Bulletin 2nd August 2019

//Bulletin 2nd August 2019

Bulletin 2nd August 2019

Security Notice
A club owned outboard is suspected to have been stolen from the club in the past week.  Please report any suspicious activity to a committee member or if it is something happening live call 999. If you have expensive equipment at the club please ensure it is securely locked up to prevent being a victim of crime yourselves.  We hope this is a one off and if you have items missing yourselves please email commodore@hythesailingclub.co.uk to report.

Pound Master
The club thanks Sean Callen for volunteering himself for the role of Pound Master in a co-opted capacity.  Sean will be monitoring the pound and updating the Mooring and Pound Committee around safety issues, planning for 2020 and possible projects to improve the site for members.  If you have any concerns or requests for improvements in this area of the club please let Sean know.  At this time Sean is already looking into the budget options for water hoses on reels in the rows to make it easier for members to get water to their boats when ashore plus marking the club car park.

Rallies, Saunters and Sail in Company 2020
Due to the success of members running events on the water this year the club would like to ask for volunteers to OOD Rallies, Saunters or Sail in Companies with destinations proposed by that OOD.  If you have an event you would like to run as OOD to a specific location next year to complete your participatory hours please fill in the form by selecting the link below: http://hythesailingclub.co.uk/2019/07/30/rally-ood-volunteer-for-2020-with-location-and-proposed-dates-if-volunteering-for-more-than-one-event-please-complete-a-second-form/

Membership for 2020. (Direct Debit Scheme being discussed)
Update for plans next year around easier ways for the club members to pay for their membership fees.  There are ideas are being looked at by the General Committee around Membership fees being obtained by monthly direct debit over 10 months for 2020.  This scheme has some costs involved and therefore these would be added onto the membership cost per month for those paying by Direct Debit.  Please can you complete the form below so that we can get an idea as a club of how many members would like the option to pay in this way. (Those that wish to pay yearly the option would still be available as normal)  Direct Debit payments would run from January to October each year.

Rear Commodore Sailing Role: Sadly Tim Harrison who has been Rear Commodore Sailing for two years in November is stepping down from the role at the AGM.  I would like to thank Tim for using his spare time to support the club and successfully plan events and manage the Sailing section of the club for the past two years.  Based on this if you have an interest in this role and helping the club please fill in the form below and Tim and I will be in touch to talk you through what the position entails.

The Next Big Club Event for Members and their Guests Year of the Dinghy 17th and 18th August 10am: This year the club is holding a fun weekend on and off 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 below to take part.  Also below is a time frame for events happening on the day.

Saturday:
1200 – Rub a Dub Race from the pontoon (short Course)
1200 – Bar Open (1200 – 2300)
1300 – Safety Boats, Dinghies and Kayaks Launched and on the water
1300 – Adults Dinghy Race (Dinghy Race Summer 6)
1500 – Kayak Races (Short Course, Single and Double Kayaks, launch and recover to the pontoon) 
1800 – BBQ and American Supper in Marquee and on the lawn area.
1800 – The Dinosaurs Club Band (Awaiting confirmation)
 
Sunday
1200 – Tractor Pull Competition
1300 – Safety Boats, Dinghies and Kayaks Launched
1345 – Juniors Dinghy Race (short course)
1400 – Radio Sailing Race
1600 – Prize giving for race winners

Events in brief:
See below and select the link to sign up electronically. 

SWSA BD4 and HSC Cruiser Race Summer 6, Saturday 3rd August 1300.
 
Dinghy Race Summer 5, Sunday 4th August 1400.

Open Coaching Year of the Dinghy Event Weekend Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th August 10am (Sign Up above)

Rally to Chichester Marina (Bank Holiday Weekend) Saturday 24th August. 

Please sign up as soon as possible for this popular venue.  Early sign-up will maximise our chance of mostly being together in this large marina.
Southampton HW 0748 3.6m  LW 1047 1.7m
Boats will typically leave HSC just before LW on Saturday 24th
Itinerary
Saturday  Morning: Leave HSC (typically before LW) towards Chichester
Evening: Beach party / BBQ on the beach to the North side of the Marina (weather permitting) 
Sunday: Roast lunch at Chichester Yacht Club  (Currently booked for 20 people but can expand numbers)
Monday: Sail back to HSC
All welcome!  We shall try to sail “in company” using Ch. 77 on the water
Bring your BBQ and food for Saturday evening.
To sign up to join us please select this link: http://hythesailingclub.co.uk/event/rally-to-chichester-marina/?instance_id=397

HSC/SWSA Race/Rally to Yarmouth Saturday 14th and 15th September.  More details to follow. To sign up to join us please select this link: http://hythesailingclub.co.uk/event/hsc-swsa-race-rally-to-yarmouth/

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

Classic , Swedish built sailing cruiser with GRP hull , wooden uppers and teak deck

“Baltic Lady”, a Vindo 40, is reluctantly for sail owing to lack of time to sail her. She is a really nice looking boat with a long keel making her exceptionally stable and sea kindly. Her hull is GRP so whilst she has the appearance of a classic there aren’t the risks and maintenance associated with a wooden hull. Her decks are teak and she has wooden uppers and cockpit and has a traditional feel. Being of Swedish origins she is very well built and very sound.
She is 5 berth ( 6 if hammock berth included ) with two cabins , a galley area , chart table and separate heads with a pull out basin . She is powered by a Volvo 2030 engine and has the usual array of instrumentation including radar, and a chart plotter etc.
She is in good order and ready to sail.
I have her on the market with Network Yacht Brokers at Lymington (see link for details  : https://www.networkyachtbrokers.com/boats_for_sale/Vindo_40-04441.html/ ) at £24,450 but am open to reasonable offers below this and will include a tender and trailer within the price.
She is on the left side of the club (looking out to sea) and is the last boat on the left next to the water. If you are interested give me a call and I would be delighted to show you around.

Dave Quirk  Tel 01962 736965

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