AUTUMN PROGRAMME 1992

Wednesday 7th October

RACE ROUND THE ISLAND

Commander Peter Bruce will pilot our way around the Isle of Wight and illustrate the pitfalls to avoid.
Wednesday 14th October

TO THE NORTH CAPE AND BEYOND

Ex-Association member John Jarvis will describe a trip with wife, Rosemary, in a Norwegian coastal ferry boat to the Arctic Circle.
Wednesday 21st October

TIDES AND WATER MOVEMENTS IN THE SOLENT AREA

Dr. Jonathan Taylor of the Oceanography Department of Southampton University will explain some of the interesting features of the tides about the Solent.
Saturday 24th October

SATURDAY SPECIAL — DIESEL ENGINES

By special request, a repeat of Volvo’s teach-in on diesel engine care and maintenance. Limited to 12 so book early with payment to Gil Ireland.
Wednesday 28th October

AN EVENING OF NAUTICAL FILMS

Alan Willmott of Windjammer Films will show four films including. Sailing to the Cape in black and white, Surf Boat off Accra in colour, one on the Malcolm Miller anci one Australian production.
Wednesday 4th November

TRANSATLANTIC EXPERIENCES

Richard Clifford will tell us about his many experiences—with special emphasis on planning, navigation and heavy weather.
Wednesday 11th November

ADMIRALTY CHARTS — AN UPDATE

Rear Admiral J.A.L. Myers, F.R.I.C.S.—Hydrographer to the Navy—will give us an update on the work of his department in preparing charts including the new Small Craft edition.
Saturday 14th November

SATURDAY SPECIAL — FLARES

A practical demonstration of flares by P. Redway of The Wheelhouse School of Navigation. To be held at the Rickmansworth Sailing Club, West Hyde from 1400 hours. Limited numbers so book early with payment to Peter Upcher.
Wednesday 18th November

ORGANISING THE WHITBREAD RACE

Bailey Wilmot, race director, will give an insight into the detailed planning which makes the Whitbread Race such an international success.

Wednesday 25th November .

A CENTAUR ODESSEY and   

SAILING DOWNHILL TO THE GRENADINES

An Association member's double bill. Roger Banks will describe the trials and tribulations of preparing an old Centaur for active service. David Henriques will tell us about sailing downwind to the Grenadines in a 60 ft. schooner.
Wednesday 2nd December

YACHT MOUNTAINEERING

Up the Seine, down the Rhone and back via the Midi. Gordon and Rosemary Wood take Kwenda, their Southerly 1.15, through the French canals.
Wednesday 9th December

CAST OFF FOR CHRISTMAS

Again by special request, Tom Round and friends will add music to our nautical fun. As usual there will be mince pies and mulled wine