Welcome to the Townsville Sailing Club

Saturday night we held the presentations for the National Tasar Championships at the Museum of Tropical Qld and the winners were: -

Tasar National Championship 2015 final by division

Tasar National Championship 2015 final by fleet

Tasar National Championship 2015 final by Female Skipper

Go to our Facebook page for all the details: https://www.facebook.com/TownsvilleSailing

To view all the John de Rooy Photography images of the event go to: http://townsvilleeventphotography.fotomerchant.com/tasar-nats-2015 


Invitation Race Sun 27 Sept 4pm - Results HERE
Race Day 1 Mon 28 Sept 2pm - Results HERE R1  and  - Results HERE R2
Race Day 2 Tues 29 Sept 11am - Results HERE R3  - Results HERE R4  and  - Results HERE R5
Lay Day Wed 30 Sept 5.30pm twilight sail @ TCYC
Race Day 3 Thurs 1 Oct 12md  Results HERE R6  - Results HERE R7  and  - Results HERE R8
Race Day 4 Fri 2 Oct 11am Results HERE R9  and  - Results HERE R10
Race Day 5 Sat 3 Oct 10am - No Racing - Championship completed

Social events
Jezzine Welcome function Sat 26 6pm
Evening BBQ & Bar on lawn at TSC 5pm every day after sailing
Carnival fun night at TSC Tues 29th 6pm
Presentation function at Museum of Tropical Qld Sat 3 Oct 5pm

Enquiries to Alex Kostin amkostin@hotmail.com

2015 Race Calendar is here 

2015 Discover Sailing Courses here

2015 Canteen Roster here


Sailing this Sunday & Monday
NQ Sprints Regatta

NOR Click here

Sunday 4th Oct:
Rego:                    9am-10am
Briefing:                10:30am
Race Session 1:      11am
Race Session 2:      2pm
Canteen food and bar for lunch and after sailing
Monday 5th Oct:
Race Session 3:       10am
Presentation:           2pm
(bbq for presentation)
Open to Sabots, Open Bics, Optimist, Laser 4.7 and F11.
Also a “Green Fleet” course will be set if enough numbers are reached

The club needs volunteers for this regatta. All junior parents are welcome. Please email Josh at  norcrash007@hotmail.com





Sailing courses coming up

21st Nov to 22nd Nov                    Adult/Youth Start Sailing 1&2

If you know some people keen to start sailing we have set up this table of courses that are now open for bookings. Please spread the word and book into the links above.

First aid and CPR Course on 13th & 14th October 2015
Venue Townsville Sailing Club 
Wear comfortable clothing. course is practical. participants will be asked to lay on floor, walk around, be bandaged etc.
Contact Tilley Pain 0429 058 195 if you would like to do this course. Then enroll with password gcula3485

This course is to be held over;
 Friday 30/10 Saturday 31/10 and Sunday 1/11

COST  $360 per person (over 3 days) 
Class is limited to a maximum of six persons.
Instructors will have first preference in attending the course
Again those interested must contact Tilley Pain 0429 058 195


TSC is offering its members who are going on to do the instructors courses and will be instructing for TSC, will have their courses paid for by TSC, BUT those interested in instructing must first speak to Tilley Pain 0429 058 195 prior to attending any of the courses on offer.

If you know some people keen to start sailing we have set up this table of courses that are now open for bookings. Please spread the word and book into the link above or call Tilley


 The teams and their skippers currently are:

  • Discover Sailing – Jarrod Cook;
  • School Teams Sailing – John de Rooy;
  • Junior Activities and Events – Josh Claus;
  • 2015 Tasar Australian Championship – Alex Kostin;
  • 2015 Sprint Regatta – Michael Guinea;
  • 2015 Sail Townsville – John Byrne.


The Australian Tasar Championships are coming to Townsville in September 2015. Download the Notice of Race here

Your TSC Committee




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Club Handbook Available below...



Discover Sailing

Courses now available throughout the year - Adult weekend intensive courses, Junior courses (with different age groups available) throughout each term and Holiday courses which also include other activities as well (beach cricket, soccer in the park and our normal Learn to Sail course).  ......register now......

All courses are available at this link - at the bottom of the page in the "Upcoming Events" with the Discover Sailing & relevant age group in the heading.


Registration is within each event (online) - payment is via the payments page on our website.




Volunteer Position Name/s  Contact Details
Commodore Tilley Pain  email ph.0429 058 195
Club Patron John Byrne  email ph.0427 166 248
Sailing Captain Scott McInerney   email ph.0416 547 644
Junior Captain (Under 19)    
Parents Representative Josh Claus   email ph. 0410 104 471
Volunteer/Roster Manager    
Discover Sailing Principal Jarrod Cook   email ph. 0419 706 667
Discover Sailing Admin    
Venue Coordinator    
Canteen Coordinator  Pam de Rooy  email ph. 0419 254 844
Facilities & Equipment Coordinator    
Admin Assistant  Christine Franklin  email
Sail Townsville Coordinator  John Byrne  email ph.0427 166 248
Regattas Mick Guinea email ph. 0402 071 479
Website/Communications Coordinator John de Rooy  email ph. 0418 980 644
Marketing/PR Coordinator    
Class Coordinators
Sabot Coordinator Josh Claus  email ph. 0410 104 471
Laser Coordinator    
Tasar Coordinator Alex Kostin   email ph. 0407 646 030
505 Coordinator    
Cat Coordinator  Mick Guinea  email ph. 0402 071 479



Club Handbook for Members

Sailing Instructions


Volunteer Information

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Strategic and Operational Plan

2011 - 2016 Strategic and Operational Plan:


Club History