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
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
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
Report from OOD Richard: Yesterday (29th October) saw the End of Season Dhow races run in fair conditions, with a Northerly breeze of about 6-8 knots and wall-to-wall sunshine for the afternoon. Seventeen entries were on the race sheet at the start, although several retired before the end of the race, and the gun came out for the first four finishers as it was a special occasion! A course was
Published 05:00 on 13 Nov 2017
Many congratulations go to our five newly qualified Safety Boat drivers, Peter Landon, Nicki Binks, Dan Harrison, Simon Eddison & David Dobson. Well done all, and thanks to instructors James Sullivan and Jeremy Stein for running the course.
Published 02:00 on 13 Nov 2017