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Comet Sailing Day – Saturday 14th July 2018

PRIZES – PRIZES – PRIZES

Calling all Comet Singlehander, Comet Zero, Comet Duo, Comet Versa and Comet Trio sailors…….

Please join us for a Comet sailing day this Saturday. The event is open to all members and their guests, sailing any class of Comet Dinghy.

If you own a Comet Singlehander, Comet Zero, Comet Duo, Comet Versa or Comet Trio, but don’t intend to sail – then why not offer your boat to another member to sail so that we get as many out on the water as possible.

Lynn and Martin Harland have very kindly agreed to act as Race Officer and Safety Boat Cover and their Trio has been snapped up so you may not have to beat them this year, but you will still have to beat their boat !!

Three SHORT races of about 30 mins each, to start at 14.00 – Do join us.

PLEASE let Nick Tasker know if you plan to complete or wish to offer your boat up for use so that we can arrange numbers.

(Casual sailing by  other classes is welcomed as usual)

Regatta Sailing

Another hot and sunny day with light and variable winds from a northerly direction.  The many shifts, as the wind tumbled down over the hills and trees, gave many frustrating moments to all the helms.  The races were back to back to finish before the 13:00 barbeque.

Great day made better by all the volunteers and the friendly, enthusiastic members.

Annual Regatta and BBQ

Durleigh Sailing Club
Annual BBQ & Regatta
Sunday 8th July 2018
The BBQ is FREE to all DSC Members

Events:
(1) Two short races in the morning
(2) BBQ at 13.00 hours. Galley open to purchase other refreshments.
(3) Fun & Games on and off the water at 14.00 hours
(4) Raffle
(5) Presentation of prizes
Organisers:
Catering: Steve Briggs, Sue Briggs, Sue Weston and BBQ t.b.a.
Games: Ray Smith
The BBQ is FREE to all DSC Members.
You may bring along a guest/guests. Adults £5 each Children £3 each
Donations of salads and Puddings greatly appreciated
Please let Steve know bosunbriggs@aol.com if you are attending and bringing along a guest, this helps with all the catering. All food subject to availability

PTBO today

Another big thank you to all who made today’s PTBO a success.

The weather was kind to us with a light variable breeze.

Here are just a few pictures of today’s event.

Lynn at the check in desk greeting potential new sailors

Our Commadore and head chef Richard serving up some excellent burgers and sausages
Possibly our youngest new sailor !!!
Ed giving showing of the trapeze.
Tayen in the Quest with her dad.

 

Yesterday’s PTBO

A big thank you to all from SYCSA and DSC who helped to make yesterday’s event a success.

Here are just a few photos taken on the day.

It was a lovely sunny day and just enough wind to give those new to sailing an enjoyable experience.

 

Expressions of Interest for DSC Dinghy Cruising invited

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A few members have been chatting about the possibility of organising some form of dinghy cruising this year. We are not sure what form this might take, perhaps a weekend, with an overnight, or  maybe just a day sail down a river – returning on the tide.

Using suitable cruising dinghies to journey to local rivers or estuaries we could possibly include camping and other activities.  Let us know your thoughts and depending upon interest, we would be happy to organise a small group. If you are interested please complete the brief (10 questions) questionnaire at

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/68DKJDG

Please make sure you leave your surname when completing the questionnaire, so we can contact you after we have analysed the results.

 

Work Party

A big thank you to all of you who turned for the work party today.
We managed to get most of the important jobs done, below are just a couple of them.

New gate post fitted at entrance from car park to slipway
New pole installed for weather station

Because the grass was very wet it was decided not to cut it today, so members when you come to the club please spare a little time to do some mowing.

On a separate note the new season starts next Sunday  1st April, look forward to seeing you there.

Bosun Mal.