Archive for January, 2017

RNYC Winter Series 2016-17 Overall Result

Results   Yacht Points Position  overall Fagins Express  7  1 Auf Wiedersehen Pet  8  2 Off Quay  12  3 Starlight Express  15  4 Vounaki  25  5 Pintail  26  6 Billy Whizz  32  7 Desperate Dan  34  8  

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Winter Series 2016-17 Race 6

Race 6 Sunday  15th January Race officer: Yacht Sail Num WS TCF Elapsed Average lap Seconds Corrected (sec) Position Auf Wiedersehen Pet 1 Off Quay 2 Starlight Express 3  

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Winter Series 2016-17 Race 5

Race 5 Sunday  18th December Race officer: Yacht Sail Num WS TCF Elapsed Average lap Seconds Corrected (sec) Position Starlight Express 1 Fagins Express 2 Off Quay 3 Auf Wiedersehen Pet 4 Billy Whizz 5 Pintail 6  

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First Wednesday talk: 1st Feb 2017
David Fraser – NER Coal Staithes Blyth Harbour

  Following the demise of the coal industry, local historian David Fraser was granted special access to document and record these remarkable wooden structures which once dominated the skyline of the port of Blyth before they disappeared forever. Extensive interviews with past teemers and trimmers who worked the system further enhanced his knowledge.  Join us […]

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George Elmy lifeboat restoration

Those who attended Fred Crowell’s excellent talk on Wooden Boat Restoration will remember that he referred to a series of videos that were made of the restoration of the Seaham lifeboat “George Elmy”. The videos were made by Nick Foister of Digiwiz in conjunction with East Coast Fibreglass on behalf of the East Durham Heritage […]

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