SPRING PROGRAMME 1994

Wednesday 12th January

IN TURKISH WATERS

Join GXSA members David and Gil Lane as they explore the anchorages and archeology of Turkey.
Wednesday 19th January

UNDERSTANDING SEA BREEZES

Oceanographer Dr. Jonathan Taylor will describe and give examples of the cause and effect of sea breezes.
Wednesday 26th January

RADAR FOR THE AVERAGE YACHTSMAN

Radar the all seeing eye — or is it? Tim Bartlett of Motor Boat and Yachting will tell us about modern radar equipment for yachts.
Wednesday 2nd February

ARCTIC HIGH — AN ADVENTURE NORTH OF 80degN

Nick Ryley will describe his 1984 sail aboard the 62 ft. "Warbaby" crossing the Barents Sea, coasting Svalbard to Moffen Island.
Wednesday 9th February

PRIMROSE AND OTHER BOATS

Recent exciting finds in marine archeology will be outlined by Valerie Fenwick.
Wednesday 16th February

A VOYAGE TO TRISTAN DA CUNHA

GXSA member Wolfgang Ansorge recalls his visit to "The Loneliest Island in the World" aboard RMS St. Helena. (Unusual items to be raffled in aid of The Tristan da Cunha Charitable Trust.)
Wedesday 23rd February

YOUR MARINE COLOUR SLIDES

A chance for members to show and comment on their slides. Marcus Taylor of Marcus Taylor Offshore Photography will give a short introduction and make constructive comments.
Wednesday 2nd March

THE FALKLAND ISLANDS

A welcome return visit from Stephen Riley of the Greenwich Museum staff. This time he will tell us about the war, shipwrecks, hulks and wildlife of the Falklands.
Wednesday 9th March

SEASTART

Solent trouble shooter Toby Kilner will describe his work adding some anecdotes dealing with mechanical failures afloat.
Saturday 12th March

SATURDAY SPECIAL - RETURN VISIT TO THE SOLENT COASTGUARD

To apply for this HQ visit please put your name on the notice board form. Limited numbers so follow up with Peter Upcher.
Wednesday 16th march

AGM, FOLLOWED BY A MEMBERS "BRING AND BUY" SALE

The Annual General Meeting will be followed by a members "Nautical Bring and Buy Sale". (See the notice board for details.)
Friday 18th March

THE ASSOCIATION DINNER

The annual dinner will be held at the Beaconsfield Golf Club, Seer Green.

Admission to members and guests by reservation only, via Paul Harper