Archive for January, 2014

RNYC AGM

A reminder that the Club AGM is taking place this Thursday 23rd January at 7.30pm. Due to the postponement of commencing some electrical work required on HY Tyne, we are still open and therefore able to have the meeting on board the Club Ship rather than at the Port of Blyth training offices. So to […]

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Triune of Troy

Triune of Troy is a Channel Class auxilliary bermudan cutter designed by Laurent Giles & Son and built by A H Moody & Son in 1938. She is 37.9′ LOA, 26′ LWL, 8.8′ beam and 6′ draft. Her sail area is 624 sq ft, and her design displacement is 6.9 tons. Her construction is pitch […]

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Winter Race Series 2013-14

RNYC will once again be running winter racing in the Blyth Harbour and Blyth Bay area. This is an open series and we welcome non-members to take part. Entries Racing is open to Yachts and keelboats. There will be combined starts, but results will be split into classes, although class divisions will be confirmed after […]

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RNYC RYA Practical Courses on the Clyde – April 2014

From Saturday April 26th to Saturday May 3th, 2014, the Club will again run its popular 7 day RYA practical course, commencing and finishing at Largs Yacht Haven in Ayrshire, Scotland. A number of chartered sailing yachts will be skippered by RYA Instructors from the Club, enabling members and others to take the following courses: […]

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RYA Yachtmaster Ocean theory course at OYT North

Ocean Youth Trust North RYA Yachtmaster Ocean theory course (including exam) Unravel the mysteries of astro navigation, using a sextant, ocean passage making, worldwide meteorology and electronic navigation aids. Who is this course for? This course is for those aspiring to blue water cruising and is ideal for holders of the Yachtmaster Offshore certificate who […]

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The Log of the Iolanthe 1930

The Skipper: A Johnson Crewed by Geoffrey and Robin The gaff sloop Iolanthe was a double-ender built at Kolbjornsvik, Arendal in Norway in 1915. This, the third of Arthur Johnson’s logs, and his last on board Iolanthe, recounts a cruise in company with Brunette from the River Tyne towards Aberdeen. 9/8/30 Iolanthe took her departure […]

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Winter racing

Calling all winter racers. Next race is this Sunday at 11.00 am Nick Spur will be RO Red haze will be out. Any other takers? Billy whizz, Odin, Kandula, Emigre, Auf wiedersehen Pet, No Permission It is not to late to still enter the series £30 paid before the race secures you entry for the […]

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Extra 1st Wednesday talk on 8th January 2014

There will be an extra 1st Wednesday talk on 8th January 2014 at which there will be a showing of the 1929 film of SS Peking rounding the Horn. The 1st Wednesday programme is at http://www.rnyc.org.uk/activities/talks/.

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