2005-H2 – Programme – Autumn


Wed 5th Oct

Windfarms, the ICC and Electronic Navigation

Simon Jinks, exYachting Monthly Sailing Expert and now RYA Chief Cruising Instructor, gives an update on RYA projects from ICC to Windfarms and talks about Electronic Navigation and Passage Making.

Wed 12th Oct

East Coast Sailing – Southwold to Southend

Charles Stock shares his views of the Essex and Suffolk waters which he has

sailed for over 40 years in Shoal Waters – his gaff cutter, with no engine or electronics.

Wed 19th Oct

ATour of Ireland and the Creation of a Digital Log

Graham Rabbits, winner of several trophies for his Logs, explains how to create them make them interesting and shares the Log of his cruise around Ireland.

Tues 25th Oct

Trip to Greenwich Maritime Museum

Wed 26th Oct

Cast Off for Trafalgar Supper

An evening to commemorateThe Immortal Memory of Nelson, the Battle of Trafalgar, including supper, followed by an interesting evening and a competition.

Wed 2nd Nov

A Nice Cup of Tea .

John Fisher takes a light-hearted look at the history of the tea trade, the clippers that carried it and in particular the Cutty Sark. His great grandfather was a tea merchant in China and John is a guide on the Cutty Sark at Greenwich.

Wed 9th Nov

The Exploits of Stokey Woodall and the Atlantic Islands

Stokey will talk about some of his thousands of miles of Ocean Sailing, delivering and teaching and give an insight into cruising the Azores and the Atlantic Islands.

Wed 16th Nov

The Joy of Choosing and Buying a Boat

Club members will talk about what and how they decided what to buy -a new build or previously owned via a broker or through an advertisement nrimnort

from abroad.

Nov. 19th

Saturday Special. – Survival at Sea

Graham Gardner

Wed 23rd Nov

Beating Wrinkles – Not just a Salty Sea Dog Tale.

Stephanie Sutton explains her love of sailing and the sea – from the time when she started sailing during camping holidays in the New Forest and her progress from deck hand to Master Mariner and her return to the New Forest.

Wed 30th Nov

The RiverThames Society

Colin Reynolds will talk about the work of the Society in managing the challenges that face many aspects of one of the world’s greatest rivers covering in particular the loss of waterside boatyards, access to and navigation of the river.

Dec 7th

Cast Off for Christmas

Mulled Wine – good company – short stories – judging of our summer photographs.

Jan 11th

Start of Spring Programme


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