Autumn 2010


Commodore's Writes

AGM & Prize Giving

Annual Dinner

Bewl Water Visit

Big Cat's Maiden Voyage

   Two hulls, One Engine

   Four Men In A Boat

Chapter 5 - The End

Chapter 6 - Racing  

Comments SigneT Sailor

Curry Night

Kempton Park Fireworks

News Of Members

Newsletter Printing

Quiz Night



Roaring Twenties

Sailing Beyond The End

Sale of existing Clothing

SigneT Nationals

Social Calendar

Store & Changing Room

Thameside Harmony

What's Been Going On


The Big Cat’s Maiden Voyage

Just as the summer newsletter went to print I received two versions of the above. One from Rodger Wheeler and the other from Gordon Courtney.

They both look at the trip from slightly different perspectives so I thought you might find it interesting to read both versions.

In fairness Gordon’s write-up, being the designer, builder and owner should come first. Rodger’s account is the more technical and includes navigation and operating issues. Enjoy …


Two hulls, One Engine, a Near Gale and Not a Bad Word Between Any of Us

Gordon Courtney


Four Men in a Boat: To Say Nothing of the Cat (or Saranchai to Shoreham)

Rodger Wheeler