Club Elliott 7 Keelboats

 

In February of 2015, the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron commissioned a fleet of new Elliott 7s keelboats. The Elliott 7s is a one design performance keelboat, specifically designed for youth development squads, keelboat training courses, and club racing. The boats are extremely versatile and have been set-up to for both symmetrical and asymmetrical spinnakers.

Suiting a wide range of sailing abilities, the Squadron's Elliott 7s keelboats are ideal for members looking to go for an afternoon sail, compete in one of the Squadron's twilight or Saturday series, or further their sailing abilities.

Currently, the Squadron offers several opportunities for Members to use the fleet of Elliott 7s. The opportunities available include:  

 

Intermediate Friday Elliott Twilights
 
Online bookings are now open!

The Intermediates committee has secured the use of the four Club Elliott 7s for the 2017-18 Friday Night Twilight series free of charge for Intermediate membersThe series is designed to introduce Intermediate members to the social side of racing at the Squadron. 

The racing will include:

  • A single scratch start for all four Elliotts at 5:45 pm to allow entrants as much time as possible to leave work on a Friday. 
  • Non-spinnaker racing to allow beginner and non-sailors to participate.
  • Up to five people per boat.
  • A bottle of wine for the scratch winner of each race. 

Sailors with limited experience or those looking for assistance during the racing may also engage an instructor for the Twilight race.

After each Intermediate Friday Elliott Twilight race members and their guests are invited to enjoy their evening at the Twilight Bar on the top deck. 

Online bookings are now open!

We currently have availability for;
  • Friday 23 Mar

Sailing Instructions and Courses Available Now!

For confirmation and further questions please contact the RSYS Sailing Office on 9017 0150. 

 

Tuesday Ladies Twilights

Online Bookings - 2018/2019 Season    Coming Soon

The Squadron's Elliott 7s are available for use by female sailors in the 2018-19 Tuesday Ladies Twilight Series free of charge. The programme is designed to expand female Member sailing opportunities and expand the social side of racing at the RSYS. 

The racing will include:

  • A combined division of Elliott 7s and Ynglings;
  • A relaxed setting where the emphasis is on participating and learning;
  • Up to five people per boat;
  • Prizes for the winner of each division at the conclusion of racing. 

Sailors with limited experience or those looking for assistance during the racing may also engage an instructor for the Twilight race.

After each Tuesday Ladies Twilight skipper's and their crew are invited to enjoy a meal in the Careening Cove Anchorage with other competitors.

For confirmation and further questions please contact the RSYS Sailing Office on 9017 0150. 

 

Saturday Mini B Regatta Sportsboat Division Racing

Online bookings are now open!

The Squadron's Mini B Regatta provides a great opportunity for members to refine their sailing abilities in a competitive environment. The Sportsboats division regularly draws a variety of sports boats such as J70's, VX Ones, and Vipers.

Squadron members are able to use the fleet of Elliott 7s for the Saturday Mini B Regattas. 

The Sportsboat Division racing will include:

  • Separate Sportsboat division start;
  • Up to three windward/leeward races each day;
  • SMS handicap results;
  • Prizes for the winner of each division at the conclusion of racing. 

Online bookings are now open!

For confirmation and further questions please contact the RSYS Sailing Office on 9017 0150. 

 

 

 

The Squadron's fleet of Elliott 7s is generously supported by