Archive for September, 2013

Travel Hoist

During a lifting operation this morning, one of the lift cables was snagged between the drum and the axle plate and was badly damaged. This will need to be removed and replaced and so all lifts for the rest of this week are cancelled. Please liaise with either ken Jones or Mike Wade for further […]

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Saunterer

Saunterer is a yawl built by Charles Sibbick & Co of Cowes and launched in 1900. Her dimensions are LOA 47′ (60′ inc spars), LWL 35′ 6″, Beam 10′ 4 “, and Draft 7′ 1”. Her first owner, Mr J Simpson, sold her to Capt.Lawrence Edward Grace (“Titus”) Oates, who perished in 1912 on the ill fated […]

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RNLI PENNANT RACE AND SUPPER

This Saturday 28th September is the penultimate race of the season. The RNLI Pennant race will be at 14.00 and will take the form of a bay race split into two classes with a combined start. There will be a prize giving in the evening as part of the RNLI supper where two pennants will […]

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Winter Racing

We will be running our winter series with races from November to March. The first dates are: 10th November 24th November 8th December 22nd December Other dates and details to be confirmed Iain Robertson Hon Sailing Sec.

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RNLI Pennant Race

This Saturday 28th September is the penultimate race of the season. The RNLI Pennant race will be at 14.00 and will take the form of a bay race split into two classes with a combined start. There will be a prize giving in the evening as part of the RNLI supper where two pennants will […]

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Laying up Supper

The annual laying up supper will be held on HY TYNE on Saturday 12th October 2013 at 19:00 hrs This is a ticket only event; and tickets (£15:00) will be available from the Steward or through Karen Blenkinsop. (Social Committee) social@rnyc.org.uk There will be an address by your Commodore, Paul Common; and food supplied by […]

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Boatyard tidy Up

As both the new fence & yard electrics renewal will commence next Monday, I would like to implement a general tidy up in the boatyard getting rid of all rubbish, metal, old timbers we are unable to use, abandoned batteries etc. The timber will go towards a great bonfire for Guy Fawkes Night. If you […]

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Macmillan Coffee Morning

Please come along at 1030 on Saturday morning 28 September to help us raise funds for this fantastic charity. Most of us have been affected in some way by this terrible disease so let's help raise funds for research into a cure and for much needed funds for the Macmillan nurses. If you would be […]

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1st Wednesday Cruising Talks

The programme of 1st Wednesday talks re-starts on Wednesday 2nd October 2013 at 2000 on board HY Tyne. Our opening speaker is Alistair Buchan with a presentation on Passage Planning. Having an adequate passage plan is now a legal requirement for any vessel proceeding to sea. To make it easier to come to these talks […]

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Boatyard redevelopment

The following redevelopment will commence Monday 30th September: The perimeter fence will be replaced with a new palisade fence to encompass both the main boatyard and the College yard. This work is expected to take one week to complete. During this time, part of the car park will be roped off to ensure access for […]

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