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


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

  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 or
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. Contact
August 1Spring Regatta
Alte Donau, Hofbauer’s Sailing School. Was scheduled to be the first race event of the season. Contact


Sprinto Liga
Learn to race on the Sprinto boats at Boats2sail based at Rust on the Neuseidler See. Contact

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. Contact
Autumn 2020Lake Balaton Cruise weekend
A regular favourite
 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

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
 September 12 or 13Bart’s Bash and Club Autumn Regatta with Social Evening
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.
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
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
TBA when requiredRYA Yachtmaster/Day/Coastal Skipper & optional Sea Survival/First Aid practical courses in Cornwall, UK Contact

April-May postponed

Sept – Oct

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


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.   Contact
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. Contact:
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
As announcedVICREC Club Open Days VIC Rotunda.
Feb/Mar 2020Cinema Night
March 5-8Austrian Boat Show
Tullner Messe, Tulln Come and pick up some bargains for the new season
On the Neu Donau, a shore based party without sailing!
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
Dec 3 or 10?Christmas Dinner and Prize giving