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Rowena Cup Pursuit Race Tyne Party Weekend – 24th 25th June

This a joint venture with Sunderland Yacht Club. They are having a pursuit race up to the Tyne whilst we are doing the same southwards Slowest boats will set of 11.00hrs onwards followed by the quicker boats We will muster in the mouth of the river and then motor upstream to Newcastle Quay Marina who […]

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Breaking News!

Unfortunately because of too much wind in a wind dependent hobby, today’s race had to be postponed till a later date. However the forecast for the Bass Rock Race this coming weekend 16/17/18 looks great! Westerlies, perfect! What more could we ask for? Please let Tony Freeth know if you are considering taking part (sailing@rnyc.org.uk). […]

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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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Friends of LV50 – call for volunteers!

If you enjoyed the First Wednesday talk by the Friends of LV50 and you are feeling inspired to get involved in the project in some way, whether it be behind the scenes helping with research or fundraising, or maybe acting as a guide for visitors on open days, please contact Lester Sher (lester.sher@btinternet.com) to register […]

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Fitting Out Supper

Come and help the club to celebrate the start of another great season! Only £15 per head. Tickets from the bar. Or contact Karen Blenkinsop: 07860 339688 social@rnyc.org  Tickets are going fast so book early to avoid disappointment!

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First Wednesday talk: 5th April 2017
LV50 – Fresh Perspectives

  Light Vessel 50/HY Tyne III has served as the much-loved house yacht of the Royal Northumberland Yacht Club since she was acquired in 1951. She is the oldest floating lightship in the United Kingdom and as such has important historical significance, which makes the vessel a valuable asset for the RNYC, Blyth and the […]

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Bart’s Bash update

RNYC  have now done 2 Bart’s events in 2015 and 2016 at RNYC and have the honour of having the longest offshore coastal race for the event ie the Bondicar. Read about the New Focus of the Andrew Simpson Foundation here.

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First Wednesday talk: 1st Mar 2017
David Hirst – Curious Naturalists

  David Hirst takes an affectionate look at some of the people from the north of England who have contributed to a better understanding of our natural world. From hermits and heretics to Squires and seafarers, this is a story of eccentric adventure, derring-do, scientific curiosity and armchair deduction In a time-travelling tour we’ll find […]

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