Summer 2008

Contents 28Jul08

Chichester YC Visit

Committee Meetings

Commodore's Writes

Dinghy Show Feedback

Greek Night

Indoor Olympics

Just another Sailing Day

Mid Thames Trophy

News of Members


Open Weekend

Regatta and Greek eve

Remembrance of Bob

Renovation Update

Sailing Secretary

SigneTs at Grafham


Social Calendar

South in a Westerly

Start of Sailing Season

Swings Through Trees

Twilight Cruise

Working Party


26 April - Working Party

The first working party of the year and there's always lots to do which included slipping our Yanmar powered rescue boat for a clean up and re-paint, a much overdue job. There was external painting to be done plus the usual ground work. Weeds and grass don't stop growing for anyone. The day got started around 10:30am with a cup of coffee and then the work was divided up amongst the following stalwart members:-


My apologies if I have missed anybody, it's easy to do. As you can see 32 people came to help on the day, our largest number ever.

Team 1 painted the club exterior, Team 2 stripped the old paint from the boards under the Bosun's Store, Team 3 dug out the spoil from under the quarter deck which was left over from its construction and Team 4 handled ground works from the trailer park all the way up to the moorings. Team 5 made sure there was tea and coffee available throughout the day and prepared a hot, sit down, lunch for everybody.

Although Nigel thanked everybody on the day he has asked me to emphasis how much all the hard work was appreciated in getting the club looking its best for the open weekend. First impressions are important and I think the old club is now looking like a place that, hopefully, members feel is progressing and that visitors would like to become a part of. Again, a big thank you to all the above, for a job well done.

Mike (Over Easy) Baker

Brenda Allen

Tony Allen

Liz Archer

Ken Ayres

Mike Baker

Anne Bond

Leo Bond

Laurie Bridges

Richard Cannon

Diana Carpenter

Peter Carpenter

Ben Chipps

Michael Chipps

Brian Clements

Madeline Hatton

Keith Hatton

Jean Hendra

Michael Hendra

Tony Hopkins

Pat Irving

David Jennings

Nigel Knowles

Hanna Lunnis

Dominic Lunniss

Onie Lunniss

Robbie Lunniss

Simon Lunniss

John Neale



Joan Walkden

Linda Wheeler

Rodger Wheeler


Working party lunch

Working Party Lunch

provided by Diana Carpenter