Archive for August, 2019

Aug 30 2019

Come in to Eat from the Set Menu-Tuesday to Thursday

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Aug 30 2019

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

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If anyone is interested in watching the Clipper Yachts on Sunday and the race start on Monday – below is an exert from the Notice to Mariners issued by the PLA.

SUNDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER 2019 – UPPER AND LOWER POOL
The yachts will depart St. Katharine Dock between 15:00 and 15:45 and form up in the Lower Pool. The yachts will navigate inbound from Limehouse into the Upper Pool for a 16:00 Tower ridge lift. The yachts will stem the tide on the south side of the channel for approximately 30 minutes, before swinging to proceed outward bound, passing through Tower bridge at 16:30.

SUNDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER 2019 – SEA REACH TO OUTER ESTUARY
The yachts will anchor in the Southend Small Ship Anchorage just east of Southend Pier overnight from 21:00 in preparation for the start of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.

MONDAY 2nd SEPTEMBER 2019 – SEA REACH TO OUTER ESTUARY
At 08:00 the yachts will weigh anchor in preparation for the race start at 10:00 off Southend Pier. The Race Start line will be approx. 0.25Nm in length and will be marked by a committee vessel anchored due South of Southend Pier in approximate position 51°30.620N, 000°43.407E . All vessels not connected with the race are requested to keep clear of the start area during this time. Following the start, the race course will then take the fleet east from Southend Pier into the Estuary and out to the English Channel.

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Aug 28 2019

Door entry codes

Published by under Club Notices

The club’s door entry code will be changed soon.  If you currently receive emails from the club you will be informed of the new code.  If you would like your address to be added to our address book, please email [email protected]

 

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Aug 27 2019

Cadet Sail Training this Sunday

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Cadet Sail Training and Racing this Sunday 1st September.

Briefing; changed and rigged in the Sail Training Room at 12.00, on the water at 12.30am.

This session is aimed at all abilities and will help our young sailors make progress with their sailing, racing and boost their confidence on the water.

Participating Cadets should be able to beat, reach and run, at least at a basic level, and be able to sail to and from the training area.

We will be thinking about the RULES and sailing a ISAF S-shaped course. (Postponed from last session).

The forecast is a favorable 12mph, sunny but not too hot. Great news!

Coach: Nick

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Aug 25 2019

Bank Holiday Monday

Hi All as there is no sailing on Monday we are going to do an impromptu mulberry day. We will take the committee boat and ribs along with my rib and toys out early morning to the mulberry and set up on the bank to have fun!!!

 

Then come back in with the late afternoon early evening tide

 

Kind Regards Steve

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Aug 23 2019

Cadet Race Training 25th of August, Sunday

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Cadets and Parents,

Cadet race training this Sunday:
Briefing at the sail training room at 17:00
Please, rig and change before
Launching at 17:30
Forecast: moderate onshore wind, just perfect
Course: start line and 3 windward marks
Topic: upwind progress and tacking

See you on the water: Andras

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Aug 19 2019

This week from the Kitchen

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Kitchen is open
Tuesday 11.30 till 2.30
Wednesday 11.30 till 2.30
Thursday 11.30 till 2.30
Friday 11.30 till 2.30 then 5 till 8
Saturday 12 till 3
Sunday 11.30 till 4

Friday specials this week are;
8oz rump streak
Mussels marinara
Seafood linguine

Only because I know a lot of you were away so thought would do same this week

Sunday carvery is back !!!
The meats this week are
Ribeye of beef
Pork belly
Chicken supreme

Please book to avoid disappointment phone 01702 587563

Many thanks
James Johnson
Head chef & kitchen manager

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Aug 19 2019

Laser For Sale

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Original standard Laser sail (156267) with full XD kit.  Carbon fibre tiller with extension.  Launching trolley.  Blue rubber cover.
Good condition for its age (1995).  Redecked by Glass Fibre Solutions before it was purchased in 2013.
Slightly chipped but perfectly functional dagger board.
£1,400.00 Contact Sarah Bagnall 07791 308454

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Aug 17 2019

Sunday Kitchen

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Sunday carvery !
kitchen open from 1 to 4

Meats this week are;
Chicken supreme
Ribeye
Pork chop

Also parts of main menu will be available

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Aug 16 2019

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR DUTIES – THIS WEEKEND 17 Aug

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

Sat 17 Aug 2019 12:00 Summer Sat – SS2 Crew – COVERED – thanks John Casson

Sat 17 Aug 2019 12:00 Summer Sat – SS3 Crew – swap with Peter Cole or volunteer please

 

The club tow car RAV4 is available to launch RIBs (club members with a clean license over 25 insured to drive it)

If you have a duty coming up and want a refresher on what to do please come along to any race and let the Duty Officer know if you would like to join a displacement or the committee boat to help / observe.

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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