The General Committee has agreed the protocols set out below to release some of the club boats for members to use. I would like to thank Kevin Rose (Rear Commodore Sailing) and his team, Richard Pausey (Vice Commodore) and John Dighton (IT Manager) for getting these procedures in place. The guidance below includes which boats are available to use, how they are marked up and where they can be found,
Published 09:20 on 10 Jun 2020
We are ready for the next phase of opening up the club. I would like to thank Richard Pausey and Debbie Kite for their hard work in producing the risk assessments, signage and making the necessary adjustments to keep you all safe whilst you enjoy the sailing club again. The Toilets These will be open from Monday 25th May . Please use common sense and follow the guidance
Published 09:53 on 25 May 2020
In line with the guidance from the UK Government, RYA and the Environment Agency the General Committee has decided that the sailing club can open for informal sailing and this can start from Wednesday 20th May 2020. To assist you in staying safe whilst sailing please follow the guidance: Informal sailing means that you can launch, sail, and recover your boat. It does not mean that you can remain on the
Published 21:54 on 19 May 2020
Some of you may be wondering what I am doing standing off the side of this boat as they are not often seen playing around on the Thames. This boat is an International 420 dinghy and is my class of choice when it comes to racing around the UK and Internationally. It is made up of a helm and crew partnership consisting of a trapeze and a symmetrical spinnaker and is raced competitively in
Published 22:26 on 8 May 2020
Dan and Ollie Meadowcroft and Freya Lillywhite recently took part in the RYA eSailing Youth Nationals, where over 150 sailors competed in eight qualifying groups to make it through to a final of 10 sailors. Freya was unlucky not to get through the group stage, missing out by one place, and Ollie just missed out in his semi-final, but Dan made it all the way through to the finals, which was live-streamed on the RYA's
Published 16:36 on 1 May 2020
It is with great regret that I have to inform you that on Wednesday 25th March Mike Weller passed away after a prolonged illness. As a mark of our respect for Mike the club lowered the club flag to half mast yesterday, Thursday 26th March. Due to the current situation the funeral will be for close family members only. Our sympathies go out to Pat and her family at this very sad time.
Published 14:29 on 27 Mar 2020
The allocation of current members to Duty Teams for 2020 is now complete and has been added to the members area. When logged in you can see them here
Published 12:29 on 10 Mar 2020
Now published - the 2020 sailing, social and training programme - use it to plan your year at UTSC.
Published 18:55 on 22 Feb 2020
Members! There are plenty of social events to look forward to at the club in the next few weeks: Line dancing, a club walk followed by Sunday Roast this weekend, Friday Night talk and meal, all available to book online now. There are more dates for your diaries in the calendar and on the poster - see you at the club soon.
Published 13:36 on 22 Jan 2020
I thought I would take a moment to wish you all a Happy New Year and to give you a short update of what is happening at the club during this quiet period. Work continues via the three Committees to prepare for the 2020 season of sailing and social events. Both the sailing and social calenders have been agreed and the Blue Book has been updated and is almost ready to go
Published 17:04 on 21 Jan 2020