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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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Music Night with Kent Duchaine

  One of the best blues slide guitarists around accompanied by his legendary 1934 National steel guitar ‘Ledbessie’. “There are few musicians who can captivate a room of people with nothing but a guitar and the blues to the level that Kent Duchaine does”. “His ability to immerse his audience into his world, his life […]

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Harbour Master Instruction

To all members: please read this communication from the Harbour Master “Good Morning Gentlemen We have witnessed a significant increase of RNYC vessels leaving and entering the port under sail alone. There have recently been a number of near miss incidents and close quarter situations with other vessels within the navigable channel. As you are […]

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Port of Tyne Navigation Notices

Dear Members. The link below will take you to the ‘Notice to Mariners’ page of the Port of Tyne’s website. There are some important notices regarding the area around the City Marina, Newcastle. https://www.portoftyne.co.uk/marine-information/navigational-information/notices-to-mariners Fair winds Tony Falloon Commodore RNYC

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