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  • Using Club Boats

    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

  • Additional Club Facilities Available

    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

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    The 420 Life By Ollie Meadowcroft

    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

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    eSailing News

    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

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    Congratulations to Alan who wins prestigious RYA Award

    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

    Published 09:18 on 27 Nov 2019

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    UTSC goes green with new energy supplier

    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

    Published 00:00 on 24 Oct 2019

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    Congrats to Team UTSC @ Regional Champs!

    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

    Published 00:00 on 23 Oct 2019

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    Successful First Aid course

    Despite the clubhouse being closed for refurbishment, 12 members took part in a First Aid course last Saturday, 19 January. As you can see they suffered a range of severe injuries during the day! The course included practical CPR using dummies and a demonstration of using a defibrillator - this generated lively discussion of the use of this kit in sailing clubs. It was great to see four junior members getting their certificates in preparation

    Published 22:54 on 23 Jan 2019

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    Upper Thames awarded British Youth Sailing Recognised Club status

    We are proud and delighted to announce that the Club has been awarded British Youth Sailing Recognised Club status. The programme recognises clubs that meet British Youth Sailing's vision to develop and retain the best young racing sailors in the world and was launched in March 2018. Since then 40 clubs from all over the country have been awarded Recognised Club status – we are in the company of such prestigious clubs

    Published 18:02 on 21 Jan 2019

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    Royal appointment for UTSC member

    Hector Morris has been awarded a prestigious Lifetime Commitment Award from the RYA in recognition of his commitment to Upper Thames Sailing Club. He joined UTSC in 1975 as an active sailor in the Wayfarer fleet and served as Treasurer for over 10 years. For 23 years, his services on the Wednesday night race team helped build the popularity of the club's mid-week sailing and he was instrumental in putting a training programme

    Published 00:00 on 2 Jan 2019

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