Family weekend 2017 was a huge success - thanks to everyone who helped make it happen and who came along and took part. There were some very tired folk at the end of it all!
Published 20:18 on 28 Jun 2017
We appear to have a number of trailers which have left the club without the owners permission or knowledge. This includes a West Mersea 220 base from Row C, and a number of others from the trailer park. The Police have been informed. Please make sure your trailer, if at the club, is clearly marked with your name and post code. If you have 'borrowed' a trailer please return it immediately.
Published 08:57 on 20 Jun 2017
Members have today been emailed notice of an SGM which will be held in the clubhouse on 13 July commencing at 7pm. Any member who is unable to access the mailing, which contains the Agenda and Background notes, should contact the Commodore who will arrange for a copy to be made available to them. The meeting has been called to allow the club to discuss how to address some historic land related issues.
Published 09:58 on 18 Jun 2017
24 and 25 June is Commodore's Weekend and there will be a packed programme of racing for both adults and juniors with two key trophies up for grabs. Racing will start at 11am on Saturday with the first Commodore's Junior Trophy race, and the first Commodore's Trophy (open to all) race will take place as soon as possible after the end of the junior race, with 3 more alternate races that day. The
Published 07:49 on 15 Jun 2017
Could members who are leaving trailers at the club please ensure that they are clearly marked with the name of the owner to avoid any confusion about ownership. This applies whether your trailer is in a berth or in the trailer park.
Published 09:46 on 13 Jun 2017
SUNDAY 11 JUNE ADULT KICKSTARTER: Sunday morning's Adult Beginner Racing Session is CANCELLED as we have not had sufficient interest to run it. If you would like to attend a session like this in the future, please email email@example.com so we can gauge interest. Thank you.
Published 13:58 on 9 Jun 2017
Congratulations to all 12 junior sailors who achieved their RYA Stage 1 and Stage 2 awards, and to the 9 adults who gained their RYA Level 1 qualification over the Bank Holiday weekend. We hope to see you all out on the water over the next few weeks, putting all you have learnt into practice. A big well done too, goes to Jamie Kerslake, who was presented with the Assistant Instructor award. Afterwards
Published 17:01 on 30 May 2017
This year's edition of the annual Safety Advisory Notice from the RYA covers the right choice of ropes, clipping on, use of helmets, carbon monoxide poisoning and cold water shock. Worth a quick read - you can see it by clicking here
Published 16:00 on 29 May 2017
Have you got a safety boat duty this season? Don't forget to come along to a familiarisation session ahead of your duty - these 2 hour sessions will make sure you know how to fuel up, launch, drive and recover the boats safely. Programmes run on the first Thursday evening each month and you need to book on the course via the website (it's free but we have a maximum number we can
Published 07:21 on 25 May 2017
WOW! £526 raised, and a fantastic array of prizes handed out. Paul and Helen were very touched by the support shown and have asked us to pass on their thanks. Watch out for Dennis, who will no doubt be busy practising driving his remote controlled Volvo XC90 at the club soon!
Published 08:01 on 7 May 2017