Spring 2010


Commodore's Report

AGM and Prize Giving

Amusing Observations

Annual Dinner

Boaty Information

Bodgit Journals

Chapter 4 – not all over

Christmas Lunch

Club Open Weekend

Firework Night

Greece and the Rat

Mid-Thames Trophy  

Newsletter Printing


Pat Halling’s Musical

Programme March - May

Sailing Prog. Notes

Secretary’s Bit

Senior Moments  

SigneT Open Meeting

Start Of Season Party

Valentines Day Lunch

Working Party

You Were Warned


Some Boaty Information


The EA is urging people to apply for their 2010 river licences in good time. Apparently some 280 boat owners were stopped and cautioned last year for not having licences of which 27 were prosecuted.

The un-powered (dinghy) rate for 2010 (valid to 31/12/10) is £30.50 per boat.

Dates for your 2010 diary:-

6-7 March         RYA Dinghy Show at Alexandra Palace

4-6 June           Beale Park Boat Show at Pangbourne

30 June – 4 July Henley Royal Regatta

17-18 July         Thames Traditional Boat Rally

19-23 July         Swan Upping

28-30 August     IWA 2010 National Festival at Beale Park

Mike (Over Easy) Baker

Newsletter Printing

The printing and paper costs of this Newsletter were met in full by JDC Independent Financial Advisers

69 The Green Twickenham

020 8755 5577

We thank Frank Rainsborough for setting this up. Apart from the cost saving, it is good to have this task delegated.

Start of Season Party

On Saturday 20 March guest speaker Gordon Tripp will give an illustrated talk on Admiral Robert Fitzroy, Capt HMS Beagle, pioneering meteorologist after whom the shipping area is named.

 Please arrive in good time and be seated by 8.00pm sharp!

Free refreshments etc