Dear Members and Friends.
2020 has been a tough year for me as it has been for many of you as well. One of the few positives over the year has been the sailing and camaraderie at St Catherine’s Sailing club. The Club has such an amazing collection of talented and enthusiastic members and it has had a great season of racing. This has been under the excellent guidance of our last commodore David Jones who deserves lots of praise for a job very well done. I am honored to be toboggan aquatique gonflable your next commodore and will endeavor to keep up the high standards.
We have started on the preparation for the 2021 callender and it looks like it is going to be another great season hopefully involving a trip to St Malo for the Trophy des Isles with our younger members, COVid permitting, and our usual regattas and series as well as the ongoing sailing courses. Please feel free to contact me or one of the committee if you have any questions or ideas regarding these.
I would like to wish you all a Happy Christmas and New year. I can’t say that I will be sad to say goodbye to 2020 and am looking forward to welcoming in 2021. Keep safe and see you all at the club or on the water soon.
Ben Rogers, Commodore, St Catherine’s Sailing Club.
Congratulations & well done to all those tente gonflable who won a prize at the club this year.
Attached is the full list of prize winners.
Notice is hereby given for the 2020 St Catherine’s Sailing Club Annual General Meeting to be held on Sunday 29th November at 15:00 hrs.
Due to the current COVID-19 guidelines, this year’s AGM will take place in the Westward Room at St Helier Yacht Club with numbers being limited to 15 attendees. Members will be parcours obstacle gonflable able to sign up for available spaces using Webcollect. The meeting will also be accessible online via Zoom.
Any items for the Agenda should be sent via email to the Club, 8 days in advance of the event.
Winter Training is due to start on Saturday 7th November. Due to the increase in the spread of the structure gonflable coronavirus on Island, particularly with evidence of positive cases at several Island schools and sports clubs, the Committee have decided that it will be in best interests of everyone to return to some of the previous guidance measures adopted earlier this year. Please read the information the following linked document:
Requirements & Guidance for Winter Training Sessions 2020-21
Isolation and Testing Requirements
All travellers into Jersey are required to isolate upon arrival. The highest risk zone a traveller has stayed in, even for one night, within the fortnight before travel sets the following aufblasbarer park isolation and testing requirements:
Travel from a Green Zone + SCSC Rules
- Test on arrival at the airport or harbour.
- Second test on day five
- Please do not participate in a Club sailing event or visit the Clubhouse until you have received confirmation of a negative result for BOTH tests. This will include all members of your household if a household member is awaiting test results.
Travel from an Amber Zone + SCSC Rules
- Test on arrival at the airport or harbour.
- Second test on day five.
- You must isolate until receiving two negative tests.
- Please do not participate in a Club sailing event or visit the Clubhouse until you have received confirmation of a negative result for both tests. This will include all members of your household if a household member is isolating in that home.
Travel from a Red Zone + SCSC Rules
- Test on day zero and you must isolate for two weeks regardless whether the initial test result is negative.
- Please do not participate in a Club sailing event or visit the Clubhouse until your two week isolation period has been completed. This will include all members of your household if a family member is isolating in that home.
In preparation for tighter track and trace requirements could any adults who now have young family members with phones set them up with their own logins on webcollect. This will help us with the webcollect registration list as it will hüpfburg kinder show them under their own names.
In addition we will have a QR scan code on the club front door similar to bars and restaurants. We would ask anyone who has not registered on webcollect for that day eg parents and race team to scan the code with their phone camera and register their presence on the day.
Many thanks SCSC Committee
It’s hopefully looking like a Northerly Force 4 with some sun for the three races of the hüpfburg Condor Series tomorrow, but be prepared for a chilly morning on the water!
First race starting promptly at 10:00 hrs.
Please sign on today via Webcollect.
The Club’s Jubilee Regatta that was previously postponed due to adverse weather is re-scheduled to take place on Sunday 18th October.
The Regatta will comprise 3 races aufblasbare wasserrutschen back to back with the first race starting promptly at 9am so as to ensure racing can be completed before we lose water off the slipway due to the large spring tide.
This will be the last regatta of the 2020 season and we hope to see as many of you as possible taking part. Entry will as usual be through the web collect system.
Copy of the SI Amendment attached – https://www.scsc.org.je/wp-content/uploads/SCSC-Sailing-Instructions-Amend-Jubilee.pdf
Good luck to all and enjoy the event from your Sailing Committee.
Sunday 27th September –
3 Races Back to Back starting at 10am
Please sign up here so we know who is taking part: https://webcollect.org.uk/scsc/event/jubilee-regatta-1
The postponed Liberation Regatta is re-scheduled to take place on Sunday 30th August.
Racing commences at 10:00 with the Vega Pursuit Race followed by the Beagle and Liberation Open Handicap races. An amendment to the Schedule of Races with full details has been posted to the Fixture List Page. https://www.scsc.org.je/wp-content/uploads/SCSC-Sailing-Instructions-Amend-Nr-6.pdf