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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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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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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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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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Notice to Mariners – April 10 2019

Bibby HydroMap Limited will be carrying out survey operations at Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Wind Farm. Survey operations are due to commence 16th April and should last approximately 8 days ( weather permitting). Please see attached notice to marine users for details. http://rnyc.org.uk/rnyc_cms/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Notice-to-Marine-Users-Blyth-Offshore-Windfarm-April-10th-2019.pdf

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Neal Hill

It is with great sadness I have to inform you that RNYC Member Neal Hill passed away on 12th March. Neal was the owner of yacht Naiad which he cruised on the West Coast of Scotland for many years. He was also a former Secretary of the RYA North East region and a member of […]

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Advance notice of race 17th March

Sunday’s race will start half an hour earlier. Times will be posted nearer the date but estimated time for first boat will be 11.20hrs. This is to allow us the time to have a race and then form a parade of sail to see the Williams II off on her Round Britain Tour at 13.00hrs. […]

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Mike Sargent

It is with sadness I inform you that RNYC Member Mike Sargent passed away on 8th March. Mike owned several yachts over the years, the most notable being Moshulu. We send sincere condolences to his family and friends. Details of funeral arrangements will follow. Neil Shepherd Rear Commodore

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