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SPRING PROGRAMME 1998

Wednesday 7th January

EPISODES FROM THE DAYS OF SAIL

An illustrated lecture by Adrian Seligman the square rig sailor and author.

Wednesday 14th January

'DESIDERATA' CRUISES FROM LYMINGTON TO MAJORCA

Frank 0' Connell narrates this cruise in a Westerly Consort 29'.

Wednesday 21st January

YACHT BROKERAGE

So you want to sell your boat? Patrick Boyd, broker, describes the do's and don'ts of such a sale.

Wednesday 28th January

FLORIDA TO CAPE COD

David and Sepha Wood describe a cruise up the east coast of America in "Tehari II" - a salar 40'.

Saturday 31st January

MARINE ELECTRICAL COURSE

Covering maintenance and safety, batteries, multi meters, legislation, starting and lighting systems, voltage drop, marine components and basic fault finding.

Wednesday 4th February

BOAT LAW

By special request solicitor David Johnston returns to discuss some of the legal problems facing boat owners including insurance, sales, purchase and salvage.

Wednesday 11th February

AN UP-DATE OF MARINE ELECTRONICS

Keith Miller reviews electronics from communications and navigation to general instrumentation.

Wednesday 18th February

SAILS

Mike Batt talks of design, construction and use of sails for cruising yachtsmen.

Wednesday 25th February

SAFETY AT SEA

Peter Bradley, Sea Safety Liason Officer of the R.N.L.I. will advise on do's and don'ts and suggest remedies for our safety.

Saturday 28th February

PRACTICAL ROPE & BRAID WORK

Alan Banton of English Braids will give a short talk and then give a "hand on" practical demonstration of 3 strand and braid splicing.

Wednesday 4th March

COMING HOME?

David Lane, Association Member, describes a cruise from Greece, around the Italian coast to Sardinia and the Balearics with some thoughts on Mediterranean cruising.

Wednesday 11th March

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

To be held at Gerrards Cross Memorial Centre at 8.15 p.m.

Saturday 14ttiMarch

ANNUAL DINNER

To be held at the Beaconsfield Golf Club.

RALLIES 1998
  •  13th June at Bembridge.
  • 12th September at Port Solent