TrainingThe Grange Sailing Club has a long tradition of training newcomers to the sport.
The Club owns a selection of boats suitable for training purposes and trainees
are encouraged to use these boats both in training and during Saturday sailing.
The boats owned by the club include Holdfast Trainers, a 420 and a Hobie Cat.
A group of trainees with one
of The Clubs' Holdfast Trainers
There is a large paved rigging area in front with 2 lawned areas.
A tractor tows boat trailers to the beach.
Separate lockers and hot showers for guys and gals.
Function venue upstairs with great views of the coast.
|Rescue boat is a 16' Vincent Craft built to survey spec.
with a 75HP Mariner outboard.
|For prosterity, here is the "rubber duck", now replaced by a "tinnie", photo soon.|
Some G.S.C. History
Heavy Weight Sharpies - Date unknown
|The original Grange Sailing Club building||
Opening of the Grange Dinghy Club, 1924
Bruce Harris' HW Sharpie "Tempest" 1947
A damaged PM Canoe, Opening day, 1947
"Tempest" - Bruce Harris
"Swift" - Ross Radcliff & Ken Townsend