Archive for December, 2016

Moorings applications 2017

As we anticipate that the applications for moorings could be oversubscribed in the coming year we need to know as early as possible the moorings requirements. As well as being sent out with the Annual Mailing , the Application for Moorings form can be downloaded and completed now. The hard copy of the completed form […]

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First Wednesday talk: 4th Jan 2017
Fred Crowell – Wooden Boat Restoration

Don’t miss this evening of nautical heritage! Boat builder Fred Crowell has spent a lifetime building and repairing traditional craft. In recent years, working from his boatyard at Wapping Street, South Shields – the last of it’s kind on the North East coast – Fred has worked on the Seaham lifeboat the ‘George Elmy’ and […]

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Winter Series 2016-17 Race 3

Race 3 Sunday 20th November Race officer: A great day for a sail – steady breeze, bit of a swell, good visibility, rain held off and not too cold. Five boats entered but a few mishaps along the way – minor mutiny, lost winch handle, rope and fender caught round prop, spinnaker cock-ups, finishing at […]

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Winter Series 2016-17 Race 4

Race 4 Sunday  4th December Race officer: A great day’s sailing. Light, challenging winds, strong northerly tide making tactics and lay lines the order of the day over speed. Yacht Sail Num WS TCF Elapsed Average lap Seconds Corrected (sec) Position Auf Wiedersehen Pet  567.01 1 Starlight Express   588.93 2 Fagins Express  594.40 3 Off […]

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