SPRING PROGRAMME 1990
|Wednesday 10th January||
EXPLORING THE SCILLIESClub member David Lane will pilot you to these enchanting islands with their wealth of natural and historic interests.
|Wednesday 17th January||
CLOSE QUARTER HANDLINGAlison Noice, principal of the Westerley Sea School, will discuss techniques of manoeuvring, mooring and anchoring.
|Wednesday 24th January||
IS SHE WELL FOUND?Peter Tier, Chairman of the Yacht Builders, Designers and Surveyors Association, provides an insight into yacht surveying with cautionary tales.
|Wednesday 31st January||
5,400 MILES IN "SALAL", A GOLDEN HIND 31Ruth Clements and Ted Long illustrate with slides and film this epic trip from England to Vancouver B.C. via Panama and Hawaii.
|Wednesday 7th February||
CRUISING THE RIAS OF N.W. SPAIN, ABOARD SKYJACK 11Gp. Cpt. Bastard returns to describe yet another fascinating cruise.
|Wednesday 14th February||
DEVELOPEMENTS IN SAIL REEFING SYSTEMSTim Drew, a rigger (formerly with Sadler's) will discuss recent develope- ments in reefing systems and the sails as they affect cruising yachts.
|Wednesday 21st February||
WHICH TACK?Yachtmaster examiner John Cawsey will describe how to develop one’s ' navigational skills and improve the sailing performance of the average cruising yacht.
|Wednesday 28th February||
FIT FOR THE PURPOSE?Club members Archie Annan and Robert Smith will each talk about selecting and equipping their yachts - one for extended cruising and the other for off-shore racing.
|Wednesday 7th March||
CRUISING CORSICAMatthew and Fiona Flynn of Sun Sail will illustrate this magnificent cruising area and recount their experiences as flotilla tenders.
|Saturday 10th March||
SATURDAY SPECIAL, DIESEL ENGINES
John Chapman of Volvo/Penta U.K. will give a talk on the principles of the diesel engine and follow this with a practical demonstration on maintenance.
A snack lunch will be available.
|Wednesday 14th March||
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING:Followed by a video film on Whitbread 1989/90.
|Saturday 17th March||
THE ASSOCIATION ANNUAL DINNER:at the Bellhouse Hotel, Beaconsfield, guest speaker Bill Giles