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Tides Oct 1

HW - 05:40 18:10
LW - 12:00

Sunrise- 06:53
Sunset- 18:30



Inshore Forecast

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First aid course Sat 18th Oct

There is still one place available for the course, please contact Lelie Downing if you are interested in attending.


  Wed 22nd Oct

There will be an evening of capella music, kindly organised by June Bird,


Autumn series 4 Sun 28th Sept Four boats sailed in Force 1 to 2. A struggle to get around Elbow to the finish line against the tide and light breeze, on shortened course. Nigel Best got roped into OOD duties kindly assisted by Bill Briggs.

1stBridget Chadwick
2ndMartin Milloy in Purple Haze (Comet Duo)
Barts Bash Sun 21st Sept

A really great day with 65 boats taking part- 16 from Slaughden, 5 from Orford & the rest from AYC in a brisk F4 wind with big gusts & several capsizes, a broken mast& a bent boom It was a fabulous sight watching the start down river The overall winner was Simon Fulford from AYC in his Loch Long Whim Slaughden results: 1 (17th overall)David Pegg Sweep laser radial 2 ( 24) Will Webb " " 3 (27) Andy Smith Volare Contender 4 (35) Luke Cousins Oceanwalker laser radial 5 (36) Finnian & Cesca Anderson Jazzy Fizzle Feva 6 (39) Richard Pilgrim & Di Munro Amber Wayfarer Well done to all who took part & we raised 85 for the Andrew Simpsom Foundation & took part in the Biggest sailing Race in the World.

Leslie  Downing

Inshore forecast   Apologies,
There is a technical problem with the inshore forecast on the website.
Richard is digging into it for us and hopefully we can resolve it quickly.
Autumn series 4 Sat 20th Sept

The Sunderland Taylor Race on this coming Sunday will not take place due to Bart's Bash. The race on Sunday 28th September will be the final race of this series. The Frosties series will then also be 4 races long , staring on Sunday 5th October.  

FIRST AID TRAINING Sat 18th Oct There are 4 places available on this course (6 having already been taken by instructors as their training is mandatory). The course is a day long and costs approximately 40, half of which can be reclaimed after 5 safety boat or OOD duties at the club Catherine Tye makes the day lively and interesting- so it is recommended. Safety Boat & Power Boat drivers will be given proirity for the course, and there will be a ploughman's or similar available at nominal cost for lunch.
Responses please to leslie: 01728 833599 or leslie.downing@btinternet.com  
Wedsneday night talk Weds 8th Oct

Nigel Hemming will be showing his film “Restoring Waxwing”
Waxwing, a traditional Broads sailing cruiser was bought by the Clayton brothers in 2001. This film covers the history of Waxwing and the progress through each stage of the remarkable restoration which took eleven years to complete.

Dinghys for sale   2 dinghys for sale by Chris Allan, see sales and wants.
Autumn Series3 Sun 14th Sept

Autumn series 3.
Eight boats out in a windy choppy river, with the added excitement of negotiating a fleet of Fevas from AYC on their way to brickdock.
1st David Pegg, Laser radial
2nd Mike Rowe, Laser radial
3rd Will Webb, Laser radial
Thanks to Karen Pegg and Clare Smith for carrying out the OOD duties. AD

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