Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Barbeque in aid of St.Oswald’s Hospice at Amble Marina

Some people may wish to know that Saturday 26th May is Amble Marina’s barbecue in aid of St Oswald’s Hospice – runs from 1700-1900. Tickets £8.00 each only available in advance until Friday 18th May for burger, kebab, hog roast type affair with a pint of cask ale catered for by Amble restaurant Sea&Soil. After […]

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Maintenance Dredging Operations

Commencing date expected 21st April 2018 and continuing for a period of approximately 7 days a campaign of maintenance dredging will commence at the Port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. Please see the following Notice to Mariners http://portofblyth.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/02-2018-Spring-Dredge-campaign.pdf

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Winter Racing 25 March

What a fabulous way to end the winter series, conditions ideal for sailing, warm following wind, not so warm beating, flat seas, steady 14k breeze and sunshine just as ordered. Five boats out making the most of winter before summer hits us. The winner was Lady Elanor with Roger and Norna Wilkins and crew. The […]

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Racing this Sunday 11 March

As my friend Louis Armstrong might say: “its going to be a wonderful day”, certainly after the weather we’ve had. That’s this coming Sunday racing. Forecast 8 degrees, dry, a bit of sun, NNW-SW wind – 8-15kt, high tide 10.30hrs. First boat off at 12.00hrs. Get your time, course and sync’ your watch from the […]

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Mothers Day Lunch

Mothering Sunday lunches, traditional menu (see below). Table bookings are strongly recommended to avoid disappointment. Neil Shepherd Rear Commodore House.  

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Máire Ní Chathasaigh & Chris Newman

Music night on House Yacht Tyne in aid of Friends of LV50 and the Seabin project. Tuesday, March 27 at 7:30 PM Tickets £15 (including snacks) Any profit to Friends of LV50/Seabin project. Contact Frank Higham on 07929616703 or fhaccord@aol.com or buy from the bar on HY Tyne

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Donald Barr Wells

Just a reminder – Donald’s funeral will take place today Monday 5th March, 2 pm, at West Rd. Crematorium, and afterwards at the Benwell Cricket Club. It is with deep sadness I announce the passing of long standing club member Donald Barr Wells. Donald passed away on 2nd February at the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle. He […]

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Brain Tumour Research

Hi All, Richard Stewart, a club member for 14 years, is going to walk the 84 miles of Hadrian’s Wall on behalf of  ‘Brain Tumour Research’. Richard himself has a terminal brain tumour, he has kindly asked me if I can bring this to the attention of our club members and respectfully ask for your […]

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Racing cancelled this Sunday

Racing has been cancelled this Sunday 4th March but we hope to run one next Sunday 11th. Watch Facebook or the club website for details. Tony Freeth Hon. Sailing Secretary (Joint)

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Cruising Association Petition

The Cruising Association has started a government petition asking for better control of the marking of fishing gear in order to reduce entanglements and associated rescues. Here is the link: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/200001 The deadline for signing is 12th March so there is not long left.

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