Lots of shiny new Toppers – the Club is continuing to upgrade its fleet of club boats. After new Oppies last year and better Wayfarers, the latest arrivals have been introduced to the club lawn! The first Cadet Day of the season was well attended, despite many families being away on their Easter holidays. A Topper Tour from Alan Markham was the main focus, mostly to learn the differences about the ........
Published 18:57 on 9 Apr 2018
Sunday 22nd April is our annual Open Day, when we invite prospective new members and the local community to try sailing and see what we offer. Make a note now of the date and we look forward to showing you around. Do get in touch now if you are thinking of coming along so that we know to expect you, especially if you're wanting to sign up for a Training course. And we have a
Published 00:00 on 8 Apr 2018
This Sunday 25th of March we are having a Junior Bourne End Week get together and members priority booking for the 31st of May - 2nd of June 2018. Come along to the club from 11am till 2pm and talk to the JBEW team, get the kids together, find out about the event, how you can help and sign up before it sells out, which quite often happens!! Please note that ...CLICK...you need
Published 17:21 on 22 Mar 2018
**POSTPONED*** A Look at Rule 42; Happy Hour, talk and Chilli evening – Now on Friday 9th March . If you already know how to Pump, Rock, Ooch or Scull then you need to come to the Look at Rule 42 evening hosted by John Meadowcroft. If you don't know what Pumping, Rocking, Ooching and Sculling are then you definitely need to come along, as you ...CLICK
Published 00:00 on 12 Feb 2018
Congratulations to Oliver Meadowcroft who has been awarded a Performance Award bursary for promising young sailors from the regional RYA youth training fund. Ollie started sailing an Optimist dinghy in 2014, and has progressed through regional zone squads and national championships to selection for the national team. This year he will be competing for GBR in Spain and in Holland. Ollie learned to sail at a young age with his family and is
Published 19:16 on 26 Jan 2018
Sailing starts again in 5 weeks! But before that, there's plenty going on at the club. See the calendar for all the details, and see you soon.
Published 00:00 on 25 Jan 2018
February social events start with a Family Games night on Saturday 3rd at 1730. An opportunity to get all the Cadets together again, with the bar open and pasta supper to order. Then there's a Happy Hour and a film night that's not for the kids this time, on Friday 23rd, showing "Victoria and Abdul". It's accompanied by one of Emma's famous chicken curries adding to the Indian theme of the evening. Book now!
Published 19:18 on 24 Jan 2018
Come along to a Traditional & Fun evening with our own Piper David Finlayson playing the pipes and addressing the Haggis, the Laddie & Lassies Toasts, all with a full Scottish Burns Night Menu. If you have not experienced a Burns Night, now is the time to come along and join in the celebration. Guests are very welcome. See you there with some tartan or your kilts, Pat
Published 22:55 on 17 Jan 2018
Many congratulations to long-standing club member Jean Keating who was presented with the RYA Lifetime Commitment Award by HRH Princess Anne, for her services to boating. Jean's husband Jim is also a recipient of the award. Having been House Secretary, supported Jim as Commodore, been Rear Commodore House, and most recently Bar Secretary, Jean's dedication has been invaluable to the club's growth in recent years.
Published 00:00 on 12 Dec 2017
We are pleased that our public website is back up and running again, and apologies to those who missed us. It's now integrated with the Members' Area and should be quicker and easier to find information and get in touch or make a booking. Thanks to the club members who've been working on the content. Your feedback would be appreciated. Please email John D, Debbie or Peter Landon, or catch us at the club.
Published 06:00 on 13 Nov 2017