Happy New Year to you all for 2021. Unfortunately, not a great start with the latest news on Covid. With this latest surge we are all beginning to know people who have died, illustrating the seriousness of this situation. The Government advice is that sports clubs should shut and the more detailed advice is evolving as per previous events. Govt website link https://www.gov.uk/guidance/national-lockdown-stay-at-home?priority-taxon=774cee22-d896-44c1-a611-e3109cce8eae . Our position continues to be
Published 00:00 on 8 Jan 2021
We are very sorry but due to the current government guidelines, the Clubhouse is temporarily closed to Members and visitors . We will update you with further information as soon as we can. The latest Covid19 Special Measures can be found below.
Published 07:00 on 10 Nov 2020
It started with a lockdown and ended with one That's it, it's final, it's over for this year! And what a year! Starting with lockdown and ending with one but in spite of all the rules, regulations, one up, 2 down, 3 only if you can't do 2 or whatever we all had to learn to do, masks, handwash, disinfectant, use toilets, don't use toilets, etc etc we all managed, thanks to
Published 00:00 on 10 Nov 2020
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Published 00:00 on 5 Nov 2020
I asked Alastair, RO, for a few words on the last race on Wednesday - the following is what I received with 65 odd photos! So it deserves an email to itself - the last race before lockdown and consequently the end of the season for 2020 Wednesday afternoon 4th November - Last XOD race of 2020 season After the recent gales that have been frustrated
Published 00:00 on 4 Nov 2020
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Published 00:00 on 28 Oct 2020
The call to arms for the XOD fleet came from the Class Captain to arm themselves with work clobber, warm gear and tools and work on the Staging over the weekend. And what a performance, 2 teams worked tirelessly both days and achieved more in a single day than ever before so WELL DONE guys and gals. I wonder if the Sunbeam and Swallow Fleets would like to copy that over a
Published 00:00 on 13 Oct 2020
Image by kind permission of Gayle Palmer Solent Sunbeams; surviving and thriving despite Covid-19 The historic Solent Sunbeam fleet, which boasts 97-year-old wooden keelboats through to brand-new GRP hulls, has experienced one of its best sailing seasons despite the shadow of Covid-19 and a late start to the season. The fleet has enjoyed some of its largest ever turnouts at its Covid-secure racing events as well as
Published 00:00 on 8 Oct 2020
Eleven Itchenor Swallows entered the three race all-to-count Reach trophy on Saturday 3rd October. The overnight rain subsided in time for the 9.30 launch - but unfortunately the wind went with it leaving the fleet to be towed out to the race course. Swallow sailor PRO Simon Slater was on top of the proceedings but with limited race support in the continuing Covid environment it was midday by the time the last boat arrived and
Published 00:00 on 7 Oct 2020
Bad hair day ! W ell that didn't begin to describe WER . R oger had his hair cut for £ 5 plus 50 p tip. My Covid haircut was , let's just say a lot more. Wind over tide 18 -2 2 knots with 25kn spikes, it felt like 30 k , I was like a drowned rat within seconds .
Published 00:00 on 28 Sep 2020