Covid-19 Update

Hi all members,

By now I am sure you will have read the email from our Commodore, Peter Bulka, advising that ALL club activities have been suspended until further advised.  We will keep all members informed of the latest situation via email, e-news and our other social media forums.  Our weekly club e-news will no longer go out on a weekly basis however, we will endeavour to keep this form of communication open albeit on a less regular basis.

If you have any articles, items or information that you think would be of interest to our members PLEASE send them through to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will put them together and publish when applicable.  I am sure there are plenty of our members that will be interested as many of us are looking at new and novel ways to keep ourselves busy and connected to our community during this very tough time.

Keelboat NEWS

Last Weeks Races 

Wednesday 18th March 2020            

Midweek Madness   

Congratulations to:   

1st Anthea John Wemyss
2nd 2Xtreme Andrew Clark
3rd Summer Breeze Martin Coad

 

Friday 20th March  2020        

Twilight Pursuit Race

Congratulations to:

PHD:
1st Em Dee Graeme Pearson
2nd Fransiska       Peter Morrison
3rd Y Knot Rob Rainsford
AMS:
1st Y Knot  Rob Rainsford

Another interesting night for our Friday Pursuit Race.  Due to the Strong Wind Warning and rough conditions it was decided quite late on Friday to postpone the Junior Crews involvement however, one our junior crews didn't get the memo so well done to Beau and his dad Cam who apparently had an exciting and rather wet time out on Fransiska but both had a smile on their faces. We had nine yachts sign on for the race which was great considering it was a bit bumpy on the course. Unfortunately we had a couple of retirements including a dead battery but from all reports it was a great night despite being a little wet for the crews.

Big thank you to our Race Officer Peter Bulka and his trusty team in the tower for a great job. 

Sunday 22nd March  2020        

Club Championship Race

Congratulations to:

PHD:  
1st Anthea John Wemyss
2nd Vincitore Peter Russell
AMS:  
1st  Anthea John Wemyss
2nd Vincitore Peter Russell

Big thank you to RO Mark McAuliffe and the crew from Lady Cassandra for manning the tower and helping out on the water.

March 22 1 6x4

For all the 2019-20 Summer Results and Series Scores please go to 2019-20 Summer Season Results.  Presentation night for the 2019-20 season has been postponed and we will advise new dates as soon as possible.

15 Sailing Movies to Watch If You Have To Stay At Home

If the thought of being quarantined sends you into a spiral of restlessness, rest assured: you’re not alone. What does one do when you’re not allowed to leave your house?  We suggest you 15 sailing movies to see. Which one is your favourite?

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How did you get that eye patch?

A sailor and a pirate are in a bar recounting their adventures at sea. Seeing the pirate’s peg-leg, hook, and eye patch the sailor asks: “So, how did you end up with the peg-leg?”

The pirate replies: “We were caught in a huge storm and a giant wave swept me overboard. Just as me crew were pullin’ me out a school of sharks appeared and one of ’em bit me leg off.”

“Blimey!” said the sailor . “And how’d you get the hook?”

“Arrrr…”, mused the old salt, “I got into a fight over a woman in a bar, and me hand got chopped off.”

“Blimey!” remarked the sailor. “And how about the eye patch?”

“Oh that,” said the pirate, looking embarrassed. A seagull droppin’ fell into me eye.”

“You lost your eye to a seagull dropping?” the questioner asked incredulously.

Well…” said the old sea dog, ” it was me first day with the hook.”

pirate jokes 6x4

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