Posts by Stewart Colley

Early Pancakes

Guest pancake chef Robin Lince from Ariel Sailing Club delighted Tammy members on Sunday with delicious pancakes added to the lunchtime menu. Members concocted their favourite toppings from a great selection on offer. Many thanks, Robin, you can definitely come again!
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Vice Commodore’s Dinner turns tables on Vice Commodore

Charles Fox, last year’s winner of the Uffa Spoon, turned the tables on Vice Commodore Carolyne Vines, at the Vice Commodore’s Dinner on Saturday 7 February by presenting her with the much prized trophy, awarded annually amid riotous laughter for the biggest gaffe of the year.  After a 45 minute speech in which he recounted the follies of numerous other members, he told the 70 guests how Carolyne had lost the mooring line on the rescue dory as she tried to turn it around a pontoon with the result that it drifted across the fast flowing river and had to
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Cadet Party

Tamesis Cadets enjoying exciting sailing on their last afternoon of the season, then tucking in to spaghetti bolognaise at their party. The entries for the closely fought cake bake off are in the foreground – yummy!
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Offshore race won by Demi Sec

The annual Tamesis Offshore Race, Jack’s 40th Trip, on Saturday 24 May was won by David and Rosemary Croft and Peter Johnson sailing Demi Sec (GBR4490), the Croft’s Gibsea 76. They beat Sereia of Mersea (K6167), a Hustler 25.5, sailed by David Gibson and Michel Budd, by only 15 seconds on corrected time over a nine mile course from Portsmouth to Chichester, but after the application of handicaps Cicada (K6509), a Contessa 28, sailed by Stewart Colley, David, Ellie and Andy Brook, was second and Sereia third. First boat to finish was Pickle (9585T), Jeremy and Max Vines’s Dufour 34,
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