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Tides Jul 3

HW - 02:10 14:20
LW - 08:10 20:50

Sunrise- 04:35
Sunset- 21:18

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Race and/or sail for all SSC craft Sat 11 Jul Round Island Trophy Start:1300 HW:09:20
SSC Racing for all Thu 9 Jul Presidents Cup Series (1) Start:1830 HW:19:00
Shanties and Butley Cruise & Camp 26-28 June What a perfect weekend. A fun-filled evening of music, dancing, shanty singing and fish & chips got the weekend off to a great start on Friday evening. Many thanks to Pris, Mel, Jessica, Patricia and June for leading the entertainment and to Ben for doing the food run. On Saturday seven cruisers and three dinghies made their way to Butley Creek, where they were joined by others who came by road, for a BBQ and camp-out. The weather was kind, although it was a beat all the way down river. A fun evening was had by all on Saturday before the boats took advantage of the tide to sail back to Slaughden on Sunday morning. Thanks to Will for organising the event and to Luke for stepping in as VC cruising was ill and unable to attend. Some photos from the weekend events are now in the photo gallery.
Get Sailing Sun 5 Jul For young people (14 -24) Start:10:00 HW:15:40
Get Sailing Sat 4 Jul For young people (14 -24) Start:10:00 HW:15:00
Laser Open Sat 18 July AYC are holding the first leg of the Suffolk Rivers Laser series on 18th July, 2 races in the morning, 2 after lunch. The further two meetings in the series are at Waldringfield (2 Aug) and Royal Harwich (3 October). Click on the thumbnail for details.
Brudenell Race Day 20 June Almost ideal conditions for a very enjoyable day of racing. The pre-lunch race saw 5 boats out: 3 Lasers and 2 Fevas. This turned out to be a bit of a procession behind David Pegg! After an excellent BBQ (thanks to Leslie) and a few beers (thanks to Adnams) racing resumed at 2.00pm. David Abbott joined in the fun to make it 6 boats, meanwhile David Pegg decided to wipe out the morning's result by switching to the Wayfarer, with Cathy Taylor crewing. Bill Briggs set a tight course between Q buoy and Stanney, making for an entertaining sprint across the tide to get to Q first. Two back-to-back races were run over this course, David Abbott taking line honours on both occasions, but losing out under a harsh handicap. David Pegg and Will Webb both shared 1 win and 1 second place each, so the trophy was tied.
1. Will Webb
2. Dave Pegg
3. Sue Lock
(Will was awarded the trophy). Many thanks to everyone who made it a memorable day, especially Bill Briggs (OOD) and Martin Milloy (support boat). Photos from the racing and the Wayfarer naming ceremony are now in the photo gallery.
Get Sailing 4-5 July Calling all members...do you know anyone between the ages of 14 and 24 who would like to go sailing? A group of volunteers from SSC are hosting this very special weekend in July! Click on the thumbnail for more details, but get in quick as places are limited!
Newsletter   The June 2015 edition of 'Slaughden Sails' is now available on the newsletter page
Boat Insurance   ins_quote Get a quote from GJW for your boat insurance via the thumbnail link.
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