Mid Summer Madness ! Twilight Cruise 16 July Richard Cannon
Conditions were much better this year for the evening cruise up to the Magpie, Sunbury,
for dinner; the weather was fine.
Also up to 30 minutes before leaving the boats were having a very good sail but
as 18:30 approached the wind died for the 5 boats sailing; although they managed
to get half way before needing a tow by the patrol boats.
The cruisers of Don Barnet and Peter Clayton were very useful for taking members
up in comfort. There was a very good turnout of around 21 members.
Although at lunch time Richard Cannon had informed the Magpie we were coming there
was a serious shortage of food.; many dishes had sold out and there was no salad
for the the many dishes that required it. The chef was feeling under a lot of stress
and they got more salad from the local Budgens store.
It was a very enjoyable event. Peter said that the Phoenix, another nearby pub, had
improved greatly and we will try that next time.