PROGRAMME - AUTUMN 2003
|Weds 8th Oct||
PRACTICAL BOAT OWNERJake Kavanagh (News Editor and Features_Writer) tells us "How they put together this well known Magazine" with some amusing anecdotal tales along the way.
|Weds 15th Oct||
NAVIGATING WITH MODERN TECHNOLOGY
Simon Fraser, whose Victoria 34 is equipped with lots of instruments integrated to help short-handed sailing, illustrates how they were used whilst sailing from the South Coast to St Kilda, Orkneys and the Shetland Isles.
|Weds 22nd Oct •||
RESCUED AT SEA
Nick Harper (GXSA Member's son) tells of an accident at sea whilst racing and the subsequent rescue by the RNLI.
|Weds 29th Oct||
THE UBIQUITOUS CREW
Pauline Duart recounts some of the pleasures and perils she has experienced whilst sailing 50,000 miles on more than 100 yachts. Both skippers and crew may hear some home truths and pick up some tips on Blue Water sailing .
|Weds 5th Nov||
BUILDING A HUNTER 31
GXSA member Ian Cox tells us of his "trials and tribulations" whilst building a 2nd yacht in his front garden.
|Weds 12th Nov •||
ROUND THE WORLD WITH A DIFFERENCE
The Rev Bob Shepton returns to recount details of, when as school Chaplain, he took parties of school leavers on an adventure of a lifetime aboard his Westerly Discus, round Cape Horn, to the pacific Islands, to Australia, the Indian Ocean, Cape of Good Hope, St Helena, Azores and home.
|Saturday 15th Nov||
Alison Noice leads us through a GMDSS Practical Course starting at 09.00Hrs followed by a RYA Assessment Examination.
|Weds 19th Nov||
GETTING THE BEST FROM YOUR RADAR
Ron Davies tells us how to get the best information from using our Radar, illustrating it with a Cruise along the coast of England and a video.
|Weds 26th Nov||
A NEW LOOK AT THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR
Richard Woodman, Master Mariner, Naval Historian and Author (Nathaniel Drinkwaternovels and many others) presents his newly researched details of this Historic and Momentous Battle.
|Weds 3rd Dec||
CRUISING THE OUTER HEBRIDES
Alec Mcpherson describes a cruise with "Bagpipes and Kilt".
|Weds 10th Dec||
CAST OFF FOR CHRISTMAS
Fred Hughes will MC our festivities. Judging our Summer photographs.