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They were taken by Chris Starr from the Patrol Boat.
Jock MacColley – otherwise known as Commodore of Tamesis
Kim Casselis of Ariel pipes in the Haggis
Eric Finlayson of Ariel comes to the end of his splendid address to the Haggis and prepares to slice it open with great gusto.
Rear Commodore Alan Green says the Selkirk Grace.
Commodore Colley makes the address to the Lassies.
Vice Commodore Carolyne Vines replies for the Lassies
The dancing begins
Eric pulls the strings
Presentations were also given by Anne Mary Brunsdon and Brian Harper-Lewis, who did a spirited ‘Immortal Memory’
Nick Forbes sailing a Firefly with his crew Henry Woodfine finished third overall in the fast handicap class and first in the Firefly class in the Surrey Schools Winter Regatta at Papercourt SC on Saturday 23 January. They were beaten for the handicap trophy by a Feva and a 4.7 Laser but were ahead of roughly 50 other entries sailing Fireflies, Lasers, Radials, 4.7s and Fevas. Additionally Nick’s team from the Royal Grammar School took the overall team 1st prize in the fast handicap.
Four National 18s took part in the Bloody Mary pursuit race at Queen Mary Reservoir, Staines today, hosted by Queen Mary Sailing Club. Odyssey – Tamesis own 18′ was helmed by James Fox, Joe McLaughlin was middleman and Kaan Yargici was on the wire. The others were Hurricane helmed by Ollie Houseman, Jeremy Vines middleman and Steve on the wire. Hundreds of boats took part. Fuller report to follow.
Odyssey rounding one of the leeward marks.
Hurricane rounding the same mark