Pre-Season Talks and new members meet and greet

A couple of years ago Dr Howard Dryden, one of our club members, gave a fascinating talk at the club on ocean pollution and by popular demand he has agreed to give a further talk. The topics covered will be fish farming in Scotland, water treatment in West Bengal and Bangladesh and beer production in China; all topics in which Howard’s company – Dryden Aqua – is involved. The date for this talk is Tuesday March 21st. This will be followed by a “Meet and Greet” Continue reading →

Well Done to PEYC Regatta winners

There were 11 yachts in both Division 1 and Division 2 and No Worries was the clear winner in Div 1 with 4 firsts. Hussy won Div 2 from Vela. Well done to our Vice-commodore and Regatta Manager Geoff Bowerman – clearly a multi tasked extraordinaire. Results Code Z helmed by Andy Marshall were winners of (FYCA handicapped) Barts Bash closely followed by Jacob.  The Black Prince won based on Barts Bash handicaps. It was the largest race ever hosted by PEYC with 32 boats Continue reading →

FCC Limekilns Regatta, NOR, SI’s and Entry Form

Message from FCC Vice-Commodore We here at FCC in Limekilns are cordially inviting you to race in our clubs Open Regatta on the weekend of Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th June 2014. Free drying moorings on our pontoons or harbour wall are available the day before and after racing. A barbeque is held on the Saturday night, hot food is available on the Sunday night and the bar will be open on both days and nights.We have not had visitors to our Regatta for a Continue reading →

The clubhouse; an update

Back in February, at our AGM, we grappled with two major replacement issues –  the Committee boat and the clubhouse. One of the decisions was to hold an EGM in May. But the world moved on and, as you know, the Committee boat issue was resolved back in March. The work on exploring the possibilities around the new clubhouse has moved forward but we’re not at a stage where a formal EGM is needed. Therefore, the suggestion is that we hold three ‘workshops’ instead, on Continue reading →

Sunday Series Race 1 results

I trust you all enjoyed the race today in 18-20 kts of breeze! The results were all computed and posted in the clubhouse before anyone arrived but the upload to the web site has failed again. For your information by my calculations at home which may be fractionally different from the posted results: 1. Respect finished at 15:56:43 after 3 W-L laps. Corrected time: 01:58:45 2. Shoki finished at 15:45:20 after 2 W-L laps. Corrected time: 01:58:52 3. Hardslog finished at 15:56:51 after 3 W-L Continue reading →