Posts by Carolyne Vines

Joe McLaughlin completes the Prudential Ride London bike ride

Joe McLaughlin completes the Prudential Ride London bike ride on Sunday 31st July Starting at 7.03am from the Olympic park in Stratford he completed the 100mile loop around the Surrey hills and back to The Mall in a ride time of 5hrs13mins. Raising over £1000 for the charity Bliss it was an amazing experience and a real honour to ride for such a great cause. Riding along with 26,000 other riders on open roads was both thrilling and un-nerving at the same time. A deliberate looking nail in his tyre at the 30 mile mark and short hold ups at
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GW Smith results for July

‘We are halfway through the Thursday evening GW Smith Trophy. As we only need 4 races to qualify, 4 boats have already qualified, but anyone ca​n still do so as we have another 4 races to go. To date 20 different boats have  sailed and the 4 that have qualified are  Doug Pope, Alan Green, Mike Goldsmith and Chris Taggart, in that order.  Of the remainder Barry Mourant has had some very good results, a couple of wins and a second place, so he looks a very good candidate for the series, but with 4 races to go, anyone can still win.  So why not see what you can
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Saga Trophy Results

The first of the Thursday evening handicap series , the Saga Trophy, has now been completed with a good series of races and with 7 boats completing 5 or more races to qualify. Detailed results are pinned up in the club on the ‘Offshore’ board but the 7 qualifiers the results are:   Boat Number Name Helm Crew Races sailed Total points for best 5 races Position Laser 197213 RTM Marcus Chavasse   7 8 1 N18 336 Orion Alan Green Garrie Mallen 6 12 2 Merlin Rocket 1004 Avenger Ken Duffell Brian Corking 6 13 3 Merlin Rocket 1212
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Fabulous Ladies Night

  The chef and sous chefs We had a fantastic time last Saturday evening.  Huge thanks to all the gents led by Steve Katz for cooking and the entertainment – including serenading, quizzing and general fun.  Thanks also go to Karina and Josephine for helping with the catering. Report by Jim Green “On Saturday 7 May a gloriously sunny evening greeted the 43 lady members and guests who attended Tamesis Club’s Ladies Night, organised and run by men of the club. Following a welcome drink of Prosecco, the ladies were treated to a 5 course meal  prepared and cooked by
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Fun on the river last Sunday

There was a lot going on on the river last Sunday.  Firstly, the Tudor Pull which was a flotilla of boats led by the Gloriana on their way from Hampton Court to the Tower The dories were showing off their new signage – all thanks to Tom Mclaughlin We had a great race Then there was the training done by our team of instructors Eric, Alan, Stewart, Peter, Malcolm, Michael and Howard photos by Florian Krueger and Carolyne Vines
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Racing and training Sunday 10th April

Racing took place in a gusty south easterly (ish) and lots of fun was had by all. Was hard work though! Photos below by Robin Lince   Lot               Racing took place in a gusty south easterly (ish) and lots of fun was had by all. Was hard work though! Photos above Training continued on Sunday when even experienced racer did a bit of capsizing in the morning . Despite force three southerly winds the young students had a great time on and in the water and the adults braved the elements in the Laser 2000s
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Jack’s Trip 2016

Jack’s Trip 2016 Tamesis’ offshore fleet has continued to decline to the extent that it has become difficult to find a convenient date. The Bank of England Sailing Club has agreed for Tamesis/Ariel to join their annual regatta in Cowes on the Bank Holiday weekend, 28th/29th May. Racing would be from the Cowes RORC/Corinthian line and we can choose from one of the 4 options set out below. We could, for example, do the pursuit race on the Saturday and go to the barbecue, and even race on Sunday as well. OPTIONS You could basically chose from a combination of
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Training Sun 3rd April

Following the recent open day this years training got off to a great start on Sunday with nine students taking part in a variety of activities on and off the water. A few places are still available.  Contact Eric Finlayson on finlaysone2@aol.com      
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