Archive for January, 2015

Galley service resumed

Following the successful return to work today (Sunday 1st February) of our chef Peter, we are pleased to announce the galley service will now also resume on Wednesday and Saturday lunchtimes, 12 noon – 2.00pm. Thank you for your continued patience in this matter.    

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RNYC Burns Supper

Another Fantastic social evening put on by Karen and her team of Pink Ladies for our Club ‘Burns Supper’ last night, Saturday 22nd January.   Karen, along with Mandy, Sarah and Gwynneth even enlisted the help Christine who was there as a guest, preparing the traditional meal of Haggis Neaps & Tatties. With Club staff […]

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Flag Officers

At what I can only describe as an ‘interesting’ AGM last night, may I take the opportunity to welcome two members to the Flag Officer team. Tony Blenkinsop will take the role of Rear Commodore with responsibilities including sailing and training. Following a majority vote during a show of hands, Karen Blenkinsop who was also nominated […]

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2014 Summer Cruise – Schuuper – Part 1

Our cruise this year was broadly 3 x 3 week sections, giving us 9 wonderful weeks onboard. A rewarding first Summer of Retirement – and our introduction to The Magic Carpet! Part 1 May 18th – 8th June. Scotland/IOM/Wales/Ireland (should have got a Celtic nations flag) A strong Southerly with rain was not the best […]

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Summer Sailing Programme 2015

See also the (new for 2015) single-handed race series. Wed 22 Apr 19:00 Wed series 1 race 1 Jem W1 Sun 26 Apr 11:00 Early Bird race 1 (not sailed) Expresso EB Wed 29 Apr 19:00 Wed series 1 race 2 Pintail W2 2-3 May Amble Cruise Weekend Wed 6 May 19:00 Wed series 1 […]

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Bruce Grant – Funeral arrangements

It is with great sadness I inform you of the passing of long standing Club member, Past Commodore and Vice President: Bruce GRANT Bruce passed away at his home during the evening of Saturday 17th January 2015. Bruce became a member of RNYC in 1963, being subsequently granted Life Membership in recognition of his services […]

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February 2015 – 1st Wednesday Talk

The History and Management of Coquet Island We pass Coquet so often, and know so little about it, because as a nature reserve, we are not encouraged to land. I hope‘Landing’ does not include bouncing on the tiny reef on the SW corner, which I have to admit to. Dr Paul Morrison will put right […]

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David Johnson (inc. Funeral details)

It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of long standing Club member David Johnson. David died in his sleep at home last night. He and his wife Shuna joined our Club in 1961, some 54 years ago with David undertaking the roles of Rear and Vice Commodore from 1981 to […]

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7th Jan: Living the Dream; The Good, the bad, and the ugly

Jan and Elaine Grieveson will bring their mix of ‘Life Philosophy’on why they left the UK and their journey to Greece, to our January Winter Talk on Wednesday 7th Jan has 900 slides and videos, which he has promised to condense to allow us a quick beer break; I think we will need it! To […]

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January 2015: 1st Wednesday Talk

1st Wednesday Talk Wednesday 7th January 2015, will see a lively evening with Jan and Elaine Grieveson to get the year off to a cracking start. Titled: ‘Living the Dream’ with ‘the Good the Bad and the Ugly’; Jan and Elaine will go through their preparations; their route to Greece, and the fun and delights […]

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