Sailing and Social Program January 2016 - March 2017 updated 10Sep16

Program as PDF (not updated) Web Card.  Sailing Instructons
The Club is open every Sunday throughout the year and the patrol boat will be manned whenever conditions are suitable for sailing.
Members needing help with rigging etc. or who wish to crew need to arrive at least 1 hour before the start of an activity.
On Sunday race days activities include the bar, lunch (burgers), tea and cakes from 15:00 to 15:30; please come and join us.
After British Summer Time ends (BST) the last race will start soon after the 2:00pm event finishes; tea and cakes will be after the last race finishes.
From 13:30 - 15:00 on the first Sunday of the month there will be activities for newcomers, but suitable for ALL members; details in the Notes column.
TFC = Training, Fun, Cruising, SpA = Spring/Autumn series. Sailing Activities Details. All activities without a day specified are are on Sunday.
This year the Laser Cup will be for a Laser Series created by importing the Laser results from the Summer Series. The Main 12' Trophy will be for the Summer Series.

 DATE  11:30 AM  2:00 PM  3:30 PM Evening, Social and Notes
 JANUARY 2016
 Fri 1
New Years Day Sail from 11.00am and Pot luck lunch

 Sat 23

Burns Night Celebration supper, Haggis Tatties and Neeps 7:30pm.
FEBRUARY
 07  
Ladies Day Lunch at Al Forno New Malden
 MARCH
 06
Frostbite Cruise and Treasure Hunt (11:30), lunch 14:00 (booking needed), tea and cakes
 13
Working party 10:30am. Come along with gardening tools and clothes; lunch will be provided
 Sat 19  
Start Of Season Party buffet 7:30pm, America Cup talk by International Umpire Chris Simon. 
 27
Easter Egg Trophy, 4 races, best 3 count BST begins Monday is Bank Holiday 2016
 APRIL
 3
Spring Race 1 TFC SpA Race 1 Newcomers "Introduction to Rules & Racing" Richard Cannon
 10 Spring Race 2 TFC SpA Race 2
 17
Spring Race 3 TFC
Sprint Race 1,  2
 
 Sat 23
 
Indoor Olympics 7.30pm Family Games and Supper
 24
Spring Race 4
TFC SpA Race 3
 
 MAY
 01 Spring Race 5
TFC
SpA Race 4
Newcomers  "Getting round the course faster" Mike Baker. Monday early Bank Holiday
Sat 07
Working party 10:30am with a late lunch. Come along with gardening tools and clothes 
08
Spring Race 6 TFC
Sprint Race 3, 4 Chestnut Sunday at Bushy Park - AQSC exhibiting a boat,
14
Open weekend
RYA Push Boat Out 14-22 May
15
Open weekend RYA Push Boat Out 14-22 May
 22 Open day, training, trying various boats for new members, and fun Sailing RYA Push Boat Out 14-22 May
29
Spring Race 7 TFC
SpA Race 5 Monday is Bank Holiday
 JUNE
 05 Spring Race 8  TFC Summer/Laser 1 Newcomers "Patrol boat handling & rendering assistance" Rodger Wheeler.
Sat 11 Hampton RegattaAQSC Invited
12 Hampton Regatta, No racing at AQSC
 Sat 18 AQSC Regatta  
 19 AQSC Regatta with Strawberry cream teas
 Wed 22
Mid Summer Cruise & supper; leave 6pm
 26 Spring Race 9  TFC Summer/Laser 2 Wiimbledon tennis 27 Jun-10 July 
 JULY 
 03 Spring Race 10 TFC Sprint Race 5, 6
At 13:30 there will be a talk on the "Rules of the River". Newcomers "Recovering from a capsize" Nigel Knowles moved to 17 July. End of Hampton Court flower show (5-10 Jul 2016).
09

Hog roast dinner buffet 7:30pm
 10 Spring Race 11 TFC Summer/Laser 3

 Sat 16
 Molesey Regatta No sailing at AQSC
 17 Spring Race 12 TFC Summer/Laser 4
Newcomers "Recovering from a capsize" Nigel Knowles. Molesey youth/disabled event, no sailing down stream of AQSC
 24 Spring Race 13 TFC
Summer/Laser 5
 
31
Autumn Race 1
Sprint Race 7, 8 Prudential RideLondon 30-31July
 AUGUST
 07 Autumn Race 2 TFC  Summer/Laser 6
 Newcomers " Basic 1st aid" Darren Best.
Sat 13
 
BBQ from 6:30pm, BYO or buy from bar, followed by patrol boats leaving at 20:15 for Sunbury Regatta illuminated sailpast and fireworks; to book a boat place ring Richard on 01932 786636.
 14 Autumn Race 3 TFC Summer/Laser 7
 
 Sun 21
Autumn Race 4 TFC Summer/Laser 8

 Sun 28
Fun sailing and BBQ
Bank holiday
 SEPTEMBER
Sat 3
Mid-Thames Trophy at Desborough SC

 4 Autumn Race 5
TFC
Summer/Laser 9
Newcomers "Sailing Faster" Graham Thompson
 11 Autumn Race 6
TFC Sprint Race 9, 10  
 Sat 17

DIY  BBQ 7:00pm
 18 Autumn Race 7
TFC Summer/Laser 10
 25
Autumn Race 8
Cundy
Summer/Laser 11

 OCTOBER
 02 Autumn Race 9

SpA Race 6 Newcomers  "Seamanship" D Barnet
 09 Autumn Race 10
TFC SpA Race 7
 
 16 Autumn Race 11 TFC Sprint Race 11, 12  
 Fri 21



Annual dinner 
 23 Autumn Race 12 TFC SpA Race 8

Sat 29
Working party 10:30am with a late lunch.  Come along with gardening tools and clothes.
Sun 30
Autumn Race 13 TFC
SpA Race 9
BST ends. The last race starts soon after the 2:00pm event finishes
 NOVEMBER
06
Autumn Race 14 TFC SpA Race 10
Newcomers Newcomers "Winterising your boat" Mike Baker.
 The last race starts soon after the 2:00pm event finishes
Sat 26



AGM, Prize Giving and End of Season Party 7.30pm
 DECEMBER
 11 Cheats Christmas lunch 12:30pm & family games 
Wed 21

Seasonal nibbles
 JANUARY 2017
 Sun 1
New Years Day Sail from 11.00am and Pot luck lunch
Wed 25

Burns Night Celebration, Haggis Tatties and Neeps from 7:30pm
 FEBRUARY 2017
 Sat 11

 Ladies Day event
 MARCH 2017
Sun 05
Frostbite Cruise and Treasure Hunt, and lunch

 Sun 12
Working party 10:30am. Come along with gardening tools and clothes. Lunch will be provided
 Sat 18

Start Of Season Party buffet 7:30pm
 26 Spring Race 1 TFC  SpA Race 1 BST begins

Sailing Activities Details

All races will start on time; races will not be delayed because competitors are not ready.
The 11:30 am race will generally be a Spring or Autumn Series race.
The 2:00 pm activity will be Training, a Fun activity, or Cruising (TFC) with emphasis on giving less experienced members a better sailing experience including sailing with different boats and helm/crew. On the first Sunday of the month it should relate to the newcomers event.
The 3:30 pm race will generally be a SpA (Spring/Autumn), a Summer and Laser or 2 Sprint Series races; After BST ends it will start soon after the 2:00pm event finishes so boats can be put away in the light. Wednesday afternoon Sailing will be from 3:30pm starting on 4 May and ending on 28 September; the bar will open when sailing finishes.
The Cundy Trophy long distance race will take place, on a day when the weather is suitable, concurrent with a scheduled Sunday afternoon race.
 Series

 Trophies

 Notes
 Spring  Handicap Trophy
 13 races at 11.30am from 3 April to 24 July (7 to count)
 Summer
 Main 12' Trophy
 11 races at 3.30pm between 5 June and 25 September (6 to count)
 Laser
 Laser Cup  Laser results extracted from the Summer Series
 Autumn  Cruiser Trophy
 14 races at 11.30am between 31 July and 6 November (7 to count)
 Spring/Autumn (SpA)
 Saturday Trophy
 10 races at 3.30pm between 3 April and 6 November (5 to count)
 Sprint  Enterprise Cup
 6 pairs of short races at 3.30pm between 17 April and 16 October (6 to count)

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