Spotlight on Governor’s Patronage – 100 years of Fremantle Sailing Club

This year Fremantle Sailing Club is celebrating their 100th year as a club with a strong history in the City of Fremantle.

Fremantle Sailing Club is a focal point for world class sailing and a community dedicated to the ocean, with more than 3,000 members and 11 different sections.

History

Competitive sailing commenced in Fremantle in 1872 with a series of annual regattas culminating in the formation of the first Fremantle Yacht Club in 1885.

There have in fact been three “Fremantle Sailing Clubs” over the past 100 years or more. This year’s 100th anniversary recognises the formation of the Club in 1920, after a series of clubs before it were formed and then disbanded.

Read more about the history of the Club

Club Open Day – Sunday, 15th March

To celebrate its 100th anniversary, Fremantle Sailing Club will open its doors this month to the local community.

On offer will be an array of different on-water experiences, including dinghy sailing, stand-up paddle boarding, kite-surfing, diving and a chance to try your luck in the angling competition.

Guests can relax on the Sunset Deck, which will be abuzz with live music and food stalls whilst the face painter and giant water slide keeps the little ones entertained. Food and spectacular views will be available from the Club’s Galley Restaurant.

Find out more: www.fsc.com.au/event/openday2020/

The Governor is proud to be Patron of Fremantle Sailing Club which supports the local community and natural environment through a diverse array of programs, courses and initiatives.

 

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