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This Year's News Reports - 2021
  • Summer Rally 2021 – Bucklers Hard
    With our previous Rally almost a year ago, it was great that the Covid-19 restrictions had eased enough that we could meet in unlimited numbers, and properly enjoy our 2021 Summer rally.  The lure of a BBQ at Bucklers Hard enticed an impressive number of members, with 11 boats planning to attend, with even more ...
  • Solstice Cruise 2021
    Covid restrictions in early 2021 meant the Spring Cruise had to be delayed until the summer for a second year. The cruise was not as heavily subscribed as last year, which may have been due to the Covid-19 restrictions that were still in place.  Crossing the Channel to France or the Channel Islands remained ...
  • Duncan Wells – “Stress Free Sailing” – Apr 2021
    Our final Winter Talk in the 2020-21 series was conducted by Zoom, as we’ve become used to. It was attended by nearly 50 club members, who were clearly attracted by the goal of achieving ‘stress free sailing’. Duncan Wells is an RYA instructor, as well as a features writer for Yachting Monthly, Sailing Today & ...
  • AGM – Mar 2021
    This year’s AGM took on a different format to past meetings, driven by the ongoing COVID-19 requirements.  We still couldn’t meet in-person, but are now well used to seeing each other on screen, so this was the obvious solution.  There were a few questions as to whether a quorum would be achieved, but more than ...
  • Tom Cunliffe – “Ice with Everything” – Feb 2021
    We were delighted to welcome the return of Tom Cunliffe for a fascinating talk, albeit in a virtual format.  Tom’s reputation goes before him, and as expected the turnout from Club members and guests was high, with well over a hundred people listening to Tom’s anecdotes. He entertained us with tales of his voyage to America ...
  • Geoff Saunders – “Reports from Coastal Stations” – Jan 2021
    Despite the return into Lockdown preventing our Winter Talks being held in-person, we’ve shown that the virtual option can work as an alternative, and allow the club to continue to interact and enjoy some excellent speakers. For January, we were entertained by Geoff Saunders, with an insight into his journey around the British shipping areas. As an ...