News

AGM Papers

If you still don’t have the papers for the AGM you can call in to the office on Wednesday between 1000 and 1200 and request a hard copy from Kristina. She’ll also leave a few copies behind the bar.

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Winter Series 2017-18 Race 5

Race 5 21 January 2018 Fifteen brave souls in four boats turned out for what was a brilliant sail – flat seas, steadily building wind and a pleasant temperature just north of 0 degrees. Two boats failed to finish, but that’s between us and the piers. Then followed the apres sail. Can’t remember an awful […]

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Pursuit Racing

Pursuit racing is when the slowest boats of the race fleet start in order of low handicap followed by the increasingly faster boats until the fastest handicap boat starts last. The advantages of this are that there is no pre-start melée which often puts off new racers, a yacht always knows its position during the […]

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Calendar

Social Calendar

January 25, 2018
Annual General Meeting
Starts: 7:30 pm
January 27, 2018
Burns Supper
Starts: 7:00 pm
January 31, 2018
First Wed Talk - "That Don't Impress Me Much"
Starts: 5:30 pm
Location: HYTyne
Description: Robert Bell, a local lad who trained as a marine engineer will talk about his work on superyachts in the Med with regard to looking after the oily bits and commissioning new yachts.
February 7, 2018
First Wed Talk - "Face to face with the wildlife of Botswana”
Starts: 7:30 pm
Location: HY Tyne
Description: Di Carr will talk about her visit to Botswana and her interaction with the local fauna.

Sailing Calendar

May 2, 2018
Wed Series Race 1
Starts: 7:00 pm
May 6, 2018
Newbiggin Buoy Race
Starts: 2:00 pm
Race Officer - Albany
May 9, 2018
Wed Series Race 2
Starts: 7:00 pm
May 16, 2018
Wed Series Race 3
Starts: 7:00 pm