Alan wins one of the 47 RYA Volunteer Awards for his services to Upper Thames Sailing Club. At a ceremony in London Princess Anne presented Alan with his award with the following commendation... Alan Markham has been a member of Upper Thames Sailing Club since 1998, serving as Sailing Secretary, Rear Commodore Sailing, Vice Commodore and Commodore. He is an RYA Race Coach, has been the club's Training Principal and Chief Powerboat Instructor More »
Published 09:18 on 27 Nov 2019
Avoid the crowds at larger firework displays and come down to the club on Friday 1st November and enjoy a firework display by the Thames. Just bring one firework worth £15 ( no selection boxes) per family and our pyro guys/stewards will do all the hard work. There will be sparklers for the children. Kathryn will also be serving food from the Galley, hot dogs and jacket potatoes, so book your food asap. More »
Published 13:12 on 25 Oct 2019
We recently used an energy broker to find the best tariff for our electricity, which, as most members know, is the main source of heating for the club. The Club is now with the UK's greenest energy provider Ecotricity, and we have managed to cut our overall electricity spend, saving the Club £3.5k over the next 3 years and future proofing us against any price rises. It wasn't the cheapest and we could More »
Published 00:00 on 24 Oct 2019
Eleven cadets raced in the RYA BYS Regional Junior Championships at the end of September. We are proud of our youngsters rising to the challenge of sailing in big fleets in big winds and coming home with smiles on their faces - well done Edward, Dan, Jude, Frankie, Kate, Tom, Freya, Dan, Rowan, Jacob. Ollie Meadowcroft took the final honours - congratulations on becoming the London & SE Region Topper Junior Champion! Read on More »
Published 00:00 on 23 Oct 2019
19:30 - Christmas SoiréeAlways a sell out, so book soon (and members only
11:00 - Winter Series Race # 11/12
18:30 - Pilates classEvery Monday except Bank Holidays.
20:00 - General Committee meeting
18:30 - Christmas Happy Hour
17:30 - Family social - Make your own…Family social: Make your own pizza, and bring board games.
18:30 - Pilates classConfirmed.
12:00 - Lapthorne Tankard (CPN) & Boxi…
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20:00 - New Year's Eve: Party Time!
12:00 - Lillian Stockton Cup (CPN) & N…
11:00 - Informal Sailing - No safety b…