Posts Tagged ‘News’

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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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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There’s still time to enter the Castles and Islands Challenge if you hurry!

The Castles and Islands Challenge, organised by Coquet Yacht Club, is for teams of sailors and runners visiting five castles (Alnwick, Warkworth, Dunstanburgh, Bamburgh, and Lindisfarne) and the islands of North Northumberland (Coquet, Farne and Holy Island). It will be held this year on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th June. Download the entry form from […]

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Cruising Conference 22 February 2014

RYE NE and Yorkshire and Humberside will be holding a Cruising Conference on Saturday 22 February 2014 at the Discovery Museum, Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4JA Doors open at 0930, Conference starts at 10.00, Conference ends at 1630 (approx). The speakers include:- Stacey Clark – Chairman of the RYA Bill and Jane McLaren […]

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Sunderland Yacht Club – Roy Twelves – Funeral Arrangements

Roy's funeral will be held on Wednesday 18th December at 12 noon in St.Mary's Church Ponteland, then at Westgate Road Crematorium at 1:15pm. There will be a get together afterwards at around 2:00pm in Ponteland. The family has asked for no flowers, but if you wish to make a donation to Northern Oesophago-Gastric Cancer Fund […]

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Crew looking for boat

I have had an enquiry from Aidan who is looking for a crewing position . If anyone can accommodate could they please contact me for details Please see below excerpt from his contact email Regards Iain Robertson Hon. sailing Sec. I saw on your website that you have opportunities for crewing experience. I was just […]

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Sunderland Yacht Club – President Roy Twelves

The following message was received late last night from the Commodore of Sunderland Yacht Club, Alan Dixon “I am very sorry to announce that our President Roy Twelves passed away in hospital today after his long struggle with cancer. Roy has served the Club with great spirit for as many years as I can remember […]

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High Tides & RNYC

Over the past two days a huge amount of work has been done by Mike Wade and his team of Garry Robson, Alan Dewar, Ken Brown Alan Richardson (snr) and Alan Richardson. During the exceptionally high tide yesterday the walkway rose higher than the gangway that is bolted to the jetty causing the gangway bolts […]

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Pontoon Power

We have removed all power from the pontoons for 24 hours to enable us to get a fix on the consumption of the House Yacht at its busiest time of the week. The power will be switched back on around lunchtime tomorrow. This is needed because of the problems we are having with the supply […]

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Severe Weather Warning

We have received the following weather warning from the Port of Blyth Harbour Master, which in itself is unusual and therefore should not be ignored: ALL PLEASE NOTE THAT AN AMBER WARNING FOR THE REGION HAS BEEN ISSUED EFFECTIVE FROM 0200HRS THURSDAY FOR WINDS OF 60 -70MPH WITH POSSIBLE GUSTS OF UP TO 90MPH. THE […]

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