Archive for January, 2018

Jan 31 2018


Published by under Duties,Racing

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

Sun 4th Feb 2018  13:30 Icicle 4 – SS7 Helm  – volunteer needed – COVERED – thanks Janet Willsme

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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Jan 30 2018

Chimney at Kingsnorth Power Station in Hoo to be demolished in March

Published by under Club Notices

The chimney at the defunct Kingsnorth Power Station will disappear from Medway’s skyline in March. The Medway Messenger exclusively revealed the giant 650ft chimney at the site in Hoo, will be blown up and demolished on Thursday, March 8. It is understood the chimney will be blown up at 10am.

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Jan 29 2018

Sprint TT 2018

Published by under Catamarans,Racing

Sprint TT this Saturday.

Sprint 2018 Meeting entry form

Briefing 11am £12 entry

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Jan 28 2018

Kitchen Update

Published by under Catering

A big thank you to all members and friends who attended the club this month, I’m pleased to see the club as busy as I remember it given it’s January, Friday lunch and evenings are now busy as are Sundays. Thank you for your support.
I plan to host a Carvery this coming Sunday, and every first Sunday of the the month going forward, I will post the menu shortly.

Valentine’s Day bookings are currently being taken at the bar, I hope to see you then.

I will be working on the Mother’s Day menu tomorrow which will be advertised very shortly.

Once again, many many thanks.


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Jan 28 2018

Book your Free Sail Training

Published by under Club Notices

Please note that some Stage 2 dates have changed. All start times are now available.

Look forward to the Spring. Well now is a good time to plan your sail training for this year which is still free to all members of the club.

Stage 2 starts in April followed by the 1st Stage 1 in Late April/May (another in July), spaces are limited so check your calendar and get your place booked quickly.

For more details and forms go to

Nick Alston is also in the process of planning a Stage 3 course which will be advertised soon and detailed also on the sail training webpage.

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Jan 25 2018

Lifeboat Station Visit 2nd February

Published by under Cadets,Members

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Jan 25 2018

Sunday Lunch – 28th January

Published by under Bar,Cadets,Catering

As usual I will be offering a delicious Sunday lunch this week:

The selection to tempt you with is: Leg of Lamb, Chicken Breast or a rolled shoulder of Pork, all with the usual fantastic trimmings – mmm, who can resist!!

Please book if you are able to, indicating your preferred time to eat, and I look forward to seeing you then.



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Jan 25 2018

Friday Night Catering – 26th January

Published by under Bar,Cadets,Catering

Adults £7:-
– Kung Po Chicken (spicy) with rice.
– Homemade beef burger with salad and chips.
– Chicken breast marinaded in olive oil, garlic and herbs served as a burger with salad and chips.
– Goats cheese tartlet.
Cadets £4:-
Sausage, burger, fish fingers or chicken nuggets with beans or peas and chips, mash or jacket potato.
Please note that, following a request to the General Committee, the Commodore Bar will be open and reserved every Friday for diners who would prefer to eat separately from the families and cadets. Cadets are not permitted to eat or play in the Commodore Bar on a Friday evening. Toys and games will be moved to the area adjacent to the honours board in the main bar for their enjoyment.
All diners are encouraged to book in with Howard if they know they would like to eat on Friday evening.
Catering will be available from 5.30pm to 8.30pm.

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Jan 23 2018

Big thank you to Sundays racing/safety/launch teams.

Published by under Racing

Thanks to all the TBYC racing/safety/rib launch crew. As duty officer and rib driver for last Sundays racing. It was great to have your support and dedication. My thanks go to Steve Hopper, John Glynn, Richard Sands, Carl Sullivan and James Fisher. Racing only happens in snowy, cold & wet conditions if we all join in. Cheers.

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Jan 22 2018

Sprint 15 Winter TT – Sat 3rd February (Info and NOR)

Published by under Catamarans,Club Notices

On Saturday 3rd February, Thorpe Bay Yacht Club is hosting a Sprint 15 Winter Traveller event. This event does not affect club racing on Sunday 4th.

We expect to see around 20 entrants. Briefing is at 11am, 3 races (45-50 minutes each), first race starting at/or around 12 midday.

More information can be found in the Notice of Race – Sprint 15 TBYC Winter – NOR

We would welcome anybody that would like to volunteer to help with this event, but particularly would be interested if you would like to take some action photographs. If you can please contact me on [email protected]

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