Powerboat Training

Posted by on Feb 16, 2022 in Members, Sailing |

The Club are running a power boat course on 12th and 13 March at RYA level 2 which will be the last one we will put on for this year.  Ideally suited to any member who wants to gain a qualification or simply would like some tuition and practice on both low and high speed manoeuvres. We will be taking  all participants from novice onwards and so previous experience or skills are not necessary! usual cost to include books, certificates...

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Works at Harthill

Posted by on Dec 2, 2021 in Members, Sailing, Social |

Canal and Rivers Trust (CRT) have made us aware that preliminary investigations will be taking place for a couple of weeks, commencing 6th December. These works will not require any further water to be taken out of the reservoir, however the car park will be closed, as will the path along the dam wall. Access to the sailing club will still be available should you need to visit you boat and say hello!

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Sunday 25th July – No Sailing

Posted by on Jul 21, 2021 in Sailing |

All, Just a quick reminder that there will be no sailing on Sunday 25th July due to the training couse. Activities for both the Model Yacht Club and Open Water Swimmers will also not be going ahead to accommodate this training.

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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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