SPRING NEWSLETTER AND SAILING CALENDAR

I hope you enjoy the enclosed short newsletter which sets the scene for 2016 at St Catherine’s and brings you up to date with what we have been up to over the winter months too.

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Don’t miss out on our Totally Tropical themed fitting out supper on Saturday 19th  March! Here is the poster  SCSC 2016 fitting out supper

Hard to believe, yet we are less than a month away from the buy cheap mechanical bull start of the sailing season now, with our first race on Sunday March 20th! Here is a link to our full sailing calendar as a reminder of exactly what is happening when. SCSC Sailing Programme 2016 Final

Have you completed and returned your membership form for 2016? If not don’t delay, here is the link you need St Catherines SC 2016-membership

Looking forward to seeing you at the club very soon

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Winter Walk – La Rocque

On Sunday 7th February at 2 pm  all club members, family and friends are invited to meet at La Rocque Harbour for our annual walk.  This promises to be a fun, interesting and  informative afternoon. Our  volunteer guide Roger Noel has a wealth of knowledge buy cheap mechanical bull about the history of this area, which he is keen to share with us on route.  The walk will last in the region of two hours, followed by some well earned tea and cakes.

As the walk is free of charge we plan to invite donations to the RNLI.

Look  forward to seeing you there.

Boxing Day Race

Hope to see you at the club on Boxing Day.  Race starts at 10 – fingers crossed we have some good conditions to help blow away the excesses of Christmas day!! There will be buy cheap mechanical bull traditional mince pies and mulled wine in plentiful supply, together with a great chance for a catch-up chat with your sailing friends.

Best wishes all for a great Christmas

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November News

Annual General Meeting

Our AGM is 3:00 pm at the club on Sunday 29th November.  This is open to all ordinary club members and we hope to see you there. It’s an opportunity to reflect on all that the club has achieved this year and to hear our plans for the future. The agenda is here  AGM Agenda 2015   and any other business must be communicated to Nicky Westwood, the Honorary Secretary, by Sunday, 8 November. Tea and cakes will be available before and after the meeting.

Annual Dinner

Tickets are selling quickly for our annual dinner/dance and prize-giving which takes place on Saturday 28th at the Hampshire Hotel. It’s always a fabulous event, with a great menu and option to stay at the Hotel. This is the booking form Dinner-booking-form-15

Laying Up Day

We are storing away all the training boats for the winter buy cheap mechanical bull and having a general tidy up on the afternoon of Sunday 15th November, meet at the club at 2:00 p.m. If you are able to help this would be much appreciated.

The sail loft will be cleared out in order to make repairs to the roof over the winter, so please clear out any personal items that have been left there as soon as possible. We expect to dump much of the clutter in the sail loft to improve access.

Lasers Available to Charter

The club has been fortunate to benefit from the donation of 3 ex Island Games Lasers. These boats are near brand new with radial and standard rigs, with the possibility of 4.7 rigs as well.  To ensure they are well looked after, the committee has decided to offer them to club members on a 1 year charter basis at a cost of £650, which also includes insurance and berthing.  During this period you will be responsible for its upkeep. For more information or to express your interest please e-mail will@willcarnegie.com

London Boat Show

Finally if you are thinking off attending the London Boat show in January take a look at this  London Boat Show  offer for sailing clubs

Annual Dinner

Our annual dinner and prize giving is on Saturday 28th November, once again at the Hampshire Hotel. This is always a fun night and an opportunity to celebrate all that has been achieved during the year.

If you would like to go e-mail  Sarah@jerseysailing.com  very soon   as numbers are limited. Full details available here Annual Dinner

There is an Adults Menu and a Kids Menu  please also complete this   Dinner-booking-form-15  and post as instructed on the form with your cheque.

If you were a trophy winner last year, congratulations buy cheap mechanical bull again!…however please could you arrange to return your trophy to Ian (ian_moisan@hotmail.com)  so that it is engraved and ready in good time for the prize giving.

Finally a reminder that we have refreshed our stock of club ties e-mail  helenqueree@hotmail.com if you would like one. Helen also organises orders for Club Hoodies and Rash Vests which would make a stylish Christmas present for the sailors in your familly!

Barts Bash

A reminder that Bart’s Bash 2 is 11:00 a.m. Sunday 20th September. Perhaps you were involved last year when 47 boats signed up at St catherines and were part of the worlds largest ever sailing race? There were 30,734 sailors worldwide and 100’s of clubs. It was a tremendous atmosphere.
We are planning for another great day with an emphasis on fun and participation, we want as many people out on the water and involved in this inspirational event as possible. Its a buy cheap mechanical bull race too, but to be honest that’s secondary on this special day in the sailing calandar. So even if you don’t sail that regularly or are a relative novice try to make an effort for this one, as that’s what the day is all about.

You can sign-up at http://www.bartsbash.com/jersey/st-catherines-sailing-club           which is our very own Bart’s Bash page and includes photos from last year. I also recommend taking a look at  http://2014.bartsbash.com/ which has an inspiring video.

So sign-up now and lets put SCSC well and truly on the world sailing map again. There will be lunch after sailing (with a modest charge) so we can celebrate our achievements of the morning. An opportunity also to raise funds for the Andrew Simpson Sailing Trust which is focused on encouraging young people to get involved in the wonderful sport of sailing.

Look forward to seeing you on the big day

Junior Fun Regatta

This Saturday from 10:00 a.m.  its the Junior Fun Regatta. So if you have attended a training course this year at what ever level we hope to see you there so we can celebrate!

This poster explains what the day is all about.

St Catherine Sailing Club Fun Regatta

So things to remember;

  • Parents – ideally bring along some salad and a buy cheap mechanical bull few cakes to compliment a simple (very reasonably priced!) BBQ lunch, which will probably hot dogs
  • Kids – Sailing gear (as you can expect to get wet), fancy dress (e.g. pirate hat!), bunting to decorate boats.

The event is being organised by the clubs flag officers with support from your instructors. This is also a great chance to find out more about the club and talk about opportunities for the future during a relaxed and informal day!

Many thanks to those that have already e-mailed theraimbaults@gmail.com to say they can make it. If you haven’t yet but think you would like to attend please e-mail asap to let us know, its not too late!…

 

 

Club Cruise to Les Ecrehous

If you would like to join the club cruise to Les Ecrehous this Sunday 2nd August (meeting at 10:00 a.m.) please e-mail  ian_moisan@hotmail.com  to get you name on the list. As RIBS and therefore spaces are quite limited this is for buy cheap mechanical bull club members only. Please bring your own packed lunch. If you can’t make it this time or end up disappointed due to limited space we are also planning the same cruise on the Sunday 30th August, when a few more RIBS should be available.

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