SPRING PROGRAMME 1994
|Wednesday 12th January||
IN TURKISH WATERSJoin GXSA members David and Gil Lane as they explore the anchorages and archeology of Turkey.
|Wednesday 19th January||
UNDERSTANDING SEA BREEZESOceanographer Dr. Jonathan Taylor will describe and give examples of the cause and effect of sea breezes.
|Wednesday 26th January||
RADAR FOR THE AVERAGE YACHTSMANRadar 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 80degNNick 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 BOATSRecent exciting finds in marine archeology will be outlined by Valerie Fenwick.
|Wednesday 16th February||
A VOYAGE TO TRISTAN DA CUNHAGXSA 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 SLIDESA 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 ISLANDSA 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||
SEASTARTSolent 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 COASTGUARDTo 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" SALEThe 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