|News & Upcoming Events|
Larry’s Wine Tasting Evening – Saturday 22nd April
Larry’s Wine Tasting Evening - Saturday 22nd April 2017
Starting at 7.00pm and costing £10 per head
Includes a selection of wines, plus a fine cheese platter and jacket potatoes with assorted toppings!
Tickets available from the Club Office or the Bar
Musto Skiff, B14, RS 800 & 4000 Open – 8th & 9th April
Saturday - Registration from 9.30am
Saturday - Briefing at 11.30am
First race Saturday 12.30pm
First race Sunday 10.30am
MPS = £30, B14, RS 800 & 4000 = £40
Supper - From 6.30pm, Chicken/Veggie Curry with all the trimmings, £7.00 per head, Tickets available at registration
Mount Gay Happy Hour - 7.00pm to 8.00pm
Dan Vincent Quiz - 7.00pm
St Patrick’s Party Night – Friday 24th March
Friday 24th March 2017 from 7.00pm
Irish Supper. Live music from "Shenanigans"
Special Irish offers at the Bar
Wear something Irish - Prize for the best dressed!
Tickets - £15 - available at the bar or admin office
Burns Night – Friday 27th January
Put the date in your diary now!
Piping in the Haggis
Burns Night Supper
After Dinner Quiz
Whisky offers at the Bar
Tickets now available - £16.50
2017 Open Event Dates
18/19 March - Laser Standard & Laser Radial Qualifier
8/9 April - Musto Skiff, B14, RS800 & 4000 Open
6/7 May - Dart 18 Open
17/18 June - International Moth Open
1 July - Topper Traveller, Laser 4.7 & Nat 12 Open
1/2/3 September - A-Class Nationals & Catamaran Open
16/17 September - Bart's Bash
21/22/23/24 September - RS 700 & 800 Nationals
50p a square. Available at the Bar
1st Prize - A year's membership!
To be drawn on New Year's Day 2017
Laser Traveller & National 12 Open – Saturday 24th September
Briefing - 11.00hrs
First Race – 1200hrs
4 races back to back (1 discard)
Galley open all day
Tornado Nationals & Catamaran Open – 10th & 11th September 2016
Tornado Nationals & Catamaran Open – 10th & 11th September 2016
Invited classes are:
- Tornado (Nationals)
- Shadow X`s
All other catamarans are welcome including foiling catamarans up to 21 feet.
Entry Fee - £30 single handed, £40 double handed
Saturday - Registration from 0930hrs, Briefing 1130hrs, First Race 1300hrs (3 races)
Sunday - First Race 1030hrs (3 races)
Saturday Social - Chicken or Vegetable Curry (£7 per head) and Band
Aquathlon & Mini Triathlon – Friday 2nd September, from 6.00pm
Now that the Olympics are over, we can start looking forward to the next great sporting event of the year - the SBSC Aquathlon & Mini Triathlon!
The ‘Aquathlon’ is for cadets (aged under 14), starting at 6pm, a short swim of 150m and a 1k run.
The Mini Triathlon, starting at 7.00pm will be a 600m swim, a cycle of 5km, and a run of 2km.
Supper in the Clubhouse afterwards. The bar will also be open.
More details soon!
Adult Sailing Evenings for Novices & Beginners
All Fridays in August - 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th
These are casual sailing evenings for adults who have little or no sailing experience. There will be safety boat cover and SOME informal instruction.
Note this will not be structured training, but we do have volunteers available to go out in the boat with less experienced participants.
Any adult who is a Club member is welcome to come along. You will need a wet suit and a buoyancy aid. Please be at the Club, changed and ready to go afloat, at 6.30pm. We may be able to accommodate non-members, but there will be a £5 charge.
The Bar and Galley will be open from 7.00pm for all members.
CADET WEEK & SPLASH WEEK 2016
CADET WEEK & SPLASH WEEK
Monday 25th to Friday 29th July
Friday Fun Night – 15th July @ 7.00pm
You think you know how to play ball games? Think again …
Join us at 7.00pm for our first ever "Traditional Ball Games" with a twist
Dine with us for £3.50 where we will be serving meat and veggie chilli
If you wish to join us, please email Neil with your food choice at email@example.com
or put your name on the sign-up sheet!!
Club Championships – 1st, 2nd & 3rd July 2016
Club Championships 2016
Friday - Practice Race, Cadet Race, Food, Bar, Quiz
Saturday - Racing, Pimms, Cocktails, Beach Games
Sunday - Racing, Prize Giving, Cakes
More Details Soon!
Musto Skiff Worlds
Stokes Bay would like to congratulate the 12 intrepid competitors who experienced a range of testing conditions, culminating in a long last day; whilst enjoying the hospitality of Carnac ,France.
The racers graced the top step a regular basis all week ; with George Hand winning Silver closely followed by Dan Henderson in fourth.
The distance of half a bowsprit from 10th to 19th separated Matt Holden, Dan Kilsby, Mike Palfreman, Ben Schooling, Richard Pelley, and Andy Tarboton.
Andy Rice (22nd) was writing and written about all week, whilst creating informative radio interviews. Paul Molsworth (23),Ed Wilkinson (29) and Andy Gould (31),alongside Steve Wright who graced the front page of Y and Y in fluorescent orange.
The club Racers all agreed that the week was a success and the event would have favoured the much missed Bruce Keen. Well done to Chris Watts and Russ Clark for excellent reports on a well presented training and interpretation in the art of rules and racing.
Musto Skiff Worlds Picture and Video
Topper Southern Traveller – 25th June 2016
Topper Southern Traveller
Saturday 25th June 2016
First race @ 11.30am
Four races, back to back
Dart 18 Nationals
Congratulations to the Club for what has been entitled, 'Was this the best Dart 18 Nationals ever?' beautifully penned in an article for Yachts and Yachting.
The professionally run event onshore and around the race circuit makes all your efforts worthwhile with such unprompted praise.
The truncated 6 race event created Stokes Bay National Champions in David Lloyd and Tori Akhurst, the mainsheet trimmer/strategist and helm's left arm, with visitors Dan Norman and Alysian Markiman taking silver plus bronze going to Dave and Louise Roberts.
Dan and Jenny Kilsby were an outstanding sixth with Andy McQueen (another Musto Skiff sailor) in 10th place.
Well done to the 14 Club racing boats contributing to a fine entry of 59 Darts with some occasionally completely re rigging offshore in 20 knots; especially our very own 'Banksy/Gerald Scarfe artist and apple varietal cognoscenti', Paul Chatfield, who was leisurely, but constantly pushing his port rudder down whilst enjoying winning a race by 20 boat lengths!!
Y & Y Club of the Year 2016
Stokes Bay Velo Now Has Its Own Web Page
If you are a Strava user, don't forget to select Stokes Bay Velo as your club.
Dutyman Demonstation Video
Received the email from Dutyman and not quite got your head
around how to confirm, swap or volunteer. Then please take a look
at this video demonstration. here>>>
Are you interested in driving the patrol boat?
If there is anyone interested in driving the patrol boat on a regular basis or you know someone who might be, please contact the Administrator.
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