Year: 2014

  • Backup & Recovery (including recovery to remote site)

    Backup and Recovery (including to a remote site) Overview The GXSA website consists to three major components The images that are shown on the website The Content Management database that contains articles,categories, and other textual data The Content Management System that comprises the software that brings together the images and text that is dsiplayed on the […]

  • 2015-01-01SteveBernie


    Wednesday 7th January  Presentations by GXSA Members Part 1 Steve Daish – What could possibly go wrong ? The perils of yacht delivery. Steve describes a recent sailing trip in the Med which all ended rather abruptly…   Part 2 Bernie Smallman – Antarctica in comfort Bernie talks about her recent visit to the Falklands, […]

  • Adjust Seasonal Programme

    Adding the New Season Programme The Spring and Autumn Programme has two access points: From the Top menu on all web pages. From the Programme sidebar (usually on the right of the web page) The two areas are adjusted independantly. 1) How to create the Programme Open the previous season’s programme Save it with a […]

  • 2017-H1-Programme-Spring

     Programme Spring 2017 Talks begin at 8.15pm, bar and coffee open from 7.30pm Peter Bruce Heavy Weather Sailing Peter Bruce is a well known author having published books such as Solent Hazards, Solent and Island Tidal Streams and a newly updated 7th edition of Heavy Weather Sailing. We look forward to learning how to deal […]

  • 2016-H2-Programme-Autumn

     Programme Autumn 2016 Talks begin at 8.15pm, bar and coffee open from 7.30pm Elaine and Bob Hazell From Kiwis to Orangutans Elaine and Bob are on a Round the World Odyssey, and taking the time out to tell GXSA all about it. Their second leg took them from New Zealand to Borneo.  A fantastic tale […]

  • 2016-H1-Programme-Spring

     Programme Spring 2016 Talks begin at 8.15pm, bar and coffee open from 7.30pm Jeremy Batch Going Boldly – Across, Beneath and Beyond the Ocean One of our favourite speakers, Jeremy returns to entertain us with a wide ranging and amusing account of marine historical developments that we all take for granted today.   More details Giles […]

  • 2015-2016 Committee Meeting Dates

    Provisional Dates for GXSA Committee Meetings Committee meetings take place at a member’s house, usually decided at the previous meeting, on the first Monday of the month, from September to March, at 8pm. Diary dates for the 2015-2016 season are shown below. The ICAL calendar can be downloaded from here (see link) if you would […]

  • 2015-H2-Programme-Autumn

     Programme Autumn 2015 Talks begin at 8.15pm, bar and coffee open from 7.30pm Professor Carl Ross How Deep the Ocean ? – Advances in Submarine Structures The importance of underwater exploration and challenges in making structures and vessels capable of exploring the great depths will be explained. Opportunities for retrieving vast quantites of methane fuel, […]

  • 2015-H1-Programme-Spring

    Programme Spring 2015 Talks begin at 8.15pm, bar and coffee open from 7.30pm January 7th Presentations by GXSA Members Part 1  Steve Daish – What could possibly go wrong? The perils of yacht delivery Part 2  Bernie Smallman – Antarctica in Comfort. South Georgia, the Falklands and Cape Horn   More details January 14th David Brook […]

  • Users – Modify my profile

    Users – Modify my profile

    Modify My Profile The GXSA web system maintains a database of member’s details for publication to other members. In addition to the paper copy of details that we publish occasionally, there is an online database that is available to other members.  GXSA do not automatically populat the online database with member’s details, as people may […]