Social Information
Social

The Social Secretary and events co-ordinator is responsible for organising the social events that take place throughout the year.

The main social season is from the end of October to the beginning of April although other events, BBQ’s etc. are held throughout the summer often on an ad hoc basis.

We try to keep costs as low as possible and any profit made is invested in improving the social amenities within the club.

Numbers for the formal dining events are restricted to 70 due to limited space.

Dress Codes for social events are as follow and will be advised in the promotional posters:
 
Black Tie:
Gentlemen. Dinner Jacket or dark lounge suit or military mess dress. Bow tie, neck tie or cravat.
Ladies, Long dress, cocktail dress or trouser suit.
 
Smart:
Gentlemen. Jacket and tailored trousers with or without a tie as preferred. No jeans.
Ladies. Dress or separates with skirt or trousers.
 
Casual:
No wet sailing gear to be worn in the bar.
  
The main social events are as follows.
 
Ladies Night. March. Dress code. Black Tie.
Not just for the ladies. A formal dinner event for the gentlemen to say thank you to their ladies for allowing the gentlemen to spend undisclosed sums of money on a hole in the water. This usually coincides with the start of the sailing season and can also be regarded as a fitting out dinner.
  
Regatta Night. June or July. Dress code casual or themed.
Held on the Saturday night of the regatta weekend.
Usually a themed informal evening.
  
Commodore’s Dinner Dance. November. Dress code. Black Tie
A formal dinner followed by dancing.
  
Commodore’s Reception. Boxing Day.
A social gathering held at lunchtime on Boxing Day.
Complimentary drink and nibbles.
Dress code. Smart.
 
New Year party.New Year’s Eve Dress code smart.

Quiz nights and talks.
These are held at intervals on Friday evenings from November to the end of March.
Dress code. casual.
 
All social events are advertised in the Newsletter, on the club website calendar, Facebook and on the notice boards in the foyer and on the tables.
 
Members may invite guests to any of the club social events. If there is a charge to members for the event there is normally a surcharge levied on guests. Charges are displayed on the event advertising notice. All guests must be signed in by the club member. Guests who attend regularly may be asked to consider joining the club.
If there is a charge for the event, payment is required at time of booking. Cash is preferred. This can be handed to the social secretary who regularly attends the club during general opening hours or can be put in an envelope addressed to the Social Secretary and posted through the letter box for the club office. (Please do not leave cash in pigeon holes)
 
PLEASE NOTE. Due to costs incurred, no refunds are available if cancellation is made with less than 72 hours notice. Cancellation must be made verbally not as an e-mail or text message.
 
Bar and Club Room opening hours.
 
The official opening times for the bar is Wednesday evenings from 7.30 pm until 11 pm. Saturday and Sundays from 12.30 pm until 3 pm. The Clubroom is also available for hire. For details please select application forms from the main menu.