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Last Week18th to 24th February
Sunday 23rd February The 10:30 Handicap race was cancelled but the Winter Series 18 races took place in very challenging conditions. See the report in News
The Annual General Meeting was held in the Clubhouse. There was a good attendance and all Agenda Items were appropriately proposed, seconded and approved. The meeting was closed at 2.30 pm.
This Week 25th February to 2nd March
Sunday 1st March The 10:30 Handicap race followed by the Winter Series 19 races are scheduled to take place.
Next Week 3rd to 9th March
Thursday 5th March Club Supper and Talk
Nicholas Bayne, brother-in-law of Anne, will be giving a talk on Thursday 5th March. It will be about the exploration of the North West passage in the 19th century by John and James Ross (remote Uncles of Christopher and Nicholas) and John Franklin, Commander of the expedition in which ‘Erebus’ and ‘Terror’, recently discovered, were used. This promises to be an enlightening insight into why Ross survived when Franklin died. It will also touch on the contact between Arctic Explorers and the Inuit.
Sunday 8th March The 10:30 Handicap race followed by the Winter Series 20 races are scheduled to take place.
Sunday 29th March The next event of note is the Geoff Cooper Trophy for Merlins which will be contested concurrently with the Winter Series 23 race.
PILATES ON A MONDAY
Each Monday morning, between 10:30 and 11:30, Joanne Zorian-Lynn holds a very jolly Pilates class in the Clubhouse. This Pilates class is suitable for all ages and abilities as each exercise is offered and demonstrated for all levels.
Joanne is a specialist mat Pilates instructor with training in common orthopaedic conditions and rehabilitation.
Pilates develops flexibility, strength and confidence. It reduces stiffness in muscles and joints whilst focusing on core control, postural alignment and co-ordination. Pilates is widely practised by sports people and recognised to be of tremendous value.
To book your place contact Joanne on -Tel: 07754 686378
River conditions continue to be fairly unpleasant and are likely to worsen if we have the further rain that is forecast.
For those who want to monitor the river conditions at Kingston, this can be seen at https://www.gaugemap.co.uk/#!Detail/1249 or at
Looking after your boat
As a postscript, the continuing stormy weather may have loosened boat covers and any tie-downs. It will be as well to check your boat’s security as soon as possible as boats on the loose can not only become damaged themselves but may cause damage to adjacent boats. The Club has a stock of ground anchors with which boat owners can be supplied. If you would like some please contact Peter Johnson firstname.lastname@example.org or Andrew Horwitz email@example.com.