Bulletin 21th June 2019

//Bulletin 21th June 2019

Bulletin 21th June 2019

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Participatory Hours Task (Marquee 30th June 2019 1pm) The club is looking for a group of 6-8 volunteers to help put up the Marquee ready for Open Day. This task takes approximately 2-3 hours to complete.  If you can help please fill in the form below.

Open Day Volunteers Sought for specific tasks:  The Open Day is only one month away and the club are looking for two more volunteers to take visitors out on their Cruisers and three to take visitors out on club dinghies or on their own dinghy. We are also looking for an experienced volunteer to take visitors and guests on the water in the club launch (must be authorised user) Safety Boat drivers from those members with the relevant qualifications are also sought and some Safety Boat Crew.  Please fill in your details  below if you can help out with any of these tasks.

Open Day Cake Stall: With the Open Day in a few weeks time Wendy Higson has asked if anyone is willing to donate home made cakes and biscuits including gluten free and vegan for the stall in support of the RNLI. Please email wendy@jwel.uk if you can assist with this request.

Club Balcony Update: Please note – Until further notice the balcony will be closed for refurbishment works. Please remember to collect planks before they are used for other club projects.

Events in brief – See below and select the link to sign up electronically Thank you to Paul Bonnett (Hardway Rally) Great work by Paul running the Hardway Rally on the weekend of the 8th and 9th of June.  Despite the weather and last minute plan changes nearly 30 members arrived by car and Cruiser to enjoy a very tasty evening meal and Bingo evening. We also had a bingo winner Terry Gilmore, congratulations Terry.  Thank you Paul for your many hours of work to make this event go so well for our members and guests!

Start Racing Weekend: The club races using RYA race rules, col regs, club revisions and occasionally individual modifications.  You are meant to have a good grasp of all of these but to start with, the following should cover you:

  1. Stay safe.
  2. No bumping.
  3. Enjoy yourself.
  4. Play fair, gentlemanly (or ladylike) conduct is expected.
    For this event only:
  5. The protest rule has been modified to read ‘All disagreements or protests will be settled amicability between skippers within a minute. Alternatively both skippers will climb the boat masts, first to the top is regarded as being in the right.
  6. Additional time allowances given for crew /skippers and/or boats that have not raced this year. Additional time allowances for ladies competing as skipper or crew.

Instructions
Saturday
12.00 Club bar opens.
12.10 Racing brief for those that want.
12.30 Race forms issued & filled in. Race courses handed out. Question time.
13.00 Race forms to return.  Launch to commence delivering crews to  boats.
14.30 Race one start (so start sequence commences at 14.24).
16.00 Race 2 start.
17.30 All outstanding boats return to moorings Launch commences retrieval of crews.
18.30 (or when launch is secured) BBQ lit.  Bar opened. Skipper’s invited to view race result calculations to help understand what happens.
19.00 Any spot prizes for Saturdays races presented. Sunday’s races explained.
20.00 Proposed bar closure, (subject to demand.)

Sunday
14.00 Launch to commence delivering crews to boats.
15.15 Race three start (so start sequence commences at 15.09).
16.45 start race four (probably from Dean’s elbow)
17.45 End of race four. Launch to collect crews.
18.45 (or when launch is secured) Bar opens. Final results calculated.
19.30 Prize giving.

  • If time allows on the Saturday, we’ll add in some practice starts for the RTI people, or any other manoeuvre you feel will benefit.
  • Don’t forget a radio; hand held is ideal so you can hear in the cockpit.
  • A GPS unit will help on Sunday for race four.
  • If you have a Byron handicap number for your boat, please bring it, otherwise we will allocate as needed.

Cruiser Weekend Races 1, 2, 3 and 4 – Saturday and Sunday 22nd/23rd June 0900: New to racing at the club why not join us for a newcomers racing weekend where an experienced racer can join you on your boat to guide you through the rules and racing procedures without the worry of being in a very competitive race.  This is a great opportunity to learn the ropes from an experienced club member.  Being a guide on someones boat during the racing will count towards your participatory hours. http://hythesailingclub.co.uk/event/cruiser-weekend-races-1-2-3-and-4/

Kayak Club Sunday 30th June 10am – 1pm: To sign up for this event please fill out the form at this link: http://hythesailingclub.co.uk/event/kayak-club-3/?instance_id=410

Radio Sailing Racing 30th June 10am – 1pm: Join us for the next race in the series or if you would like to have a go yourself we can arrange an opportunity to have a go.

Mocktails and Cocktails Evening 6th July from 1900: A very successful event last year and if the weather is good to be held in the club Marquee on the lawn with an American Supper and BBQ.  The back up plan is to hold the event in the function room if the weather is not favourable. If you can help with this event or wish to attend please sign up below: http://hythesailingclub.co.uk/event/cocktail-evening/

Open Day 2019 7th July 10am-4pm: Planning for the Open Day is well under way with 18 confirmed stands. 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 sign up at this link online http://hythesailingclub.co.uk/event/hsc-open-day/. If you have any boat jumble items please email Christine Hunt at christine.hunt5284@gmail.com and any items for a Craft Stall Rachel Wright at rachelwright@outlook.com.

Do you have a spare unwanted buoyancy aids, we need a few more for the Open Day, we especially need very small ones and adult ones all sizes so that we can keep people safe if they are going out on our boats.  Please leave them in the wet room or bring early on the Open Day.

Open Coaching Year of the Dinghy Event Weekend Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th August 10am: This year the club is holding a fun weekend on the water for all members and their families and guests. This is an opportunity to get your sailing dinghy on the water and to take members who do not own a dinghy out for a sail. (Counts towards participatory hours) There will also be Club Dinghy Sailing (Including the new Fushion) Kayaking, Radio Sailing Race, BBQ, American Supper, Team Tractor Pull Competition, Camping and Rubber Dub Race. To take part in the weekends fun events please complete the form at the link provided and we look forward to seeing you on the day. http://hythesailingclub.co.uk/event/hsc-dinghy-fun-weekend-year-of-the-dinghy/

The New Hythe Sailing Club Shop is now live: You can now access the shop online via the website once you are logged in. The shop page is available when you hover your mouse over the Member Area tab at the top of the page or at this link http://hythesailingclub.co.uk/shop/ 

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: http://hythesailingclub.co.uk/2019/02/26/2371/

For Sale Wanted:

For Sale: XM Brand Yachting Sallopettes. Colour black, size XL. Condition as new. Price £40. Contact Eian Massey 02380268070 or eian.massey@btinternet.com

Wanted: New member Nick Long is looking to purchase a second hand wood or GRP dinghy which will carry a 5hp 26kgs outboard please let him know if you have a dinghy of this description for sale. He can be contacted at email address ans.long@btinternet.com.

For Sale: “Solera” (Southerly 100) £20’000. Southerly 100. 29hp diesel engine. In-mast mainsail reefing. Roller furling genoa. Cruising shute in snuffer. Twin berths in forecabin. main cabin can sleep up to four people. Wheel steering with autohelm. Gimballed gas cooker, fridge, 1 1/2 sinks, gas hot water heater. Shower/washbasin in heads. Cockpit tent and sprayhood. For more details contact Christine Hunt at the club or email christine.hunt5284@gmail.com.

For Sale: Sandpiper —25 foot 4 Berth fin keel GRP  Folkboat. 4 foot draft.  £4850. Well known local boat excellent for cruising or racing with 2 suits sails ,nearly new Bruce Banks £2k racing set ( Main Jib and Genoa)and Cruising sails  with both racing and cruising spinnakers. Stainless steel rigging replaced £700. Comes with Tahatsui Outboard rebuilt and running in. Instruments comprise Navcom Radio ,Compass, depth and speed  indicators. Electric bilge pump and manual pump. Heavy duty Battery replaced this year. Range of kit including fenders etc, dinghy, wheeled cradle, full size boat cover and boat stand. Lying ashore at Hythe Sailing Club.

For more details or to view contact Peter Barnard. Mob 07709111071 or email peter-barnard26@msn.com

Wanted: Cover for a GP14 sailing dinghy. A ‘Rain & Sun’ make or similar; with provision for stepped mast – and cover for the boom in place would be a bonus. 
 
For Sale: Two wetsuits – one a JAVELIN, likely youth sizes. £15 and £12. (10% to club funds)
A ZED 38 inflatable with oars, boards and spray screen. £345 ono (10% to club funds) 
Rod Newnham
01794 512644
rn44wcf@gmx.com
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