Jul 30 2015

Walley Cup

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Calling all Cadets, Make sure you are on the Start line this Sunday 1pm for the Walley Cup, the weather is looking good!

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Jul 30 2015

Peter Blomfield Funeral, Friday July 31st, 12:40pm, Southend Crematorium

Would everyone intending to attend please wear some colour and note that you will be warmly welcomed at Peter’s house following the service.

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Jul 28 2015

Cadet Week 2015 – Starts next Monday – Registration 10:00am

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Information regarding Cadet Week rotas and Team groups is now on the Cadet notice board in the lobby of the club house.

Registration is at 10am Monday 3rd August, there will be a main briefing at 10.30am.

The Galley kitchen will be open for snacks every morning before activities start throughout the week. The group programme is below. Looking forward to seeing everyone soon!
Mark Petty-Mayor (TBYC Cadet Rep) Click on the image for a printable version
Cadet Week Group Programme 2015

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Jul 27 2015

kitchen closed Tuesday 28th July

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Just to inform everyone that I won’t be able to open the kitchen tomorrow, Tuesday 28th.

I have family duties in Suffolk.

Apologies for any inconvenience.

Normal service will resume on Wednesday.

Best regards to all

Steve

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Jul 27 2015

SS7 Helm Needed for Hurricane Nationals

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We need a helm for SS7 on Monday 17th August.  This is a duty for the Hurricane Nationals and is available for swapping on DutyMan.

If you can help, please either offer a swap through DutyMan or email [email protected]
Your help would be appreciated.

Thanks to Alex Gibson for taking on this duty.

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Jul 27 2015

Norman Absolom

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It is with great sadness that, following a short illness, on Saturday 11th July, Norman Absolom passed away whilst on holiday in Spain at the age of 77.

Norman’s first love was sailing and he became a member of Thorpe Bay Yacht Club in 1969 when he purchased his first Mirror dinghy and joined the fast growing Mirror fleet. Racing was always very close against the Johnson’s, Bristow’s, Paul Weeden, Nigel Campling, Ronnie Barnes to name but a few. In the mid 70’s, Norman also owned a couple of cruisers that were used for weekend’s away, family holidays and of course local club racing. In September 1980 he took delivery of his new pride and joy, a Mirage 28 he named Magnificent Obsession. She was cruised and raced regularly around the East Coast and the Continent for 34 years until last September when she, along with 13 other yachts, was hit by a commercial dredger in thick fog whilst moored at Medway Yacht Club and was written off.

Racing success over the years included club and open meeting victories, class wins in the Nore Race and numerous local trophy races. His favourite race of all time was the Thorpe Goodwin Race which he won twice overall. He particularly enjoyed the competition against Phil Crawford, Frank Coppins and Bob Walker.

Norman was a true gentleman and will be greatly missed by family and friends. A memorial service will be held at 11:20 hrs on Thursday 13th August at the Southend Crematorium.

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Jul 27 2015

Next Racing (Midweek) – Midweek 10 (The Last Midweek)

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Date Event Start Tide
Mon 27th July 2015 MidWeek 10 19:00 (22:01 4.8)

Why not check to see who is on Duty and make sure it is not you (It’s a scrollable window)

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Jul 26 2015

sandhoppers Saturday racing

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Jul 26 2015

sailing starts from Saturday

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Jul 25 2015

Sunday lunch 26th July

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Smoked mackerel pate with brown bread toast, watercress and avocado
Parma ham with Cantaloupe melon and balsamic syrup
Mushroom and goats cheese tart and rocket salad

Main courses

Roast loin of pork, sea salted roast potatoes, sage and onion stuffing, Bramley sauce, summer vegetables and cider gravy

Roast lemon and black pepper chicken supreme, crushed new potatoes, rosemary, fresh peas

Fried fresh plaice fillets with new potatoes, caper butter and samphire

Butlers’ smoked haddock and salmon fish pie

Plum tomato, olives and fresh basil mille-feuille

Desserts
Strawberry Eton Mess and ice cream
Fresh fruit salad with Chardonnay syrup
Cherry mousse with dark chocolate
Cheese and crackers

£12.50 per person for 3 courses or £10 per person for 2 courses
Children’s (under 12) portions and alternative menu available

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