Cowes Classic Week

Graham Kirkpatrick has brought our attention to an article from Cowes week which is an interesting read if you fancy a spot of light reading over Christmas

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63rd AGM

Mark Somerville has been elected Commodore at the 63rd AGM held in the clubhouse.

In addition the following were elected to support him for the forthcoming year.

Vice-Commodore- Robin Dawson
Hon Treasurer – William Carruthers
Hon Secretary – Pauline Nicholson
Hon Sailing Secretary – Jon Denwood
Boats/Buoys-Phil Davenport
Grounds-Mike Cowan
Asst Sailing Sec-Lezli-Ann Pearson
House-Alan Jones
PRO-Mik Chappell
Bar-Stephen Kirkpatrick
Safety-Chris Rolle
Galley-Lucy Thomas
Training-Neil Garrison
Membership-Dave Lawson
Social-Claire Duncan

Fleet Captains
Handicap-Phil Davenport
F15-Graham Kirkpatrick
Mirrors-Mik Chappell
GPs-Mike Fairlamb
Topper/Laser-Neil Garrison

Hon Auditor-Kirstie Somerville

Some healthy discussions were held on various aspects of membership and sailing, and an inflationary increase of subscriptions was agreed.… Read full article “63rd AGM”

It’s All Over

What little breeze there was this morning quickly disappeared leaving a mirror like lake, and the OD quickly hoisted N over A to abandon the final race of the season. Joan/Jack were not displeased and they had turned up to defend their lead in the series, but their competition may have been limited due to a lack of interest after last night’s annual dinner

Final results

Annual Dinner 2014

The annual dinner dance was held at Hundith Hill Hotel last night, and was attended by 80 members and guests, including Bass Week friends Kevin Bilham and Gary Ungless and their wifes. In fact their efforts to attend were recognised during Commodore Andy Smith’s speech and alternate prize giving when they were awarded a a spare trailer wheel (due to be proudly displayed in the home club of Ely!).… Read full article “Annual Dinner 2014”

RYA Awards

Following our nomination , we are pleased to announce that Neil Garrison will today receive a RYA Community Award for his Outstanding Contribution to sailing from HRH Princess Royal at a ceremony being held in London.

The nomination, and award, recognises his extensive efforts over recent years not only in regard to the training courses that he has coordinated and run, but his ongoing help and support with projects such as the recent upgrading of the men’s’ changing rooms.… Read full article “RYA Awards”

Sunny Remembrance Day

Sunday started cold, bright, breezy but with some drizzle. Fortunately the drizzle soon passed through and 15 boats (well 16 if you include Gary’s new F15) took to the water after many sailors had put forward their advice and requests to the starters and OD which included finishing early so that some could get to Remembrance Day parades, and having the races back to back to avoid getting too cold.… Read full article “Sunny Remembrance Day”