Posts by Carolyne Vines

Bank Holiday Race at Tamesis

Five boats turned out for the Bank Holiday Monday Race at Tamesis – Two National 18s, one Albacore, two merlins and one Topper in a fluky north westerly.  The race was managed by Peter Fryer assisted by Richard Robinson in the box and Rupert Fletcher and James Berry in the launch.  Anna Finney provided ploughmans lunch with tortilla and ran the bar.  Many thanks to them all.  We had a lovely day.  Photos by Debbie Pope            
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Tamesis trials RS Fevas

Tamesis trialled three RS Fevas last weekend.  They came on hire from the RYA Thames Valley Region.  They are available to any club in the region that wishes to try them out. The cadets tried them out during the Saturday sailing, and two were sailed in the Spring Regatta on Sunday. There were many positive comments, and many found them very exciting! Many thanks to Pip Deverson  secretary of the Thames Valley Region for facilitating the hire.   photo Ian Ramage   photo Ian Rmage   photo Ian Ramage
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Ladies Night at Tamesis

Some fifty ladies and their guests had a wonderful evening last Saturday.  Steve Katz and his helpers excelled themselves in providing an excellent meal and mind bending quizzes.       The bar tenders – Colin Stokes David Baker and John Harris   Steve Katz taking the standing ovation along with other helpers. photos Rosalind Warwick Haller
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Firefly Junior Cup at Tamesis

Seven boats and numerous children gathered at Tamesis Club on Saturday 25th April for the Junior Cup, an event for children crewed by grown-ups. The forecast hailstorms never materialised and instead the competitors and many spectators were treated to sunshine and a good breeze. In the first race, Finn Morris (crewed by his mum Amy) took an early lead which he never relinquished. Behind him Angus McEwen (with dad Jamie) showed good speed after a slightly late start, picking his way through the fleet to finish second. “Hot” on his heels was Mustard, sailed by Thomas Davey and Arthur Greaves, with
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Kids have more fun

There was a record turn out at the cadet training today.  The kids assisted by parents and grandparents had a grand time on the water, with a few spills to add a bit of spice. Thanks as ever to Richard and Jackie Harris for organising a very busy afternoon. Pics – Getting ready, the three pink Toppers from Ariel imediately put to good use, Laser Captain Donald mixing it with some serious competition in a Mirror with grand-daughter, and two pics of Toppers, Mirrors and Cadets doing battle on the water.   The Firefly Juniors getting ready, and proudly displaying
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Easter Sunday at Tamesis

  There was a nice  drift on offer today. Even so the Wayfarer was rigged in anticipation of a nice sail.  A good number of members turned up to drink at the bar and eat the excellent ploughmans lunch provided by Jo Carstens. Some  members took advantage and were tuning their boats in advance.
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Tamesis Programme 2015-16

Dear all Please click on the link below to see the new progamme.  Printed copies will be available in the clubhouse this Sunday, so if you wish to collect it that would be great.  We will post the remainder to members on Monday. Carolyne Vines Tamesis+Club+Event+List+(15-16) (1)
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