VLA 2020 Worlds fundraising

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The Victorian Laser Association (VLA) a non for profit organisation has been awarded the rights to host the Men’s Laser World Championships, the Women’s Laser World Championships, the Men’s Radial World Championships, the Laser Master’s World Championships, the Oceania Laser Championships, the Australian Laser National Championship and Australian Laser Master’s Championship in 2020.

This is a fantastic opportunity for Australian sailors to compete with the best in world in the lead up to the 2020 Olympics in Japan, and to sail in a World Championships, an experience than many sailors never get to enjoy. Continue reading

Family, Friends and Fiji……

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Family, friends and Fiji!

Inquiries are flying in for the inaugural Oceania Laser Masters Championship which will see the fleet take over the Denarau region of Fiji’s main island from the 13th to 19th of October this year.

So far eight countries are set to be represented for the two event regatta which includes the standard and radial rigs. Sailors from Australia, New Zealand, UK, USA, Hawaii, Thailand, Singapore and of course Fiji, are on the entry list to enjoy the tranquil surroundings and epic racing. Continue reading

FIJI – 2018 Oceania Laser Masters Championships

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Laser Masters Sailors get excited, the 2018 Oceania Laser Masters Championships are being held at the luxurious Sofitel Resort and Spa in Denaraua Island, Fiji.

Warm water, perfect breeze, absolute paradise !

Brand new Laser charter boats will be supplied for the event, limited to 100 boats.

Charter bookings are now open & will be on a first come first served basis, book early so you don’t miss out.

Entries are now being taken along with special Fly and Stay deals from Fiji Airways and Sofitel.

Check out the website for all details…………


Laser Training Program for 2018/19

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Laser Training program for 2018/19

Have a whole lot more fun in your Laser;

get stronger, go faster, race smarter!

 Meet new people, develop great training and traveling friendships, jump up the results table at club, state, national and world’s regattas.

The Victorian Laser Association training plan for 2018/19 is designed to cater for Laser sailors wanting to join with others to share and collaborate to develop knowledge and skills faster. Continue reading

Regatta Report-Oceania & Australian Laser Championships 2018

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Report: Oceania and Australian Open Laser Championships 2018

The Open Laser Championships for 2018 were held in Brisbane and hosted by the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron. A total of 175 Lasers competed across 4.7, Radial and Standard rigs in breezes ranging from 6 knots up to 20 knots gusts on windward – leeward courses. The days were hot with mostly good afternoon sea breezes and occasionally the threat of an afternoon thunderstorm. Although sailing was cancelled on one day due to a lack of breeze, eleven of the scheduled twelve races were completed. Continue reading