SPRING PROGRAMME 1997
|Wednesday 8th January||
SAIL NORTH FROM PLYMOUTH
Explore the Tamar past and present with members Jill and David Lane. Designated an area of outstanding natural beauty in 1996 but one of the busiest commercial rivers in England serving the largest copper port in Europe.
|Wednesday 15th January||
'J' CLASS YACHTS
Racing in the 1930's. Unique film shot in the Solent and on the East coast between 1931 and 1939 and presented by Rosemary Joy.
|Wednesday 22nd January||
ASSOCIATION MEMBER PETER NEWMAN
Relates his experiences up to 1949 including coastal erosion, Hamble River, shipbuilding, trawl fishing, the first marina and sailing adventures with an 1890 Thames One Design to France and yacht delivery to Greece.
|Wednesday 29th January||
SEA TALES FROM THE GREEK ISLANDS IN TIME OF WAR.
Adrian Seligman talks about his adventures in small boats at that time.
|Wednesday 5th February||
THE 1992/3 BRITISH STEEL & 1996/7 B.T. GLOBAL CHALLENGE.
Michael Kay describes the setting up, planning and running of these global races.
|Wednesday 12th February||
CRUISE TO SCOTLAND.
Peter Bruce that well known author takes us from Lymington to Scotland and back via St. Kilda.
|Wednesday 19th February||
OLYMPIC SILVER, SAVANNAH 1996
Ian Walker, who with John Merricks, won a silver medal at the 1996 Olympics, describe their experience both before and during the event..
|Wednesday 26th February||
HOME FROM RUSSIA VIA THE FORMER EASTERN BALTIC STATES
David and Sepha Wood describe this fascinating cruise.
|Wednesday 5th March||
BASIC FIRST AID FOR YACHTSMEN
Mrs. Jean Andrews M.B.E. S.R.N. will talk about resuscitation and incident management as well as treating casualties at sea.
|Saturday 8th March||
SATURDAY SPECIAL: FLARES DEMONSTRATION
At Rickmansworth Sailing Club. Bring your old out-of-date flares.
|Wednesday 12th March||
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
At Gerrards Cross Memorial Centre at 8.15 p.m. Including a Boat Jumble Sale.
At the Beaconsfield Golf Club.