Weekly Report 23/02/2018

Last weekend Martin & Drew from the RYA came down to Tenby to run a Regional Mark Laying course, this was attended by 7 TSC members and a Saundersfoot sailor. The course covered topics such as : laying and streaming marks, recovering stuck marks, using a GPS  and laying gates & trapezoid courses during the saturday class room session. The sunday was spent predominantly on the water, with hands on practice for the 8 attendees in the clubs 4 larger ribs. During this session attendees were required to lay gates to a course axis, practice recovering stuck marks and laying a trapezoid course using GPS. The windward mark of the trapezoid is where the crew of blue duck came unstuck, having laid the mark in the correct position they wrapped the tackle around the prop as they moved away, fortunately all onboard knew what to do and they we swiftly on the move again. 

Saturday evening Dai Ellis and his team put on an excellent five course valentine's dinner at the club and it was well received by all attendees. The food nicely presented and tasted absolutely fabulous the club are looking forward to working with Dai and the team to continue bringing excellent food for the members and public alike over the coming season. 

The Commodores quiz league will continue on Saturday 24th February, If you want to get a team together it is not too late to join the league. Points are accumulated over the course of the year until the Final in November. Entry is £5 per team of upto six people or if you feel you are the brains of Britain and want to go it alone it is £1 ago. Eyes down is 1930 and consist of five rounds. 

Finally the club is hosting Mothers Day meal and an Easter Carvery with details to follow. As ever keep an eye out on the clubs social page on Facebook social@Tenby Sailing Club or our website www.tenbysaingclub.org.uk.

 

Dinghy Show 2018 

This year TSC will be attending the RYA London Dinghy show at Alexandra Palace on Saturday, 3rd March, we will be there to talk to classes interested in holding National Championships at TSC. We are looking for classes 2023 onwards who have at least 60 active boats.

 

Juniors 

With the new season coming up fast we look forward to welcoming youngsters joining to our Wednesday evening sailing nights.  Hopeful most of our those young members from last year will continue to attend, and in addition we can cater for a limited number of newcomers each month. There is a minimum age of 8 years old, but older children welcome to start sailing. Enrolment sessions are being held on Wed March 21st & Wed March 28th at 6pm, with on the water sessions start Wed April 4th at 5pm. Parent/Guardians required to countersign entry forms, If there is a problem turning up on those nights or for any further information then phone Blake on 07717842713 (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) 

Juniors need to be members of the Club (£15 or £10 if part of a family). A payment of £45 will cover the training session for the whole 6 month season until the end of September.  

 

Dates For Your Diary 

20th May - Come & Try

23rd June - Junior training day

24th June - CYRC Junior regatta

30th June - TSC Regatta (Volunteers required)

1st July - Round Caldey race (Volunteers required)

Then finally 4th - 10th August Scorpion National Championships (Volunteers required)

 

Website

The club’s website can be found at www.tenbysailingclub.org.uk; the club and details of events going on can be found on Facebook and Twitter. New members welcome; sailors, aspirant sailors and non sailors. We are a members club run by volunteers who try to involve all members in a variety of activities both sailing and social. To enquire about joining call at the clubhouse, contact any member who will be pleased to help, or contact us online.