AUTUMN PROGRAMME 1995
|Wed 4th October||
Staying in Full Control in Unfamiliar WatersJohn Goode of the Southern Sailing School will give tips and wrinkles on pilotage in unfamiliar waters.
|Wed 11th October||
Channel AlternativesJoin Ken Endean on an imaginary cruise around the western channel, visiting lesser known harbours, anchorages and sheltered coves.
|Wed 18th October||
Conflict in Inshore Waters - Real or Imaginary?Harbour Master and Deputy Port Manager, Southampton - Captain James Chestnutt makes a welcome return visit to the Association and will analyse the issues and identify the problems associated with the management of inshore traffic. A seminar format will be used to encourage dialogue and debate.
|Wed 25th October||
Life in Nelson's NavyBrian Lavery from the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich gives us a close-up view of life for•the officers and crew in the time of Nelson. He looks at daily life aboard ship - food, drink, entertainment and the horrors plus the excitement of battle.
|Wed 1st November||
The Frisian IslandsTed Osborn - the well known sailing journalist - shares his many experiences in the Frisian Islands. The illustrated talk takes us from the North of Holland, along the North Sea coast of Germany as far as Denmark.
|Wed 8th November||
Production Boat Building in the UKPeter Thomas of Westerly - Britain's largest manufacturer of sailing boats -describes the process of constructing a GRP sailing yacht, from plug to mould to finished yacht.
|Sat 11th November||
Saturday Special - Visit to SS Great BritainThis visit to Bristol to go aboard Brunel's massive flagship of the steam revolution may also include a visit to Harveys, of Bristol Cream fame. If you would like to be included please see the noticeboard.
|Wed 15th November||
Round the World in BlackjackMike and Pat Pocock give an illustrated account taken from their seven year voyage which included time spent in the remote parts of Alaska.
|Wed 22nd November||
Batteries on BoardEric Millett - an authority on batteries and chargers - explains how batteries charge, discharge and die. Dispel the myths and mysteries and you too can run a trouble-free electrical system on board.
|Wed 29th November||
The Delta Area of HollandStuart Bradley gives us the benefit of his extensive cruises in Holland. He advises on getting there, avoiding problems, routes to follow in the delta area plus a look at the ljsselmeere and Friesland.
|Wed 6th December||
Cast Off for Christmas
Mulled wine and mince pies with light entertainment. Fri 15th March 1996 30th Anniversary Dinner
This year's annual dinner will be at the Royal Thames Yacht Club and the Guest of Honour will be Robin Aisher.