Winter Working Parties – Week 2

A good turnout this morning with 22 members turning out to help with the maintenance around the club. The bottom of the white dory was cleaned in preparation or the hole to be repaired. The new steps built by Nick Colbeck were put into place after paving slabs were placed at their foot.

Cold Turkey 2018

Nine boats took to the water in this years Cold Turkey race today in light force 2 to 3 south westerly winds. All boats were single handers ranging from a Phantom to a Topper and ages ranging 11 to 70+. All boats got away cleanly and very soon the fleet sorted itself out with the […]

Christmas Drifter – more photos added

Light winds and clear skies set the backdrop to the 2018 Christmas Handicap Race and Party. Conditions favoured those skilled at sitting or standing still for 50 minutes. Prizes were awarded to Kevin Last, Paul Kelly and Duncan Adams who finished 1st, 2nd and 3rd adults and Juniors Jill, Tabatha and Ella, three up in […]

Festive Sailing

We have the Christmas Race at 13:00hrs on Sunday 16th December with prizes for overall winners, best junior and best dressed boat. On Boxing Day we have a race starting at 11:30hrs, a great opportunity to get rid of the Christmas Day hangover and still get home in time for Boxing Day lunch. Again overall […]

Juniors ‘clean up’ and Popcorn awarded Best Crew at 2018 Laying Up Supper

Over 40 club members attended the 2018 Laying up supper, organised by Amanda and Paul Smith and held at Via Fossa in Nottingham last Saturday Night. After enjoying a 3 course dinner, awards, organised by outgoing RC Sailing Ray Kemish, were presented by new Commodore Keith Brereton to race winners, for Most Improved and for Best […]

RYA Midlands Conference

Keith Brereton and Roger Day attended the RYA Midlands Conference held in Tamworth on November 10th. The purpose is to get the latest information about our sport from the RYA, to network with the 70 plus clubs from the Midlands who attended and get involved with a selection of workshops held throughout the day. Here […]

AGM Motion Results

A lively AGM, heard reports from the out going committee and elected a new committee. Of the motions: 1. Weed as a priority over clubhouse was rejected 2 to 1 with clubhouse expected to be completed with budget. 2/3. Motions to retrict memebership fee increases to 5% were relected by 2 to 1. 4. Motion […]

Keith Brereton New Commodore

Following the AGM on 8th November, Keith Brereton was elected as Commodore. Other elected committee members are below and good to see a full committee. Non-officer roles will be decided at the next committee meeting on 19th November. Commodore: Keith Brereton Rear Commodore Sailing: Michael Pritchard Treasurer: Andrew Goodman Hon. Secretary: Paul Smith Training Principal: […]

Roger Receives Award From RYA Midlands Region

Our own Roger Day was presented with a special award at today’s RYA Midlands Region Affiliated Clubs Conference in recognition of his work in combining the East and West Midlands teams into the RYA Midlands Region before ending his tenure as East Midlands Regional Chair. Well done Roger!

2018 Racing Prize Winners

Congratualtions to the 30 members who have won prizes this season by coming in top three overall in a race series. Prizes will be presented at the Laying up Supper on 23rd of November. Winners by series can be found by clicking here ASC Race Results 2018 Prizes by name can be found by clicking […]