Monthly Archives October 2017

Ladies Night a great success

The guests – photo Stewart Colley The team – photo Sue Yargici The chefs – photo Sue Yargici Thirty six​ ladies enjoyed a superb evening on 29th October ​co-ordinated by Alan Green, ​with a supporting cast of ten gentlemen (front of house team in black ties, chefs in whites)​ and two​ young ladies Hannah and Chloe in the bar​ and kitchen.​ We had a beautiful meal​ planned and arranged by Steve Katz and cooked by ​head ​chef Peter Mason ​with ​sous chefs Peter Johnson and Paul Jamieson.  We were ​diligently​ waited on by Charles Fox, Stewart Colley, Chris Pollard, Jim Green, Colin Stokes,
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Osprey wins Yates Cup and Braganza Bowl in 2017

Start of the Yates Cup on Saturday 14th Oct Commodore Carolyne Vines presents the Braganza Bowl to the crew of Osprey (left to right) Graham Bartholomew,  helm Paul Browning, and Matt Hanaby. Photo Robin Lince Osprey, Rater number 16 sailed by Paul Browning, Graham Bartholomew and Matt Hanaby from Thames SC won both the Yates Cup and the Braganza Bowl at the two day open meeting for Raters on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th October. The meeting attracted eight entries.  On Saturday it was sailed in a light SW wind and the fleet was sent above Stevens Ait  by Race
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Andrew Harris wins Trafalgar Trophy

The Trafalgar Trophy, a picture of the Battle of Trafalgar, was won by Andrew Harris and David Solomon sailing Merlin Rocket (3723) 50 Shades on Sunday 22 October. The seven competing boats were battered by the remains of storm Brian as they raced round a modest course near the Clubhouse with an awkward SE-NW dogleg adding to the challenge. Fortunately, there was only one capsize, and two boats retired before the end of this inter-class pursuit race. Results: 1 50 Shades (MR 3723) Andrew Harris & David Solomon; 2 Cobblers (Albacore 6813) David Baker & Jim Green; 3 Phew (Laser
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Marcus Chavasse wins Laser Barometer

Tamesis Club’s annual Laser open meeting on Sunday 1 October was won by Marcus Chavasse in Laser 197213 with a second and two firsts in the best two out of three races in an 11 boat fleet. Andrew Harris was second in 132359, counting a third and second. Third was Alistair Banks, from Minima YC, in 44761, with a fourth and a third. There were also other visitors from Lensbury and Minima. Race Officer Peter Mason sent the first race on a six lap course to a Canbury mark upstream from Steven’s Eyot, with the downstream mark a short distance
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