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St Patrick’s Day 17th March 2018

The plan is to start with a sail, motor or even a motorsail en-masse around the bay, ignoring any weather that might be around. See Tony Freeth or myself in the bar from 2.30 onwards for exact details and boat allocations should you be without one. Upon our return entertainment will follow – including hats […]

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Garment Collection

A garment collection locker has been placed in the gents shower block. This locker has been donated by Clive Griffith for the gathering of serviceable clothing for collection by ‘Apostleship of the Sea’.  The clothing will be distributed to seafarers who find themselves on our shores without adequate clothing through no fault of their own. […]

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Traditional Singing and Music Session

Traditional singing and music session at the RNYC. Friday 16th February from 8:00pm onwards. All singers and musicians welcome. Come along and bring your voices and instruments or just come along for the craic! Contact Des for more information 07917 137965 desomeara@yahoo.co.uk

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Michael Hall

Regret to inform you of the death of Michael Hall at the early age of 64. He was a member of the club in the 90s and was responsible for the large task of digitising the charts and text for the new Millennium edition of the Sailing Directions. After this, he went to Vietnam and […]

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Donald Barr Wells

It is with deep sadness I announce the passing of long standing club member Donald Barr Wells. Donald passed away this morning at the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle. He joined in 1957 and used to sail a Merlin Rocket. As a young man he did some serious climbing in the Alps and was fluent in French. […]

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AGM Papers

If you still don’t have the papers for the AGM you can call in to the office on Wednesday between 1000 and 1200 and request a hard copy from Kristina. She’ll also leave a few copies behind the bar.

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Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project – update 9th Jan 2018

All skippers please be aware of the attached Notices to Mariners regarding the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project Notice to Mariners No 16 / 2017 Notice to Mariners No 17 / 2017 Notice to Mariners No 18 / 2017 Notice to Mariners No 21 / 2017 Notice to Mariners No 22 / 2017 Notice to Mariners […]

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Lantern lighting

The lighting of the new replica lantern will take place next Saturday, 4th Nov 5.30pm prompt. Feel free to bring a hooter and make some noise when we flick the switch. The rum shack will be open from 4.30pm and will be serving hot toddy along with all normal beverages.v After the Lantern lighting the […]

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Galley Closed

Due to staff sickness and annual leave the Galley will be closed this weekend, 4th-5th November. Normal Galley opening times will resume Wednesday lunch time 8th November. The Fireworks party Hot Dogs and Broth won’t be affected. We will take the opportunity during the closure to effect some necessary maintenance work on the galley equipment. […]

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