Archive for May, 2017

Brian Cook (1965-2017) “Cookie”

Brian’s love of the sea started at an early age . He built a small canoe like craft which he would launch off the beach at Whitley Bay to potter on the sea. However it was many years later that he got his real chance, a chance meeting with Adam “Addy” Macbride resulted in an […]

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Brian Cook – Funeral Arrangements

It is with great sadness I inform you of the passing of Club member Brian Cook Brian passed away on Sunday 14th May 2017 A great sailor (taught by Margaret Parnaby’s father) Brian did many favours for the club giving of his time and skills. He was always cheerful and humorous and will be missed […]

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Round Coquet Island Race 2017

Round Coquet Island Race 2017 Sunday 21st May Race officer: Clive Griffith Four yachts took part in the race this year and two managed to finish! Final results Yacht Sail Num WS TCF Elapsed Laps Seconds Corrected (sec) Position Summer Wine  X442  1.0931  17052  18639.5 1 Lady Elanor 3331C 0.9129 21775 20015.15 2 Juno  0.9870 […]

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H Y Tyne to open to the public

H Y Tyne III, the oldest floating wooden lightship in the UK, will be open to the public on the last Thursday of every month during the summer of 2017 from 11am-4pm. You can download a leaflet here.

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