1st Wednesday Talk: John Hansen – Sailing to Freedom

Wednesday 5th November, 8:00pm There have been many groups of people who have taken it into their own hands to escape persecution or hostile regimes over the years. John Hansen (of Neutron Star) has long been interested in those escaping by boat. There are two groups who have a particular interest for him, and he […]

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Bonfire Night Celebrations

Saturday 1st November on the beach Fire to be lit at 6.00pm Fireworks from 6.30pm Followed by homemade soup and hotdogs served on board HY Tyne

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1st Wednesday Talk: Peter Mortimer – In Fading Light

The First 1st Talk of 2014/2015 will be on next Wednesday 1st Oct at 8.00 pm. Peter Mortimer will introduce two of his books, and sign copies; then present ‘In Fading Light’ a classic drama about fishing out of North Shields. Lots of shots of old Shields, and old boats. Order your Cod Bite and […]

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Trophies and Cruising Logs

Please would all trophy holders return them to Herons the jewellers in Blyth before the end of September to allow time for engraving. Also note that entries for the Cruising Log and Cruising Merit trophies for this year need to be with the Sailing Secretary by the end of September.

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HY Tyne Update

The shipwrights from T. Nielsen of Gloucester arrived yesterday and have set to removing bronze and copper pins and some planking to allow the surveyor to inspect the Hull. So far, I am pleased to say they have found nothing that we did not expect and the timbers remain in surprisingly good condition. They intend […]

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