Monthly Archives September 2014

British Moth Bucket won by Toby Cooper

The British Moth Bucket was won by Toby Cooper from Broxbourne SC sailing To Moth (887) in a seven boat fleet at Tamesis on Sunday 7 September. The races were sailed in a very light northerly wind which gave a beat downstream and an upstream run, changing to an occasional reach in some places where there was a blow back from buildings and trees on the Surrey bank. Cooper won the first and second races of the three race event and all the other competitors decided to retire rather than struggle through a windless final race. Race Officer Jon Redding
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Tamesis Club’s new Wayfarer launched by Secretary of State for Business

A new Wayfarer trainer sailing dinghy to be used ​to introduce​ ​newcomers to sailing, both adults and children, was officially launched at Tamesis Club on Saturday 6 September by the Rt Hon Vince Cable, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, and MP for Twickenham. The name of the Wayfarer, funded by Sport England, is Midnight ,​​ chosen in a competition held by the Tamesis Cadet fleet ​. The winning entry was from Tabitha Forbes, who handed over a sealed envelop​e as Dr Cable prepared to pour a glass of champagne over the bow. The Minister was accompanied by
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Undercover Storage Applications 2014 needed by 14th September!

Those members who wish to store their boats under cover, for the twelve months from October 1st 2014 MUST complete an application form by 14 September. Send a downloaded form to Chris Pollard by email or complete a paper form and put it the box below the noticeboard. This applies to all boats except National 18s and covers applications for the Chicken and Turkey runs, under the Changing rooms spaces. Those wishing to winter sail from the Boatshed should speak to Chris Pollard. Poster for Undercover Storage Tamesis Undercover Policy 2014 Undercover Storage Application Hon. Harbourmasters Chris Pollard, Peter Johnson August
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