Sailing and Social Program March 2012 - March 2013   updated 3Mar2013

Sailing Instructons (PDF file 15kb)
The 11:30 am race will generally be a Spring or Autumn Series race and will start on time; races will not be delayed because competitors are not ready; race officers please note.
The 2:00 pm event will be Training, a Fun Event, or Cruising (TFC) with emphasis on giving less experienced members a better sailing experience including sailing with different boats and helm/crew.
The 3:30 pm race will generally be a SPA (Spring/Autumn), a Summer or 2 Sprint Series races.
Wednesday afternoon Sailing will be from 3:30pm starting on 2 May and ending on 26 September.
The Cundy Trophy long distance race will take place, on a day when the weather is suitable, concurrent with a scheduled Sunday afternoon race.
If conditions are suitable Sailing will continue beyond the last scheduled race day (11 November).
Tea and cakes will be served at 3pm on Sunday race days.
Members needing help with rigging etc. or who wish to crew need to arrive at least 45 minutes before the start of an event.
Olympic games. Sail for Gold Regatta: 1 − 9 June 2012
Torch Relay: 12 & 13 July 2012
Olympic Games: 27 July − 12 August 2012
Paralympic Games: 29 August − 9 September 2012

Italic indicates general information
 DATE  11:30 AM  2:00 PM  3:30 PM  Evening, Social and Notes
 MARCH 2012
 11
 Working party 10:30am. Come along with gardening tools and clothes. Lunch will be provided
 Sat 17  
 Start Of Season Party buffet 7:30pm, St Patrics Day. Joan & Diana catering
 25  Spring Race 1  TFC  Spa Race 1   BST begins 
 APRIL
 1  Spring Race 2  TFC  Spa Race 2  
 8  Easter Egg Trophy, 4 races, best 3 count  Monday is Bank Holiday
 15
 Spring Race 3  TFC  Sprint Race 1 & 2  
 22   Spring Race 4  TFC  Spa Race 3  SigneT Paxton Lakes Saturday and Sunday
 Sat 28
 Mid-Thames Trophy at Desborough SC first start 11:00
 29
 Spring Race 5
 TFC  Spa Race 4  
 MAY
 6  Spring Race 6
 TFC  Spa Race 5
 
 Sat 12
 Working party 10:30am.  Come along with gardening tools and clothes. Lunch will be provided
 13  Spring Race 7
 TFC  Sprint Race 3 & 4  
 Sat 19
 AQSC Club Open Weekend
 20  Open day, introduce new members to all club boats  
Sat 26
 Boat Jumble
 Food at 5:30 to 6:00 by J & B Panting
 27  Spring Race 8
 TFC  Spa Race 6

 JUNE
 3  Training and trying various boats for new members, and fun Sailing  Queens Diamond Jubilee 2-5 Jun
 Mon 4
 Provision visit to Bewl Valley Sailing Club Family sailing General details
 10  Spring Race 9  TFC  Summer Race 1
 SigneT Grafham Water Saturday
 Sat 16
 Fun on the water day POSTPONED due to current  Hampton RegattaAqsc Invited
 Fun on the Water has moved to Sat 21 July
 
 17  Hampton Regatta, No racing at AQSC due to current
 Wed 20

 Mid Summer Madness Cruise to the Weir Hotel, leave 18:00
 24  Spring Race 10
 TFC  Summer Race 2  Moved from Sun 17 June
 Sat 30
 AQSC Regatta and SigneT Open meeting  Hog roast 7:30pm.
 JULY 
 1  AQSC Regatta with Strawberry cream teas  Wiimbledon tennis 25Jun-8Jul 
 8  Spring Race 11  TFC  Sprint Race 5 & 6
 End of Hampton Court flower show (3-8 Jul)
14
 Molesey Regatta, No sailing at AQSC
 15  Spring Race 12  TFC  Summer Race 3
 Molesey youth/disabled event, no sailing downstream of AQSC 
 Sat 21
 RYA Push the Boat Out and Fun on the Water  Pimms with Noel Coward 7pm,  Moved from 28 July due to extended Olympic road closure
 22  Spring Race 13  TFC  Summer Race 4

 29  Spring Race 14  TFC
 Summer Race 5
 
 AUGUST
 5  Autumn Race 1  TFC  Sprint Race 7 & 8

 Sat 11    Bring Your Own BBQ followed by a
 trip to Sunbury Regatta fireworks  - Details
 12  Autumn Race 2  TFC  Summer Race 6
 SigneT Nationals at Falmouth 12-17 August
 19  Autumn Race 3  TFC  Summer Race 7
 
 26  Autumn Race 4
 TFC
 Summer Race 8  
 SEPTEMBER
 Sat 1
 Weekend visit to Bewl Valley Sailing Club General details
 02  Visit to Bewl Valley Sailing Club  
 9  Autumn Race 5
 TFC  Summer Race 9
 
 Sat 15

 Old Time Music Hall
 16  Autumn Race 6
  TFC  Sprint Race 9 & 10  
 23  Autumn Race 7
 TFC  Summer Race 10  
 30
 Autumn Race 8
 TFC  Summer Race 11
 SigneT Lakeside
 OCTOBER
 7  Autumn Race 9
 TFC  Spa Race 7  
 14  Autumn Race 10
 TFC  Spa Race 8
 
 21  Autumn Race 11  TFC  Sprint Race 11 & 12  
 28  Autumn Race 12  TFC  Spa Race 9
 BST ends
 NOVEMBER
 Sat 3    Fireworks at Kempton Park then soup & victuals at Club
 4  Autumn Race 13  TFC  Spa Race 10
 
 11
 Autumn Race 14  TFC  Spa Race 11
 Sat 24    AQSC Annual Dinner 7.30pm
 DECEMBER
Sat 1
 Working party 10:30am. Come along with gardening tools and clothes. Lunch will be provided
 Sat 8
    AGM, Prize Giving and End of Season Party 7.30pm
 16  Cheats Christmas lunch 12:30pm & family games
Wed 19

 Nigel's Christmas nibbles
 JANUARY 2013
 Tue 1
 Hot Drinks Biscuits from 11a.m. New Year's Day Sail, subject to sailing conditions. Celebrate the New Year with a Soup and "Raid the  Freezer" lunch from 1.30p.m. We may even prepare some mulled cider/apple juice. Cancelled
 Fri 25

 Burns Night Celebration, Haggis Tatties and Neeps from 7:30pm
 FEBRUARY 2013
 10
Chinese New Year, dress up and Chinese food by Rodger Wheeler
 24  Lunch 12:30 pm and frostbite cruise/scavenger hunt Cancelled
 MARCH 2013
17
Working party 10:30am. Come along with gardening tools and clothes. Lunch will be provided
 Sat 23
Note one week later than in original program
Start of Season Party 7:30pm
 31 Easter Egg Trophy, 4 races, best 3 count BST begins, Monday is Bank Holiday