Archive for October, 2016

Winter Series 2016-17 Race 1

Race 1 Sunday¬† 23rd October Race officer: Five boats turned up for today’s racing in conditions less than perfect. Yes, five committed crews. And they should be! North easterly wind blowing 20+ with a big lumpy sea out towards the turning mark near Meggies. Return to turn around windward mark just off ‘A’ pontoon. 5 […]

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First Wednesday talk: 2nd Nov 2016
Michael Chaplin and Charles Bell – The Tyne View Project

Photo: courtesy of chroniclelive.co.uk A social and people’s history of the River Tyne In July 2011 Michael Chaplin, writer-in-residence for the Port of Tyne, along with artist Birtley Aris, photographer Charles Bell and poet Christy Ducker, took a 50 mile riverside walk up and down the tidal length of the River Tyne from South Shields […]

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Winter 2016-17 series dates announced

Breaking news, what you have all been waiting for, the dates for the first winter series. Race 1 – Oct 23rd Race 2 – Nov 6th – cancelled Race 3 – Nov 20th Race 4 – Dec 4th Race 5 – Dec 18th Race 6 – Jan 15th Series Result We have also got permission […]

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