Annual Dinner and Awards Presentations


Beaconsfield Golf Club Dining Room

Each year in April after the AGM and close of the Spring Talks programme, GXSA holds an annual dinner which has approximately a hundred attendees. There is a prestigious speaker from the world of sailing who also awards three silver trophies which have been donated to the association by past members who have been most appreciative of the companionship they have enjoyed during their membership. 

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Report on Chichester Rally - 28th June

by Chris Green

GXSA Rally Regulars (plus some very welcome first-timers) met at Chichester Marina, on the south coast, for the Mid-Summer Rally.  Dinner was held at the new facilities of Chichester Yacht Club.  The weather, location, welcome, accommodation, facilities and food were all first class.

See the Full Chichester Rally report  and more photos here

Many thanks to Stuart for organising us.




 On the Sunday morning, some went to Chichester cathedral, some walked to Dell Quay sailing club and some stayed in bed.



More information about the events that we organise is available to users that Register with the website, and Fully Paid members of Gerrards Cross Saiing Association

Saturday Specials

Once or twice a year, GXSA organises training courses for the benefit of its members. These are usually "one day events" held on a Saturday which cover various topics according to demand. Where appropriate, these have the benefit of RYA approval and certification. Topics have included: astro navigation, radar, knots and splices, diesel engine maintenance, boat electrics, GRP repairs and first aid.


GXSA Masterclasses

These are significant one day events organised around a particular topic and open to a wider audience than GXSA members.

The last event was in Autumn 2011 when Jimmy Cornell, author and highly experienced yachtsman explained the intricacies of Ocean Cruising. It was very well attended.


Longer Practical and Theoretical Courses

Day Skipper, VHF and Yachtmaster Theory Courses

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Our locally based RYA approved sailing school Westview Sailing gives RYA and VHF/DSC radio courses courses locally.

The proprietor, Duncan Wells is a long-standing and well respected member of the association and an occasional contributor to the yachting press. His courses make ideal presents for "those that have everything"!

Follow link or telephone Duncan 01753 890555 for details of forthcoming courses.



GXSA Events that happened in 2016

Events that have happened (or will happen) in 2014

Rallies, and other events in 2013

Events and Socials that happened in 2012