Apr 26 2018


We need volunteers to help with the following Club Racing duties this weekend please


Sat 28 Apr 2018 11:00 Spring Sat (2 races) – SS7 Crew – volunteer needed – COVERED NOW OK


Sun 29 Apr 2018 11:30 Club Long Distance Yantlet Trophy – tbc


Don’t forget you can swap a duty with a VOLUNTEER PLEASE duty
If you can help please volunteer / swap in the usual way via Dutyman or email [email protected]

Many thanks

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Apr 25 2018

Cadet Race Training on Sunday

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There will be Cadet Race Training this Sunday for 11+ year old boys and girls. The training will cater for all abilities. The minimum requirement is to be able to sail a beat, reach and run.

We also welcome new Cadet members; a great way to meet new friends, while training and having a good time.


Sunday 29th April – Meeting/briefing (changed and rigged) 10.30 am in the Sail Training Room – On the water 11.00am

Parental help will be most appreciated to help on ‘Polly’ with Safety and Scoring etc.

A report on the last training session can be viewed here: http://www.tbyc.org/cadets/cadet-sail-and-race-training/

Nick Alston

Cadet Race Trainer Sailing Officer

[email protected]

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Apr 24 2018

Cadet Week 2018 23rd–27th July

Cadet Week 2018 23rd–27th July Return registration forms by Friday 25th May 2018

The price of Cadet Week 2018 is £85.00. Due to the expected demand, there will be no refunds for late cancellation or for those attending only part of the week. Please download and read the forms below, then complete and send your cheque, made payable to TBYC, with your registration and supplementary forms no later than Friday 25th May 2018. Please ensure that envelopes are addressed to Jeremy Sandford – Cadet Week 2018 c/o TBYC. If you are not posting your form, please put it in the mail box which is situated by the front door of the Clubhouse. Please do not leave any application forms behind the bar. Payment for Cadet Week must be made in full at time of application.

Evening events are a provisional plan and subject to numbers and the age range of cadet involved. A final timetable of events will be issued when entries are confirmed.

Non members are not allowed to participate or supervise. 1 parent per child, all children must have a Parent/Guardian present on the beach or on a roster duty at all times during Cadet Week. The Adult must be a full member.

Should you have any questions regarding Cadet Week, please e-mail Jeremy Sandford on [email protected]

Cadet Week Information Pack 2018

Cadet Week Registration Pack 2018

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Apr 23 2018


We need volunteers to help with the following Club Racing duties this week please


Tue 24 Apr 2018 19:00 Mid week 1 – SS2 Crew – volunteer needed

Wed 25 Apr 2018 19:00 Mid week 2 – SS2 Helm – volunteer needed

Wed 25 Apr 2018 19:00 Mid week 2 – SS2 Crew – volunteer needed


Don’t forget you can swap a duty with a VOLUNTEER PLEASE duty
If you can help please volunteer / swap in the usual way via Dutyman or email [email protected]

Many thanks

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Apr 23 2018

Next Racing

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Date Start – Event – Tide

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

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Apr 21 2018

3:30 start on water! Cadet Sailing Sunday, 22nd of April, 2018

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Cadet Sailing
Training and Race
Sunday, 22nd of April, 2018
(“Pico Race”)
Start on the water at 15:30 (3:30 pm)

Please, allow time for changing and rigging.
Any boat welcome (RS Tera, Optimist, Laser 4.7)
I recommend single handed sailing.

Parents – please, encourage and support your sailors !
All keen sailors are welcome, no particular experience needed.
Minimum requirement: willingness to go afloat.
Parent helpers welcome: rigging, road crossing, 2 pencil marks, launching Cadet RIB and sailing boats, going afloat on Polly / paddle board
Focus: stopping, starting – session 2
Same plan as we had for 8/4/2018, but there was not enough wind then.
Warm up: sail around.
Drill 1: stop and start, pick up a treat.
Drill 2: stop on the whistle, start on the whistle, change direction.
Drill 3: tack at the Cadet RIB.
Game: cat and mouse.
Race: 1 lap. reach tack around mark and reach back
Please, see our YouTube channel: TBYCPicofleet – Andras

Please, note video was made for 2 weeks ago, date and time is wrong!

start time on water this Sunday will be 3:30 pm !!!

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Apr 20 2018

Cadet Sail and Race Training

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Last week, over 20 Cadets attended a 3 Day Race Training Event for 11+ year olds. Twelve boats took to the water on the last day of the School Easter holidays and enjoyed some intense training to boost their skills and confidence in making good starts and effective beating.  On Saturday, the wind disappeared and we were left with a bunch of eager youngster in their wetsuits still ready to go.  Although, sailing was impossible, we engaged in paddle races and a trip to the ‘Jack-up barge’ (looking like an Oil Rig) moored just inside the deep water channel. On Sunday, the wind improved and training resumed. Tacking was fast and furious, as the Cadets took their training seriously and progress was being made by all. At the de-briefing, it was clear to see that everyone had enjoyed their time on the water and their efforts had improved their Racing ability.  Congratulations to those gaining the first three positions in the main two races:  Friday, 1st Isabella and Sophie, 2nd Dom and Tom, 3rd Daniel.  Sunday, 1st Daniel (Pico) and Luke (Laser), 2nd Sam and Louise, 3rd Adam and Taylor.

This weekend:

Saturday:  Stage 2 training (prebooked) with Nick Cotgrove,

Sunday:     Cadet Sail Training with Andras Gal

Next Sunday 29th April:     Cadet Race Training 11+ with Nick Alston

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Apr 20 2018

Crew Wanted

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RS400 helm is looking for backup crew.  Please contact Michael Marriott

[email protected]

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Apr 19 2018

Noble Allen Moth Nationals 11th – 14th July 2018

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Notice of Race


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Apr 18 2018

Family night (Friday 20th) Sailing kit exchange

Summer has arrived just in time for our first Oppie Beach club. We start this Saturday at 14:00 (changed by the back of the clubhouse). Oppie Beach Club is open to all cadets and adults new to sailing who wish to get on the water for some informal tuition, practice skills form last year or just get in a boat with someone else for the first time. Parents are expected to help hold boats in the water if their child is participating.

On Friday at 7pm we will be going down to the dinghy park to look at how to rig different boats. This is useful for cadets and adults who don’t know or can’t quite remember how to rig and Oppie, Pico or Laser.

In the bar before and after the rigging session I am going to trial a Sailing kit exchange where you can bring any unwanted or too small kit and donate it to the cadets, if the kit is what you need for this year then you may take it and will be expected to provide a small paper donation do the Cadet fund. Thank you.

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