We are sailing today (Monday).
Information for States 3-5 April
Please be aware of the times that you are required for states:
MBC1 and MBC2
Wednesday 3rd April : 7.45am
Thursday 4th April: 7.45am
Friday 5th April: 7.45am
Finnish times on these days will vary depending on how racing progresses and weather conditions. The Notice of Race is available for those interested.
Parent volunteers will be required to sign students in and out on all three days. The supervision can occur on the spectator boat, in the harbour, or on-shore.
We're using VolunteerSpot (the leading online signup and reminder tool) to organize our upcoming activity.
Term 1 Sailing 2013
Following is information regarding Sailing at the College. Please also make yourself familiar with the information in the Sailing Handbook as it is much more detailed.
All students in Years 8 – 12 are eligible. Students must have completed their Level 2 Basic Skills Certificate, an Introduction to Sailing Course or have a letter/certificate of competence authorised by a suitably qualified instructor/organisation. A copy of this documentation must be supplied to the Sailing Coordinators (Rachel Killorn and Delia Stecher) prior to commencing training/racing.
Training is conducted at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron each weekday afternoon from 3:45pm to 5:45pm. Training will start from Monday 4th February.
All sailors are required to pay costs associated with training, these include Pacer boat hire, power boat hire and fuel. The cost for sailing this term will be $175. Payment is made through the Access Payment Online link on the MBC Website. Select Sailing Fees 2013 Term 1 and complete your payment.
Instructions for the Access Online Payments:
- Log onto the MBC website - www.mbc.qld.edu.au
- In the top right hand corner of the web page click on CLICK HERE under ONLINE PAYMENTS
- Parents will then be taken into another page where they can select the type of payment they would like to make
- Select Activities & Excursions and click the NEXT button
- There is a drop down menu where Parents can select the Event/Activity that they would like to pay for and then complete all required fields marked with a red *
- Once completed, the Parent can choose to print a receipt or email a receipt
An onshore supervisor is required for every training and racing session. The onshore supervisor must be a parent/guardian of a student sailor or a suitable adult holding a current Blue Card. The onshore supervisor’s duties and responsibilities can be found in the sailing handbook. Parents are asked to volunteer for two training sessions over the term. A second roster will be need to be filled for both Fleet and Teams weekend racing. This can be done via the Volunteer Spot link on the Sailing website.
1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on VolunteerSpot: http://vols.pt/PMj8Ls
3. Sign up! Choose your spots - VolunteerSpot will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!