Forthcoming events
 

Crewing Service meeting


Date: 
Thu, 05/11/2015 - 18:30
Place: 
CA House

Crewing Service Meeting, 5th of November

Crewing Service meetings will be held on the 1st Thursday of each month until May 2016.

The service is eager to recruit new members, as both skippers and crew.

For Skippers there is a variety of benefits: crew for a long-distance or delivery trip, or a holiday, or just for weekend sailing along the UK coast.

Man Overboard Seminar, 7th November


Date: 
Sat, 07/11/2015 - 10:00
Place: 
CA House

Man Overboard Seminar, 7th of November, CA House

This one day seminar is aimed particularly at cruising couples. 

Major issues covered will include the immediate management of the boat, the various methods available for getting the casualty back on board and the immediate first aid that might be required. 

We are particularly fortunate that Jonty & Carol Pearce who are the subject of the Yachting Monthly article entitled "How an 8st woman can recover a 20st man" will be describing their experience. 

RYA Yachtmaster Theory Course


Date: 
Repeats every day 2 times .
Sat, 07/11/2015 - 10:00
Sun, 08/11/2015 - 10:00
Place: 
CA House

The course is an advanced course in navigation techniques. The syllabus makes some provision for the revision of subjects covered on the Day Skipper Course but those who have not acquired the knowledge set out in the Day Skipper course are unlikely to be able to assimilate all the subjects covered in this advanced course in the time available.

RYA Yachtmaster Theory Course


Date: 
Sat, 07/11/2015 - 10:00
Sun, 08/11/2015 - 10:00
Place: 
CA House

The course is an advanced course in navigation techniques. The syllabus makes some provision for the revision of subjects covered on the Day Skipper Course but those who have not acquired the knowledge set out in the Day Skipper course are unlikely to be able to assimilate all the subjects covered in this advanced course in the time available.

Accessing and Using Weather Information for Cruise Planning


Date: 
Tue, 10/11/2015 - 19:00 to 21:45
Place: 
Upper Thames Sailing Club SL8 5PT

Accessing and Using Weather Information for Cruise Planning

Dr Andrew Eccleston is Chartered Meteorologist and Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society. He worked in the weather business for about 20 years, providing forecast services to media and aviation. He recently retired from an academic post at Plymouth University.

Visit to Trinity House Depot, Harwich, 12/11/15


Date: 
Thu, 12/11/2015 - 11:00
Place: 
Harwich

Last year the trip started at 11am with a brief history of Trinity House followed by a tour of the Operational Headquarters and finishing with a trip to the buoyage yard.

Details to follow.

Kent Winter Warmer, 12/11/15


Date: 
Thu, 12/11/2015 - 19:00
Place: 
The Dog & Bear Hotel, Lenham

Kent Winter Warmer, 12thof November 2015

Will be held at:

The Dog & Bear Hotel
The Square
Lenham
ME17 2PG
01622 858219

Details of the talk to follow.

Part of the Shepherd Neame Group situated 8 miles East of Maidstone off of the A20 in the village square. The food is very good, menu attached, and the staff are helpful and cheerful.....

RYA Sea Survival Course


Date: 
Sat, 14/11/2015 - 09:30 to 18:00
Place: 
CA House and a swimming pool

Details: This is a one day course held in a classroom and a swimming pool.  You will learn about and handle safety equipment.  You will learn how to use it in an emergency.  This has two elements. It starts at 9.30am with a classroom based course. There you will learn about crucial safety equipment, flares, life-rafts, distress beacons, lifejackets. You will learn the use of and operation of them and actually have the opportunity to examine the equipment at close quarters.

Beginning in Biscay


Date: 
Sat, 14/11/2015 - 10:00 to 18:00
Place: 
CA House

Biscay is often associated with storms, challenging conditions and passages, but during the summer months, the Biscay coast offers a delightful cruising ground, islands, sheltered rivers, historic towns and much more. 

This seminar will provide not only an introduction to this amazing cruising ground, but recommendations on how to get the best from what it has to offer. All the presenters have cruised this area and know it well.

The Chenal du Four and the Raz de Sein   Ian Robinson 

Cruising in Western France    Judith Grimwade

East Midlands Cruising Seminar 14/11/15


Date: 
Sat, 14/11/2015 - 11:00 to 15:30
Place: 
The Royal Oak Kirby Muxloe Leicester

East Midlands Section - day meeting  Venue – The Royal Oak, Kirby Muxloe, Nr Leicester

Main Speaker - Sue Sutherland- 'Keeping in Touch while Cruising'.

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