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Club members are reminded to visit David Lucke's Fresh Food Market in Bairnsdale and show your Luckes Rewards Tag.  The $20 loyalty Rewards Cheques we receive are certainly helping the coffers of the N.M.S.C


Radio Waves Magazine

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NMSC Race under the 10 standard International Model Yacht Racing rules and have since 2004

For Rules Click Here

But we must race in a Friendly way, showing respect and good manners to all fellow sailors and to give advice and assistance re- rules etc when required especially to novice sailors


2022-23 SEASON

BE COVID-19 SAFE  MASKS are a personal choice at all events.

Racing on Saturdays from 11:00AM at Nicholson River Carpark

Also FUN sailing at Newlands Arm on 
2nd Wednesday is a catered BBQ, in 2022/23.

Click to download the new 2022/23 CALENDAR.PDF 

 You can join and contribute on our Facebook page too.

View the NMSC Notice Of Race (NOR) here - PDF


NAGS Newlands Arm Group Sailors

NAGS is a fun "Playing Boats Day" It includes all types of Model Boats incl Steam ,Electric, Scale Models, and all sorts of Sail boats

Its is a fun, No serious Racing, Teaching, learning, Construction and a social BBQ day as well.

It is held at Newlands Arm in Dawson Cove at the Boat Ramp.

Visitors welcome to attend and NAGS is held on the Second Wednesday of the month

Please Click the RED BUTTON  Above to visit the NAGS Website


2021 NMSC IOM Scratch Race Start - by Bruce Ellis


Victorian IOM State Championship - Yarrawonga

David Meldrum sailing his Alternative #55 at Yarrawonga

Report about the regatta at Yarrawonga over the weekend of 27-28 July, 2019 for the Victorian IOM State Championship.  This was attended by our members - David and Peter, with our Commodore, David competing for the first time. Here are David's comments:

"At very short notice, Mary, Pete and Jilly and I went to Melbourne Thursday arvo and Pat kindly signed off on measuring mine and Pete’s boats. Friday we went to Yarrawonga and set up early Saturday in drizzle. There was less than no wind both days, most races were shortened and it rarely exceeded 3-4 knots.

Very challenging sailing conditions, but as you can imagine the same people were where it counted at the finish. No 55 showed some fantastic bursts of speed (relative), but the operator let the side down consistently. One race I was comfortably holding second place until I picked up weed and was lucky to finish. I scored weed every race, I did at least two turns every race, marks, Port/starboard, you name it, and doing turns in light conditions was near-fatal. What I learnt was preparation and tuning is paramount (I didn’t fail either ), but confidence and big fleet judgement is vital. Lots of good little ideas, Britpops and K2s were consistently slippery when well sailed.

It’ll take some time to digest it all, and am happy to share the experience. Quite a few people commented on both the ALTERNATIVE build and my sails, which did look good and worked well. Cheers David Meldrum"

ARYA Report on their website:   Tough Gig at Yarrawonga


Two views of our new platform for more comfortable racing in 2018 onwards. Thanks to EGSC.


   Club Sailing Days are:

All race days are 2 weeks apart (except for the Christmas and New Year period)
and all public holiday weekends are avoided. 
Please make note of the dates, keep well and I will see you at the river

Nicholson River car park, starting at 11:00am, Racing 1:00pm

NEW: We are trialing the 3rd Thursday each month as a designated day for all those who want to “play with Boats” at Nicholson River in 2018

On the Second Wednesday of the month For the NAGS Wednesday "Just Playing Boats Group" & BBQ.  Meet at the boat ramp park, Dawsons Cove Newlands Arm at 11:00am

NMSC / NAGS Wednesday Sailing has its own Website  (Click Here)

Visit "New Sailors " Page

Membership Application Form

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Click Here PDF

Membership Renewal Form on "Members" Page

The Club Banking details are: 
BSB 633000     A/C 125998575

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NMSC Slide Show



Thank You for storing our Club Trailer - Nicholson Boat Storage

Adjacent to the Nicholson River Boat Ramp. 


Contact:  Laurie & Blanch Miles

(03) 5156 8323