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This Year's News Reports - 2024
  • Fitting Out Supper – Apr 24
    With the warmer weather slowly appearing, and the summer season getting closer, it was time for the annual Fitting Out Supper. Held at our regular meeting venue, The Bowler’s Arms, 40+ members enjoyed a meal of chilli and cheesecake. Entertainment was provided in the form of a quiz, with quiz mistress Laura and her two ...
  • AGM and Auction – Mar 24
    With another year of Club activities completed, it was time for the AGM. Our Commodore reminded everybody how much had been done in the last twelve months, with a good mixture of on-water and land-based events. The official business of the AGM was soon completed, with Committee members all returning for another year. This year, there ...
  • 2024 Rally dates announced
    More details to be updated but dates for your diary:- Spring Rally 11th-12th May – East Cowes Marina Summer Rally 29th-30th June RSYC Gins Farm Autumn Rally 7th-8th September – Northney Marina Chichester harbour
  • Cathy Shelbourne – “Admiral Lord Nelson and the loves of his life” – Feb 24
    Admiral Lord Nelson is a familiar name, and there are many stories associated with his life and the exploits he undertook, but what about his personal life? Who or what did he love? Was he a national hero, or a ‘bounder’ with a disregard for the conventions of society. Cathy Shelbourne provided an ...
  • Frostbite Rally 2024 – Port Hamble
    Sandwiched between the two named storms Isha and Jocelyn, most skippers took one look at forecast 50 knot winds and decided that the land route to the Hamble was the obvious choice. Only three boats made it to the rally – Chaiya who went down on Friday with very light winds and with the ...
  • Jordan Wylie MBE – “Adventure At The Extreme” – Jan 24
    Our first talk of 2024 had us paying rapt attention to a story which started with a lad spending his fifteenth birthday in a police station cell! That experience started to turn his life around, making a promise to himself never to go back to a prison cell. Jordan beguiled us with stories of serving ...