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SPRING PROGRAMME 1999

Wednesday 6th January

THE UPS AND DOWNS OF OCEAN RACING.

John Chittenden describes the ups & downs of racing both ways around the world.

Wednesday 13th January

FERRY TO THE FALKLANDS.

Master Mariner, Capt Chris Clark, recounts events in 1982 when his •cross channel ferry was requisitioned to help recapture the Falklands.

Wednesday 20th January.

THE WHITBREAD ON BRUNEL SYNERGIE

Stuart Quarrie on racing in the Whitbread on a low budget - only $4.5m.

Wednesday 27th January

HISTORY BENEATH THE SEA.

The maritime archaeology of the Solent area by Brian Sparks and Gary Momber of the Hants and Wight Trust for Maritime Archaeology.

Wednesday 3rd February

FIRST AID AT SEA.

Dr. Robert Hadley advises on the First Aid Kit and how to use it plus dealing with head injuries.

Saturday 6th February

R.Y.A. FIRST AID PART II.

The remainder of the course for the R.Y.A. First Aid certificate which includes dealing with emergencies.

Wednesday 10th February

A TRIBUTE TO BRITANNIA.

John Godfrey describes Britannia's last voyage to Portsmouth and her decommissioning.

Wednesday 17th February

AROUND THE WORLD THE WRONG WAY.

Glyn Hughes, Association member, relates his experiences on the B.T. Challenge.

Wednesday 24th February

OWL TO IRELAND.

Peter Bruce on cruising to Southern Ireland and a visit to anchorages known and less well known.

Saturday 27th February

COOKERY FOR SAILORS.

A practical course on preparing one-pot meals.

Wednesday 3rd March

THE RIGHT BOAT FOR THE RIGHT JOB.

James Jermain, of Yachting Monthly, discusses the alternatives.

Saturday 6th March

OUTBOARDS

A practical course on servicing small outboards.

Wednesday 10th March

ALONE ACROSS THE ATLANTIC - AGAIN!

Following her recent success in the Route du Rhum, Ellen MacArthur returns to recount her latest adventures.

Wednesday 17th March

A.G.M.

Saturday 20th March

ANNUAL DINNER AND PRIZE GIVING.