Archive for July, 2013

A Question of Flag Etiquette

The question is:- "If the stern on a sloop is the senior flag position and the burgee senior position is the mast head, the next senior position being beneath the stbd spreader, the least senior being the port spreader….. Then if no flag or burgee is flown from the mast head or stbd spreader is […]

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RYA Membership Makes a Difference

The RYA is the British boating association with a global presence. Here are just six reasons why joining the RYA can help you get more out of the sailing you do. Your membership: 1. Gives you unlimited access to specialist advice, news and bespoke support from our experts. 2. Means money saving offers and discounts. […]

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RYA Muster update

Three additional boats have been added to the list and will be rafted on the hammer head visitors mooring; Enigma Alpha Delta Gentrice Regards Iain Robertson Hon. Sailing Sec.

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RYA Airshow muster berthing plan

This is the berthing plan for Saturday night at the Sunderland marina As you enter the marina there is a wave attenuator on the right hand side, we will be rafting off the north side of this. The south side is not available so please adhere to the plan. C Beagle will be berthing on […]

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Request for help tonight

I need some help in getting the Toppers back on the trailer ready for me to tow to Beadnell where they are needed this weekend. I have already de-rigged them all however need help with this last part. The ideal opportunity would be before the race tonight, i.e. around 6pm down at the club. John […]

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Small Crane

The small crane has now been repaired. The chain bucket has been securely attached and the chain greased. Please remember not to inch the winch and watch out for shrouds catching on the boom as this is suspected to be the reason for the cable failure. The crane will undergo a full service in two […]

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PBO’s Cruising Notes

Laura Kitching has recently taken over the Cruising Notes section for Practical Boat Owner magazine and she would like to spread the word that PBO pays £80 for published articles. She writes:- "It would be great if you could let the members of the RNYC know they could benefit from sharing their stories and pictures […]

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Small Crane

The small crane is out of action temporarily due to control cable failure Towne lifting are coming out at 10.00 am tomorrow morning to repair it and undertake the annual maintenance. Could any one with a crane activated fob who is prepared to meet Towne please ring me to arrange.? Even if it is to […]

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RNYC & Blyth Town fair

As part of our Heritage Lottery bid and to seek support from Blyth Town Council, RNYC took a small stand, at no cost to the Club to promote our activities and tell people what we intend to do to preserve our House Yacht. the objective being to raise awareness and seek volunteers to become friends […]

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H W Smales trophy update

We have at least three yachts now registered to race so the race is on. You're RO is John Hodgson 10.30 start , two races split over lunch, 14.00 second race Both count towards trophy. Iain Robertson Hon Sailing Sec

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