Programme

LATEST: 12/05/2020:  The 2020 sailing programme is subject to the wind and tides caused by the Covid-19 situation. We will do our best to hold whatever events are possible within the current guidelines.  The best information we have is reflected below and here. Please check back regularly for the latest updates on this web page.

Programme 2020

  SAILING

Every Thursday from May 7

(weather permitting)

On water sailing (including racing alternate weeks only). Alte Donau, Hofbauer’s Sailing School, 17:30h. Cost 20 Euro per boat. Sailing started May 7. Racing from May 21 then every two weeks. Open to guests on a limited basis. Contact Melanie on visc.memberal3@gmail.com

  May to OctoberCatamaran 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 or d.parise@gmail.com
Postponed to May 15-22 2021SCI 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
August 1Spring Regatta
Alte Donau, Hofbauer’s Sailing School. Was scheduled to be the first race event of the season. Contact visc.vicecommodore@gmail.com
 

Cancelled

Sprinto Liga
Learn to race on the Sprinto boats at Boats2sail based at Rust on the Neuseidler See. Contact visc.liaison@gmail.com

May  postponed or cancelled.

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
Autumn 2020Lake Balaton Cruise weekend
A regular favourite
Contact c.xerri@iaea.org
 June 20

Summer Regatta
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

link to registration 

Cancelled this yearSisi 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 13Bart’s Bash and Club Autumn Regatta with Social Evening
Contact visc.commodore@gmail.com
August 29 September 5 or
September 5-12
SCI Island Adventure Sailing in Croatia
Don’t miss out on a sailing holiday in 2020 due to the COVID 19 travel restrictions, SCI have reserved 3 luxury yachts for a week of sailing in Croatia (29th August – 5th September AND 5th September – 12th September) with a 40% discount for the Greek flotilla clients and any club members that wish to join before the summer disappears.
We have already had a lot of interest and taken some bookings, but more cabins are available to book, see the link below.
https://www.sailcharterinternational.com/01-flotilla-croatia-sept-2020/
Contact frank@sailcharterinternational.com
October 24-31VISC 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 yearSailing 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 when requiredRYA Yachtmaster/Day/Coastal Skipper & optional Sea Survival/First Aid practical courses in Cornwall, UK Contact visc.training@gmail.com

April-May postponed


Sept – Oct

BFA (Inshore) training course
Contact visc.training@gmail.com
As requestedCroatia B Skipper practical course & theory course
3-day course from Sibenik, Croatia Contact frank@sailcharterinternational.com
CancelledIntroduction to Sailing
Theory lecture for beginners on Thursday after the opening Thursday “on-water” practice Contact visc.training@gmail.com

TBD

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 JuneLake 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 JulySummer 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 announcedVICREC Club Open Days VIC Rotunda.
Contact visc.commodore@gmail.com
Feb/Mar 2020Cinema Night
Contact: visc.liaison@gmail.com
March 5-8Austrian 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
August 12SUMMER BBQ
On the Neu Donau, a shore based party without sailing!
Contact visc.commodore@gmail.com
26 November 2020Annual General Meeting
Come to the AGM to meet members and to find out about opportunities to learn to sail in 2021 (€5 discount on membership fee). F1001, 17:30 Contact visc.commodore@gmail.com
Dec 3 or 10?Christmas Dinner and Prize giving