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Tides Aug 2

HW - 02:40 14:40
LW - 08:40 21:20

Sunrise- 05:13
Sunset- 20:43

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Item Date Details
Dove Point, Sail and Race Sun 9 Aug Start:1100 HW:2100 Brian Smith Trophy race ... bring a picnic!
SSC Racing for all Thu 6 Aug Presidents Cup Series (5) Start:1830 HW:17:40
Novices Race Wed 5 Aug Novices' Cup Start:1830 HW:16:50
Thames Estuary and Rivers Cruise 18-24 July The cruisers (Irene, Windrush, Osprey, Curlew and Moonshine) have all returned safely from their trip down the coast to the Medway. Conditions were challenging at times but despite the best (/worst??) efforts of the weather, a good time was had by all. Some initial photos are now in the photo gallery, and a full cruising report will be available shortly.
Little Japan Cruise and Picnic Sat 1 Aug Start:1300 HW:14:00
SSC Racing for all Thu 30 Jul Presidents Cup Series (4) Start:1830 HW:12:20
President's Cup (3) Thurs 23 July Nine boats contested the race over a long course to Pump, Stanny and back home. It was a close fought race with only 3 minutes between first and sixth place. Thanks to Eric Spicer in the support boat and Stanley Clark for his help with the flags.
Results:
1. Andy Smith
2. Will Webb
3. Sue Lock
Changes to Racing Calendar Wed 29 July The New crew race on Wednesday 29th is cancelled. Presidents Cup (4) will take place on Thursday 30th, if any new crew are present we can run the new crew race as part of the Presidents cup race.
Novice's Race Wed 05 Aug The Novice's race (on Aug 5th) will now be run as part of the Racing for All (5) on the following evening (Aug 6th), and there will be no SSC race on the 5th.
President's Cup (2) Thurs 16 July Eight boats took part in a gusty force 4. Leslie set an interesting course, especially against the ebbing tide.
Many thanks to Leslie, Gary Piddington and Eric Spicer for OOD and Support boat.
Results:
1. David Pegg in Sweep (Laser R)
2. Andy 'Contender' Smith in Volare (Contender)
3. Jessica Palin in Agogo (Comet)
8. E. Clark in Crikey (Laser R)
New Crew Race Wed 29 Jul What's It Trophy for Crew Start:1845 HW:11:40
Round the Island Race Sat 11 Jul Seven boats competed.
1. Will Webb
2. Sue Lock
3. Nigel Best
Get Sailing weekend 4-5 July Another great weekend at SSC with the youth "Get Sailing" sessions. Thanks must go to Nigel Hemming for coordinating and leading the event... and for putting together a brief summary which you can read here.
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