Spring 2006
Contents 7Mar2006

Commodore’s Report
Achieve Inner Peace
AGM, Prize Giving, Party
Annual Dinner
Boat Show 2006
Christmas and New Year
Ferry Meadows
Ice-Box Sunday
Last Working Party
Lunch & Frostbite Cruise
Mascheranda Menu
Masheranda Ball
Open Weekend
Place for Books
Start of Season Party
Thoughts for Today


Sailing and Social Programme March 2006 - May 2006
    Generally at 11:30 on Sundays there will be a Fun Race, Match Race or Training Session depending on conditions.
    The Wednesday afternoon Series will start on 17 May and end on 13 September. Start time will be 4pm. The bar opens at 8pm.
    The Cundy Trophy long distance race will take place, on a day when the weather is suitable, concurrent with the scheduled Sunday afternoon race.
    On Saturday afternoons, from May to September, Racing and Cruising will take place according to demand.

Date 11:30 a.m. 2:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m. Duty Officers, Evening & Notes
Sat 18    A special Start of Season party with Pat Halling's 
Le Sextet de l'Hot Club d'Aquarius
26 Fun Race Spring Race 1 Spa Race 1 Richard Cannon, Pat Irving, Laurie Bridges
2 Fun Race Spring Race 2 Spa Race 2 Peter Carpenter, Sarah Herbert, John Botterill
Sat 8  Visit to Kew Gardens and/or Kew Steam Museum with Pub lunch  
9 Fun Race Spring Race 3 Spa Race 3 Rodger Wheeler, Linda Wheeler, Tony Adcock
16 Easter Egg Trophy, 4 races, best 3 count    Tony Allen, Brenda Allen, Roy Clough, Monday is Bank Holiday
Sat 22   Quiz night with George Bray including Fish & Chips
23 Fun Race Spring Race 4 Sprint Race 1 & 2 Nigel Knowles, John Neale, Brian Clements
Sat 29 MID-THAMES TROPHY at Littleton SC  Bank Holiday weekend
30 Fun and training races for new members  Richard Cannon, Anne Bond, Eric Bridgewater
Sat 6 Aquarius Sailing Club Open WEEKEND  Richard Cannon, Pat Irvin, Charles Dennis
7 Open day, Training and Funday Racing Rodger Wheeler, Linda Wheeler, John Botterill
14 Fun Race Spring Race 5 Spa Race 4 Tony Allen, Brenda Allen, Graham Thompson. SCOA Paxton
21 Fun Race Spring Race 6 Spa Race 5 George Bray, Joan Bray, Mike Baker
Sun 28 BEWL VALLEY SAILING CLUB Spring Open Regatta, Allcomers Handicap Races
Mon 29 BEWL VALLEY SAILING CLUB Spring Open Regatta, Pursuit Races
    The OOD is responsible for organising the provision of cakes and milk for the afternoon tea at 3pm on race days.
    The Aquarius Open Days are 6th and 7th May; members are asked to bring friends and neighbours who might be tempted to sail.
    On the Late Spring Holiday, Sunday and Monday 28-29 May, we visit the Bewl Spring Regatta with Allcomers handicap races on Sunday and pursuit races Monday
    On the Late Summer Holiday Monday 28 August we visit Bewl Water for their Autumn Regatta with pursuit races.