Archive for February, 2013

1st Wednesday Talks – What the Olympics meant to me.

Only one week to go till the next RNYC 1st Wednesday talk. This time we have three local people who all helped in their own way to make the London 2012 Olympic sailing at Weymouth such a success. Involved as either a ‘gamesmakerÂ’, on the start line or ensuring the maintenance of the boats was […]

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First Aid Course

We shall be hosting a RYA 1-day First Aid Course for club members, on HT Tyne, on Saturday 23rd March 09:00 – 16:00 Cost is £30 and includes course book, certificate and refreshments. To book a place or get further information, email the training team on training@rnyc.org.uk

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Club membership Fees

All Membership invoices for 2013 have now been raised and posted out to Members. If you have not received your invoice in the next few days please, telephone Ann Andrew, Assistant Treasurer (her number is in your Year Book (see Ms Ann Muir)) and leave a message. Mike Wade

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The Yacht Fedoa

I have had an enquirey about the yacht Fedoa,can anybody remember her or who owned her when she was registered with the club. It is possible she may be coming back to the East coast. please contact Tony Freeth 0191-2529591 tonyfreeth@yahoo.com Tony Freeth

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Training and support for race officers

There will be a short talk by Henry Wright (RYA) on the 6th March at 7.00 pm at the club. The talk is aimed at anyone who wants to race, or who already races, but is unsure or put off by race officer duties. The talk will cover course laying,flags and starting proceedure , course […]

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moorings & electrical usage

We have determined that the electrical fault on the pontoons over recent days is caused by an excessive demand on 'B' pontoon. It will help greatly if boat owners consider the amount of power they need and reduce their demand as much as possible. It will also help if boat owners who have been allocated […]

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Castles and Islands Challenge

The Castles and Islands Challenge, organised by Coquet Yacht Club, is for teams of sailors and runners visiting five castles (Alnwick, Warkworth, Dunstanburgh, Bamburgh, and Lindisfarne) and the islands of North Northumberland (Coquet, Farne and Holy Island). It will be held this year on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th June. Full details on the Coquet […]

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RNYC’s own musical appreciation society !!

A few members have expressed an interest in forming a band/ensemble/group and the first meeting to see how we take this on, is Tuesday 26th February.19.30hrs If anyone else is interested please come along and bring your instrument, wether its a double bass or spoons. Tony Freeth 0191 2529591 tonyfreeth@yahoo.com

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Visitors Moorings

We have agreed to a Harbour request to accommodate two aluminium catamarans from Alnmaritec for a period of two weeks, awaiting their next contract schedules and these are now moored to the visitors pontoon. The Port are unable to provide berthing facilities for them as they are very busy presently and Alnmaritec also require their […]

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RNYC Subscriptions

Club subscriptions have remained unchanged again this year, a fact that may have gone un-noticed by most of you as there has been a delay in sending out the invoices, a fact certainly noticed by some of you. The invoices are now in the post. To assist the majority of you who pay by direct […]

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