Commodores News 27/3/2021


Many thanks to all those who ‘tuned in’ to watch our virtual AGM – last Saturday   

We’re all used to small Zoom meetings but to hold an AGM this way was quite bizarre!  Anyway we survived and probably had the biggest ‘turnout’ ever – we believe over 150!    

(was this because it was at 5 pm –  or just the novelty aspect?!) 

For those who didn’t attend – we informed about various exciting developments; 

  • The terrace proposals going for planning permission 
  • The appointment of our new Chief Instructor, Jack Lawson 
  • The near completion of our new training room (along with mural) 
  • Lockdown completion of new fire escape from dining room & kitchen 
  • The overgrown Beech hedges have been removed and a new , neater version will appear soon, providing more boat parking! 
  • Dredging has been completed around the keelboat jetties – and I thank Dave Heron for managing this process and jumping through planning hoops etc! 

Learn to sail 

With our new on-site Sailing Instructor, our provision for teaching or improving sailing skills is greatly enhanced and more available to both adults & juniors – please spread the word to friends & family. 

2021 sailing programme 

The programme is on the website – and the paper copy will be going to print very soon. 

Dinghy & Flying Fifteens  – Thursday 1st April 

Cruisers & Flying Fifteens – Easter Saturday 3rd April 

Dinghies & Flying Fifteens – Easter Sunday 4th April 

Dinghies & Flying Fifteens – Easter Monday 5th April (afternoon) 


Windermere Class – Saturday 24th April 

All fleet captains are good communicators so watch out for their emails & WhatsApp group messages. Boat entries are good – so let’s hope for a more normal sailing season. 

Please note:  if you haven’t been allocated a boat parking space please get in touch with

Winter storage  

This finishes at the end of March so please arrange for your boat to be moved/launched by your own means  –  obviously if you live away and travel restrictions prevent you travelling, please contact the above to discuss – many thanks. 

Tidy-Up day 

For those living locally – this will be Easter Saturday 3rd April from 09.30 

As usual, please bring gardening tools; gloves, brushes, wheelbarrows, enthusiasm etc  to fill the skip 

  • please can I also point out that whenever we have a skip – this is for club debris only – please take home all personal rubbish (bottles, recycling, boat parts etc) 


The first social list was emailed out recently – please stay aware of possible last minute changes. 

Club re-opening 

A separate email will be following soon with specific instructions regarding the safe re-opening of the club 

Nigel Tullett