing course at Mounts Bay Sailing Club in the school holiday. It will run from Tuesday, April 23 to Friday April 26, and is designed to give children aged eight and over the opportunity to experience the many skills that can be learned through sailing. These include organisational skills, self-confidence, interaction with others and basic skills for further sailing. Anyone interested in registering children for the course is asked to contact the club on 9386 5839 or email email@example.com .
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