2019 O'pen Bic Worlds Report Below are a few images from the Worlds. At time of posting, we are halfway through the regatta. The wind has been light 4-11 knots and very shifty. Very easy to have bad races. All of the Mounts Bay sailors are performing well and keep improving. Information on the regatta can be found here: https://worlds2019.openbicclass.org/
Mounts Bay sailors attended the Annual West Sail 4 day camp and then competed in the WA Youth Championships over the last week. It was a fairly intense few days, with physical training from WAIS coaches at 8:00am and lectures and class training throughout the day, with a fun dinner and other guest speakers at night. Below are a few photos of our Bic sailors at the Youths: Annabelle, Josh, Sam, Ben, and Kaison. The focus now moves to get ready for the season opener on the 6th and then the NZ Worlds in January. Well done to all of to sailors [...]
Want to get outdoors and try something new, exciting or challenging? Love boats, or just enjoy socialising and being by the water? ...Then come and join our Volunteer Team, Sunday afternoons at the Mounts Bay Sailing Club, Perth’s best location for sailing and socialising on the Swan! - Full-time, part-time & casual roles available. - No sailing experience necessary and training can be provided! Why volunteer at MBSC? It’s a great way to stay active Learn new skills and challenge yourself Spend a Sunday afternoon with some great company There’s something for everyone with on-shore and on-water roles available Be part [...]
[fancy_heading style="style2" size="medium"]2016 2017 Summer Events[/fancy_heading] [callout title="3 of a Kind Regatta" desc=" Sunday 25 March 2018 - 14:00 start Teams of 3 to 5 boats Entry form due into the MBSC office by 21 March Live Music after racing " button_text="Sailing Instructions" button_skin="sunglow" url=""] 2018 3 of a Kind Regatta - Entry Forms, Coming soon.
MBSC Learning & Development (L&D) program launched last season, its coaching structure and development pathway runs classes after school and on Sundays. Sailors aged 7-10 yrs are invited to try out 8.30am for a 9-12 any Sunday, vacancies through the season, numbers are limited. “Coaches deliver better sailing outcomes!” MBSC L&D aims to set a new standard in the way sailing is taught, central to the approach is “active learning” for sailors and the empowerment of coaches to improve outcomes. Learning motivates everyone no matter at what stage of development; novice, club sailor or aspiring champion. A talented list, arguably the [...]
MBSC was excited to launch its L&D program last season, Five months later it had the largest Bic Fleet in the state, 10 months later 4 of those Bic sailors had invitations to Yachting WA’s elite ‘Westsail’ training camp. So what is it about the L&D program? Scheduled training: 99% of sailing clubs in Australia schedule training where a coach delivers a training session, some for many years, some very special coaches and some not. One of our special coaches is Dave Mann who says he spends a big portion of his time undoing technical problems, very frustrating. MBSC Learning and [...]
Carrie who started her sailing career on the junior classes at Mounts Bay will be a special guest at L&D training on 13 Nov 2016.
Teaching correct tacking to young minds is a challenge and we have a process improvement model at Mounts Bay where techniques from Olympic level sailors, where appropriate, can be filtered down to sailors to learn at a very early age. This provides our sailors with a great foundation that doesn't require technique correction later in life. An example here was some tacking technique noticed in some of the sailors in the comp squad. The concept is fairly simple. It requires moving from one side of the boat to the other without a pause. This movement creates an inertia that generates more [...]