October Club News

What’s just happened, what’s coming up soon …

You have all heard about the two new boats by now, I guess. Most of you even seem to have had a go in them, by all accounts. For those who haven’t heard – We now have two RS Vision dinghies, acquired thanks to a generous grant from Sport England. They will be particularly suitable as training boats, and will really come into their own for next year’s Level 1 course. But meanwhile they are available for members to use. The committee has decided to set a fee of £1 per half day for using them, to come into effect next spring. This will be used to help with maintenance costs. Expect to see a collecting tin in the club house in due course. Watch this space for further details.
Sunday 20 October – RS Vision day. We’ll run a session on how to rig the new boats, how to sail them, etc. Usual time (11 am), usual place.
Trophies – make sure to get them all back to Peter Craggs by 20 October, so that they can be handed out to the right people at the …
… Annual Dinner. Friday 29 November. You know this already. You should have received a menu. Sign up now!
Sunday 10 November – End-of-season working party and tidy-up session. Many helpers required from 11 am. We have a club house to reorganise, some trees to prune, and no doubt we’ll find some other essential jobs.
Tuesday 10 December – End-of-season social event and meeting. A certain amount of meeting to discuss next year’s programme, but mostly social. Steve and Liz Parry’s house (109 Bramley Garth, YO31 0PQ), 7.30 pm, further details nearer the time.
Hugh (on behalf of the committee)

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