Sailing is coming back!

Posted by on Mar 7, 2021 in Members, Sailing, Social |

Sailing options in line with both the Governments Covid Roadmap and RYA Guidelines were discussed at today’s Open Forum following the AGM. Based on the RYA guidelines, which are displayed below, we have agreed to the following; From the 29th March Free Sailing will be available if members want to arrange it – remember we need to have safety coverWe will keep the first available weekend free for people to review their boats after the...

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Welcome to the new Commodore

Posted by on Mar 7, 2021 in Members, Sailing, Social |

At today’s AGM Dave Shaw stood down as the Club Commodore, having held the post for the last 4 years, more than the usual 2 year term. Chris Cooper was nominated and voted in as the new Commodore of the club with immediate effect. Chris has been a member at the club for about 15 years now and has been involved in a number of roles so far including Chief Instructor and Treasurer. Speaking at the AGM Chris said; “I’d like to...

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Club closed to all activities

Posted by on Jan 5, 2021 in Members, Sailing, Social |

As you are hopefully aware, the Prime Minister announced a National Lockdown last night (Monday 4th January 2021), with immediate effect, but written into law from the early hours of Wednesday morning. Having reviewed the document released last night, which is available to everyone on the gov.uk website, there is a clear directive that Outdoor Sports Venues must close. Sadly this means that we will need to close the club once again and all...

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Harthill Reservoir Upgrade Programme

Posted by on Dec 16, 2020 in Members, Sailing, Social |

As our members will know, we have been liaising with the Canal & Rivers Trust for a number of months now with regards to the water levels throughout 2020. What with this and the Coronavirus restrictions it’s fair to say it has been a challenging year for Rotherham Sailing Club! The Canal & Rivers Trust have today announced a £5 million upgrade programme to the reservoir. They will be upgrading the reservoir in line with modern day...

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Covid19 Update – Sailing Club Closed

Posted by on Nov 5, 2020 in Members, Sailing, Social |

In line with the new National Lockdown in England, and RYA guidance the sailing club is now closed to all activities until the 3rd December. Our current understanding of the situation (subject to any local restrictions) is as follows:  Recreational boating from a public outdoor space for single households and support bubbles or with one other person (with social distancing) may be possiblePublic waterways and beaches will remain open...

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Social Sailing Sessions to Continue

Posted by on Jun 15, 2020 in Members, Sailing, Social |

Well yesterday saw our first social sail under these strange times and what a great success it was. Fantastic to see smiles on faces as people got out on the water for the first time. We have to say a huge thank you to everyone for observing the Social Distancing requirements – looks like the floor markings helped!  We had the winch in operation for the first time and whilst a little slow, it was perfect for recovering the boat without...

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