Merry Christmas 505ers! 

We hope you’ve all had a wonderful Christmas filled with joy, laughter and lots of fun!
There’s lots to cover in our last newsletter of 2019!

We have a T-Shirt design for the 2020 Nationals – see below for sizing and where you can get yours.

Scroll down to meet our new Sailor Spotlight feature!
Who could it be???

There is also a finalised schedule of events for the Nationals including times for Measurement, Races, Welcome Night and Presentation.
We’re partnering with Sail Melbourne this year so be sure to come and join in the fun!

Measurement begins on January 15th with racing from the 16th to the 21st.
Details about the Nationals are on the new website! Head to or
If anyone has any issues accessing these links, please reply to this email or comment on our Facebook page.

Wed 15th 1000-1800 and Thurs 16th Jan 0900-1100.


Thurs 16th Jan. Briefing 1100hrs / Racing 1355hrs


2 races daily from Thurs 16th to Mon 20th.
Final race Tues 21st.
See SI on Sail Melbourne site for details.

Social Calendar – Entertainment, Debriefing and Trophies!
Welcome Night

Wed 15th Jan. 6-8pm @ Hotel Newbay. 1km from the club.
329 New St, Brighton VIC 3186


In 505 tradition post racing; we ask the question, “why were you so darn fast?” and tracker analysis.

Trophies (presentations)

Prize givings and presentations will be held daily post racing.

The 2020 National Champion will be crowned after the last race on Tuesday 21st at the club.

Emotional Farewell

1930hrs when we’re all packed up, we plan to head back to Hotel Newbay to relive and share the regatta stories; “what was…” “what could have been…” “if only we’d…”

All these details will be included in your welcome pack.