We have recently registered Ripon SC with the NHS Test and Trace service so that members can scan the QR on site should they wish to. Following our registration, and subsequent words in Starboard Tack - we received some questions about how the system works and what we need to do to comply. The NHS Test and Trace app is free to download to your smart device, you can find it in the
Published 14:34 on 26 Sep 2020
Committee are aware that areas around Ripon Sailing Club are now facing some increased local lock down measures. These additional measures prohibit households from meeting in their houses and gardens. The measures also urge residents of these areas not to socialise in other venues with people they do not live with. We would ask that members who reside in an area subject to additional measures follow the advice set out by
Published 14:05 on 26 Sep 2020
An email has been sent to members this morning (25/09) detailing changes to the sailing format for the rest of the season, please see the extract below; Sailing Format Following a virtual meeting of the COVID working group on Wednesday 23rd September, and ratification subsequently by the Committee, we have agreed to make some changes to the sailing format for the remainder of the season.
Published 08:16 on 25 Sep 2020
I wanted to let you know that we are looking into an issue with the delivery of the Smart Credentials email not being received by a handful of you. I have stopped creating anymore accounts until this issue has been resolved. Our system manufacturer is working on a solution, and as soon as we can proceed I will update you. For those who have requested fobs. The issuing of fobs will continue
Published 15:16 on 18 Sep 2020
The club is delighted and very touched to receive this lovely bench for the point, in memory of two members who enjoyed spending time sitting there watching their families sail on the lake. Elizabeth Clement (Liz) and Diana Shepherd did a lot for the club when they were members and are sadly missed by family & friends. Their families & friends gathered today to enjoy the racing from this new vantage point
Published 19:32 on 13 Sep 2020
*Club access* Work has started today to replace the old access control system. The initial phase within the club building will see replacement locks on the kitchen and bar doors, as well as on the main sliding door. A temporary key code will be emailed out to members later this evening. Going forward, we will be replacing the system at the gate and arranging replacement key cards (yes, we can do them
Published 16:21 on 27 Jul 2020
A message from David Darling, Fiona Spence & Naomi Smith. Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to get in touch with the family since Barbara passed away on Saturday 4 July. We know that Barbara meant a great deal to many people and we are aware that you may wish to have the opportunity to say goodbye and pay your respects. Her funeral will be at Whitley Bay
Published 18:50 on 9 Jul 2020
***Safety Cover - 5th July 2020*** The weather forecast for Sunday is looking fruity. We are withdrawing safety boat cover in line with our policy, and we advise against sailing unless you are certain you can handle the conditions. Please remember our safe, conservative and considerate approach to returning to boating.
Published 08:55 on 5 Jul 2020
The club is sad to announce the death of Honorary member Barbara Darling on 4 July after a short battle with cancer. Born in Corbridge in 1937, Barbara spent her early childhood in North Yorkshire and Northumberland and obtained a scholarship for a Stockton girls' school before going to Alnwick Teacher Training College to become a secondary school maths teacher. Jobs in Ripon and Manchester allowed her to enjoy her love of hockey
Published 20:49 on 4 Jul 2020
Members will have received an update from the Commodore this evening with regard to provision of safety boats at Ripon SC. Please check your spam folder if you have not received anything.
Published 20:03 on 30 Jun 2020