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Boatyard Notes

1. The List for those boats wishing to come into the Boatyard for the Winter is now being put on the club notice board. It is important that we know as early as possible who and when they anticipate lifting out. 2. As the Boatyard is getting more and more congested and Cradles restrict the […]

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Northumberland Plate Yacht Race 2017

The Royal Northumberland and Coquet Yacht Clubs were approached by Northumberland County Council in 2015 to host an annual yacht race to celebrate the maritime history of the Northumberland coast in the manner that the Northumberland Plate has represented the North East in horse racing circles for over a century. This year the start is […]

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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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