Bulletin 1/2/2019

//Bulletin 1/2/2019

Bulletin 1/2/2019

Bulletin 1/2/2019

Events in brief
Round the Island Race meeting hosted by Rob Watson – Sunday 3rd February – 1430 in the bar
Quiz Night – Friday 8th February 2018 – 1930 – 2300
Quiz Night and Club Clothing Fashion Show – Friday February 22nd 1930-2300 (Fashion show to be confirmed)
RYA DSC Radio Licence Course Saturday 23rd February 0900 – 1700
Club Computer Systems Guidance and Setup for members – Sunday 24th February 1000 – 1500 – Bar Open from 11am
Sailing Around the World Darts Tournament with food (Hot-dogs) – 2nd March 1930 – 2300 – (Sign up now available for food and to play darts on the noticeboard at the club)
Commodores Fitting Out Dinner – Saturday 16th March 2019 1930 – 2300 (Dress code Black Tie)

Round the Island Race
The 29th June is the Round the Island Race.  Through Facebook some members have expressed an interest in taking part in this big event on the Solent.  A meeting is being held this weekend on Sunday in the bar from 1430 if you are interested in taking part in this event.  If you cannot make the meeting please email Rob Watson at rwatson8772@gmail.com and the Rear Commodore Sailing at rcsailing@hythesailingclub.co.uk to register your interest.

Quiz Night – Friday 8th February 2019 – 1930 – 2300
Join other club members and their guests to test your knowledge skills.  We hope to see you there!

Club Computer Systems Guidance and Setup for all members 24th February 2019 1000 – 1500 Bar Opening at 11 am
Training day on multiple IT systems at the club to help members use the IT systems in place for the club.
Please bring laptops and Tablets/Mobiles so that logins for areas you need can be set up as required and guidance given.

Sailing around the world Darts Tournament Saturday 2nd March 2019 – 1930-2300 (See link below for details)


Commodores Fitting Out Dinner 2019 – Saturday 16th March 2019 – 1930-2300

Please select link below to view menu and pricing, to book either complete the booking sheet on the main noticeboard at the club or email social@hythesailingclub.co.uk:
Many Thanks
John Rushmer

Hythe Sailing Club Annual Commodores Dinner

2019 Events List is now available below

Events List 2019 (Black and White)

Participatory Hours 2019 Tasks

Website Developer Sought

The club are seeking a member to assist in the running, maintenance and development of the new web site.  If you have experience in website design using WordPress please contact the Commodore at commodore@hythesailingclub.co.uk.

Slipway Cleaning
A volunteer is sought to clean the slipway, this should be the last time members will have to do this as a contractor will be taking over in 2019.  If you can assist with this please contact rcsailing@hythesailingclub.co.uk or if you are already on the slipway cleaning team list please attend the club and complete as soon as possible. Thank you in advance for completing this task.

Tractor Driver Volunteers 2019
There is now a book in the wet room for Tractor Drivers to volunteer to launch and recover boats in 2019.  If you are an authorised driver or recently attended the tractor driver training session at the club please add your name and dates you are available when you know when that will be.  There will soon be an online booking system for owners of boats to book their launch and recovery, updates regarding this to follow.

Dinghy, Assistant and Senior Instructors Sought
As part of our “Year of the Dinghy” Project, HSC is sponsoring qualifying members to train for the RYA Assistant Instructor (AI) and Dinghy Instructor (DI) Qualification, by covering some of the costs of the RYA Training and Assessment Courses.

As part of that commitment, the AI and DI trainees will be required to assist with a minimum of 6 (or possibly 8) of the 12 HSC youth dinghy training sessions planned for this year.  DI and AI training candidates will also need to attend a First Aid Course and obtain a VHF operating qualification.

If you are interested in taking up this great offer of assistance with obtaining an RYA AI or DI Qualification whilst assisting our youth training sessions in 2019 or if you require further information, please contact Tim Harrison, rcsaling@hythesailingclub.co.uk as soon as possible.

Volunteers needed
If you need to build up your contributory work hours, please consider volunteering for the following work this year:
Volunteer needed to carry out some basic maintenance work on the Club Safety boats:

Add a retaining strap to secure the portable fuel tank on the large Safety Boat Rib

Replace the throw ropes on the three Safety Boats and install them

Volunteer to regularly check the correct storage and maintenance requirements on our Safety Boats and to highlight when there is any work or corrective action needed.
Volunteer needed to assist with organising events for the new Kayak Club Section
Volunteer needed to assist with the organisation of Cruiser Rallies:  There are 6 Rallies organised for 2019.  If you would like to organise just one of the Rallies, please contact Tim Harrison.

If you are interested in any of the above HSC contributory work opportunities, please contact Tim Harrison rcsailing@hythesailingclub.co.uk or call 07879 491230.

2019 Tide Tables and club Year Book are now available behind the bar
Tide tables £2.50 per copy

Training Courses Update

The Day Skipper course is about half way through with everyone just getting back to it after the Christmas break.  The trainer has the availability to run a second course in conjunction with Eling Sailing club on weekends at the end of February and during March.   Please let me know if you are interested.
FIRST AID COURSE – Saturday 9th March.
We are planning to run a First Aid course on Saturday 9th March at the Club, the cost of the course will be £60 which included the handbook.
Please let me know if you would like to be on this course or sign up on the list at the Club.  thanks, Julie. Training@hscsailingclub.co.uk.
VHF Radio Course – Saturday 23rd February , please add you name to the list in the lobby if you are interested.
Many thanks Julie email training@hythesailingclub.co.uk

Club New Clothing Range with Club Logo and boat name for 2019
Sue Hayward and Viv Purcell have kindly offered to organise and run the ordering of club clothing.  In the function room is a range of clothing examples for members to view and order with prices of the items displayed.  There is also the option to choose from a large range in the catalogue from the supplier and all of these items can also have boat name and logo added.  (Prices and ordering upon enquiry to email address salhayward102@gmail.com.  All prices displayed on the order sheets are including the logo and VAT.  When you order you can choose to have your boat name added at a very reasonable extra cost of £3 per item. The website will be set up to enable ordering online at a later date and news of this will be in the bulletin in early 2019.

The first order will be placed at the end of January so if you would like to receive your club clothing in that first order please email Sue/Viv or fill in an order form located in the function room and hand in to whomever is covering the bar.

For Sale

Description of Item for Sale For Sale: “Kajsa” Shipman 28 ID. 4814
Price: £8,000.00 o.n.o – Build year: 1976 – Ashore Hythe Sailing Club Southampton on Trailer
Length: 8.8m 29 feet – Beam: 8’ 6” – Keel: Fin 5’ 1” – Berths 5/6 with Inboard Diesel Engine new 2016
Shipman 28 was introduced to the market in 1968. Designed by Olle Enderlein of Sweden she is a modern classic with traditional lines, but fast and sea kindly. A keel trim tab was among the novelties of the Shipman 28 improving the performance and enjoyment at the helm for discerning sailors.
Kajsa, built 1976, is a well kept example of this classic Swedish designed and built yacht. She is good looking, well balanced and has great sailing characteristics suitable for off shore cruising and club racing
Boat Specification:
LOA – 28’ 10”
LWL – 23’ 4”
Beam – 8’ 6”
Draught – 5’ 1”
Displacement – 6,172 lbs
Ballast – 2,668 lbs
For further details contact Roger Hayward mob: 07941 815320
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