AUTUMN PROGRAMME 1998
|Wednesday 7th October||
A STOPPING TRIP ACROSS THE SOUTH PACIFIC.Dr. Dick Allan goes off the beaten track on the Trade Winds Rally.
|Wednesday 14th October||
THAMES TRADITIONAL BOATS.An illustrated talk on the development of traditional boats and boat building on the Thames by Colin Henwood, foremost builder and restorer of these crafts.
|Saturday 17th October||
REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE OF G.R.P.A repeat of the hands-on course designed to teach techniques required for expert D.I.Y. maintenance of GRP.
|Wednesday 21st October||
ALONE ACROSS THE ATLANTIC - AT 21.By popular request, Ellen MacArthur returns to describe her experiences before and during the 'Mini Transar race, in her 21 ft boat "Le Poisson".
|Wednesday 28th October||
DESIDERATA CRUISES HOMEThe O'Connells return to tell the second half of their circumnavigation of Europe, from Majorca through the Canal du Midi to Lymington.
|Wednesday 4th November||
COASTGUARD SEARCH AND RESCUE OPERATION ON THE SOUTH COAST.The crewing, training and operation of the coast guard helicopter based at Lee-on-Solent covering the south coast and central channel areas.
|Wednesday 11th November||
RACING ROUND THE WORLD.Around the world with Paul Clark following the Tea Clipper routes in the 1996 yacht race.
|Wednesday 18th November||
THE TWO R's OF SAILING - REEFING AND RIGGING.Andy Cassell discusses the pro's and con's of different types of reefing and Den Maidment offers advice on the care and maintenance of rigging.
|Saturday 21st November||
SOLENT COASTGUARD STATION.A visit to the Coastguard Station at Lee-on-Solent including inspection of the S.A.R. helicopter.
|Wednesday 25th November||
FRENCH AFFAIRSJohn Pell gives an account of some of the delights of cruising in Northern France and Brittany.
|Wednesday 2nd December||
ADVANCED CRUISING AND BOAT HANDLING TECHNIQUES.James Stevens, National Coach of the R.Y.A. retums with more expert advice on pilotage, boat handling and passage making.
|Wednesday 9th December||
CAST OFF FOR CHRISTMAS