Do you have any unwanted anchours in the back of your garage you could donate to the club, we have unfortunatly lost some (not able to free them so had to cut them free) and desperately need them for our race marks. If you can help please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2012 St. Helier tide times can be downloaded from the ‘General sailing information’ web page or click here
RYA level 2 Powerboat training courses will run on:
July 20/21, August 7/13 Aug 20/21 cost £80
For more information about our powerboat courses or to book, please e-mail email@example.com
POWERBOAT LEVEL 2
|Pre-course experience||None. May be preceded by Level 1|
|Course content||All you need to know for self-sufficient powerboating at a basic level. Course includes launching, mooring, anchoring and recovery plus all the boat driving skills required for basic competence in a powerboat|
|Ability after course||Self-sufficient powerboater in the right conditions, aware of own limitations and those of craft|
|Minimum duration||2 day course or shorter assessment for experienced drivers (half to one day).|
Well done to the St. Catherine’s sailors that competed in the Island Games, in the Laser standard rig Martin Speller finished 12th and Charlie Perkins 16th. In the Laser radial rig David Carter finished 18th and Laurence Carter finished 10th overall . In the sailing team event Jersey finished 8th. Click here for the complete results for the sailing event. You can also follow the team on the Jersey team web site or the Natwest Island Games website.
The sailing instructions for Gorey Regatta can be downloaded from the regatta website, the link is below. An amendment to them has been issued today (6th July) which you should also read. Take note of the courses as they have changed!
A new race series starts this Sunday at 1000 for the Gala and Bel Val trophies. The Gala is for boats with a handicap of 1162 or less and the Bel Val is for boats with a handicap of over 1162. The series runs until the end of July.
Jubilee Regatta was cancelled today due to F6/7 SE winds.
A fantastic days sailing with 24 boats turning out on a wet and very windy morning. The Commodore and his team set 3 great courses, with plenty capsizes and drama! The Cup was scooped by Jeff Speller and the best placed junior was won by David Raimbault. Both the Commodores cup and plate will be presented at the Annual dinner. The commodores prize, dinner for two at the Moorings, was won by Meriel Ellison.
Club member Neil Singleton, who will soon be circumnavigating the globe aboard Singapore Clipper in the gruelling. Clipper 11-12 Round-the World Yacht Race, has been awarded the 2011 Jersey Clipper Bursary, worth £600.
Also, thanks to an anonymous donation, the trustees have been able to make an additional award of £150 to 13-year-old sailors Lily Carter and Mary Perkins, currently representing Jersey in the Jeux des Isles in Sicily.
The recent quiz night at St Helier Yacht Club was well attended and enjoyed by all.
A donation will be made to the RNLI from the evening’s proceeds.