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News and Future updated 20Apr

Photos from events are in Google Photos and stories are in the Stories page

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River Conditions

Wensday 27 June there is a Mid Summer Cruise to The Weir Hotel for a pub supper. The plan is to sail or motor up through Sunbury Lock for a meal, returning around dusk to AQSC for a night cap. Members can travel by any means including canoes, row boats, dinghies, power boats or cars; boats leave at 18:00. Naturally the most fun is the mix of craft on the river and both our patrol boats, Aquarius and Tern, will be going. To book a place in them use the form in the bar or contact Richard Cannon (01932 786636). Note: Anyone planning to come by road should be aware that the Weir Hotel stops taking food orders at 9:00pm.

Monday 16 July The next committee meeting is at 19:30 at the club.


On 16 and 17 June there was the Aquarius regatta; story

Saturday 12 May was terrible for the Open Day; some current, very little wind and very wet from lunch time. Fortunately Sunday was much better; dry with a bit more wind and far more visitors (58).

6 May 18 It’s been a busy couple of weeks at AQSC. On Saturday our team sailed in the Mid Thames Trophy at Hampton SC. On Sunday we were at the “Chestnut Sunday” event in Bushy Park. This is aimed at promoting interest in the club prior to our Open Days on 12/13 and 20 May

On Saturday 28 April there was good support for the work party; 24 people. Diana and Deborah provided a delicious Lunch of Spanish Chicken, Bread & Butter pudding and Apple Crumble. 14 of the 22 jobs planned have been done. It was very cold, but dry, which encouraged hard work to keep warm.

On 21 April there was a Continental evening; story.

On 19 April Richard Cannon and Graham Thompson attended a River Users Group meeting; story.

18 April At last there is no strong current warning and and it has reduced to less than 1 knt; Alan Ross had a very enjoyable sail.

10 April The Quarterdeck is rotten in places and the timber is being it is being replaced by by Bodgit and Son with help from others.

On 17 March there was the Start of Season Party with a talk on artefacts found during a lifetime of dredging the river; story.

19 February The 2018 social and sailing program, PDF, is on line. All duties are in Dutyman.

On 17 February the Chinese New Year was celebrated with a Feast; story, Photos

On 27 January there was a delicious Burns Night Supper; story, photos.

On Monday New Year’s Day 2018 there were 14 members at lunch and tea; story and photos.

Dutyman dutylist

21 February The Bar, Sailing and other duties have been entered in to Dutyman for 2018. You should receive an email from Dutyman telling you that you have new duties; there is a personal link to Dutyman in the email that will log you in. Any months and days that you have a duty are highlighted with a red underline, a red pointer, or red letters depending on the view. Please could you confirm your duties and arrange a swap, using Dutyman, for any you can't do as soon as possible. If subsequently you find you can't do a duty you can inform Dutyman at any time and arrange a swap.

Personal Items

And now a word from our sponsors (i.e. The AQSC Management Committee). Please remove all personal items from the changing rooms at the end of the sailing day. The changing rooms are NOT storage areas and items left there WILL be disposed of. You have been warned!

Also there is far to much in the store room; it is not for storage of personal items that are seldom used and all items left there MUST be identified with the owner name or sail number else it may be disposed of.
Mike Baker