16 - 08 - 2018

33rd Australian Impulse Championships - Teralba ASC, NSW

33rd Australian Impulse Championships 

Teralba Amateur Sailing Club - Lake Macquarie NSW

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SailWorld News Report

Photo Book by Mainra Hobbs

Photo Blog by Marina Hobbs





UPDATE 24/12/2016
Marina has started her Blog for the Teralba Nationals. Please take some time and have a look.
Please bring any Impulse equipment for a "swap or sell" event. At registration a sale form can be completed and posted on the offical notice board. If you would like me to post items on the website before the nationals please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
At the Welcoming dinner we can make some announcements on what is for sale.
This year we will introduce a new prize. The Teams Trophy
Each team will consist of 3 boats, each state can have multiple teams. Ie VIC1, VIC2
Team with the lowest score wins.

Teams need to be nominated at registration.

Remember to take photos of your Impulse during the journey to the Nationals, prizes will be awarded for the best photo!

Teralba Amateur Sailing Club (TASC) and Lake Macquarie City Council have one (1) campsite left at the club to provide security to the stored boats. Camping will be available for purchase along with the regatta entry fee

Sites are for 8 nights from the 27th December 2016 and will be roughly 5m x 5m without power.

Total cost = $215

49 Entries Received up to 18/12/2016

Sail Number Skipper  Home Club  Division  Booking   
689 - Sandfly Leon Raymond Williamstown SC, VIC G Master DD - 1C  
547 - Dog Gone Mad Glenn Bond Toukley SC, NSW G Master DD  
567 - Blonfly Alan Caldwell South Lake Macquarie ASC, NSW G Master DD  
579 - Sparrow Gillian Miller Oxley SC, QLD Senior (L) DD  
619 - Alabama Andrew Turnbull Oxley SC, QLD Senior DD - 1C  
654 - Glass Act William Villett Keppel Bay SC, QLD Master OK   
683 - Run the Gauntlet Peter Simms Largs Bay SC, SA Master DD   
502 - Poly Dog Paul Farrell Albert SC, VIC Senior DD   
627 - Slipknot Tim Brown Tweed Valley SC, NSW G Master DD   
684 - King Brown Michael Brown South Lake Macquarie ASC, NSW Senior DD   
398 - OCL Colin Skelton Teralba ASC, NSW G Master DD   
637 - Double Trouble Roger Kennett Portarlington SC, VIC G Master DD   
681 - Bullszye Stephen Bull South Lake Macquarie ASC, NSW GG Master OK   
618 - Pigs in Space Peter Mann Port Curtis SC, QLD Senior DD   
507 - Rocket Wayne Laverty Keppel Bay SC, QLD Master DD - 1C  
647 - Time Out Ross Bradley South Lake Macquarie ASC, NSW GG Master DD   
669 - Problem Ray Hobbs  Port Curtis SC, QLD G Master OK   
277 - Thumbs Up Tim Williams  Port Curtis SC, QLD Senior DD   
577 - Curlew Phillip Johnston  Albert Park YC, VIC GG Master DD   
486 - Jimmy Kipper Jimmy Kipper  Teralba ASC, NSW Senior DD   
570 - Cosmosoarus David Harrison  Brisbane SS, QLD Master DD   
672 - Gold Digger David Mann  Port Curtis SC, QLD Senior DD   
653 - Toes in the Sand Brett Osborn  Largs Bay SC, SA  Senior DD   
595 - Random Toby Leppin  South Gippsland YC, VIC  Master DD   
469 - Jaska Bob Stephens  South Lake Macquarie ASC, NSW  GG Master  
266 - Tortre Brian Goldsmith  South Lake Macquarie ASC, NSW  GG Master   
506 - Without a Paddle John Ibell  Port Curtis SC, QLD  Master DD   
126 - Rosie Adam Hurt  Tweed Valley SC, NSW  Master DD   
668 - Zero One Chad Fitzpatrick  Teralba ASC, NSW  Senior OK - 1C   
675 - The Fuzz  Dean Crowley  Teralba ASC, NSW  Master DD   
415 - High Voltage  Perin Hardie  Teralba ASC, NSW  Senior OK   
626 - Whykickamoocow  Danny Marrinon  Albert Park YC, VIC  Master DD   
548 - Hot English  Roger Freney  Bayview Yacht Racing Association, NSW  GG Master  OK   
634 - Sapphire  Keith Briers  Oxley SC, QLD  G Master  OK   
514 - Windspiel  Maria Mohrholz  Port Curtis SC, QLD  G Master (L)  OK   
554 - Shamrock  Luke Randell  Moreton Bay BC, QLD  Senior  OK   
662 - Perfect Itch  James Rudolph  Rhyll YC, VIC  Senior  OK - 1C  
679 - Mills & Boom  Michael Mills  Richmond River S&RC, NSW  GG Master  OK   
208 - Aqualung  Peter Fell  Brisbane SS, QLD  G Master  OK  
638 - Bedrock Fundamentals  Brett Buckley  Royal Queensland YS, QLD  Master  OK - 1C   
643 - Plymouth  Mike Robinson  Oxley SC, QLD  G Master  OK   
625 - Hakuna Matata  Peter Watson  Teralba ASC, NSW  G Master  OK   
591 - Zip Front  Oliver Rioden  Cruising YCA, NSW  Senior  OK   
453 - Mr. Plow  Guy Bellamy  Teralba ASC, NSW  Senior  OK   
658 - Tunnel Vision Gary Bellamy  Teralba ASC, NSW  G Master  OK   
471 - Wacko  Tim Robinson  Oxley SC, QLD  GG Master  OK - 1C  
649 - Too Hard Basket  Matthew Draper  Rhyll YC, VIC  Senior  OK - 1C   
656 - Thunderbird1  Ben Johnston Rhyll YC, VIC  Senior  OK - 1C   
680 - Beast  Russell Denholm Bendigo YC, VIC G Master  OK - 1C   

Reminder about the general safety check for the Impulse Class - Checks will be conducted at registration!


Event Dates - Updated 14/02/16

27th Dec 2016 - Practise Sail - Limited Club Access

28th Dec 2016 - Registration Measurement 9.30am - 11.00am

    Invitation 2 Races PM (2pm)

    Welcome BBQ at TASC (6.00pm)

29th Dec 2016 - 

    2 Races (2pm Session)

30th Dec 2016 - 

    2 Races (2pm Session)

31st Dec 2016 - 

    2 Races (2pm Session)

    New years eve function (TBC)

1st Jan 2017 - 

    Lay Day No Racing

    Social Event (TBC)

2nd Jan 2017 - 

    AGM Brunch @ TASC (11:00am)

    2 Races (2pm Session)

    Social Event (TBC)

3rd Jan 2017 -

    2 Races (12.30pm Session) - Last Race will start no later than 3:00pm

    Presentation Dinner (TBC) (7.00pm)

4th Jan 2017 - 

Pack up and head home

Marmong Point Sailing Club Weather Station

Aproximate Sailing Area - South westerly course shown

Accommodation Options

Google Link


Pippis at the Point - 5min Drive

Macquarie Inn Argenton - 6min Drive

The Esplanade Motel - 11min Drive

Catalina Motel Toronto - 11min Drive

Warners at the Bay - 11min Drive

Apollo Hotel - 16min Drive

Gunya Hotel - 20min


Lake Macquarie Council Website


Lake Macquarie Council Website


Limited camping spots at the club - Spots released very shortly please check the Impulse website for updates. 

Belmont Bay Caravan Park (Three Stars) - 18min Drive

Belmont Pines Holiday Park (Four Stars) - 23min Drive

Toronto Camping Park (Three Stars) - 11min Drive

Teralba Caravan Park (One Star) - 3min Drive - 25min Walk


Lake Macquarie Houseboats - Short Swim?

Lake Macquarie Dolphins near Teralba.