Programme

The 2020 draft programme is now available here. Please check back regularly for the latest updates on this web page.

Programme 2020

  SAILING
 Every Thursday from April 23, (weather permitting) On water sailing (including racing alternate weeks only).
Alte Donau, Hofbauer’s Sailing School, 17:30h. Cost TBD Euro
Racing starts May 14 then every two weeks. Open to non-members Contact visc.commodore@gmail.com
  May to October Catamaran Sailing on Neusiedler See
This year the club Dart will be based back at Podersdorf. 
Contact Dave Berry or Davide Parise for the programme and booking. Contact dmberry44@gmail.com;d.parise@gmail.com
  May 16-23 SCI Spring Sailing in Greece
Regatta or Flotilla sailing in The Sporades Islands from Skiathos. An interesting one week trip. Build your big boat experience and miles as skipper or crew; this is a fun early season week. https://www.sailcharterinternational.com/flotilla-16-05-2020-greece-the-sporades-islands/ Contact frank@sailcharterinternational.com
  May 9 Spring Regatta with Social Evening
Alte Donau, Hofbauer’s Sailing School. The first race event of the season. Contact David Webb
  May 16-17 Weiden July tba Sprinto Liga
Learn to race on the Sprinto boats at Boats2sail based at Rust on the Neuseidler See. Contact visc.liaison@gmail.com
  May  15-17
Aug  28-30
Regionalliga Ost
The third season of the Regionalliga Ost with many short races with crews of 4 people all on the Sunbeam 22.1. 1st round at Podersdorf, 2nd round at Copabeach Vienna. http://rust.boats2sail.com/yachtclub/srl-ost/ Contact visc.logkeeper@gmail.com
  May/June? Lake Balaton Cruise weekend
A regular favourite
Contact c.xerri@iaea.org
 June 20Summer Regatta with Social Evening
Alte Donau, Hofbauer’s Sailing School. Look forward to a balmy Saturday close to midsummer. Sometimes there is also wind! Contact visc.vicecommodore@gmail.com
 July 4-5 Sisi Cup for Ladies
Sailing on the proven Regionalliga  Sunbeam 22.1, let’s send another Ladies team to this event on Attersee Contact valclem69@hotmail.com
  September 12 or 13 Bart’s Bash and Club Autumn Regatta with Social Evening
Organised for VISC by Boats2Sail at Rust, Neuseidler See http://rust.boats2sail.com/events/barts-basch-charity-2018/ Contact visc.commodore@gmail.com
October 24-31 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. Contact  jnplumb@gmail.com
TRAINING
All year Sailing shore-based theory courses
A correspondence course is available. Several members have signed up so far. First Aid, Sea Survival and VHF courses arranged when there is demand. Contact visc.training@gmail.com
TBA if required RYA Yachtmaster/Day/Coastal Skipper & optional Sea Survival/First Aid practical courses in Cornwall, UK Contact visc.training@gmail.com
April-May Sept – Oct BFA (Inshore) training course
Contact visc.training@gmail.com
April 18 or 24 Croatia B Skipper practical course & theory course
3-day course from Sibenik, Croatia Contact frank@sailcharterinternational.com
April 23 Introduction to Sailing
Theory lecture for beginners on Thursday after the opening Thursday “on-water” practice Contact visc.training@gmail.com
April or May One week RYA Skipper’s course in Croatia
Sibenik, Croatia (theory course should be completed berore).  A non-tidal course in gentler waters. One group of 5 VISC members to choose the date. https://www.sailcharterinternational.com/visc-sail-training-rya/   Contact frank@sailcharterinternational.com
Late May, Early June Lake Garda Flying Week
The VISC, in its long lasting relationship with the Andrew Simpson Foundation (Bart’s Bash), has obtained favourable conditions for its members to join a sailing training week in their Andrew Simpson Sailing Center on the spectacular shores of Lake Garda. https://visc.at/2018/12/04/lake-garda-flying-week/ Contact: visc.liaison@gmail.com
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
Contact visc.commodore@gmail.com
SOCIAL
As announced VICREC Club Open Days VIC Rotunda.
Contact visc.commodore@gmail.com
Feb/Mar 2020? Cinema Night
Contact: visc.liaison@gmail.com
March 5-8 Austrian Boat Show
Tullner Messe, Tulln Come and pick up some bargains for the new season https://www.messe-tulln.at/messe_kalender/austrian_boat_show_boot_tulln/for_english_visitors/
Contact visc.commodore@gmail.com
TBA July SUMMER BBQ
On the Neu Donau, a shore based party without sailing!
Contact visc.commodore@gmail.com
26 November 2020 Annual General Meeting
Come to the AGM to meet members and to find out about opportunities to learn to sail in 2020 (€5 discount on membership fee). F1001, 17:30 Contact visc.commodore@gmail.com
Dec 3 or 10? Christmas Dinner and Prizegiving