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Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Wind Farm: Notice to Marine Users

Natural Power will be carrying out otter trawl and potting survey operations at Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Wind Farm. Survey operations are due to commence 17th August 2019 , subject to weather, and should last approximately one day. And then 19th August, subject to weather, and should last approximately three days. Please see the attached notice […]

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Music Night with Rab Noakes – 7:30 pm Monday Aug 5th

Don’t miss out on the chance to see a music legend on Monday 5th August. Rab Noakes is one of Scotland’s best known singer-songwriters who has performed with Lindisfarne, Stealers Wheels and Gerry Rafferty. Rab is a force to be reckoned with in Scotland and beyond. This show is bound to be a sell-out so […]

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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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Notice to Marine Users 23rd May 2019

Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Wind Farm Important Notice to All Marine Users Post Construction Fish/Shellfish & Trawl Surveys Natural Power will be conducting an otter trawl survey at the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator wind farm. The survey is proposed to commence on 23rd May 2019 and will be completed by 30th May (duration 1 day). The survey […]

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Boatman Bonanza at Sunderland YC

As you may have heard, Sunderland YC lost one of it’s best sailors to cancer recently and in Martin’s memory we have arranged an event over the Aug bank holiday for charity. Graeme Oliver Sunderland Yacht Club  

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Notice to Mariners – 3rd May 2019

National Renewable Energy Centre, Offshore Blyth: Notice to Mariners. RPS Australia West Pty Ltd is to recover a metocean buoy (RPS Floating Lidar 4.5 Buoy) at the National Renewable Energy Centre (NaREC) within the vicinity of the Meteorological Mast, offshore Blyth. Weather permitting, the recovery is planned for ~1000 on the 7th of May 2019, […]

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Wednesday evening racing

Countdown to the first Wednesday evening race starts now. This coming Wednesday the 1st 19.00hrs Food available after sailing. What our venerable and much regarded Rubbish Racing Tip rubbish Guru didn’t mention is the first rule of racing.’you have to be in it to win it‘ especially in a series. Sunday 5th May is the pursuit […]

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