Racing at Balmain Sailing Club

Balmain Sailing Club runs a full racing calendar throughout the year, with Summer, Winter and Spring series, along with Summer Twilights (pre- and post-Christmas), a number of non point-score races and a Friday afternoon series.

Many of our skippers are often looking for additional crew.  if you are an experienced sailor looking for a regular ride or If you would like to sail in a race to find out if you like crewing, we'd love to hear from you.

We welcome new boats to join our racing program.  Please visit the Racing Instructions & Courses link in menu or Contact the Club and we'll let you know what you need to do to enter.

If you have any queries please contact the club

General Racing Information

The Balmain Sailing Club currently races two fleets:

  • a keelboat fleet, and
  • a mixed dinghy fleet

The Racing Committee forms divisions according to fleet size, safety considerations, and to ensure fair competition.

Race entry procedures

Keelboats Entry
Dinghies Entry

BSC Members are required to fly a BSC Burgee - available for purchase at the BSC Bar ($33.00)

Race Fees

2018-2019 Keelboat Race Fees (all include GST)

Block Entries

  • Block Entry - Includes Friday Afternoon Series 1, 2 & 3: Members: $165.00, Non-Members: $220.00
  • Annual Block Entry - All Series (Includes All BSC races accept for the Friday Afternoon Series 1,2 & 3 and the Balmain Regatta) - Members: $484.00, Non-Members: $605.00

Individual Series Entry Fees

  • BSC Friday Afternoon Series 1: Members: $66.00, Non-Members: $99.00, Casual Entry: $22.00
  • BSC Friday Afternoon Series 2: Members: $66.00, Non-Members: $99.00, Casual Entry: $22.00
  • BSC Friday Afternoon Series 3: Members: $66.00, Non-Members: $99.00, Casual Entry: $22.00
  • BSC 2018 West Harbour Spring Series: Members: $99.00, Non-Members: $121.00, Member Casual Entry: $22.00, Non-Member Casual Entry: $33.00
  • BSC 2018 Pre-Christmas Twilight Series: Members: $165.00, Non-Members: $198.00, Member Casual Entry: $22.00, Non-Member Casual Entry: $33.00
  • BSC 2019 Post-Christmas Twilight Series: Members: $165.00, Non-Members: $198.00, Member Casual Entry: $22.00, Non-Member Casual Entry: $33.00
  • 2019 West Harbour Summer Series*: Members: $99.00, Non-Members: $121.00, Member Casual Entry: $22.00, Non-Member Casual Entry: $33.00
  • 2019 West Harbour Winter Series:  Members: $99.00, Non-Members: $121.00, Member Casual Entry: $22.00, Non-Member Casual Entry: $33.00

Non-Series Race Entry Fees

  • BSC 2018 Main Harbour Race: Members: $22.00, Non-Members: $33.00
  • BSC 2019 Autumn Islands Race: Members:  $22.00, Non-Members: $33.00
  • BSC 2019 Three Bridges Race: Members:  $22.00, Non-Members: $33.00

*Entrants from DSC, GFS or PRSC who have paid their club’s 2018-2019 includes an entry into the 2018 West Harbour Spring Series & the 2019 West Harbour Summer and Winter Series.

2018-2019 Dinghy Race Fees (all include GST)

Block Entry

  • Annual Block Entry - All Series (Includes all BSC races accept for the Balmain Regatta) - Members: $484.00, Non-Members: $605.00

Individual Series Entry Fees

  • BSC 2018 Spring Series: Members: $99.00, Non-Members: $121.00, Member Casual Entry: $22.00, Non-Member Casual Entry: $33.00
  • BSC 2018 Pre-Christmas Twilight Series: Members: $165.00, Non-Members: $198.00, Member Casual Entry: $22.00, Non-Member Casual Entry: $33.00
  • BSC 2019 Post-Christmas Twilight Series: Members: $165.00, Non-Members: $198.00, Member Casual Entry: $22.00, Non-Member Casual Entry: $33.00
  • BSC 2019 Summer Series: Members: $99.00, Non-Members: $121.00, Member Casual Entry: $22.00, Non-Member Casual Entry: $33.00
  • BSC 2019 Winter Series: Members: $99.00, Non-Members: $121.00, Member Casual Entry: $22.00, Non-Member Casual Entry: $33.00

Non-Series Race Entry Fees

  • BSC 2018 Main Harbour Race: Members: $22.00, Non-Members: $33.00
  • BSC 2019 Autumn Islands Race: Members:  $22.00, Non-Members: $33.00
  • BSC 2019 Three Bridges Race: Members:  $22.00, Non-Members: $33.00

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