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


17 July - Quiz Night

I knew that a number of people were away and couldn’t make this event but seventeen people (plus me) did manage to turn up for the quiz night which was a bit disappointing but it was good to see everybody and while Diana took orders for fish and chips the bar worked overtime to serve an obviously thirsty crowd, well it has been a long hot summer.

The quiz itself was general knowledge and set by yours truly but with a few nastys thrown in to separate the men from the boys. Sorry ladies that’s not being sexist but I don’t think there’s a feminine or collective version of that saying. Anyway, eventually everyone sorted themselves into three teams The Dragons, Hotch Potch and the Water Rats, hey their choice, and the first round got underway but not before everybody sang ‘Happy Birthday’ to young Noah Ashworth.

After forty or so questions we stopped for the answers while Richard and Diana went to collect the supper. The fish and chips were excellent and washed down with some Italian wine donated by Frank Rainsborough.

Once fed and re-watered the second round continued until about 10:15pm. at which point the answers were marked. There was a fair bit of negotiating over answers but the award of half points seemed to satisfy everyone. Final scores were Hotch Potch 291/2, Water Rats 351/2 and Dragons 401/2. The Dragons won the Quiz Trophy and a box of chocolates while the other two teams shared another box of chocs between them.

Everybody wins at AQSC quiz nights but I think it will be a while before we do another one. The bowling nights at The Grantley Arms went the same way.

Thanks again to Richard and Diana for organising supper and I hope everyone had a good evening.

Mike (Over Easy) Baker