Posts by Carolyne Vines

New Flag Pole raised at Tamesis

Tamesis took delivery of the brand new flag pole today.  It was organised by Peter Mason and manufactured by the Cutty Sark shipwrights.  It was delivered on a gigantic lo loader and raised by several members of the Wednesday Working Party.  Pictures below.  For more pictures by Nicky Chavasse please go to Facebook entry The line up of flag pole raisers The journey over the lawn Past the clubhouse Onto the tabernacle Raising it very slowly The fiddly bit, getting it to line up properly Raising the flag   And it’s up!
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Burns Lunch at Tamesis 25th January

The Tamesis club house reverberated to the sound of Scottish music after sailing on Sunday 25th January as a kilted yachtsman led 22 enthusiastic members in a bevy of Scottish dances from the Gay Gordons to the Dashing White Sargeant. A ‘Burns Afternoon’ was arranged by Vice Commodore Carolyne Vines with the help of Eric Finlayson of Ariel.  The latter was wearing a full highland kilt complete with sporran Farquaharson tartan tie and knee length socks. The celebration followed a specially arranged lunch of haggis, neeps and tatties carefully prepared by Anna Finney, Jo Carstens and Rosalind Warwick-Haller.  Eric performed
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