Archive for November, 2013

Hendry Mellon

It is with deep sadness I announce the death of Hendry Mellon Hendry died in Norway on Friday 29th November aged 89. He was in hospital following a fall which resulted in a broken hip,pnuemonia and other complications. Burial will take place in Norway. TF/Paddy Mellon

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1st Wednesday Talks

Wednesday 4th December 2013. For the next talk, Alison Lomax of ‘ORCAÂ’ a charity who specialises in protecting whales and dolphins will be talking about our North Sea whales and dolphins, focusing on the behaviour of those in the North East. She will also tell you how to recognise the different species. With her she […]

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Stream’s Web Diary

Stream, owned by Darrell Jackson and Sarah Barnes, and with Quentin Mitchell and Pete Lowrie on board, has departed La Gomera in the Canary Isles, bound for the Caribbean. You can follow their progress on their blog at blog.mailasail.com/stream which works in conjunction with Google Earth. They are at sea, and may not be able […]

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Need to borrow 5 children’s lifejackets

The Port of Blyth are holding the naming ceremony for their new pilot boat on Monday 2nd December following a naming competetion with the local schools in Blyth. As part of this, five children under 12 years old will be attending on the day for a ride on the new boat etc. It would be […]

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The Log of the Rowena: Oban to Blyth 1931

By Manus O’Donnell Leaving home at Cullercoats on Friday morning 7th August 1931, for Newcastle where an hour was spent in attending to necessary business, a start was made for Carlisle. Unfortunately our Armstrong Siddeley when a few miles on the way proclaimed the fact that she had a broken spring, which necessitated slow running […]

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RNYC Christmas Card

The 2013 RNYC Christmas Card is now available from the bar. Priced at £0.75 per card or £7.00 for 10. A big thank you to RNYC member Ann Brindle for once again coming up with the artwork and design.

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Blistering BaRNYCles CD

Our own buoy band the Blistering BaRNYCles CD, 'A Blyth Sailor's Farewell' is out now in aid of charity. There is a sample track, Fields of Athenry, available at www.rnyc.org.uk/facility/merchandise/cd.htm The CD is available from the bar or any band member. An ideal Christmas stocking filler for family and friends all for £5.00

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Christmas and New Year

Just to let you all know that this year's Wednesday daytime Christmas meal is at 1230 on the 18th Dec. 2013. It costs £12.50 per head for a three course meal, with fun and singing afterwards. The list is posted on the Club Ship and growing, so get your name on if you wish to […]

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Storrar Movember Race

Last year we ran a Mo winter series race at St Peters (was all done in a hurry, as usual) we would like to think it was a success with the majority of participating yachts/skipper & crew entering into the spirit. As a result of monies raised from this event & various other donations Storrar […]

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