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Our Upcoming Events at a glance:

Healthy North Coast Workshops

The Urunga Sail Training Club are holding workshops over the Easter holidays, in April and May, promoting social connection, mental wellbeing and resilience through a grant received from Healthy North Coast, for communities affected by the bushfires of 2019/2020 in the Bellingen, Nambucca and Coffs Harbour local areas.


Lunch is provided so please register through the following links:

Raft making for kids holiday program: 

Design and make a raft from natural materials and test the raft’s sailing ability. For kids 6 to 16yrs (parents welcome to help young ones)

Tuesday 12th April – 9am to 1pm. Thursday 14th April – 9am to 1pm. Tuesday 19th April – 9am to 1pm.

Rope Coiled Memory Basket making workshop: 

This course is for women only. During the day you will make a small rope coiled basket out of recycled materials and we ask that you bring a memento, or object, photo, piece of fabric that was left from the aftermath of the fires to weave into this basket. 

Thurs 12th May – 10am to 2pm.      Thurs 19th May – 10am to 2pm. 

Traditional Indigenous Basketry workshop: 

For Indigenous Women and Community to learn traditional basketmaking from local Gumbaynggirr Ngamba elder, Hannah Smith, using naturally sourced materials. Bring a memento or object, photo, piece of fabric that was left from the aftermath of the fires or has special meaning and weave this into the basket.

Monday 9th May – 10am to 2pm. 

Nautical Mat making workshop: 

This course is for men only. During the day you will construct an Ocean Plait Mat for decoration or everyday use. The workshop is to bring those affected by the fires to come together, share and reflect and produce something that you can be proud. Optional to bring a memento or object, photo, piece of fabric that was left from the aftermath of the fires to plait into the mat.

On the 3rd June the workshop is now open for both men and women.

 Friday 13th May – 10am to 2pm.  Wednesday 1st June – 10 to 2pm.   Friday 3rd June – 10am to 2pm.

USTC Start Sailing 1&2 Course:

14th May 2022 – 10:30am – 2pm. Those that need to pay on the day please arrive at 10am so that we can get you registered. All others arrive at 10:30am.

Register here:

Social Sailing: Contact Steve: 0428 572 083

Dependant on weather, numbers attending and skills of those wanting to participate. Sundays 10am – 2pm. Visiting? Please ring and check first.

Please note that there is no supervised sailing for Social Sailing. All sailors using club boats MUST be members of the club and MUST have done the SS1&2 sailing course or be otherwise approved to use club boats

Urunga Sail Training Club Fundraising events:

We periodically organise fundraising events for the Urunga Sail Training Club and Sailability Urunga, a not for profit organisation providing sailing opportunities for all ages, no matter what your ability.

We always need assistance on these days.

For further information, contact: Via our USTC Facebook page

or Email

Or call Ross Bennetts 0412 421 478

Would you like to hire our Club for your next meeting or event?

Fully wheelchair accessible with accessible toilets and shower, comfortable seating for 60 guests, fire place, full kitchen facilities, access to big screen projector and sound system.

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The USTC Clubhouse hall has:

  • 8 fold out 1.8 metre long tables
  • 2 fold out 1.2 metre long tables
  • 100 PVC dining chairs
  • 1 Boardroom table (prior arrangement required to setup).
  • 3 lounges
  • 2 of 4 seater “club” tables and chairs
  • Big Screen Projector available. Conditions apply.
  • Separate sound system (radio and CD) is available. Please consider our neighbours when using this if booked during the evening.
  • Please note that any additional chairs/tables required are to be done so at your expense.
  • We have 2 fully accessible toilets, 1 ambulant toilet and 1 fully accessible shower with chair. The shower will not be hot unless prior arrangements have been made with the club.

The USTC Clubhouse kitchen has:

  • Gas stove with fan forced gas oven
  • 2 fridges
  • 2 drip filter coffee machines
  • Microwave and dishwasher
  • 1 x 5 litre urn
  • Assorted plates, cups and bowls – will need to be washed and cleaned and returned to cupboards at the end of your function unless prior arrangements are made.
  • We have some wine glasses, but ask that you use your own.
  • Bring your own catering, tea, coffee, filter papers, sugar etc.

Contact us for details

The Secretary, Kerry 0490 349 378

Christmas School Holiday Sailing Times:

The Club will be closed from December until January unless prior sailing arrangements have been made.