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Camping weekend cancelled

In light of the weather forecast for this weekend the planned camping weekend is cancelled. but don’t put your tent away for the year just yet as we have another on the weekend of the 18th for the final round of the club championship.

Topper Open Eastern Region Traveller Series [Zone Squad Qualifier] Saturday September 10th 2016

toppers

4 races are scheduled
Entry fee £10
Club opens at 9am
First race 11am

Full Notice of Race

Contact ndenchfield@talk21.com for more info

No Galley today

Apologies for the late notice but their will be no galley service today.

Good work at the River festival

well done to Ian Parish who led a team to this years river festival to promote the club, and has come back with a list of nearly 50 people interested in sailing at Stewarby, who we will be emailing this week to invite for taster sessions on Wednesday night.

To this end we need volunteers to take people out on the next few Wednesday evening , I know Ian has talked to a few of you about this already. The plan for the sessions is to try go give the participants out in a boat and give them a bit of a flavour of sailing as a sport. The sessions Will start with meeting the guest an hour before the race at the club house, rigging up a club boat an then taking them afloat for half an hour pre race then straight into our usually Wednesday race, Bar and Galley.

Here is the sign up sheet

volenteer sign up

we will be In touch with volunteers early next week once we know numbers to confirm the arrangements.

Thanks Richard

Wednesday night second duty block

We are now into the second block of duties for Wednesday nights and as it stands Karl is on his own this Wednesday so please can we have some volunteers.

Duties list

Thanks Richard

No Galley service this Sunday

There will be no galley this Sunday.

Cook wanted

£8/hr or on a share of profits basis to be agreed.

To run the club galley on Sunday afternoon (11-4) from March through to November and Wednesday evenings during BST.

The exact hours and details of the role are negotiable, our current setup is:

we buy in precooked meals from a catering supplier who delivers directly to site reheated and served by members, We would be interested in a candidate who could do this in place of the volunteers or would want to take on more hours to cook from scratch.

on both days the meals are pre-booked by sailors before the first race (about an hour and a half in advance). on Wednesdays There are 2 options of hot meal usually typical dishes are fish pie, curry lasagne or similar. Sunday’s meals are pannis and jacket potatoes. Numbers vary but we are typically between 10 and 25 covers.

for further information please email sail-committee@swsc.org.uk or phone Gerry on 01767 312221

Scorpion Open Cancelled

Due to lack of numbers the scorpion open this weekend has been cancelled, Club racing will go ahead at the usual times.

New locks at the club

Tomorrow I will be putting a new lock on the dinghy park gate and the garages to replace the old ones that are becoming unreliable, the keys will be in the fuel store as before, The existing OOD keys will still get you into the fuel store and the race hut. The one on the dinghy park gate will be the same code as before, to open it you need to push the shackle in. here’s a YouTube link for how it works: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JvtgaSREM0

Sailing Courses

Our next Sailing Course’s for Beginner and Intermediate Sailors are detailed below;

– Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd July 2016

– Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th August 2016

Students – Adults and Youth
Course – National Sailing Scheme Level 1 and 2 or Youth Sailing Scheme Stage 1, 2 & 3
Duration / Timings – 2 Days / 1000 – 1630
Adult Course Fee – Members / Non Members = £125 / £150
Youth Course Fee – Members / Non Members = £110 / £135

All relevant equipment (Wetsuits, Buoyancy Aids, Spray Suits and boats) are supplied.

Please check our website for full T’s and C’s and further information http://www.swsc.org.uk/sailing-school/

Confirmation and Kit Lists will be emailed out on receipt of payment.

To book onto one (or both) of these courses, please email me directly and forward a cheque payment for the full amount. Cheques are payable to “Stewartby Water Sports Club – Sailing Section”.

Address – Stewartby Sailing School, C/O 1a Park Road, Westoning, Bedfordshire, MK45 5LA

Please contact me directly for further information.

Regards

Ben Turner-Weir
Chief Instructor | Stewartby Sailing School | 07704 977206
Stewartby Water – Sports Club | Green Lane | Stewartby | Bedfordshire