Print

SPRING PROGRAMME 1992

Wednesday 15th January

THE KIWI MAGIC

Association member Fred Hughes will talk about three of the cruising areas of New Zealand and show some fiordland scenes of Milford and Doubtful "Sounds”.
Wednesday 22nd January

THE THREE PEAKS RACE

John Driscoll describes the RYA Seamanship Foundation's attack on the Three Peaks Race in the catamaran Sealegs.
Wednesday 29th January

CRUISING THROUGH THE FRENCH CANALS

By special request Association member David Lane will recount how he enjoyed taking his boat Psalm to the Mediterranean via the scenic route.
Wednesday 5th February

HALBERG RASSEY THE QUALITY YACHT

Jeff Taylor of Halberg Rassey will discuss the new design of their yachts and recount his experiences on the 1989 Two-handed Round Britain race.
Wednesday 12th February

PROPELLER POWER

Simon Green of Poole Propulsions will talk about matching the right propeller to the engine and boat combination.
Wednesday 19th February

KIEL AND BEYOND

Dr Malcolm McLaren will relate his adventures from Guernsey to Kiel followed by his cruise around the Danish Isles and the Swedish coast aboard Malmac.
Wednesday 26th February

THE QUEEN’S HARBOUR MASTER, PORTSMOUTH

Captain J.S. Chestnut RN, will review the history, statutory duties and current operations in the Solent area and suggest possible solutions to safety problems.
Saturday 29th February

“SATURDAY SPECIAL”

DIESEL ENGINE CARE AND MAINTENANCE

John Chapman of Volvo Penta will lead a "hands on" diesel engine teach-in.
Wednesday 4th March

BRITISH CAPE HORN KAYAK EXPEDITION 1992

Nigel Dennis, Principal of the Anglesey School of Sea Canoeing will describe how he piloted John Ridgeway and his daughter Rebecca around the Horn in kayaks.
Wednesday 11 th March

COLUMBUS 500 YEARS LATER

John Hamilton JP, Chairman of the Race Committee for the Grand Regatta, Columbus '92, retraces this epic voyage of discovery. He will discuss the replica ships being built and tell of the other craft taking part.
Wednesday 18th March

A.G.M. PLUS FILM

The Annual General Meeting will be followed by a film or video. (The title will be announced in good time.)
Friday 20th March

ANNUAL DINNER

The Association Dinner will be held at the Bull Hotel, Gerrards Cross. Admission to members and guests by ticket only obtained from the Hon.Secretary