Posts by Colin Stokes

Bridge Drive

The Tamesis Bridge group held a drive on Sunday 31st May in aid of the Tamesis Maintenance fund. We had 13 tables (52 players) and tea was served during the play, All the sandwiches and cakes having been prepared by the ladies of the Bridge Group and one of the reasons this drive is so popular is that we provide all the tables, cards, pens, bidding boxes, score sheets, etc. A raffle was held, again, all the prizes were donated by club members. One member ( who shall remain anonymous, but you can call him Clive) won three prizes ! At the end of
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“Zebbedi” MR 2047

On Wednesday last (20th May) Merlin Rocket No 2047 “Zebbedi” left Tamesis for it’s new home somewhere in Cheshire. It is understood that the journey was uneventful despite the novel means of transport ! “Zebbedi” had been a lonely, unwanted little boat until it made a successful entry on the dating site Ebay !!!  
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Real Magic

Richard would have been nagging all you Merlin sailors, so I am now taking up the  task on his behalf. “Real Magic”, a coffee table book, sets out, brilliantly, the first 70 years of the Merlin Rocket. Researched and written by David “Dougal” Henshall it is a tour de force, not cheap at £40 but, if your interest in Merlins goes beyond just steering them, it is a must have. Loads of hull lines, photos and drawings – from the end of WW2 to the present. To buy simply go on the MROA website Forum, scroll down to “Real Magic” and
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May Bridge Drive

On Sunday 31st May the Tamesis Bridge Group will be running a Bridge Drive, the proceeds from which will go to the Club Maintenance Fund. We will be holding a Raffle and would be grateful for the donation of any prizes. Thank you.
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