SPRING PROGRAMME 1995
|Wed 11th January||
Great Ships of the North AtlanticPeter Jackson, a captain of the QE2 and of Falklands experience, presents an illustrated talk with pictures from 1893 onwards, covering the Blue Riband battle and the triumphs and disasters of those memorable ships.
|Wed 18th January||
Sea and Estuary BirdsVictor Scott, an experienced ornithologist and lecturer, offers an illustrated talk on the birds we see from our yachts whilst sailing in British coastal waters.
|Wed 25th January||
Six Atlantic Days in a Tinker DinghyGeoff Hales has a graphic description of two men's survival after "Minitech" lost her keel in AZAB '91. No punches pulled nor apologises for failure. Plenty of lessons for all of us to learn - plus a personal appearance by the favourite linker.
|Wed 1st February||
Safe and Warm
The importance of safety is critical. Keith Musto explains that being warm and active plays a major part in safety as well as in our enjoyment of sailing.
|Wed 8th February||
Sailing with the Round Britain RallyAndrew Bishop of Epic Ventures will give an illustrated talk on the planning, places visited and events organised during this midsummer rally.
|Wed 15th February||
Across the Atlantic and Caribbean to Haiti and US CoastNick Ryley who gave us a fascinating talk last Spring on Arctic Sailing, returns to entertain us further with slides and tales of another voyage.
|Wed 22nd February||
HM Customs and Exercise Update 1995Will Robinson reviews the past, present and future of the Service. He will emphasise the need for the help and co-operation of yachtsmen.
|Wed 1st March||
Intrepid voyager and raconteur - club member Wolfgang Ansorge recounts his recent passage through the South Seas on board the brigantine Soren Larsen.
|Wed 8th March||
In Greek WatersAfter four summers exploring the Greek coastline and islands GXSA members David and Gill Lane will review the main cruising areas and highlight their favourite places.
|Sat 11th March||
Saturday Special Visit to the Historic Dockyard ChathamTo apply for this special all day visit please put your name on the notice board list. Limited numbers so follow up with Peter Upcher.
|Wed 15th March||
AGM plus the 'Bring and Buy"The Annual General Meeting will be followed by a members "Nautical Bring and Buy Sale" (See the notice board for details).
|Fri 17th March||
The Association Dinner
The annual dinner will be held at the Beaconsfield Golf Club, Seer Green.