Bulletin 22/2/2019

//Bulletin 22/2/2019

Bulletin 22/2/2019

Bulletin 22/2/2019

Events in brief 

  • RYA DSC VHF Course – 0830 1630 – Saturday 23rd February – Training Room
  • England v Wales Rugby – Saturday 23rd February 1645 in the bar
  • Club Computer Systems Guidance and Setup for members – Sunday 24th February 1000 – 1500 – Bar Open from 11am
  • Radio Sailing Race 1 – Sunday 24th February 1300
  • 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)
  • Sort Club Boats – Saturday 9th March 1000
  • Kayak Club Meeting – Sunday 24th March 1130 – Function Room
  • Dinghy Race Spring 1 – Sunday 24th March 1200
  • Open Dinghy Coaching – Saturday 6th April 1000
  • Open Dinghy Coaching – Sunday 7th April 1100
  • Dinghy Race Spring 2 – Sunday 7th April 1300
  • Dinghy Race Spring 3 – Friday 19th April 1100

IT Training and workshop itinerary Sunday 24th February
Workshop 1 10am-11am. Club Office. (Melvin Pugh and Paul Kuyser)
SAGE for General Committee Members who require access, Trustees and Secretaries/Flag Officers. Set up SAGE link on club computer for all logins.
Workshop 2 11am-12. Club Office. (Paul Kuyser)
Server and club computer access for General Committee members and those that need access.
Workshop 3 10am- 11.30. Function Room. (Stuart Grimwood and Dave Wright.)
Website/Facebook/Twitter for members includes access to Website how to use guide.
Workshop 4 1pm-2.30pm. Club Office or function room dependant on numbers. Stuart Grimwood and Dave Wright.
Website admin access John Rushmer, Andy Kirby, Paul Beverley-Smith, Dave Wright, Tim Harrison and Joe Gallacher. Simon Cole new website administrator.

Crane on site pontoons and masts, New Tractor familiarisation
On Saturday 16th March the Crane will be on site to lift the pontoons into the creek.  Volunteers are sought for them to be floated into position and secured on three possible dates the 20th/21st/22nd of March.  If you can assist with this please email Tony Benton solentsailor@talktalk.net or sign up on the participatory board at the club.

Also on the 16th March after the crane is finished on site Tony Benton will be giving a familiarisation to members who are authorised to drive the new large tractor.  Please attend the club to be authorised to drive this new piece of equipment.

On Sunday 17th March the crane will return to step masts for members.  To book your mast to be re-stepped please email c_clague@sky.com.

Pound spaces
Please check your pound spaces and around them to ensure that they are tidy and that there are no hazards.  There will be a lot of members working around there boats in the coming weeks so safety is a concern.

Planks with members names on (balcony floor)
As announced recently there is a current project to replace the balcony decking at the club.  For all members that paid for these planks when the project gets underway these named planks will be available (based on condition) if you want them to collect from the club.

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

Participatory Hours 2019 Tasks

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.

Training Courses Update
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.

Sail Training this year.
The Sail Training section is just waking up and we will be getting the boats out, checking them, cleaning them etc on Saturday 9th March.

If you are interested in joining with us this year could you let me know and ideally come down on Saturday 9th March to discuss and get to know the team and help with getting the boats ready for the season.   Many thanks, Julie   Training@HytheSailingClub.co.uk.



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