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AUTUMN PROGRAMME 1991

Wednesday 9th October

ROUND THE WORLD IN MAIDEN

Nancy Hill, sail trimmer, narrates her experiences as a member of the ‘all girl’ crew on the Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race.
Wednesday 16th October

PREPARATION FOR EXTENDED CRUISING

Association member Graham Lock describes the pleasures and perils involved in commissioning a Contest 46 with a new rig.
Wednesday 23rd October

SHIPS FROM 8 TO 1,000 FEET

Andrew Dawson, Association member, will give an illustrated talk about his life long passion of ship photography.

(COME EARLY AND SUPPORT THE R.N.L.I. CHRISTMAS STALL)

Wednesday 30th October

NORTH BRITTANY PILOTAGE AND PASSAGE MAKING

Donald Beswick, editor of Adlard Coles North Brittany Pilot distinguishes between the two subjects and explains some practices he has followed.
Wednesday 6th November

A QUICK SAIL AROUND THE NORTH ATLANTIC

The Rev. Bob Shepton, school chaplain and ex-marine, describes a voyage to Greenland and beyond in the wake of the Vikings.
Wednesday 13th November

BOAT LAW

By special request, solicitor David Johnston returns to talk on some of the legal aspects of yachting.
Saturday 16th November

“SATURDAY SPECIAL”

PRACTICAL LIFERAFT TRAINING

John Driscol, National Sailing Coach of the Royal Yachting Association will lecture on liferafts and their use, followed by practical training in the pool in your 'oil skins etc’ at the Rickmansworth School, Scots Hill at 1500hrs-1930hrs. Cost £10.00 (limited to thirty). Apply and pay Bob Allman — Treasurer
Wednesday 20th November

THE BISCAY COAST OF FRANCE

Peter Cumberlidge will give an illustrated talk on cruising the Biscay coast in his gaff cutter Stormalong. Up-to-date information will be given on new harbours and marinas.
Wednesday 27th November

YOUR RIG AND YOU

John Passmore MBE of Kemp delves into the design, maintenance and operation of modern cruiser and cruiser/racer rigs and associated sail handling systems.
Wednesday 4th December

CARIBBEAN YACHT CHARTER

Tony Newling-Ward of Sun Days Worldwide Charters describes the areas and options for Caribbean cruising.

Wednesday 11 th December

CAST OFF FOR CHRISTMAS

By special request, Tom Round joins us with music and song. As usual there will be fun puzzles with mince pies and mulled wine