Sailing Program and Social Events  March 2017 - March 2018 updated 02Sep17

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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.
The Main 12' Trophy will be for the Summer Series.
This year the Laser Cup will be for a Laser Series created by importing the Laser results from alternate Summer and SpA Series. Also the Bosun
Trophy will be for a Bosun Series created by importing the Bosun results from alternate Summer and SpA Series.

 DATE  11:00 am  12:00 am  2:00 pm  3:30 pm  Evening, Social and Notes
 FEBRUARY
 26
Commodore's Cruise/Treasure Hunt 11:30, lunch 14:00 (booking needed ring John Botterill on 020 8391 1079)
 MARCH
 12
Working party 10:30am. Come along with gardening tools and clothes; lunch will be provided
 Sat 18   Start Of Season Party & buffet supper 7:30pm. Rodney Hogg will give an illustrated Talk about climbing Mt Everest.
 26
Sunrise 1
Spring 1
TFC
SpA 1/   Bosun 1

 APRIL
 02
Sunrise 2
Spring 2
Newcomers SpA 2/ Laser 1
1:30 pm "Introduction to Rules & Racing" N Knowles
09 Sunrise 3
Spring 3
TFC Sprint 1 & 2
16
Easter Egg Trophy, 4 races, best 3 count Monday is Bank Holiday
 Sat 22
 
Italian Evening 7:30 pm
 23
Sunrise 4
Spring 4
TFC SpA 3/   Bosun 2
 
 30
Sunrise 5
Spring 5
TFC SpA 4/Laser 2
 
 MAY
 07 Sunrise 6
Spring 6
Newcomers
Sprint 3 & 4
1:30 pm "Getting round the course faster" Mike Baker. Monday is Bank Holiday
Sat 13
Working party 10:30am with a late lunch. Come along with gardening tools and clothes
 14
Sunrise 7
Spring 7
TFC
Spa 5/Bosun 3
Chestnut Sunday at Bushy Park - AQSC is exhibiting a boat
 20
Open weekend
RYA Push Boat Out 13-21 May
 21
Open weekend RYA Push Boat Out 13-21 May
 28 Training and Fun Sailing. Boat demos for new members. Monday is Spring Holiday
 JUNE
 04 Sunrise 8 Spring 8
 Newcomers Summer 1/ Laser 3
1:30 pm "Patrol boat handling & rendering assistance" Rodger Wheeler.
 11
Sunrise 9
Spring 9
TFC
Summer 2/ Bosun 4

 Sat 17 No  morning races or BBQ, 2 races for trophy pm. AQSC Regatta details  
 18 2 Regatta Trophy races am. BBQ, Ladies & Novice race, President race, fun and games, Strawberry Cream tea AQSC Regatta details
Sat 24
Hampton RegattaAQSC Invited
25
Hampton Regatta, Fun sailing at AQSC
 Wed 28
Mid Summer Cruise & pub supper; leave 6pm
 JULY 
 02 Sunrise 10 Spring 10
Newcomers Sprint 5, 6
1:30pm "Capsize Theory & Practice" Nigel Knowles.
Wimbledon tennis 3 July-16 July

 09 Sunrise 11 Spring 11
TFC Summer 3/ Laser 4
End of Hampton Court flower show (4-9 Jul 2017).
 Sat 15
Molesey Regatta No sailing at AQSC Hog roast 7:30pm
 16 Sunrise 12 Spring 12
TFC Summer 4/ Bosun 5
Molesey youth/disabled event, no sailing down stream of AQSC
 23 Sunrise 13 Spring 13
TFC
Summer 5/ Laser 5
 
30
Earlybird 1 Autumn 1
TFC
Sprint 7, 8 Prudential RideLondon 28-30 July
 AUGUST
 06 Earlybird 2 Autumn 2
Newcomers  Summer 6/ Bosun 6
 1:30 "Basic 1st aid" Darren Best.
Sat 12
 
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.
 13 Earlybird 3 Autumn 3
TFC Summer 7/ Laser 6
 
 Sun 20
Earlybird 4 Autumn 4
TFC Summer 8/ Bosun 7

 Sun 27
Fun sailing and BBQ from 7:30am
Monday Bank holiday
 SEPTEMBER
 Sat 2
Mid-Thames Trophy at Hampton SC Postponed
Note date postponed to 21 Oct because no wind
 3 Earlybird 5
Autumn 5
Newcomers
Summer 9/
Laser 7
1:30am  "Sailing Faster" Graham Thompson
 10 Earlybird 6
Autumn 6
TFC Sprint  9, 10  
 Sat 16

DIY  BBQ 7:00pm replaced by Tramps & Trollope’s Dinner Evening; booking form
 17 Earlybird 7
Autumn 7
TFC Summer 10/ Bosun 8

 24
Earlybird 8
Autumn 8
TFC
Summer 11/ Laser 8

 OCTOBER
 01 Earlybird 9
Autumn 9
Newcomers
SpA 6/ Bosun 9
 1:30 "Seamanship" D Barnet
 08 Earlybird 10
Autumn 10
TFC SpA 7/ Laser 9
 
Sat 14

Oktoberfest Bavarian meal Evening 7:00pm for 7:30
 15 Earlybird 11 Autumn 11
TFC Sprint Race 11, 12  
Sat 21
Mid-Thames Trophy at Hampton SC Postponed from September 2; first start 11:00, patrol boat will leave at 10:00am,
 22 Earlybird 12 Autumn 12
TFC SpA 8/ Bosun 10

Sat 28
Working party 10:30am with a late lunch.  Come along with gardening tools and clothes.
Sun 29
Earlybird 13 Autumn 13
TFC
SpA 9/ Laser 10
BST ends. The last race starts soon after the 2:00pm event finishes
 NOVEMBER
05
Earlybird 14 Autumn 14
Newcomers SpA 10 / Bosun 11
1:30 "Winterising your boat" Mike Baker.
 The last race starts soon after the 2:00pm event finishes
Sat 11

Annual Dinner
 DECEMBER
Sat 2




AGM, Prize Giving and End of Season Party 7.30pm
 10 Cheats Christmas Party 12:30pm
Wed 20

Seasonal nibbles
 JANUARY 2018
Mon 1
New Years Day Sail from 11.00am and Pot luck lunch
Sat 27

Burns Night Celebration, Haggis Tatties and Neeps from 7:30pm
 FEBRUARY 2018
 Sat 17

 Chinese New Year Evening
Sun 25
Commodore’s Cruise & Treasure Hunt 11:30am followed by Lunch 2:00pm
 MARCH 2018
 Sat 10
Working party 10:30am. Come along with gardening tools and clothes. Lunch will be provided
 Sat 17

Start Of Season Party 7:30pm. Buffet supper
 25 Sunrise 1 Spring 1
TFC  SpA 1/ Bosun 1
BST begins

Sailing Activities Details

All races will start on time; races will not be delayed because competitors are not ready.
The 12:00 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 Bosun, 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 3 May and ending on 27 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 26 April to 23 July (7 to count)
 Summer
 Main 12' Trophy
 11 races at 3.30pm between 4 June and 24 September (6 to count)
 Laser
 Laser Cup  Laser results extracted from alternate SpA and Summer Series
Bosun  Bosun  Bosun results extracted from alternate SpA and Summer Series
 Autumn  Cruiser Trophy
 14 races at 11.30am between 30 July and 5 November (7 to count)
 Spring/Autumn (SpA)
 Saturday Trophy
 10 races at 3.30pm between 2 April and 5 November (5 to count)
 Sprint  Enterprise Cup
 6 pairs of short races at 3.30pm between 9 April and 15 October (6 to count)

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