Archive for January, 2018

First Wednesday talk: 31st Jan 2018
“That don’t impress me much”

Robert Bell from Whitley Bay will talk about the super rich and their yachts. We at RNYC look to the likes of Summer Wine, Blue Orchid or Whispa as “large” yachts.  “That don’t impress me much” as songstress Shania Twain would say. Come to hear local lad Robert Bell talk about his experiences as a […]

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Get your RNYC 2018 wall planner update 26/01/18

There was an error on the previously published version of the wall planner. The Annual Dinner Dance and Prizegiving will be held on Saturday evening 24th November, not Friday as in the printed version of the calendar. Download the updated version below. Race details and social events will also be posted on the website and […]

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AGM Papers

If you still don’t have the papers for the AGM you can call in to the office on Wednesday between 1000 and 1200 and request a hard copy from Kristina. She’ll also leave a few copies behind the bar.

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Winter Series 2017-18 Race 5

Race 5 21 January 2018 Fifteen brave souls in four boats turned out for what was a brilliant sail – flat seas, steadily building wind and a pleasant temperature just north of 0 degrees. Two boats failed to finish, but that’s between us and the piers. Then followed the apres sail. Can’t remember an awful […]

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Pursuit Racing

Pursuit racing is when the slowest boats of the race fleet start in order of low handicap followed by the increasingly faster boats until the fastest handicap boat starts last. The advantages of this are that there is no pre-start melée which often puts off new racers, a yacht always knows its position during the […]

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Winter Series – Sunday 21st Jan

It is hoped, weather depending, to hold a race on Sunday 21st Jan. Start times will be posted on the club race board on the day. The first boat will leave 12.00 hrs. Tony Freeth Hon. Sailing Secretary (Joint)

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Winter Series 2017-18 Race 4

Race 4 7 January 2018 Well that was a turnip for the cabbage patch, nice breeze, gentle swell, loads of sunshine. What you would expect in July but not in January! Brilliant day’s sailing, six boats starting – six boats finishing. Bar full of happy racers well done all, only 14 days till the next […]

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Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project – update 9th Jan 2018

All skippers please be aware of the attached Notices to Mariners regarding the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project Notice to Mariners No 16 / 2017 Notice to Mariners No 17 / 2017 Notice to Mariners No 18 / 2017 Notice to Mariners No 21 / 2017 Notice to Mariners No 22 / 2017 Notice to Mariners […]

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