Bulletin 5/4/2019

//Bulletin 5/4/2019

Bulletin 5/4/2019

Bulletin 5/4/2019

Club Balcony
Until further notice the balcony will be closed for refurbishment works. 

Events in brief
Open Dinghy Coaching – Saturday 6th April 1000

Club Launch Training – Sunday 7th April – 1100

Open Dinghy Coaching – Sunday 7th April 1100

Dinghy Race Spring 2 – Sunday 7th April 1300

Members Get Together with New Members Introduction – Sunday 14th April 1230 in the function room

Dinghy Race Spring 3 – Friday 19th April 1100

AGM – Saturday 30th November 2019

Launch Training 7 April 11am.
Owing to the overwhelming demand we can not guarantee the list will be completed, another date may have to be arranged. Where possible we will follow the order of the sign up list.

All members will be expected to provide their own life jacket.

Members get together and New Members Introduction Sunday 14th April 12:30.
New members and current members please join us on the date above for some Pizza and a Light Buffet.  This is a chance for New Members to obtain information about what the club has to offer and also meet some of the committee and current members.  There will be a short introduction to the club and then a chance to mingle and ask any questions you might have.  Families welcome.

Bar Open 1230
New Members Introduction 1230-1315
Meet Current Members and the Committee 1315-1500

RYA Feedback
The club has received very positive feedback from the RYA about the way our club is developing. This is down to our new website, new activities at the club including the Kayak Club and the way the committees and members pull together.  Thank you to all those that support and help develop the club making our facilities stand out from the crowd and making us the go to club for the area.

Open Day 2019 7th July 10am-4pm
Planning for the Open Day is well under way with 12 confirmed stands. If you know of a local boat business that would like to have a free pitch for the day we have 6 spaces left.  Please email marketing@hythesailingclub.co.uk with the details and an invite will be sent.  The Open Day also counts for 8 of your participatory hours if you attend from 10am – 4pm so please sign up on the Participatory board at the club or email marketing if you can help on this very important day for the club.

Gate Issues
If you have to put the gate on to manual operation for any reason please make sure you inform one of the emergency contacts ASAP. (Names and numbers are in the year book and on the board in the club)

Rubbish on Site
Please make sure you take your rubbish home. Do not leave bagged rubbish for the seagulls and the rats to sort through!
On a similar theme, someone has “lost” a porta potti in the boat yard. If it belongs to you please reclaim it.

Committee Vacancies
The club AGM will be on Saturday 30 November. There will be elections for committee positions in line with our rules. Please consider joining the committee and working to improve our club. If you are thinking about this and helping out let us know and come and join the general committee meetings to find out what goes on.

Masts on the Lawn
If you have your mast currently on the lawn, please make sure it is moved by 7th April (this Sunday)

Volunteers needed for OOD duties on Club Rallies and Saunters
This year have a great programme of club Rallies, Saunters and Sail in Company. W are looking for volunteers to act as the “Officer on Duty” on the day(s) of each event. We shall shortly publish guidelines for the organisation of these events and an outline of the simple activities of the person acting as focal point for the event as it approaches and ‘on the day’.

Our events and volunteer OOD’s are as follows:
25 May – B/H – Rally to Island Harbour – OOD required please

15 May – Saunter to Warsash SC – OOD required please

8 June – Rally to Hardway SC – OOD: Paul Bonnet

12 June – Saunter to The Folly Inn, IoW – OOD: Peter Barnard

13 July – Sail in Company to Alderney – OOD / Organisers: Andrew White / Ieuan Stanley

27 July – Rally to Royal Victoria YC, Fishbourne, IoW – OOD required please

10 August – Saunter to Cowes Corinthian SC, IoW – OOD required please

24 August – B/H – Rally to Chichester Marina – OOD required please

14 September – Race + Rally to Yarmouth Harbour, IoW – OOD required please

Time spent on organising / acting as OOD will count towards your participatory hours.

If you would like to volunteer for OOD, please sign up on dutyman where all events are published. Alternatively please contact Tim Harrison (rcsailing@hythesailingclub.co.uk )

Anyone interested in purchasing their own kayak to join in with club activities may interested in the new shop in Dibden Purlieu who have offered HSC members trade price deals. Worth a look!
Last weekend we launched the new HSC kayak section.
HSC now has a fantastic new “Feel Free” two man sit on kayak for use by Club members, subject to competence. The first kayak event will be at 11:30 on 20th April at HSC. All are welcome to take part.

Tim Harrison rcsailing@hythesailingclub.co.uk

New Club Introduction Video 2019
The marketing team have been working hard this year to promote the club.  If you haven’t seen the latest video you can view it by following the link below:


Participatory Hours Volunteers Sought Information
For a full list of roles, work parties and participatory areas of the club that members can assist with to complete their 15 hours please follow the link below:


For Sale
Club Feva with training sails and spinnaker £1200
Club Laser 2 with training, racing sails and spinnaker £600
If you are interested please contact either Tim Harrison or Julie Stanley.

Cradle for Sale
Well constructed cradle, suitable for bilge keeled yacht, used for one season. Please see Tim Ball for details.

For Sale Jaguar 25
Please follow the link below for details.

This is the link to the spring summer club magazine.


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