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2018 Programme

The 2018 programme is now available. Please check back regularly for the latest updates on this web page.


Every Thursday

from Thursday, April 19

(weather permitting)

On water sailing (including racing)

Alte Donau, Hofbauer’s Sailing School, 17:30h. Cost 5 Euro

Racing starts May 10 then every two weeks.

Open to non-members

May to October Catamaran Sailing on Neusiedler See

This year the club Dart will be based at Rust with our partners Boats2Sail, http://www.boats2sail.com/ Contact Peter McNeill for the programme and booking.

HC April 14-21

OBS April 21-24

Hofbauer Cup and Onedesign Business Sprint

More info at http://www.hofbauer-cup.at/. Andrew Parker has already entered one boat and more are currently available, contact him if you wish to join as a skipper or crew.

April 28 – May 5 Adriatic Spring Flotilla

Whether you want to race or just build your big boat experience as skipper or crew, this should be a fun early season week.

May 5 or 12 Spring Regatta with Social Evening

Alte Donau, Hofbauer’s Sailing School

June 16 or 23 Summer Regatta with Social Evening
Late May or June Lake Balaton Cruise weekend
September 15 or 16 Bart’s Bash and Club Autumn Regatta with Social Evening

Rust, Neusiedler See

October 20-27 VISC Adriatic Week and Bob Pitt Memorial Trophy

A fun week of cruising, training and regattas amongst the islands of the Croatian coast. The flagship event of the VISC season


All year Sailing shore-based theory courses

A correspondence course may be available

March: Croatian skipper’s licence theory

April RYA Yachtmaster/Day/Coastal Skipper

& optional Sea Survival/First Aid practical courses in Cornwall, UK

April/May 3-day Skipper’s course in Croatia
April 19 Introduction to Sailing

Theory on Thursday after the Thursday “on-water” practice

April-May BFA (Inshore) training course
Late June – early July Summer Sailing Course for Kids

Summer Sailing for Kids between 6 and 12 years. English and/or French classes possible!

Hofbauer Segelschule, Alte Donau

September-October BFA (Inshore) training course



TBA VICREC Club Open Days

VIC Rotunda.

February 22 2018 Annual General Meeting

Come to the AGM to meet members and to find out about opportunities to learn to sail (€5 discount on membership fee). F1001, 17:30

March 1-4 Austrian Boat Show

Tullner Messe, Tulln (www.boot-tulln.at ). Come and pick up some bargains for the new season

June 24 or 30 VOLVO Ocean Race

The finish line for this epic sailing event will be at The Hague, Netherlands. Average eta for the competitors is projected to be 24 June with the in-port race on 30 June.

May – August Motorboat Fun on the Danube

Member Dominic Candelori is suggesting motorboat fun weekend days between Vienna and Bratislava on some weekend through the warmer months.

December Christmas Dinner and Club Championship Prize Giving

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