Archive for July, 2019

Sailing in the fairway – some clarification

After some misinformation from the harbour watch on Wednesday evening and some concern from members I have been to see the new harbour master to get the definitive action needed when using the fairway and harbour waters. The instruction given on Wednesday by the watch keeper that  “there is to be no tacking in the […]

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Fastnet Race 2019

Dear friends, colleagues and relatives, Pippa and I are, unforeseen events apart, taking part in the 2019 Fastnet sailing race this August. We are seeking sponsorship for the race in aid of a medical charity that I support. Please see the attached poster for details or look at the just giving website page at https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/sheevrafastnet2019. […]

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Harbour Master turns Marine Surveyor

Before I stand down as Blyth Harbour Master & Marine Director please indulge my last opportunity to shamelessly self-promote myself – as you are aware my main calling from now on will be as the Head of the UK Harbour Masters Association, however this leaves me the opportunity to offer contract Marine support services to […]

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Northumberland Plate – Sat 13th July

The Northumberland Plate will be held on Saturday 13th July. Start from Amble and finish in Blyth, evening entertainment for those who want to come down and join in even if you aren’t sailing.

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