Sailing

  

PARTICIPANTS

  • No of participating athletes:             24
  • Representing:                                      ACT, NSW, QLD, SA, VIC

Notice to Competitors No 1

Notice to Competitors No 2

EVENTS  & Proposed Programme*

2014 Special Olympics Sailing Regatta - Notice of Race (Amended 08-Sept-14) and Sailing Instructions (08-Sept-14)

Level I Team Monohull  (Hansa 303 Class Boat), Level II  Team Monohull (Hansa 303 Class Boat), Level IV Monohull (Hansa 303 Class Boat), Level V Monohull (Hansa 2.3 Class Boat)

Day 1 - Tuesday 21 October

9.00am - 11.00am
Race Management briefing; Team Leaders meeting

11.00am - 4.00pm
Level I, Level II, Level IV, Level V Racing

Day 2 - Wednesday, 22 October

9.30am - 4.00pm
Level I, Level II, Level IV, Level V Racing

Day 3 - Thursday, 23 October

9.30am - 4.00pm
Level I, Level II, Level IV, Level V Racing
Presentations

Friday, 24 October

Inclement weather back-up

*This is a proposed schedule only, and timings are subject to change. Please check with Head Coaches and the Games website for any updates

COMPETITION VENUE

Albert Park Yacht Club, 5 Aquatics Drive, Albert Park 3206

Established in 1871 the Albert Park Yacht Club is the oldest continuing inland yacht club in Victoria making history with contributions to the sport of sailing and to the community through their Sailability programme. Albert Park Yacht Club offers a safe and convenient place to sail year-round in the heart of the city. The Clubhouse is a two story state of the art member’s facility that includes considerable boat storage facilities, a galley, hot showers, meeting rooms, balcony and a lift to cater for all abilities. 

SPECIAL OLYMPICS SAILING FACTS & RULES

Every team of one (1), two (2) or three (3) members aims in achieving to travel with a boat through a specific area in best minimum time. The speed, the power and the intelligence are three very important assets for the success in any sport and Sailing in Special Olympics is not different. The best sailors develop the three aforementioned assets at the maximum of their capabilities.