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Yearbook

The Royal Northern & Clyde yacht Club

2010


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Contents

Published by D-Tech Graphic Design & Print Ltd. Royal Northern & Clyde Yacht Club, Rhu, Helensburgh G84 8NG. Telephone 01436 821501. Fax 01436 820028. This yearbook is fully protected by copyright and nothing may be printed wholly or in part without the written permission of the publishers. The proprietors of this publication are publishers and not agents, or sub-agents of those who advertise therein. They cannot be held liable for any loss suffered as a result of information gained from this publication. The views expressed by authors of articles published in this publication are solely those of the author and are not necessarily the views of or shared by the publisher or the directors, shareholders and/or employees of D-Tech Graphic Design & Print Ltd.

Commodore’s Foreword......................... 5 Club Officers & Stewards....................... 7 Club Membership & Services................. 8 List of Members.................................... 10 Honorary/Extraordinary & New Members....................................... 11 Clubhouse & Catering.......................... 12 Social Scene.......................................... 14 Dates For Your Diary ............................ 17 Archivist’s Report.................................. 18 A Link With Our Past............................. 21 Sailing Report....................................... 22 One Design Class Contacts & Sailing Committee................................ 23 Sonars................................................... 24 Sailing Calendar 2010........................... 26 Gareloch Races 2010............................ 28 Gareloch Race Officers 2010................. 29 East Patch Racing Committee.............. 30 East Patch Racing Programme 2010.................................. 31 East Patch Race Officer Duty List 2010....................................... 32 Protest Committee Chairmen 2010...................................... 33 Prizegiving 2009.................................... 34 View from the Committee Boat............ 36 Team/Match Racing.............................. 37 Junior Sailing........................................ 37 British Sailing Squad............................ 38 Mylne Regatta....................................... 41 Antigua Week 2009 .............................. 42 Flying the Flag Worldwide.................... 44 Lafayette 8m......................................... 46 Cruising................................................. 49 Mooring Facilities................................. 50 Club Launch Service 2010.................... 51 Ocean Cruising Club............................. 53 Summer Baltic Cruise 2009................. 54 Club Training Schedule 2010/11........... 59 International Collision Regulations...... 60 Greenock Tidal Differences.................. 60 Greenock Tide Tables............................ 61 Club Yachts........................................... 64 Reciprocal Membership........................ 67 3


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Royal Northern & Clyde Yacht Club RHU, by HELENSBURGH G84 8NG Telephone: (01436) 820322 Fax: (01436) 821296 E-mail: mail@rncyc.com

www.rncyc.com Editor’s Note Welcome back to the second year book in its new format. We are still trying hard to bring in more member participation. It is after all your Club and this is your book and would be All the better for having many more of your articles in it, be they serious or trivial. Photos are always most welcome. We participate in a sport which lends itself more than most to spectacular photography. Please dig into your archives and perhaps next year we will have a page or two dedicated to your own photo’s. Once again, I must thank D-Tech Graphic Design and their staff for all their patience and understanding. Also thanks to all others who have helped in the making of this yearbook and particularly to all our suppliers and others who have still supported us in this difficult year with their advertisements..

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Commodore’s Foreword The start of a new decade – can it really be 10 years since the millennium? Also the start of a new sailing season and once again the scrapers and paint brushes come out as the weather improves and we look forward to an interesting season. Last year we had a welcome visit from one of our reciprocal Clubs, the Royal Naval Club & Royal Albert YC, and this style of visitation is being repeated this year by the Royal Thames YC who are coming for two days in June. The whole idea of reciprocal membership is one which some of our members have embraced with enthusiasm, but everyone should remember that while the Clubs listed at the back of this publication welcome visits from our members, most prefer to know in advance – a service which the office is happy to offer. In fact the Royal Thames will be coming to the Club twice this year, as it is our turn to host the Millennium Bowl. This is a biennial team race between ourselves, the RTYC and the Royal St George YC, which we didn’t win the last time when it was held in Dublin. This will of course be raced in Sonars, and hopefully is only one of a number of team and match racing events which will be held during the year. The Sonars have been an innovation within the Club, which are finally getting the use and recognition they deserve. Having the boats available has helped with our training programme, and while our main programme last year was curtailed due to lack of funding, the Sonars were well used by all levels of our junior sailors. There are opportunities for all members to both part own and race in these boats even if you are not a part owner, and the office will be happy to let anyone who wishes

have full details. The boats are also available by arrangement for corporate days out, and any other group who might wish to use them, and I would encourage anyone who has an interest to look very seriously at this aspect of the Club, as it is one which we wish to expand. Again the office can provide full details. The regatta front this year is a quiet one for the Club, with the only major regatta the Sonar Nationals in August, again gratefully sponsored by DRB Marine Ltd. There is the usual full programme of Tuesday and Wednesday evening racing, with a number of Saturday and weekend events. In addition we will again welcome the CCC autumn regatta, under their sponsors GSS (Plant) Ltd, in the middle of September. Our Cruising programme was curtailed by the weather last year, but we will be attempting to carry out a similar programme this year, and perhaps the weather will relent, and let us have some good days on those weekends. As our mooring field extends, there are more family cruising boats whose owners are members of the Club, and the revised programme should, hopefully, offer something for everyone. Our young International sailors are well reported elsewhere in this publication, but I must congratulate Luke Patience on his elevation to the ranks of the UK Olympic squad – a fine achievement, and we wish him well in his regattas this year, and keep our fingers crossed!

The winter ball, which was a sell out last year is likely to have an even longer waiting list this year – so get in early. By the time you read this, the first major item in our new three year plan, the replacement of the central heating, should be in place, and this will enormously add to the comfort of the Clubhouse, as well as making us not only “greener”, but more cost effective. As I say, this is just the start, and you should see many changes over the coming months, some minor but some quite major – so watch this space. Now, the perennial reminder – your clubhouse is available for weddings and all types of functions both to you, your relations and your friends, and it is one of the ways that we can not only encourage extra income, but also acquire new members. While the usage is increasing all the time, there is still room for many more functions – particularly weddings – so over to you. After last year’s dismal weather, I can only hope that the coming season is better, and that you will have good sailing, fair winds, and most of all excellent company.

Jock Fleming Commodore

Closer to home, our caterers have now been in place for a full year, and this coupled with our refurbished bar, has meant that clubhouse usage has increased dramatically during the past year, and Friday nights are now definitely very popular with members. 5


Club Officers & Stewards Patron - HRH The Princess Royal

Commodore

Jock FLEMING

Vice Commodore

Rear Commodore

Jim FINDLAY

Rear Commodore

Neill ROSS

Jean MACKAY

Stewards Elected 2008

Elected 2009

Elected 2010

David DU BOULAY Stephen FRENCH Carolyn NORMAND Andrew PERRATT Peter PROCTOR

John PENNISTON

Moira CRAIG Michael KNOX Frank WILLOUGHBY

Officers Hon Secretary

Hon. Finance Convener

Hon Treasurer

Chris RODDIS

Stephen FRENCH

Paul HAMMOND

Hon Sailing Secretary

Hon Bar Convener

Hon Cup Bearer

Carol ROWE

Jamie McGARRY

Elma HENRY

Hon Curator

Hon Archivist

May KOHN

Ian BROADLEY

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Club Membership & Services

Guests

Temporary Membership

The Club Rules allow Members to introduce their guests to the Club. Guests must be signed-in by the introducing Member (for which purpose Visitors Books are provided in Inismara and the Bar Foyer). Guests are not permitted to purchase excisable liquor. Members are responsible for their guests’ behaviour and for their observance of the Club rules. While guests are always welcome, your Committee has indicated that frequent use of this facility by the same individual is not in the spirit of the Rule, and Members are asked to consider if it would be appropriate to propose membership to suitable candidates.

Temporary membership is available to:

Office Services

The Club Office is open Monday to Friday and is permanently manned from 0900 to 1500. Outside these hours the office telephone line is re-routed to the Bar, when this is open, and then to an answer phone. Belinda Doherty is the Office Manager, with Jennifer Payne responsible for Admin and Accounts. Photocopying and Fax facilities are available to Members upon appropriate repayment. There will be photographs of events on our website. If you do not wish your picture to appear, please contact the Office.

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1. Yachtsmen of Her Majesty’s Armed
Forces. 2. Yachtsmen visiting the Clyde, or temporarily in this area, providing they
are members of a recognised yacht
club. 3. Persons distinguished for service in
public affairs, while visiting the Clyde. Spouses of any of the persons mentioned above may also be similarly admitted. A subscription of one-twelfth of the Ordinary membership is payable (monthly in advance). Temporary Sailing
Membership

Temporary Sailing Membership is available to persons who have been invited to sail as crew on a Member’s yacht. Candidates must be proposed by the yacht owner and seconded by a member of the Sailing Committee. Such membership extends for the period of 1st April to 31st October in any year. Temporary Sailing Members are liable for a subscription equivalent to 25% of the current Ordinary Inport subscription relative to their age. This class of membership was introduced to give seasonal visitors an opportunity of contributing to the Club.


Club Membership & Services

Members are encouraged to introduce friends as applicants for membership. This is an important aspect of the life of the Club as it is the route by which we maintain a vibrant membership base. An application form and current subscription rates are available from the Club Office and the Bar and you are encouraged to use this to bring new Members, with their new ideas and enthusiasm, into the Club. The subscription structure is detailed below and illustrates the categories of Ordinary Membership which are Inport (mainland Scotland), Outport A (Great Britain (excluding mainland Scotland) and Outport B (overseas).

Cadet, Student and Family rates offer attractive reductions on the Ordinary Member subscription. To encourage membership from companies and organisations, Corporate and Student Group categories are also available. There is currently no Entrance Fee. Subscriptions for new Members reduce by one-third on 1st April and by two thirds on 1st July.

RNCYC – Rates Of Subscription

CATEGORY & AGE GROUP INPORT Lady/Gentleman 30+ 18 – 30 Spouse of Hon/Sen/Life Family OUTPORT A Lady/Gentleman 30+ OUTPORT B Lady/Gentleman 30+ OTHERS Cadet(s) (Age 8 – 17) Student (in full time education) Widow/Widower (of past member) Senior Members (over 65) 30+ years membership 20-30 years membership 10-20 years membership

SINGLE £260 £130 £78 £160 £100 £50 £50 £78

JOINT £338 £169 £350 £208 £130

30% of rate 50% of rate 75% of rate

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List of Members As the list of members is no longer published in the Yearbook. A separate up to date publication, in booklet form, is available from the Club office on request by those members wishing to hold a personal copy. Please provide an A5 size stamp addressed envelope when submitting your request. The Data Protection Act preludes distributing this information by e-mail, but hopefully in future it can be made available in a password protected area of the Club website, which it is planned to revamp shortly.

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honorary / extraordinary & New members HONORARY MEMBERS

INPORT

OUTPORT A

His Majesty, King Constantine of Hellenes

Mark Aikman

Tor McLaren Webster

David and Ali Allen

Ruan O’Tiarnaigh

Joe and Jane Baird

OUTPORT B

Peter Billinghurst

Albert Barclay

Peter Brown

Peter Davison

John and Linda Buchanan

Mark Decelles

James Cowie

Neil George

Dr Eddie Crawford

Sallyann Kenion

Rear Admiral A M Gregory OBE

Carolan Dobson

Robert and Norah McMeeking

W Petrie, OBE JP DL

Kevin Fisher

Tony and Sarah Meyer

FLAG OFFICERS OF:

Tom Glendinning

Stuart & Elizabeth Milne

Royal Gourock Yacht Club

Alistair Hart

CADETS & STUDENTS

Royal Forth Yacht Club

Fraser and Marion King

Finn Aitken

Royal Thames Yacht Club

David and Linda Lewin

DJ Bruce

Helensburgh Sailing Club

Michael Lidwell

Moray Clark

All serving commissioned Officers of HM Forces

Dr Craig MacDonald

Keir King

Bill and Jane McLaren

Morna King

Joy Michie

Aidan King

Colin Moore

Lara Lindsay

Alastair Thores

Iona Lindsay

Mary Trust

Alice Mucklow

Graham Wallace

Jamie Smith

Charlie Steuart-Corry

J T P Brownrigg Miss C Dobson J D M Forrester O S S Roberts, MBE The Minister of the Parish Church of Rhu (Incumbent: Rev. J Colin Caskie, BA BD) EXTRAORDINARY MEMBERS

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Clubhouse & Catering

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Clubhouse & Catering

BAR

ADDITIONAL FACILITIES

The Club Bar is open throughout the year except Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

The Club has a number of rooms available for parties of all sizes. These are available to Members free of charge. The Marquee is also available to Members at a discounted rate.

The Club closes 30 minutes after the Bar, and Members are asked to co-operate by vacating the premises promptly. Extensions to the licensed hours can be requested for functions subject to the Club Office having at least 4 weeks notice. Members are requested to dress in a smart casual manner appropriate to the time of day. They are also reminded that Club rules prohibit the use of mobile phones within the bar and main rooms of the Clubhouse.

Members are encouraged to promote these facilities to their family and friends. Rates and discounts available from the Office. A full sized snooker table, a Wii gaming console and croquet set (weather permitting) are available for use by members and their guests. Bar Opening Hours

Monday Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Closed 1200-1430   1800-2230

Children are welcome at the Club, but should be discouraged from remaining in the immediate area of the bar.

Friday

1200 continuously to 2300

Saturday

1100 continuously to 2300

CATERING

Sunday (Apr – Oct) (Nov – Mar)

Bar meals are available during the hours noted opposite. A full catering service is available outside these hours throughout the year. Contact the office for further details. Sailing Suppers are available throughout the season on Tuesday and Wednesday race nights.

1100 continuously to 2200 1100 continuously to 1900 (later by special arrangement)

Bar Meals Served

Monday Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Closed 1200-1430

Friday

1200 – 2100

Saturday/Sunday

1200 – 1500

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Social Scene Burns Supper

Over seventy members sat down to the traditional fare of neeps and tatties at the Burns Supper on 30 January 2010. With Jim Findlay standing in for the Commodore, he got the proceedings underway by welcoming the many guests and delivering the Selkirk Grace. Simon Pender piped the haggis in and Alan Johnston again gave a masterful performance with his address to the haggis. The dinner was well up to En Croute’s high standard and ensured that all were settled in fine mood to listen to the fine singing voice of Claire Thompson accompanied on the piano by Louise Burnet and to the enlightening Immortal Memory speech given by David Stephen. Iain Rarity’s rendition of Tam O’Shanter

and Ronnie Sinclair’s Holy Willie’s Prayer were particular highlights of the evening’s entertainment to which James MacRae added with his spirited Toast to the Lassies and Alison Willoughby replied with an equally confident and witty response. Tom Stewart gave the vote of thanks to the guest speakers and echoed the thoughts of all present that it was a first class evening. The dinner was rounded off with a rousing rendition of Auld Lang Syne again with the help of Louise Burnet on the piano, before the gathering dispersed to the bar to continue the celebrations. We are most grateful to Mike Hardey who pulled together the whole event and whose thorough organisation made it such a success.

Christmas Carol Party

The annual Christmas Carol party was again well attended and very much enjoyed by all, with the usual attraction of mulled wine and mince pies to help get into the festive mood and to encourage the vocal cords. For the children the highlight was of course the arrival of Santa, a suitably attired David Du Boulay, with his sack of mouth-watering goodies. Our thanks go to Rosemary Robertson, Colin Craig, Linda Pender and of course Santa, as well as those whose donated prizes for the raffle, which raised over £300 for the Club.

Curry Supper

The local R.N.L.I. Ladies Fund Raising Committee hosted their annual “Curry Supper” in the Club. This event is always oversubscribed and provides a very tasty meal in good surroundings and in great company. The Local Crew members sold the wine for the meal. The event raided £3600 for our inshore lifeboat. 14


RSAC R ALLY

The club once again hosted the “Three Lochs Classic” outing. The entrants were treated to a good lunch after while the cars were all on show. Last year’s event was held in perhaps the best weather of the year which made the “Car Presentation” spectacular.

Winter Ball

The Winter Ball was again a huge success with a capacity crowd of 220 members and guests enjoying a spectacular evening of fun and fine dining, together with song and dance in the beautifully decorated marquee. By popular request we were treated to a return visit by the London based trio Tenors Unlimited, who provided their programme of popular classics as well as wooing the many ladies in the audience. A charity auction of generous donations given by a variety of sponsors was particularly successful and raised £4850 for Ronald McDonald House, the Children’s Hospital at Yorkhill. It was another triumph for Andrew Perratt and his Ball Committee and the many members who helped to make the evening such a success.

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Social Scene

Gordon and Sue Mucklow were delighted to hold the reception for their daughter Victoria in the club marquee. A beautiful day, many friends and family, lovely food, good service topped off with an energetic ceilidh dance completed a wonderful and memorable day.

Probus

Wedding

Tor and Ronnie Millar take a few peaceful moments to take a stroll down the walkway on the Gareloch and enjoy the wonderful view on their wedding day at the clubhouse.

Mudhook Dinner The Mudhook Yacht Club once again returned to the Club for their annual dinner. As always there are no stories to be told, perhaps because no one could remember any.

As a matter of interest the Helensburgh and District Probus Club is one of the oldest in Scotland and meets every Tuesday morning at 10am at the Royal Northern and Clyde Yacht Club. Last year the Club’s activities were well supported and the Club is a flourishing success. Our programme consists of weekly meetings, monthly lectures and visits to Pitlochery Festival Theatre and other attractions. New members and visitors will be given a warm welcome. Contact alan.campion@dsl.pipex.com.

Bridge Evenings The Club bridge group meet on a Monday night in the winter. We cater for all levels of experience with the emphasis on a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Normally, around 20 boards of Contract Bridge are played and scored using the aggregate system. If you would like to come along please contact Alan Tindall or Helen Ross. 16

2nd Row: Secretary Alan Campion, Treasurer Archie Westwood, President Alan Tindall 1st Row: Vice President Alastair Reid, Trevor Welch, Ron Laley


Yearbooks & Journals DATES FOR YOUR DIARY 2010

Sunday 4 April

Easter Eggstravaganza

Saturday 24 April

Spring into Sailing Season Party

Friday 7th May

Reception for Cruises

Thursday 20 May

Open Evening – CTP

Sat/Sun 3/4 July

Mid Summer Muster/ Scottish Sonar Championships

Sat/Sun 28/29 August

Sonar National Championships

Saturday 9 October

New Members reception

Saturday 30 October

Laying Up Supper

Saturday 20 November

Annual Prize Giving

Saturday 11 December

Winter Ball

Sunday 19 December

Christmas Carol Party

Friday 31 December

Hogmanay Party (tbc)

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Archivist’s Report

In the course of the past year a report was submitted to the General Committee defining the content of the Archive and indicating the various categories of the records held. In reporting, an effort was made to show the degree to which records related directly to the history of our Club and to examine some items held, which though being very interesting subjects of sailing antiquity, have little bearing on our past activities. The Committee also noted that our long term storage facilities for items of paper and wood are not ideal. Problems arise in particular from variations in humidity and temperature levels over the seasons, as might be expected in an open unheated roof space. Also possible problems arise from infestation. Some archive pests and fungi find even a finger mark on a document or object a very nourishing meal! 18

In conjunction with this review the opportunity was taken to obtain valuations of the major items from a marine book specialist and from the marine department of a fine art dealer. It would seem that certain items have significant value though the realising of this can itself involve matters of cost and risk. At present in the US there is yet another “America’s Cup” book in preparation. This will be perhaps the most detailed work yet undertaken on this ongoing world class event. We are informed that collectors and clubs the world over are being invited to contribute their knowledge of past events. The Commodore has agreed that we contribute and that our past patronage of two challenges, Galetea 1886 and Thistle1887, by RNYC and RCYC respectively, should be well recorded. We are offering photographs of models and extracts of log-books from our archive and art collection. To bring the

matter up to the 1950’s we should note the association through the member’s yacht Sceptre and the fine model, by Robertson, which we hold. The remarkable adventures of one challenger, Lt Henn with Galatea, is the subject of a separate report. The final book will be an expensive publication of limited edition and the Club will be presented with a copy. We have been once again asked about the records and archive of the famous Scottish photographer, the late Ian Gilchrist. We hold no further information on this matter since an initiative some years ago failed to agree a plan with family members for the preservation and future use of the records. The archivist will be very interested to hear from any member who may have information on this matter. Ian Broadley Hon Archivist


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A link with our past article from the New York Times dated 3 August 1186 gives an indication of the mood that surrounded Galatea’s arrival in America.

Lieutenant William Henn RN – A link with our past Just occasionally we are reminded of some famous former Club members whose lives formed important parts of world history. Recent enquires led us to review the membership dates of the explorer Ernest Shackleton and Glasgow’s own Lord Kelvin, a world class physicist in his day. Most recently, however, the exploits of Lieutenant William Henn RN, a Club member in the last quarter of the nineteenth century, have come to our attention following an enquiry by his great nephew, Brigadier Francis Henn CBE. Joining the Royal Navy as an officer cadet at the age of 13, Lieutenant Henn’s comparatively short naval career encompassed adventure, naval action and special assignments including anti-slavery patrols and the search for Dr David Livingston. However, it was as a yachtsman, renowned for off shore passage making and most famously for his America’s Cup challenge in Galatea in 1886, that his association with the Club is best known. The following

“Marblehead is ablaze with illuminations tonight from Newtown to Barnegat in celebration of the arrival of Galatea. Great crowds line the headlands and beaches -in the harbour all is activity. The sea is smooth and all sorts of craft are pressed into service to take the curious out to see the English cutter. Huge bonfires are burning on Mason’s Rock, Skinner’s Head, Rock Beach and all along the harbour side of Great Neck. All day long strangers have lined the shore. Lieutenant Henn and is wife have received a royal welcome. The citizens are jubilant over the fact that the Galatea will refit here. Great preparations are being made at the Eastern Yacht Clubhouse for the reception to be given to Lieutenant Henn and his wife. The crew of the yacht gave a concert on board this evening and were applauded by hundreds of people surrounding the yacht in boats.” The enquiry from Brigadier Henn, his great nephew, arose in preparation for a commemorative event in the village of Ballynacally, Co. Clare, which lies at the junction of the estuaries of the rivers Fergus and Shannon. Adjoining it is a beautiful estate, aptly named Paradise, which for some three centuries was the home of the Henn family. In recognition of the close links between the village and the Henn family and the nearby ancestral estate, the people of the village decided to erect a memorial. The unveiling of the hand crafted sculpture, the centrepiece of which is a four-sided column each portraying different scenes and topped with a beautifully engraved mariner’s compass card, took place on 1 August 2009 and was attended by Brigadier Henn and his wife Monica. To mark the occasion Brigadier Henn

presented the Ballynacally community with a framed print of the start of the 1886 America’s Cup featuring Galatea and Mayflower together with a copy of the portrait of Lieutenant Henn, the original of which was donated to the RNCYC some years ago.

The memorial stands in a prominent position on the village’s Fair Green, which also includes a new playground for the local children. Should any RNCYC members ever be passing that way it is certainly worth a visit and will help to keep alive this delightful link with the Club’s distinguished past. Chris Roddis Hon Secretary

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Sailing Report Our members are involved in many different aspects of sailing from dinghy racing, day boat and offshore racing to cruising both locally and in many different parts of the world. The racing aspect has bought visitors from Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club, of Long Island Sound, to visit last year and compete in the Commodores International Cup, and in 2011 a team from our Club will visit them. This year teams from The Royal Thames and The Royal St George will be visiting in September for the Millennium Bowl, which will be raced in Sonars. In order to encourage sailors of all ages, the rules of the event state that the average age of the crew must be 40, and have at least one member of the opposite gender. We look forward to meeting them and to good racing. This year the Club is holding a Mid Summer Muster on 3rd July, which we hope will encourage all sailors in the Club to come and bring their family and friends, and friends boats, for a ‘cruise’ around the upper areas of the Clyde. Then back to the Club for a barbecue, where they will meet up with the Sonar teams who will be competing for the Sonar Scottish Nationals, the Garelochs and the Pipers who will have been racing on the East Patch. The Garelochs, Pipers and Sonars will continue to race in the Gareloch on a

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Tuesday evening, where they are always looking for crew both experienced and inexperienced. The Sonar class are encouraging all young sailors to sail in the first series of the year allowing them to progress to keel boat racing. The Gareloch class hold racing on a Sunday afternoon. They continue to be very active and have team racing matches planned against the Howth 17’s and the Mersey Mylnes. They are in contact with other wooden boat classes and hope to have visits from German Classic boat owners and a Norwegian team. The Sonar class continues to flourish with new boats joining the fleet and the opportunity for interested sailors to take up a part share in one of the Club boats. If this is of interest to you please contact the office. Once again we are holding the Sonar Nationals at the end of August and have teams from the south planning to make the trip north. In August 2011 the Club is hosting both the Sonar World and European Championships, when we look forward to meeting teams from around the world. The East Patch racing continues to attract the bigger boats in the Club to join with other clubs for handicap and IRC racing. Many of these same teams visit the many regattas that are held around the Clyde, and continue to get excellent results.

Training continues to be an important aspect to sailing. With cadet sailing in the clubs Optimists and Fevas taking place on a Thursday night in the marina, the instructors give the cadets a fun evening whilst teaching them how to handle a boat and to be safe on the water. At the end of the training there will be some fun days, and the chance for parents and other members of the family to join in with a race. For those who are involved with racing, or who wish to become involved with Race Management, there is the opportunity to do Race Officer courses, of all levels. There is always room for people to join a committee boat to help run the many events that the Club is involved with. The Club arranges First Aid Courses, Navigation, Day Skipper and Yacht Master. Many of our younger sailors are doing very well in their chosen class of boat. Luke Patience and Charlotte Dobson are both working hard to achieve a place in the Olympic teams. Anna Burnet, Lorenzo Chiavarini, Alastair Gray, Ross and Katherine Stanley-Whyte are a few of the very talented and hard working young sailors who we are proud to have as members of our Club. Jean Mackay Rear Commodore


One Design Class Contacts & Sailing Committee GARELOCH ONE DESIGN Charles Darley

PIPER ONE DESIGN Andrew Nicholson

SONAR

Ewan Mackay

SIGMA 33 OFFSHORE O D Roy Summers

Sailing Committee Members Jean Mackay – Rear Commodore Carol Rowe – Sailing Secretary David Du Boulay (Yacht Services), Allan Manuel (Team Captain), Carolyn Normand, John Penniston (Youth Development), Nikki Stewart (Junior Sailing), Griogair Whyte and Katy Findlay (Cruising).

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Sonars European and Worlds Championships 2011

2011 August 18-20 and 23-27 will see sailors from all over the world coming to our excellent sailing waters for the Sonar European Championships followed by the Sonar World Championships. This event is held every two years, having been in Cowes in 2005 and clubs in USA in 2007 and 2009. The club is hosting what will be an outstanding event with teams from USA and many European countries coming to compete. A full programme of racing and social events is currently being arranged. These events are open to both able and disabled sailors who are competing against each other on a level playing field. The Sonar continues to be the Olympic boat for disabled sailors. Last year the National Championships, held by RNCYC, was won by John Robertson who is a Para-Olympic sailor.

Anyone who is interested in owning a part share in one of the club boats , and being able to compete against world class sailors please contact the office and we will put you in touch with the relevant people. For further information on the sonar, and their events visit www.sonar.org or uksonar.info. Or contact the chairman of the UK Association , Ewan Mackay, who is a club member and will be happy to talk to you. Jean Mackay Rear Commodore

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Sailing Calendar 2010 Mon

Tue

Wed

April

May

Thurs

Fri

Sat

Sun

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11 EP SS 1

12

13

14

15

16

17

18 EP SS 2

19

20

21 EP P1

22

23

24

25 EP SS 3

26

27 GPP1 Sonar 1

28 EP P2

29

30

1

2 HB1

3

4 GPP2 Sonar 2

5 EP P3

6 Junior Sailing

7

8 Shakedown Cruise Sonar racing

9 HB2

10

11 GPP3 Sonar 3

12 EP P4

13 Junior Sailing

14

15

16 HB3

17

18 GPP4 Sonar 4

19 EP P5

20 Junior Sailing

21

22

24

25 GPP5 Sonar 5

26 EP S1

27 Junior Sailing

28

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1 GSP1 Sonar 6

2 EP S2

3 Junior Sailing

4

5 One design Series

6 NP1

7

8 GS2 Sonar 7

9 EP S3

10 Junior Sailing

11

12 Sonar racing

13 NP2

14

15 GS3 Sonar 8

16 EP S4

17 Junior Sailing

18

19 One design Series

21

22 GS4 Sonar 9

23 EP S5

24 Junior Sailing

25

26 CCC Arran Trophy

28

29 GSP5 Sonar SP1

CCC Opening Muster to Rhu

Kip Regatta 23 Cadet Funday HB4

Cruise in Company to Kyles of Bute

June

29

30 HB5

Brewin Dophin Scottish Series

Old Pultney IRC Scot Championship Cove Regatta

Gareloch Point Series GPP1 - 5 Gareloch Spring Points - Tuesdays GSP - 7 Gareloch Secondary Points - Tuesdays GSU - 6 Gareloch Summer Points - Tuesdays HB - 6 Hatasoo Basket NP - 6 Nyassa Plate AT - 8 Armstrong Trophy

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27 Yvonne Armstrong Trophy Ailsa Craig 2 Boat Team Racing Event

30 EP SP1

East Patch Points Series EP P East Patch Primary Points EP S East Patch Secondary Points EP SP East Patch Summer Points GP LS Luddon Series EP AS East Patch Autumn Series EP SS East Patch Spring Series

20 NP3

Sonar Gareloch Points Series Sonar Primary Points Sonar SP Secondary Points Sonar SU Summer Points


Mon

Tue

Wed

July

Thurs

Fri

Sat

Sun

1

2

3 RNCYC Summer Muster

4 NP 4

Sonar Scottish Championships 5

6 GSP6 Sonar SP2

7 EP SP2

8

9

10 One design Series

11 NP 5

12

13 GSU1 Sonar SP3

14 EP LS1

15

16 CCC round Mull

17

18 CCC Ardfern Muster

19

20 GSU2

21 EP LS2

22

23

24

25 CCC Vatersay Muster

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1 NP 7

Gareloch OD Weekend

Sonar 4

CCC CENTENARY CRUISE 26

27 GSU3 Sonar SP5

28 EP LS3

29

30 CCC Kerrera Muster

2

3 GSU4 Sonar SU 1

4 EP LS4

5 Gareloch Crews Race

6

7

8 AT 1

9

10 GSU5 Sonar SU 2

13

14

15 AT 2

West Highland Yachting Week August

West Highland Yachting Week 11 EP SP3

12

CCC Troon HSC Regatta

16

17 GSU6 Sonar SU 3

18 EP SP4

19 Gareloch Ladies Race

20

21

22 AT 3

23

24 GSU7 Sonar SU 4

25 EP SPS

26 Gareloch Cadets Races

27

28

29 AT 4 EP AS1

Sonar Nationals Cumbraes Regatta September

30

31 GSU8 Sonar SU 5

1

2

3

4 Gareloch Dog Race

6

7

8

9

10

11 Ceilidh Cup Match Racing

13

14

15

16

17

18

20

21

22

23

24

25

5 AT 5 EP AS2

Millennium Bowl 12 AT 6 EP AS3

CCC Centenary Sail Past 19 AT 7

GSS North Clyde Regatta 26 AT 8

CCC Rothsay Closing Muster Muster at Portavadie October

27 Muster at Portavadie

28

29

30

1

2

3 AT5 EP AS4

4

5

6

7

8

9

10 EP AS5

11

12

13

14

15

16

17 EP AS6

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Gareloch R aces 2010 GARELOCH POINTS SERIES 2010

These races are restricted to entrants who are members of the RNCYC or members of other Yacht Clubs who pay the appropriate fee surcharge.

PIPER & GARELOCH OD CLASSES SPRING POINTS (GPP) Tuesdays: Apr 27 May 4, 11, 18, 25

Discards: 1 for 5 races

SECONDARY POINTS (GSP) Tuesdays: Jun 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Jul 6

Discards: 1 for 5 or 6 races

SUMMER POINTS (GSU) Tuesdays: Jul 13, 20, 27 Aug 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Discards: 2 for 7 or 8 races

SONAR CLASS SPRING POINTS (SSP) Tuesdays: Apr 27 May 4, 11, 18, 25 Jun 1, 8, 15, 22

Discards: 2 for 7 8 or 9 races 1 for 5 or 6 races

SECONDARY POINTS (SP) Tuesdays Jun 29 Jul 6, 13, 20, 27

Discards: 1 for 5 races

Crews Race Ladies Race Cadets Race

The Ladies Race for Pipers will be incorporated in the Autumn Points on 27 July. Full details will be issued with the Sailing Instructions. This race will form part of the series for points.

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Sundays: May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Discards: 1 for 5 races

NYASA PLATE (NP) Sundays: Jun 6, 13, 20 Jul 11, 25 Aug 1

Discards: 2 for 7 races 1 for 5 or 6 races

AR MSTRONG TROPHY (AT) Sundays: Aug 8, 15, 22, 29 Sept 5, 12, 19, 26

Discards: 2 for 7 or 8 races 1 for 5 or 6 races

NB. Part of the NP series is based on racing in the following events: 1. Cove Regatta 12/13 June Sunday race NP2 2. Club Mid Summer Muster 3 July Saturday race NP4 3. HSC Aug Regatta 14/15 Aug Sunday race AT2 Enter the above 1 - 3 on the relevant individual entry form. Reduced RNCYC NP fee covers Gareloch races ONLY

GARELOCH OD CLASS SPECIAL R ACES Yvonne Armstrong Regatta Sunday June 27

Gareloch OD Class Championships Dog R ace

Discards: 1 for 5 races

OTHER R ACES Thursdays: Aug 5 Aug 19 Aug 26

HATASOO BASKET (HB)

Sat/Sun July 17/18

SUMMER POINTS (SU) Tuesdays: Aug 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

ADDITIONAL GARELOCH OD SERIES EVENTS

Saturday Sept 4


Gareloch Race Officers 2010 Month

Date Code

R ace Officer

Cadet Assistant

PRIMARY POINTS

April

27

GPP1

Mrs J Mackay

Aidan Walker

May

4 11 18 25

GPP2 GPP3 GPP4 GPP5

A M Nicholson C Roddis P Proctor J Fleming

Storm Chalmers Samantha Gray Rory Chalmers Douglas Willoughby

SECONDARY POINTS

June

1 8 15 22 29

GSP1 GSP2 GSP3 GSP4 GSP5

T Henderson H Normand C Burnet R Mackay G Mucklow

Alistair Gray Jack Aitken Kirsty Rogers Iona Lindsay Keir King

July

6

GSP6

J Findlay

Aidan King

SUMMER POINTS

July

13 20 29

GSU1 GSU2 GSU3

L Dicken C Darley J Blackie

Robbie Kennedy Calum Walker Ross Stanley-Whyte

August

3 5 10 17 19 24 26 31

GSU4 Crews race GSU5 GSU6 Ladies Race GSU7 Cadets Race GSU8

M Knox Mrs C Rowe N Isaacs R Kinns Class Association

Blair Kennedy Alasdair MacGilivray Calum Pender Katherine Walker

Mrs J Mackay Mrs C Rowe

Andrew Willoughby

Please contact your Cadet Assistant to check on availability Race Officers for the Hatasoo Basket, Nyasa Plate Series & Armstrong Trophy are arranged by the Gareloch OD Class Association RACE OFFICERS for Gareloch One Design events will be advised by the Class Secretary. Collect RACE OFFICER WALLET from cupboard under stairs leading to Leumadair at RNCYC, available the date before race. All necessary equipment is stored in Blairvadach compound.

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East Patch R acing Committee The East Patch Racing Committee (EPRC) was formed jointly by Royal Northern & Clyde Yacht Club (RNCYC) and Helensburgh Sailing Club (HSC) to administer yacht racing off Helensburgh. Dinghy racing was not included in its remit. Committee Functions

EPRC is responsible for setting courses and allocating classes for yacht racing on the East Patch, and formulates rules for racing around these courses and modifies any RYA and IYRU rules as appropriate. It provides materials to build marks or have marks constructed as required. It is responsible for mark maintenance and positioning. EPRC liaises with CYCA and CPA for permission to lay racing marks and lays and recovers marks as required. The Committee sets race entry fees at a level which will cover all its costs. It determines the contribution required from other Clubs and Associations who use EPRC marks and backing arrangements, and requires to approve their entry fees if that organisation’s regatta forms part of an East Patch Series. HSC assumes responsibility for the labour content of making and maintaining marks. Materials required are purchased from EPRC funds. RNCYC carries out the administrative duties for EPRC.

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EPRC appoints Race Officers to run each race. A duty list is sent out prior to the season opening and a reminder sent two weeks before duty is required. Both RNCYC and HSC maintain separate race bags, complete with signal flags, sound signals, course boards, triatic stay and any other equipment specified by EPRC as necessary equipment for EP Race Officer Duty. EPRC appoints Protest Committee Chairmen for each week during the season. A duty list is sent out prior to the season opening and a reminder sent two weeks before duty is required. EPRC arranges to hold an annual prizegiving at one or other of the founding Clubs.


EAST PATCH R ACING PROGR AMME 2010 Spring Series (all Sundays) 11, 18, 25 April

1350 Warning Signal

Primary Points (all Wednesdays) 21, 28 April 5, 12, 19 May

1900 Warning Signal H/Cap 1 1905 Warning Signal Sonata 1910 Warning Signal H/Cap 2 / Sonar

1 discard if 5 races finished

1 discard if 3 races finished

Secondary Points (all Wednesdays) 1900 Warning Signal H/Cap 1 26 May 1905 Warning Signal Sonata 2, 9, 16, 23 June 1910 Warning Signal H/Cap 2 / Sonar

1 discard if 5 races finished

Summer Points (all Wednesdays) 30 June 7 July 11, 18, 25 August

1900 Warning Signal H/Cap 1 1905 Warning Signal Sonata 1910 Warning Signal H/Cap 2 / Sonar

Luddon Series (all Wednesdays) 14, 21, 28 July 4 August

1900 Warning Signal General H/Cap 1905 Warning Signal Sonata

Autumn Series (all Sundays) 29 August 5, 12 September 3, 10, 17 October

1320 Warning Signal General H/Cap 1325 Warning Signal Sonata

1 discard if 5 races finished

1 discard if 4 races finished

2 discards if 6 races finished 1 discard if 5 races finished

Yachts with IRC handicap certificates can apply for separate race results. Starting Signals

In alteration to RRS 26 all races will be started using the following signals, with classes starting at five-minute intervals. Times shall be taken from the visual signals; the absence of sound signal shall be disregarded. Warning Preparatory Starting

Class Flag and 1 sound Flag P and 1 sound Class Flag removed and 1 sound

Flag P shall be left displayed until the last class starts and the warning signal for each succeeding class shall be displayed at the time of the preparatory signal of the preceding class.

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East Patch R ace Officer Duty List 2010 April

11 Sun 18 Sun 21 Wed 25 Sun 28 Wed

Spring Series 1 Spring Series 2 Primary Points 1 Spring Series 3 Primary Points 2

P Booth T Tindal J D Fraser T Flatman H Morrison

May

5 Wed 12 Wed 19 Wed 26 Wed

Primary Points 3 Primary Points 4 Primary Points 5 Secondary Points 1

J Miller C McDermid A Manuel F Shields

June

2 Wed 9 Wed 16 Wed 23 Wed 30 Wed

Secondary Points 2 Secondary Points 3 Secondary Points 4 Secondary Points 5 Summer Points 1

H Normand D McLaren C Frize M Forbes N Ross

July

7 Wed 14 Wed 21 Wed 28 Wed

Summer Points 2 Luddon Cup 1 Luddon Cup 2 Luddon Cup 3

S Pender C Tait M Stratton S McFarlane

August

4 Wed 11 Wed 18 Wed 25 Wed 29 Sun

Ludden Cup 4 Summer Points 3 Summer Points 4 Summer Points 5 Autumn Series 1

K Aitken A Harper/E Robertson R Summer A Wylie D Sammon

September 5 Sun 12 Sun 19 Sun 26 Sun

Autumn Series 2 Autumn Series 3 CCC/GSS Regatta Holiday Weekend

E Aitken J Findlay

October

Autumn Series 4 Autumn Series 5 Autumn Series 6

R Cornwell/S Nunn K Manderson S Chalmers

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3 Sun 10 Sun 17 Sun Reserves:

S McLeod, J Hunt, A Smart.


Protest Committee Chairmen 2010 DATE EAST PATCH R ACES GARELOCH R ACES APRIL

22 29

H Morrison J Miller

MAY

6 13 20 27

C McDermid A Manuel P Booth T Flatman

H Morrison S Pender T Henderson A Nicholson

J D Fraser T Tindal C Frize M Forbes

J Fleming D Witton C Burnet J Finday

N Ross F Shields H Normand R Cornwell/S Nunn M Stratton

S Pender H Morrison R Mackay C Darley C Darley

S McFarlane S Pender K Aitken R Summers

P Proctor J G Mucklow T Esson H Normand

D Sammon D McLaren A Harper/E Robertson CCC/GSS Regatta Holiday Weekend

T Henderson A Nicholson R Mackay C Burnet D Witton

K Manderson A Wylie S Chalmers E Aitken

J Fleming

JUNE

3 10 24 JULY

1 8 15 22 29 AUGUST

5 12 19 26 SEPTEMBER

2 9 16 23 30 OCTOBER

7 4 21 28

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Prizegiving 2009 Junior Sailing

Piper One Design Class

Whitelaw Trophy For Endeavour

J Barton

Downie Trophy Spring Points

1 Suilven

J Fleming

Napkin Ring

L Chiavarini

Lagbuie Salver Summer Points 1 Suilven

J Fleming

Scott Trophy Autumn Points 1 Pompous

A&J Nicholson

Rosebowl Ladies Race 1 Pompous

Mrs J Nicholson

Continuous High Standards In Sailing

RNCYC Trophy Most Improved Novices R Carleton / C McGregor Instructors Cup

For Most Improvement

J Richardson

Service ½ Model Top Lady At 4.7 Laser Nationals

Miss K Stanley-Whyte

Thalassa Trophy

For Enthusiasm

J Wilson

Kelana Trophy

Winning The Scottish A Gray Champion of Champions

Iona Bowl

Family Sailing Day

King Family

Gareloch One Design Class Dora Trophy

Spring Points

1 Catriona C Darley

Tuesdays

2 Teal

Sealgh Trophy

Summer Points 1 Catriona C Darley

Tuesdays

Tuesdays

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Elderslie Cup

G Dixon

Summer Points 1 Kandu

2 Micky Finn V H Forbes

Provosts Quaich Autumn Points 1 Carpe Diem

N Ross/ J Patience

G Dixon

2 Kandu

Steuart Corry Cup Cadet Race 1 Grouse

Clyde Regattas (Members)

G Mucklow

May Cup

2 Catriona C Darley P Proctor/ R Kinns

Sundays

2 Iris

Nyasa Plate

Summer Points 1 Catriona C Darley

Sundays

G Mucklow

2 Iris

G Mucklow

Armstrong Cup Autumn Points 1 Iris

G Mucklow

Sundays 2 Thalia

P Proctor/ R Kinns

1 Catriona Miss J Darley

50th Anniversary Cup The Worlds

1 Catriona C Darley

2 Athene

S Jackson

S Pender D Witton/ J Fleming

S Kerr

1 Catriona C Darley

God Weekend

1 Grouse

G Mucklow

Hatasoo Basket Spring Points

Crews Race

Spring Points

2 Charlotte

3 Zoe

3 Thalia

Crews Cup

Scott Plate

2 Iris

Merchants Cup Autumn Points 1 Iris

T Henderson

Sonar One Design Class

Handicap 1

Royal Thames Cup Sportboat

Miss A Pender

Prime Suspect

C M Frize

Haggis

E Mackay

Grouse

L Pender

Hermes

C Rowe

Club Regatta Hunter Trophy

Sonars

Henderson Cup Gareloch OD


Prizegiving 2009 Inter Club Regattas GOD v Royal North of Ireland Yc

GOD Won

Commodores International Cup

RNCYC V Seawanhaka YC

Seawanhaka YC Won

Anderson Bowl

Best Outside Performance For Juniors

Miss A Burnet

Sillars Trophy

Team Racing

GOD Class

Zinita Salver

Best Performance In Clyde Regattas (Members)

C M Frize

Shaw Stewart Trophy

Best Overall Performance By A Member

N Stratton

Cruising Trophy

Best Cruising Log

P& D Fairley

Service Rarity Salver

Best Performance Outside Uk

A Manuel

Hilda Teacher Trophy

Steersman Of The Club

L Patience

George Service Trophy

Contribution To The Club

Mrs J Dicken

Discretionary Awards Members

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View from the Committee Boat All races run by this and any other Yacht or Sailing Club need a committee! Races do not just happen when several yachtsmen decide to go out for a sail. Depending on the importance of a race or series of races the Race Officer requires to form a race committee. Small races can be run by a small group large regatta’s have to be run by a large well organised setup. Part of organising a race has to be finding a Committee Boat to run the race from. Once the Boat is found she has to be equipped. Marker buoys are needed, their colour has to be specified and of course they will need anchors and cable suitable for the depth of water where they are to be laid. R I B‘s will also be needed to lay these marks and if the wind is shifting around, then the

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marks will have to be moved. Not only are R I B‘s required but they also need people to drive them, people who are qualified to drive them. The Committee Boat also needs to have a pretty good crew too: The Race officer himself. backed up by a timekeeper, flag hoisters, scribes, and several lookout spotters. Oh yes, we need a sound signal with operator too!! We also must not forget someone to drive the Committee Boat. Quite a lot of people needed just to provide some weekend fun for a few sailors. We all have to be out on the water all setup and ready in good time for the entrants to turn up. Help, if it is an all day regatta, we will need to organise lunches for all our helpers.

We run the races, hopefully the weather is good, the winds are fairly constant and all have a great day’s racing. The racers can all head off for shore and the bar. Not so the race committee . The marks all have to be lifted, the Committee boat’s anchor has to be lifted, the results all have to be checked and laid out for display. Where do we find all these helpers? Where do we find the committee boat? The answer is that we are always looking for volunteers to help with the management and provision of committee vessels, as regattas and sailing are the life blood of the Club. Please contact the office if you are willing to help. Colin Craig


Team/Match R acing Team and Match racing continues to grow at the RNCYC. Last year saw the continuation of the popular Friday night team racing training, which provides important training time for the Club’s team racers and also helps to increase the profile of the Club, as it is open to non-members. The RNCYC competed in and held two team racing events last year. The first was the British Universities Sailing Association (BUSA) versus the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA). This was a two day event with the first day dedicated to training and some informal racing in the afternoon between two RNCYC teams, BUSA and ICSA. The second day was the official BUSA tour event, which the

Americans won. Last year also saw the return of our friends from Seawanakha Corinthian Yacht Club, as part of the biennial Commodores International Cup (CIC). There was some very tight racing, and some spectacular collisions, with the Americans edging it on the last day of a four day event. This year the Club will be continuing the Friday nights, as we have some exciting events coming up. The Club will be hosting the Barge Cup versus the Royal Forth YC, the Millennium Bowl versus the Royal Thames and Royal St George. The Club also hopes to attend the Patriots Cup in Dun Laoghaire, which is an international level team racing event.

Last year the Club held the SUSA match racing championships, with some exciting racing and the race officers own yacht getting involved in the action, not once but twice! The Club again hopes to hold SUSA again as it promotes the Club to prospective members. This year will also see the Ceilidh Cup be reestablished as a Scottish Championships and a RYA national match racing championships qualifier. Griogair Whyte

Junior Sailing Junior Sailing was very successful last season with over 30 youngsters taking part in a full programme.  Weekly sailing lessons were run throughout May and June on Thursday evenings, with each evening for split up into two sessions in order to cater the large class.  It was really nice to see lots of new faces and hopefully many will return this year.  As well as the Thursday evenings we ran our Summer Fun days where we sailed out to the Sugar Ship, were circled by dolphins/porpoises (not quite sure which!), visited the Rosneath Caravan Park and it ended in a fun Family race.  This race was sailed in Sonars and was won by the King family.  The majority of our sailing was done using the dinghy fleet consisting of Fevas, Optimists and Topper but when weather conditions become livelier the Sonars offered an excellent alternative and were

used a fair amount.  This was great as it allowed the kids to still get out on the water rather than being kept on the shore doing tacking drills.   This coming year we hope to run a similar schedule and have some new instructors lined up to deliver training.  In addition, we plan to make more use of the Sonars and there is the possibility of Junior Training on Tuesday evenings as part of the Gareloch Race series.  The Family Fun races were enormously popular and again we will try to squeeze a couple into what is becoming a busy sailing calendar for 2010. Nikki Stewart Senior Instructor

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british sailing squad LUKE PATIENCE

Had a great start to the year, spending the whole of January in Miami! We had two events out there. The North American Championships where we finished 1st beating both British rival teams and lots of other nations. Most countries were taking part (ie Europeans). The second event was The Miami OCR which is the first World Cup of the year. We finished 13th and 2nd British boat. A hard regatta with very unpredictable wind conditions which left the Swedish team winning. (an unlikely pair!) which highlights the oddity of the event. Still happy however with the two results which keeps us ranked in the top few in the world. February was a relaxed month and now we are hitting the training hard ready for the season breaking in properly from late March onwards. We had a prePrincess Sofia (2nd World Cup) regatta last week in Palma where we won again, so boosting our confidence ready for up and comings…. The rest of March will be filled up with lots of fitness and lots of hours training in Palma, where we are escaping the cold. Charlotte Dobson

Last year was my come back year from studying. I was pleased to bounce straight back in where I left off and finished the Europeans 9th, Kieler Woche 4th, Holland regatta 10th and Sail for Gold 7th. I struggled at worlds, which was a very windy regatta, with hiking fitness and by day 6 of 20kts was definitely suffering, I finished a disappointed 17th having dropped from 7th to 17th on the last day, if only it was a day shorter!

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This year after a full winter in Weymouth I hope to put that right on home waters in Largs where our worlds are being held in July. I’m really excited about the prospect of sailing so close to home but ery aware of the double-edged sword of the home”advantage”. I have just returned from a major training trip to America for some warm weather training including three regattas, Miami OCR, Womens North American and the Mid winters east. The trip has been a great opportunity to see where I’m at in terms of the things I’ve been working on this winter. The feedback from the trip is mixed a couple of the areas I’ve been working on still need some work but there were many positives from the trip too. The biggest positive was the ranking points I gained which has boosted my World ranking up to 5th my best so far. Next step is to hit the European circuit, Palma end of March and Hyeres end of April. Hyeres is where the season starts and the practice ends, the year is geared toward the Worlds in Largs and the Olympic test event in Weymouth in August, The european championships I Estonia in June is the warm up regatta. So although my suntan won’t be great this year, I’m thrilled and excited to be spending a lot more time in the UK and especially excited about racing the Worlds in Largs!


ALISTAIR GRAY

Alistair has had a fun packed successful year in 2009 sailing his optimist. It was a big surprise to everyone, not least Alistair, that he qualified for the National Optimist Squad after his first year of national competition in 2008. After a winter of training around various UK venues, he emerged as enthusiastic as ever, with lots more personal goals! The year started with his first experience of sailing in European waters in Palamos, Spain, followed by the opportunity to sail in Braassemermeer representing the GBR team. He had a good regatta and finished fourth overall in the silver fleet. His final trip abroad was to Roses in Spain, which was probably one of his highlights as he not only got the opportunity to sail against the world champion, but managed to beat him in 3 out of the 12 races sailed. Alistair also won the match racing partnered with Carlos Robles and made many good friends whom he hopes to see again. Closer to home Alistair’s main achievements included finishing 9th Brit at the Nationals held at Largs in a fleet of over 300 boats. Winning the Scottish Champion of Champions

event was Alistair’s highest profile and most unexpected win. He competed on handicap against some very experienced and talented sailors, enjoying his win but also learning a lot from the more experienced competitors. He has retained his place in the GBR and Scottish squads and is currently enjoying another winter of training both north and south of the border. 2010 promises to be another exciting year when he tries to juggle sailing his optimist and gaining some experience in the 420. Alistair would like to thank everyone for their interest and support. Ross Stanley-Whyte

Ross is one of the Club’s younger sailors who is doing very well having come 25th in his Optimist at the Nationals last summer he moved at the end of the summer into a Laser 4.7. By October he had qualified to join the National squad and has been selected to attend the Worlds in Thailand at Easter. He is hoping to be selected for the team to attend the Europeans later this year.

Anna Burnet

Anna has had a busy year sailing in her 420. The Ladies World Championships were held at Lake Garda, where she came 16th and was 4th girl at the European championships at Lake Baleton in Hungary. Nearer to home and the GBR National championships, at Plymouthshe was 1st in the ladies and 1st 420 and 1st overall in the Tiger trophy. The winter regatta at Imperia in Italy gave Anna a 6th place. Anna continues at school whilst working hard at her training and plans for the youths at Weymouth, the Worlds at Haifa, Israel and hopefully the Europeans at La Rochelle. Next year Anna plans to move into a 470 and to go to Southampton University so as to be close to Weymouth. Good luck and Good sailing for the coming year Anna.

Good luck and Good sailing for 2010 Ross.

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british sailing squad Lorenzo Chiavarini

Lorenzo has been training this Winter with the GBR National Laser Radial Youth Squad, sessions are at either Weymouth Accademy or Hayling Island. He raced for selection in the Autumn Qualifiers knowing he needed top ten results in all events to be one of the 13 males in the team. To be selected in the Youth Squad (under 19’s) was his main goal of 2009 and he was delighted at 15 to make it. He has also been training with RYA Scotland National Squad at Cumbrae and may also have been spotted from the windows of RNCYC on the water practicing. The only Laser Championship to be sailed in Winter was the National Inlands in November at Grafham. Lorenzo was delighted to win the 1st race and finish overall 4th, Jon Emmett, author and coach won as always. We are preparing for the 1st Qualifier, next weekend at Stokes Bay, for 2010 Laser World Championships Team GBR selection. Lorenzo hopes to sail in both World Youths, Under 19’s and Mens Adult Team. The RYA Youth ISAF Trials in Weymouth in April also count for selection. The World  Championships will be held at Largs in July, on home waters, a great opportunity. Plans for 2010 include and depend also on results of Highers and hopefully will permit to take the opportunity to dedicate more time to sailing after the Summer. He has applied for University entrance in 2011. After the GBR Nationals in Cornwall in August and the GBR Qualifiers in Autumn, he would like to gain more international experience from the Europa Cup Series and to train both at Weymouth and from

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home in Scotland, to progress in the GBR Team to a Standard rig. He will also have more time for fitness training, he attends WSIS at the Palace of Art In Glasgow. Loughborough based Youth Sport Trust offered NGB elite athlete recognition and the I Excel program sgtudent support. Back to this  time last year , 2009,  Lorenzo was a member of RYA Laser 4.7 Squad but trained and competed in both Laser 4.7 and Radial in training, Qualifiers and in Championships all season. He qualified 1st for the GBR Team for the Europeans in Helsinki, winning the Qualifier, the Eric Twiname Championship in May. He qualified for the GBR Team of 5 for the 4.7 Worlds in Buzios, Brazil and was also offered a place in the Team for the Laser Radial Worlds in Japan altho unable to sail as clashed with the previous 2.

His highlights of the Year were gaining a place in the Youth Squad, representing GBR internationally, his Eric Twiname win, National Inlands placing but also winning the only race in the Final Series of the RYA Youth Trials in Largs in April. It was his 1st race in a Radial, sailed in an easterly of 35 knots, in the presence of Princess Anne and he was pleased to finish 15th overall in the series. We are very grateful for the welcome and support offered by RNCYC and Lorenzo is proud to sail under the RNCYC burgee.


MYLNE REGATTA The inaugural Mylne regatta was held in mid July in brilliant sunshine but with very little wind. Everyone met at the Yacht Club for a really good Hog Roast barbecue on the Sunday night. Monday morning dawned, sunny with not a breath of wind. This was a real problem for the Committee boats. The first race was to be from Helensburgh to Rothesay. It managed to start on time, but the boats were not going anywhere very fast. By mid afternoon the leading boats had reached the first mark off Dunoon, and were stopped there and then, to be left to motor most of the way down firth to Rothesay. Thus the finishing committee boat was to be the last boat home. Tuesday was to be the Round Bute race, which followed the sail past and salute to Bute Slip Dock at Ardmaleish Point. The race started at Tighnabruaich with the larger boat class going round the South of Bute and the smaller boat class heading back through The Kyles. Once again beautiful sunshine and very little wind were the order of the day. Both races were shortened very dramatically. The committee had been advised that the social side of this week was to be given priority over the racing side.

Wednesday proved no better as far as the volume of wind was concerned. The Adelphi Cup race round Cumbrae ended up being a drifting match halfway there and another motoring session to get back to Rothesay. In the evening the whole fleet was taken on a bus trip to the fabulous Mount Stuart House set in 300 acres of beautiful gardens. Adelphi Distillery put on an introduction to their finest malt whisky’s followed by a splendid buffet supper. Thursday surely must have some wind!! No, this was to be a windless week, and the last race up river back to Helensburgh was to be no different from the others. The start was moved up the course and the finish was moved down the course. In reflection, we started and finished all four races. This gave the fleet a very deserving winner by a very narrow margin. Glenafton, the local 60 foot Ketch sailed by Brian Young and his youthful crew took home the Dubarry Trophy for the last race and won the series at the Grand Ceilidh Dinner which brought this regatta to a fitting end. Colin Craig

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Antigua Week 2009 We needed a little practice so set off to knock a few of the rough edges off our performance. It became clear that we needed a couple of extra hands so were delighted when Andy and Andy appeared at the dock looking for a boat to crew on for race week. They were living with Malcolm, on board Offspring, a Bowman 40 that they had brought across the Atlantic in the ARC. Andy was from Largs and Andy was from Kilbirnie, so there was no language problem. You will have noticed the problem we did have, so, with crashing originality, we christened one Big Andy and the other, Wee Andy. And a great asset they were on the boat. Wee Andy was good at washing up and Big Andy played the mandolin.

We met Chris and Cathy just outside Antigua’s V C Bird airport, hopped in a minivan and headed for Nelson’s Dockyard in English Harbour. The minivan, which served as a taxi, would not have passed even the most cursory safety inspection, never mind an MoT test. The taxi trip was an experience in itself, passing through untidy, run-down villages through the centre of the Island of Antigua, over roads that put the engine and suspension of the van to the test. We turned into English Harbour and quickly found Sunbird, our home for the next 2 weeks. Gordon and Liz were there to greet us along with skipper Steve and stewardess Amanda. We were made welcome, settled in quickly, and went to the pub. The next few days passed in a blur of crew arriving, stripping out the boat to lighten her and meeting new and old friends. Skipper Steve had purloined a few crew members from a no show boat. Nick and Ed arrived to help to lighten the boat and, as they had a rented villa, also provided storage space. 42

The villa also served a more conventional role, as a venue for parties. Ed arrived with one small cabin bag as his entire luggage. No, he hadn’t lost his luggage on the flight. That is how he travelled. He simply bought what he needed in the way of clothing when he arrived and abandoned it when he left for home.

Race week started off not too badly with a 2nd and a couple of 3rds on the first 3 days. The rot set in I am afraid and we followed these results with a DNF and a DSQ , then on the last day, when the wind went light, a 5th. We managed to break the spinnaker pole and tear the headsail during the racing, the latter causing the DNF and were protested against on a very soft Port and Starboard incident, much to our chagrin.


Never mind, we had a great time. Antigua week is primarily about sailing, but partying and socialising play an important role in the event as well. We were entertained by steel bands and partied as hard as our aging limbs allowed us. We raced to Diskerson’s Bay, Jolly Harbour and St John’s Bay and enjoyed parties at each location. I am reliably informed that at one party in English Harbour free rum was being distributed, and that I was drinking it, but my recollection is poor. Age I think. English Harbour, our base for race week, is an amazing place; there are relics from its use as a naval base in the

1700s by Admirals Rodney and Nelson. The copper and lumber store serves as a hotel and restaurant; the pillars that supported the sail loft and the winches used to careen the warships are all well preserved in Nelson’s Dockyard. The harbour is well protected by overlapping spits of land and the calm harbour waters offer a large and secure base that allowed naval domination of the surrounding Caribbean. It now provides secure winter shelter for a large number of yachts and a great base for a race week. Liz and Gordon proved to be great hosts, Steve a great skipper, and the crew a great crew and don’t forget

the boat, Sunbird a great boat and we returned with happy memories and a new group of friends. John McMeeking

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Flying the Flag Worldwide Burgee Handover

Peter and Suzie Dixon have been slowly cruising round The Mediterranean Sea in a clockwise direction for the past few years on their sloop “Ceilidh Mara”. Now in Malta, they have enjoyed the new, recently completed facilities at The Royal Malta Yacht Club with which RNCYC has a reciprocal membership arrangement. Peter assisted the Race Officers with some scrutineering of the yachts entered for this year’s Rolex Middle Sea Race. This race is the Mediterranean equivalent of The Fastnet Race and, starting in Valletta’s Grand Harbour, it takes the fleet from Malta round a 606

mile course leaving the islands of Sicily, Stromboli, Pantelleria, and Lampedusa to Port and finishing back at Valletta. It is a fantastic course and this year’s Fastnet Race winner ICAP Leopard took line honours, though finished 5th on handicap (IRC). Anyone who has a notion to do an offshore race in warm climes should seriously consider doing this race. www.rolexmiddlesearace. com/index.cfm for more information.) To celebrate and congratulate The Royal Malta Yacht Club on its new home, Peter, on behalf of Commodore Jock Fleming, presented RMYC Commodore Georges Bonello duPuis with a fresh RNCYC

burgee to adorn the walls of the new clubhouse that overlooks the historic Marsamxett Bay and original city walls. Peter Dixon

CLUB BURGEE TRAVELS THE WORLD

On a visit to the Southernmost Bar in the world, one is faced with, on the wall, nothing other than a Royal Northern & Clyde Burgee. This bar is also the closest to Cape Horn which is only about 25 miles away. The Club Naval de Yates Micalvi in Puerto Williams, Deepest Southern Chile is full of character, being built in the bridge of an old ship that actually sits on the bottom, so the whole place really does have a list to Port, even when you enter. The fireplace is made from an old ships ventilator funnel& they serve the best Pisco Sours ever…. It is like a mini museum, as the walls & ceiling are covered in “Great Cape Horner’s” stories and Antarctica Memorabilia. The big question however is “How did they get that one burgee” Did they find it from a wreck on the beach at Cape Horn, or did some adventurous Club member leave it as a souvenir. Who knows?? Colin Craig

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Lafayette 8m Lafayette is now a well known boat name in the Club, but perhaps a little of her story leading up to the winning of the world chanmpionship of the International 8m Class in 2009 is worth telling. The Club has of course had a long assocation with the class stretching back to the inception of the rule in 1907, and there are many famous boats and owners who have sailed with and for the Club, but this the story of part of the life of just one of those boats. At the 8 M AGM in Helsinki in 2003 Terence Brownrigg and Gilmour Manuel proposed that the 8M World championship of 2007 be held at the RNCYC to celebrate the 100th aniversary of the Rule and the class. This took a bit of persuasion as there was no longer a fleet based on the Clyde, a requirement of the deed of gift. To get some legitimacy for the bid, Gilmour Manuel tried unsuccessfully to raise money to produce a boat for the event.

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In the autumn of 2005, at a meeting between your now commodore, and Murdoch McKillop, the seed was sown of acquiring a boat which could carry the Club burgee in 2007, with the sub-plot of winning said championship within three years. In due course after some serious deliberation, and a couple of trips to Holland, Murdoch acquired Lafayette, a Jacque Faroux designed French built 1986 boat, and set about his bid to win the worlds. This started with the inevitable purchase of new sails, and a complete refit of the boat, the acquisition of a road trailer so that she could easily be moved around the world, and the “hiring” of a Club crew to campaign the boat. The warm up to 2007 started on Lake Constance in the summer of 2006, where it became clear that while the boat was fast in heavier winds, in light winds she simply didn’t match some of the newer other boats – and finished

4th overall. It was however equally clear that when the wind came up, she was very competitive indeed. The die was cast for 2007, and the knees were worn out with praying for wind, and in the event, when it blew, she won – but the Clyde let her down – not enough sustained wind (most unusual), and she finished 2nd overall. The racing was close and depended on a protest on the last race that was dismissed. 2008 was another year, and she went to Norway – again praying for more wind, but here too she was let down, (much to everybody’s surprise the expected Hanko weather did not appear), and finished 3rd overall. Again the racing was close and Lafayette turned the last up wind mark in a cup winning position but alas did not succeed. There was, however a slight blot on the horizon. When she was transferred to British ownership, the RYA required that, after her term measurement certificate ran out, she would have to be remeasured, and that was done in the


summer of 2008. Unfortunately she did not measure as an 8m, which of course meant that the exercise of modification to make her measure had to be gone through. This might sound simple, but in her case not – as she was slightly too long on the waterline – fairly major for any boat! Ian Howlett who had designed her winged keel some years before, took up the challenge. The solution (she is built in aluminium) was to cut a section out of the middle (see photo), jack up the ends, and reweld her, and also to take a chain saw to remove a chunk of 500 lbs of lead from the keel. Simple if you say it quickly – but not if you have to do it. However, Ian and New Zealand specialist Tony Smith, carried out the operation successfully, and she was remeasured – she was now an 8m!! In addition new sails, with an extra 5 sq metres of allowed area, and a new (longer) boom were acquired and the hull returned to it’s pristine paint finish. All this took some considerable time which meant that there was no time available to tune up or practice before the Worlds. The World Championship in 2009, was held in Hyeres in the south of France in mid September. Once again the boat was shipped to the fray by road from

Holland– and the knees were worn out. We prayed that the alterations had enhanced her light weather performance and not affected her heavy weather speed. This was demonstrably borne out by her record over the week included 4 firsts and 2 seconds – enough to win the Worlds - at last!with no need to sail the 9th and final scheduled race. The crew, Allan Manuel (helmsman), Paul Johnston (mast) David Kelly (tactician), Stevie Rarity (bow), Billy Russell (trimmer), and Matt Whittaker (mainsheet) are to be congratulated on their fantastic achievement, not forgetting Murdoch, for his perseverence under pressure, and for reaching his goal – winning the 8m Worlds.

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Now on to Toronto, Canada in 2010 and Newport, USA in 2011 – knees are

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Cruising RNCYC Cruising Muster Dates for 2010

Sat/Sun 22nd/23rd May : Cruise in company to Kyles of Bute. Lead boat “Sinje” (Chris & Gill Roddis)

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Fri 7th May : Club Mooring Holders / Cruising boats “Reception for Cruisers!” Drinks reception 6.30 -7.00 Food available from 7.15 Come and share your cruising plans for the season. Sat 8th May : Shake down cruise in company to Ardentinny for lunch. Make it a weekend in Loch Goil/Carrick Castle/Lochgoilhead if desired. Lead boat “Full Circle” ( Jim & Katy Findlay)

7th/8th August. Let us know if you will be returning from the CCCCC or will otherwise be in the Clyde and would like to meet up; Lochranza, / Lamlash AUTUMN

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or parts thereof or using or accepting assistance from launches or boats whether provided by the Club, said Office Bearers, Committee, Servants or Voluntary Assistants or not. Members and their guests use Club facilities and take part in Club activities entirely at their own risk.

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Club Launch Servce 2010 The Club launch service runs throughout the season and is available from 0900 to sunset or 2100, whichever is the earlier, or as noted below for early and late season. The specific timetable is as follows: WEEKDAYS 0900 1 April to 30 September SATURDAY 0900 3 April to 25 September 1200 2 to 30 October SUNDAY 0900 4 April to 26 September 1200 3 to 31 October Within these hours our aim is that you will not have to wait longer than 5 minutes for the launch to be on its way to you. Those with Club moorings will

already be aware that we have a dual callout system using VHF radio Channel 37 and mobile phone, which will be carried throughout the season by the Bosun or by the Duty Boatman. After 30 September, the Bosun is available on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays to operate the launch service during working hours by prior arrangement. At least 24 hours advance notice must be given to the Bosun. The mobile phone number is:

07840 275493 The service is provided primarily for the holders of Club moorings. Members with adjacent moorings may make a prior arrangement for service with the Club Office at a charge.

The boatmen operate under standing instructions, particularly that the maximum capacity of each launch is 10 including the boatman and you are asked to avoid embarrassing them by seeking service outside the declared parameters. In particular it is essential that young children are kept seated and under control in the launch. The launches are not equipped to operate after sunset. Except for a serious emergency, the service will be suspended in significantly adverse weather conditions, which must be the sole judgement of the duty boatman. Members returning to their moorings in these circumstances should consider diverting temporarily to Rhu Marina.

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Ocean Cruising Club There are lots of cruising clubs. There’s the Royal and the Irish and the Clyde. There’s the Cruising Association and the Seven Seas and lots more. And then there is the Ocean Cruising Club, which is a bit different – for two reasons. Firstly, it is truly international; although run from the UK over 50% of the membership lives overseas and we have Regional Rear Commodores in Australia, New Zealand, British Columbia and two on the eastern seaboard of the USA. Secondly we have a simple membership eligibility rule; to join you have to have sailed a non-stop passage of at least 1000 miles. Many of our members have done an awful lot more and a browse through our membership lists comes up with many famous names. We have single handed circumnavigators, Arctic and Antarctic explorers, NW and NE passage navigators and many more. But most just want to enjoy their boat in beautiful places with some good company – just like all other yachtsmen except that we tend to go a bit further! The Club was founded by Humphrey Barton, of Vertue XXXV fame, in 1954 and today we have some 1800 members from all around the world. We organise rallies and meets in many places. Some are regular annual events and others are one off such as the OCC Scottish

rally in 2010 which is being organised by Founder member Ian Nicolson to coincide with the Clyde Cruising Clubs Centenary rally. We publish a regular Newsletter and a twice yearly magazine, Flying Fish, back copies of which are publicly available on our website www.oceancruisingclub.org. There are some great tales of adventure, which should whet the appetite of any dreaming cruiser. For the benefit of our members we have Port Officers all over the world. There are currently 132 stations where a cruising OCC member can find help and support and a wealth of local knowledge. The most southerly is Ushuaia in Argentina closely followed by Port Stanley in the Falklands and in the north St Petersburg takes the prize. In more tropical regions we have POs on the borders of every ocean in all the main cruising areas.

To that end we also encourage yachtsmen to join as Associate members before they have make their qualifying voyage. For those who are still suffering from the work ethic and whose cruising plans are still at the dreaming stage we are about to start a new scheme where you can join up and have an experienced ocean sailor act as your mentor in helping to turn your dreams into reality. Why not give it a go? Bill McLaren Commodore, Ocean Cruising Club

Perhaps the most exciting project at the moment is the development of our websites. It’s a big IT programme and we are planning a world wide cruising information service in conjunction with many other yacht clubs around the world. We plan to make the information available to the public as a contribution to the OCC’s central aim, which is to encourage ocean cruising in small yachts.

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SUMMER BALTIC CRUISE 2009 This article is a prĂŠcis of the log written by Peter and Dinky Fairley recounting their summer cruise of the Baltic in 2009 onboard their Dufor 44 Pinocchio, consequently winning the RNCYC Best Cruising log at the November prize giving. Spanning three months from the end of May to late August the tale is taken up by the Fairleys.

We flew into Skavsta on 25 May and took a train to Brommaplan on the West side of Stockholm and were met by Roland Soldan from the Tufa Marin yard on Lake Malaran. We arrived to find Pinocchio tied up at the dock and looking in very good order indeed. We spent the next couple of days preparing for sea and sorting out the odd problem, before on 28 May heading out of Lake Malaran, through the one very large lock leading to the Baltic and made our way to Vaxholm (25.5 miles). From here we spent a couple of days, in sunny weather but with little wind, motoring through narrow channels and between islands to get an idea of the area, eventually tying up at Saltsjobaden (21.9 miles). This is a safe and convenient place to leave the boat being the home of the Royal Swedish Yacht Club and Bengt

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Gustafsson, the Harbour Master was able to keep an eye on the boat until our return on the 12 June. Arriving back at the boat late on the evening of 12 June we were met by Timmy Larr who had flown in from the USA earlier that day. It was jolly cold, so we quickly hooked up the shore power and put on the heater! Later joined by Andrew Fairley and Lucy Hedderwick we set off late morning on 14 June and had an interesting trip through the narrow channel to the north of Saltsjaboden and then it was jib up and sailing for the first time this year! We tied up once more at Vaxholm at 1500, bow to, which was not easy (15 miles). On 16 June the sun appeared at last! We left our delightful wooded anchorage at Krukholmsviken, on the island of Noorgardson, under engine and made our way slowly out of the narrow exit. We stopped for lunch at Tiskronskaren and anchored at 1830 in Knoviken (21.9 miles). We were close to Sandham and our plan was to go there the next day and see the Volvo boats, the mast tops of which were just visible from our anchorage; however we were disappointed to discover that they had left that morning. It was fun to be in Sandham, the site of the Royal Swedish Yacht Club summer clubhouse and on departure we visited the tiny bay of Bockholmen and then moved on to Paradiset (16.5 miles), where we nosed into a dock with our stern anchor out to join a number of Swedish boats assembled there to celebrate midsummer. Fog bound for a couple of days at Hultskaret in the Outer Skerries we were up early on 23 June and set course for Mariehamn; it was a flat calm but nevertheless a pleasant motor in the sun. Arriving in the West marina at Mariehamn (31.9 miles) at 1130 we were surprised to see the local restaurant

so busy, only to discover that the Aland Islands, being Finish, are one hour ahead of Sweden. Next day there was a fresh NW wind and we motor sailed to Notvik in Eckero, a picturesque fishing village on the West side of the Aland Islands (19.4 miles). Dinkie, the birthday girl was treated to champagne, a delicious dinner and a birthday cake. The next day we set off in sun and decided to give the spinnaker an airing, however this was short lived as the wind died after a mere twenty minutes. Returning to Mariehamn (23 miles) we bid farewell to Timmy on the morning of Friday 26 June and later that evening we were joined by Neil and Eileen Cameron and Katie Christie. On 3 July we decided to make for Turku, in Finland and although we did not have a detailed chart the plotter sufficed and in conjunction with the strategy of following the ferries made for an easy passage up the channel to Turku docks (30.8 miles). As there was no room in the marina we had to tie up on the opposite side of the river where we were charged 40 Euros for the night, but this did include electricity and water and the next morning a truck arrived on the dock to give us fuel and gas, which was very convenient. While in Turku we went to the tourist office and booked our train tickets for our planned trip to St. Petersburg later in the month. After vists to Kejsarhamn and the island of Hogsara, which reminded us of Muck, we headed for Rosala. The 7 July dawned bright but chilly as we set off for Hanko, at the entrance to the Gulf of Finland. The weather deteriorated and the wind got up and by the time we got to Hanko at 1430 it was raining. We started on a close reach which slowly turned into a predominately starboard tack fetch, then a beat and finally it was engine on to negotiate the narrow channels at the entrance to Hanko (26.1


immediately hoisted the Saltire. On Monday 13 July we caught the 0700 train to St. Petersburg and were met at the station by Vladimir Ivankiv, who took us to our small B&B hotel situated in the centre of St. Petersburg, and very close to the Hermitage. Vladimir, who is an honorary member of the Clyde Cruising Club, was to be our guide while we were in St. Petersburg and we spent a very memorable four days there before returning to Helsinki late on Thursday 16 July. We would recommend travelling on the Finnish train rather than the Russian one.

miles). Next day we woke to mist and an awful forecast – strong gale warning. After chatting with local sailors we decided that Hanko was not the place to be during a gale so left and anchored at Modermagan (16.6 miles). Next day the gale arrived with strong gusts and torrential rain but we are snug in the new anchorage. On Saturday 11 July, we motored up the channel to Helsinki. The bright sun, flat water and low islands made for tricky navigation together with what seemed like hundreds of cardinals marking multiple channels; luckily there were very few other boats about. We berthed at the NJK Yacht Club Marina, a lovely island with Helsinki just a five minute ferry ride away, receiving a warm welcome from the yacht club staff who

Leaving Soderon early on the morning of 23 July, we crept out of the southern channel to join up with the Hogsara channel. It was a great day for sailing with the wind from the SE and tied up 1735 at Kokar Sandvik (49.2 miles). This is a small marina and the locals were very friendly and the sauna was great. When we woke it was raining and blowing hard, so we spent a lazy morning onboard, however, after lunch we set off despite it being a bit foggy. The visibility was very poor for about 15 miles and at one stage a huge ferry was approaching us in a particularly narrow channel, which was rather alarming. Nevertheless, the skipper was tracking all the shipping and giving instructions from below. Peter assured us that our AIS was transmitting correctly and he was monitoring the ferry’s course carefully and was confident that we would be seen by the ferry on its radar. Fortunately the visibility finally improved and we tied up safely at Degerby (25.2 miles) that evening.. Changing crew at the marina at Mariehamn we were joined Colin Massey, Bill and Grace Bergius and the following day, the 26 July, we had a marvellous sail hard on the wind to Arholma (33.5 miles). This anchorage

reminded us all of Tayvallich. As we were leaving the anchorage Grace spotted a sea eagle, which was a big thrill and after a lovely sail we tied up at Rodloga for lunch. This was an amazing little island and very popular, we were barely underway before an incoming yacht quickly took our vacated spot. On our way again, we motored to Sandham, which despite being very busy the skipper managed to manoeuvre Pinocchio into a berth right in front of the Club House (45.2miles). While we were enjoying drinks on deck a very sleek wooden yacht squeezed in on the other side of Good Hope, a spanking new Baltic 56 designed by Judel Vrolick moored on our port side. Next day to our surprise we realised that it was the Eight metre Silja an old adversary from our Eight metre days on the Clyde. Wednesday 29 July was a lovely sunny morning with not much wind and we left early to get round Landsort, the local Ardnamurchan. By 1325 we were off Landsort and after a long sail to windward we anchored at Landarna Norra (68 miles) for an early night. The next day with the wind on the nose we motored through several narrow channels stopping for lunch off the Island of Halso before continuing to Karo (44.75 miles). We were keen to sail to Gotland the next day so Bill Bergius had us all up at 0620 and on our way soon after. We had a great sail and tied up in Visby marina at lunch time, which gave us plenty of time to explore this lovely old city and the botanical gardens. Next day we continued southwards arriving at Marso in the Vastervik Archipelago that evening (56.85miles). The following day we entered the Misterhult Archipelago where the Oland Bridge, which has 155 slender spans, dominates the horizon between the island of Oland and the mainland. On the island we spotted Castle Borgholm, which is now a ruin 55


SUMMER BALTIC CRUISE 2009 having been destroyed by fire in 1806 and also picked out Palace Solliden, which is the summer retreat of the Swedish Royal Family. Passing under the bridge we tied up at Kalmar at 1930 (69.3 miles). Now into August we were keen to visit the Danish island of Bornholm famous for its round churches, which are located in a special geographical pattern similar to that seen in the Templar churches of France. We knew it was a long way and that we would have to cross the busy shipping channel so made an early start arriving at Hasle in Bornholm at 1925. (68.3miles). We cast off late next morning and as there was not much wind we motored most of the way to Ystad and our first experience of tying up to posts, but the skipper took it in his stride (34.3miles). The marina was hosting an ORC European Championship and we initially tied up alongside “Air” a brand new 43-foot yacht designed by Mark Mills. The next day as were leaving “Air” was arriving back from an overnight race having been first over the line and hoping to win the race on corrected time. It was very hot and there was no wind so it was

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on with the engine. We entered the Falsterbokanalen, which cuts across the SW corner of Sweden, and tied up alongside three other boats in the very busy marina of Skanor (47.3 miles). This was a delightful little marina and very friendly. Friday 7 August dawned bright and beautiful and we had a lovely sail to Copenhagen, passing under the bridge between Sweden and Denmark and tied up at Sksovshoved marina, which is located just north of Copenhagen. We were all keen to see Copenhagen so took a taxi to the nearest station and within half an hour we were in the city centre. Colin Massey, who had done a bit of research, knew exactly where he wanted to go and we finally ended up in Nayhavn, the busy street beside the canal with all the restaurants. Here we enjoyed a delicious dinner sitting outside in what the locals later informed us was considered the best restaurant in the street. After changing crew over the weekend at Sksovshoved we headed northwards calling at Helsingor, Nordhaven (15.6miles) where we visited Kronborg

Castle, of Hamlet’s Castle and Shakespeare’s Elsinore fame, and then onto the Island of Hallands Vadeno (31.3 miles). Here we spent a windy night with Peter and Geoff Johnston doing anchor watches, so it was a lazy start the next day after a rather disturbed night for some. There was a strong wind and with two reefs and small jib we close fetched across big seas and we were glad to tie up at the small marina in Lovstavikens Batforening (28.5 miles). It was extremely shallow at the entrance with the echo sounder indicating that we should be aground! We learnt later from the Harbour Master that the harbour was being dredged the following week to get back to the chart datum of three metres! The next morning it was still blowing and we motored out of the very shallow entrance and hoisted the main, put in two reefs and a little jib, luckily the sea was not as big as the previous day and the sun was out. We were soon able to shake out the reefs and with the jib also fully set we enjoyed another lovely sail. As we were coming in to anchor there was a terrific thunder and lightening storm with heavy rain. As we did not relish inching our way into the anchorage in such a downpour, we quickly put down the anchor outside the entrance and once it cleared we re-anchored at Fiord at Malo Hamn. (39.3 miles) Later over a drink on deck, the skipper enthused about how we had travelled ninety miles to windward over the last three days in up to Force 7 in the open Skagerrak with Pinocchio just revelling in the conditions. The next day heralded yet another poor forecast and the plan had been to go to the Lilla Bommen marina at Gothenburg but a Festival of the Sea celebration meant there was no room so we headed for Goteborg Langedrag and tied up at noon (5.6 miles). It blew hard over night, but on Sunday morning 16 August, Geoff and Ibby Johnston and John Bowie enjoyed a


final coffee in the sun before departing. It was still blowing the next day when we took the tram into the centre of Gothenburg, to met Alan Dundas at the station. On Friday 21 August, we woke to pouring rain so opted for a quiet morning. We left after lunch and had a lovely sail, even although there was very little wind and by 1800 our anchor was down in Tjuvsund (17 miles). This anchorage reminded us of Loch Drumbuy. The next day we were underway by mid morning and sailed again under jib only, doing 7 knots heading for Stora Korno, an old fishing village that Peter had visited last year on his way to Gothenburg. Returning back south, we then spent the last night of our cruise anchored in a beautiful small fiord near the entrance of the island of Orust, called Knarrevike Kile (23 miles), and Dinkie decided to have a final swim. The next day we had a leisurely sail, and tied up at Vindo Marin at 1445 (8.2 miles) where we planned to leave Pinocchio in the care of Mats Jonsson, the yard manager. The next morning 24 August, was very busy and all too soon we were on our way to the airport.

We had enjoyed an amazing summer and seen so many places and to our relief all our crew changes worked really well and we thoroughly enjoyed sailing with so many of our friends. The Baltic high had never really developed which resulted in mixed weather. Very often the mornings were sunny but it could become cloudy and by the evening the rain could pour down. That said we did have lots of fine days. We also had many calm days and several very blowy days, usually with the wind from ahead! Baltic cruising is very different from the West Coast of Scotland with no tide, but currents and level changes, and with thousands of reefs and rocks everywhere. Navigation needs close attention even with a chart plotter and good charts are essential. When in the heart of the Skerries, only limited daily mileages are achievable, as some of the passages have to be taken very slowly, especially with our 2.4 metre laden draft. The excellent anchorage reference books have hundreds of anchorages, but they only cover a percentage of what is on offer. On the downside, many of the recommended anchorages have restricted draft and, especially in Finland, many are owned either privately or by a yacht club and the Finns are very protective. In mid summer there are literally thousands

of yachts and motorboats around and apart from the local Swedish and Finnish boats the main visitors are German with the occasional Norwegian, Latvian and British. English is the second language and is spoken virtually everywhere. The scenery is appealing from the bare rocky islands of the western archipelago to the heavily wooded islands of the Finnish archipelago. Sea birds are very rare, as are seals. Living costs are very much the same as the UK with the very notable exception of spirits, which are a ridiculous price. It certainly was a very special once in a lifetime experience. Our total mileage was 1612.2 miles. Dinky Fairley

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Club Tr aining Schedule 2010/11 The Club is again organising courses to meet your needs and the more popular ones have been programmed in for the next winter season. If you do not see what you want below then please let the office know. These courses are primarily aimed for Cruisers (power or sail) but all are welcome if all you want to do is increase your Theoretical Knowledge.

time for the minimum 40 hours of classroom time plus the examinations. A suggested reading list will be provided for participants.

Provisional dates are enclosed so you can book ahead. All courses are RYA/ MCA approved and upon successful completion the necessary certificates will be awarded

Power boat courses will be arranged as required.

First Aid and SRC (Short Range Radio Certificate) are one day courses and costs of each course will be announced nearer the time.

Day Skipper and Coastal Skipper/ Yachtmaster Shore based Courses will continue to be run on a Saturday over a period of 6 weeks. This gives adequate

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If the course dates above are unsuitable then please register your requirements with the office and we will endeavour to satisfy your needs.

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International Collision Regulations Part B – steering and sailing rules

Extract from rule 9 – narrow channels a. A vessel proceeding along the course of a narrow or fairway shall keep as near to the outer limit of the channel or fairway which lies on her starboard side as is safe and practicable. b. A vessel of less than 20 metres in length or a sailing vessel shall not impede the passage of a vessel which can safely navigate only within a narrow channel or fairway. c. A vessel engaged in fishing shall not impede the passage of any other vessel navigating within a narrow channel or fairway. d. A vessel shall not cross a narrow channel or fairway if such crossing impedes the passage of a vessel which can safely navigate only within such channel or fairway. The latter vessel may use the sound signal (at least five short blasts) if in doubt as to the intention of the crossing vessel.

Note to rule 9

A narrow channel is not defined, for the very good reason that the term is a relative one. The ability to apply this rule calls for a certain amount of background knowledge of ship types and handling characteristics. In general, however, it should be assumed that any channel which is marked by port and starboard hand buoys will be treated as a narrow channel by ocean going ships. Thus the Clyde Estuary inward of Garroch Head at the south end of Bute is a narrow channel as far as merchant and naval ships are concerned. Once a ship is committed to a narrow channel, in the approaches to a harbour, it has to be manoeuvred with precision. If it has to slow down, it may lose steerage way and if it deviates from its planned track it may not be able to turn tightly enough in the next bend. Any yachtsman who impedes the progress of a large ship in a narrow channel, is therefore, being totally irresponsible. Note that Rule 9 (b) is mandatory – 
‘shall not’ are the words used.

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0254 0833 M 1532 2107

13

0.7 3.2 0.3 3.0

0501 1154 SU 1720

0.9 2.8 0.5 2.9

10

0218 0746 SU 1451 2016

0.4 3.3 0.0 3.3

13

0425 1117 SA 1646 2341

1.0 2.8 0.8 2.7

0209 0852 F 1443 2137

0144 0704 SA 1411 1930

0407 1050 SU 1625 2340

0024 3.3 0534 0.0 TU 1225 3.6 O 1748 --0.1

0459 1152 TU 1717 0010 0526 W 1226 O 1744

0042 0554 TH 1259 1814

3.2 0.4 3.2 0.3

0514 1201 W 1725 O

0037 0555 TH 1246 1805

30

0116 0635 F 1329 1846

3.4 0.0 3.4 0.3

31

3.4 0.2 3.7 0.0

0106 3.4 0615 --0.1 W 1309 3.6 1828 --0.1

61 1


SCOTLAND — GREENOCK LAT 55°57′N TIME ZONE UT(GMT)

TIMES AND HEIGHTS OF HIGH AND LOW WATERS

Time

m

Time

m

Time

m

3.2 0.6 3.1 0.7

17

3.3 0.6 3.0 0.7

3.2 0.5 3.0 0.8

18

3.6 0.2 3.1 0.5

0458 1049 TU 1727 e 2306

3

3.0 0.7 3.0 0.9

18

3.0 0.9 2.9

0451 1051 SU 1730 e 2257

4

3.1 0.6 2.9 0.9

19

3.3 0.4 3.0

4

0549 1150 W 1818

2.9 0.8 2.9

19

0.8 2.7 1.0 2.8

3.3 0.4 2.9

5

2.9 0.7 2.9 1.0

20

0.6 3.1 0.6 2.9

0008 0657 TH 1301 1923

5

1.0 2.7 0.9 2.8

20

0.8 2.6 1.0 2.9

21

0.6 3.1 0.4 2.9

0636 1246 TU 1910

6

2.8 0.7 2.8

21

0.7 2.9 0.8 2.8

6

1.0 2.7 0.8 2.9

21

0.6 2.7 0.8 3.2

1.1 2.8 0.6 2.8

22

0.7 3.0 0.5 3.0

7

0055 0743 W 1348 2014

1.1 2.8 0.7 2.8

22

0.7 2.8 0.8 3.0

0245 0949 SA 1521 2156

7

0.9 2.8 0.7 3.1

22

0.4 2.9 0.7 3.3

0159 0843 TU 1439 2115

8

1.0 2.8 0.6 2.9

23

0.6 3.0 0.5 3.1

0206 0857 TH 1447 2122

8

1.0 2.8 0.7 2.9

23

0.6 2.8 0.7 3.1

0350 1053 SU 1614 2255

8

0.6 3.0 0.5 3.3

23

0.3 3.0 0.6

9

0.9 2.9 0.5 3.0

24

0.5 3.1 0.5 3.2

9

0.8 2.9 0.6 3.1

24

0.4 2.9 0.7 3.3

9

0.2 3.1 0.3 3.5

24

3.4 0.2 3.0 0.6

3.3 0.4 3.0 0.7

3.2 0.5 2.9 0.8

18

3.6 0.2 3.1 0.5

0410 1002 SA 1647 2210

3

4

3.1 0.6 2.8 1.0

19

3.4 0.3 3.0 0.6

0531 1151 SA 1816 2350

5

2.9 0.7 2.8 1.0

20

0629 1251 SU 1913

6

2.8 0.7 2.8

0.7 3.1 0.4 2.9

7

23

0.7 3.1 0.4 2.9

24

0.6 3.1 0.3 3.0

3.4 0.3 3.1 0.7

18

3.6 0.2 3.2 0.5

0358 0955 TH 1636 2204

3

4

3.3 0.4 2.9 0.9

19

3.5 0.3 3.1 0.6

0421 1029 W 1657 2238

5

3.1 0.6 2.8 1.0

20

3.4 0.3 2.9 0.7

6

2.9 0.7 2.6 1.2

21

3.2 0.4 2.9

7

0612 1252 F 1902

2.8 0.7 2.6

22

8

1.2 2.7 0.6 2.6

9

1.1 2.8 0.5 2.8

0210 0854 SU 1444 2123

10

0303 0949 M 1527 2213

11

0346 1033 TU 1606 2255

12

0422 1112 W 1641 2333

0.9 2.9 0.4 2.9 0.8 3.0 0.4 3.1 0.6 3.1 0.3 3.2

0409 1020 TH 1716 d 2257 0504 1127 F 1828

0002 0612 SA 1235 1946

0111 0735 SU 1342 2055 0217 0854 M 1442 2153

25

0318 0956 TU 1535 2244

26

0410 1050 W 1622 2330

27

0456 1139 TH 1706 O

0.5 3.2 0.3 3.2 0.3 3.3 0.3 3.3 0.2 3.3 0.3

1

0441 1051 F 1724 e 2254

0054 0734 M 1348 2014

0257 0943 W 1525 2209

10

0346 1034 TH 1608 2255

11

0429 1121 F 1649 2338

12

0511 1208 SA 1732 O

0.7 3.0 0.4 3.1 0.6 3.1 0.4 3.3 0.4 3.2 0.4

0229 0815 W 1523 2048

0314 0908 TH 1614 2141 0401 1004 F 1708 2236

0453 1104 SA 1804 d 2335

0550 1206 SU 1905 0039 0656 M 1311 2011

0147 0815 TU 1415 2118 0254 0930 W 1514 2218

0353 1032 TH 1606 2310

25

0443 1126 F 1653 2356

26

0528 1215 SA 1737 O

27

0038 0609 SU 1259 1816

0.4 3.1 0.5 3.3

1

0333 0918 F 1607 2127

0539 1146 M 1816 2352

0312 1005 F 1541 2223

10

0408 1102 SA 1630 2314

11

0.3 3.1 0.6 3.4 0.2 3.0 0.6

0456 1154 SU 1717 O

12

0001 0540 M 1246 1803

13

0.5 3.2 0.3

28

3.3 0.1 3.3 0.4

13

3.4 0.3 3.2 0.3

28

3.4 0.2 3.0 0.6

13

14

3.3 0.4 3.2 0.3

29

3.4 0.1 3.2 0.5

14

3.5 0.2 3.2 0.3

29

3.5 0.3 3.0 0.6

15

3.4 0.3 3.2 0.3

0456 1150 TH 1714 0008 0530 F 1230 O 1750

0044 0607 SA 1312 1831

0013 0539 F 1226 1748

0054 0620 SA 1310 1829

30

0131 0659 SU 1351 1910

31

0206 0739 M 1430 1951

3.4 0.2 3.1 0.5

m

2

2

0322 0919 W 1617 2156

Time

3.7 0.1 3.2 0.3

3.6 0.1 3.1 0.4

0240 0824 TU 1526 2100

m

17

17

3.4 0.4 2.9 0.8

0302 0840 M 1527 2054

Time

16

0319 0906 W 1551 2117

3

m

3.3 0.5 3.1 0.6

2

0159 0735 M 1440 2007

Time

0340 0915 SU 1606 2129

3.6 0.2 3.2 0.4

3.4 0.1 3.2 0.5

0121 0649 SU 1355 1917

AUGUST 3.8 0.0 3.2 0.2

17

2

0102 0733 SA 1353 2019

m

16

16

0510 1141 TH 1753 e 2345

Time

3.4 0.4 3.0 0.6

3.4 0.3 3.0 0.7

0340 0930 TU 1609 2143

m

0259 0837 TH 1528 2047

0242 0821 TU 1510 2034

16

0227 0756 SU 1448 2010

Time

3.7 0.1 3.2 0.4

3.5 0.2 3.3 0.4

3.4 0.1 3.3 0.4

0152 0715 SA 1409 1927

YEAR 2010

JULY

JUNE

MAY

1

LONG 4°46′W

0020 0553 SU 1256 1818 0102 0638 M 1344 1906

15

0145 0725 TU 1433 1956

3.6 0.1 3.2 0.3

0116 0647 M 1338 1854

0151 0723 TU 1415 1931

30

0225 0759 W 1451 2009

3.4 0.3 3.0 0.6

0.6 3.0 0.4 3.3 0.3 3.1 0.3 3.4 0.1 3.2 0.3

0303 0847 F 1559 2118

0348 0938 SA 1644 2210

0434 1033 SU 1730 d 2305 0522 1133 M 1819

0008 0615 TU 1242 1919 0121 0724 W 1354 2042

0236 0911 TH 1459 2158 0340 1027 F 1555 2256

0432 1122 SA 1643 2343

25

0516 1208 SU 1725

26

0025 0554 M 1249 O 1802

27

0102 0629 TU 1323 1835

0.3 3.0 0.6 3.4 0.2 3.0 0.6 3.4 0.2 3.0 0.6

1

0417 0957 M 1644 2214

0124 0822 F 1417 2042

0440 1145 M 1701 2345

10

0525 1235 TU 1746 O

25

0041 0605 W 1257 1811

3.5 0.3 3.1 0.6

3.4 0.4 3.3 0.5

14

15

30

3.4 0.3 3.1 0.5

31

3.4 0.4 3.1 0.6

2

0005 0533 TU 1227 O 1741

29

3.5 0.3 3.1 0.6

62 62

0456 1152 M 1707

3.4 0.4 3.2 0.5

29

0307 0838 SA 1531 2049

0414 1112 SU 1627 2325

28

0133 3.7 0711 --0.1 W 1426 3.2 1939 0.2

3.4 0.2 3.1 0.6

0323 1024 SA 1541 2239

3.4 0.4 3.2 0.5

14

0235 0804 F 1458 2013

0220 0909 F 1445 2142

27

0119 3.7 0651 --0.2 TH 1409 3.3 1917 0.1

13

0218 3.7 0759 --0.1 TH 1513 3.2 2028 0.2

0101 0639 TH 1338 2000

12

3.5 0.3 3.0 0.6

0205 0733 TH 1425 1938

0541 1213 W 1828

26

0032 3.6 0608 --0.1 W 1323 3.3 1831 0.1

28

0135 0702 W 1354 1907

0454 1056 TU 1734 2339

3.6 0.4 3.2 0.5

11

3.6 0.0 3.2 0.2

0047 0626 TU 1336 1851

0.0 3.2 0.2

0411 0958 M 1650 d 2234

0204 3.8 0735 --0.1 F 1452 3.3 2003 0.1

0247 0821 SA 1532 2050

15

0329 0908 SU 1611 2140

3.8 0.0 3.3 0.1 3.8 0.1 3.3 0.3

0112 0635 TH 1326 1837 0140 0702 F 1354 1905

0209 0729 SA 1424 1937

0239 0800 SU 1455 2014

30

0313 0836 M 1529 2054

31

0348 0919 TU 1605 2140

3.5 0.3 3.1 0.6

3.4 0.5 3.3 0.6 3.3 0.6 3.3 0.7


SCOTLAND — GREENOCK LAT 55°57′N TIME ZONE UT(GMT)

Time

SEPTEMBER m Time

m

Time

m

OCTOBER Time

2

0.6 3.2 0.8 3.4

17

0.9 3.0 1.2 3.1

0.7 3.2 1.0 3.3

3

0.6 3.3 0.6 3.5

18

0.8 3.2 1.1 3.2

19

0.6 3.3 0.9 3.3

0400 1104 SA 1632 2314

4

0.5 3.5 0.5 3.5

19

0.8 3.3 0.9 3.3

0.2 3.5 0.3 3.7

20

0.6 3.4 0.8 3.4

0447 1150 SU 1717 O

5

0.5 3.6 0.4

20

0.7 3.5 0.7 3.3

0503 1209 SA 1730 O

6

0.2 3.6 0.2

21

0.6 3.5 0.7

6

3.5 0.5 3.7 0.3

21

0.6 3.6 0.6

0019 0544 SU 1250 1812

7

3.7 0.3 3.6 0.2

22

3.4 0.6 3.6 0.7

0052 0613 TU 1313 1842

7

3.5 0.6 3.7 0.3

22

3.4 0.6 3.7 0.5

3.5 0.5 3.4 0.7

8

3.7 0.4 3.7 0.3

23

3.4 0.6 3.7 0.6

8

0136 0655 W 1352 1923

3.4 0.7 3.7 0.4

23

3.4 0.6 3.8 0.4

3.5 0.5 3.5 0.6

0149 0708 TU 1407 1937

9

3.6 0.5 3.7 0.3

24

3.4 0.6 3.8 0.6

0217 0735 TH 1429 2005

9

3.4 0.8 3.7 0.5

24

3.4 0.5 3.9 0.3

2

0.7 3.0 0.9 3.3

0.8 2.8 1.1 3.1

3

0240 0954 W 1512 2148

19

0.6 3.0 0.9 3.3

0.5 3.2 0.6 3.4

20

6

0358 1109 W 1623 2305

0.2 3.4 0.3 3.6

0442 1152 TH 1706 O 2353

7

3.5 0.3 3.2 0.6 3.5 0.4 3.3 0.6

0039 0604 SA 1315 1830

0.9 2.6 1.3 3.0

0037 0746 SU 1333 1942

3

1.0 2.7 1.1 3.0

18

0.7 2.7 1.0 3.2

4

0.8 2.9 0.8 3.2

20

0.5 2.9 0.8 3.4

0308 1023 TU 1537 2214

5

0.5 3.1 0.5 3.4

21

0.3 3.1 0.6 3.5

7

0.2 3.2 0.3 3.6

22

0.3 3.2 0.6

8

0.0 3.3 0.1

23

0014 3.7 0546 --0.1 TH 1301 3.4 1809 0.1

9

24

10

25

11

26

17

0.8 3.0 1.2 3.2

0.5 3.2 0.7 3.5

18

0333 1042 TH 1602 2242

4

0.4 3.4 0.5 3.6

0.5 3.2 0.8 3.4

5

21

0.4 3.3 0.7 3.4

0.0 3.5 0.2 3.7

22

0.4 3.4 0.7

8

0.0 3.5 0.1

23

9

3.8 0.0 3.5 0.1

24

0.9 2.6 1.2 2.8

3

0622 1227 F 1842

2.7 1.1 2.9

18

0.9 2.5 1.1 2.9

4

1.0 2.7 1.0 2.9

19

5

0.8 2.8 0.8 3.1

6

0331 1043 M 1557 2236

0225 0943 SU 1504 2135

0421 1131 TU 1643 2327 0505 1216 W 1727 O

0101 3.8 0627 --0.1 F 1343 3.4 1852 0.0

0145 3.8 0710 --0.1 SA 1422 3.4 1936 0.1

12

0228 0753 SU 1500 2022

3.8 0.1 3.4 0.2

0347 1047 M 1604 2257

0428 1123 TU 1642 2336 0505 1154 W 1715

0010 0536 TH 1224 O 1742 0042 0605 F 1253 1807

0111 0631 SA 1322 1834

0141 0658 SU 1351 1907

27

0214 0730 M 1423 1945

3.5 0.4 3.3 0.6 3.5 0.5 3.4 0.5 3.5 0.5 3.5 0.5

0203 0927 M 1443 2111

0523 1234 F 1748

10

0124 0645 SU 1353 1912

11

0207 0728 M 1430 1956

12

0247 0811 TU 1507 2043

3.8 0.1 3.6 0.1 3.7 0.3 3.6 0.2 3.6 0.5 3.5 0.4

0124 0746 SU 1348 2023 0223 0919 M 1445 2132

0312 1005 TU 1532 2219 0355 1043 W 1611 2259

0432 1117 TH 1644 2335 0505 1150 F 1713

0008 0535 SA 1221 O 1740

0042 0603 SU 1252 1810

25

0116 0633 M 1324 1845

26

0153 0710 TU 1358 1925

27

0231 0752 W 1435 2010

m

0209 0921 TH 1447 2119

0135 0856 TU 1414 2041

17

17

Time

16

2.8 1.2 3.0

2.9 1.0 3.0 1.0

0011 0556 SA 1236 1835

m

0.7 3.1 1.0 3.3

2

2

0454 1048 F 1705 e 2316

Time

0102 0815 W 1342 2004

0603 1206 SA 1812

1

0258 1004 SU 1518 2212

DECEMBER m

1

2.9 1.1 2.9

0055 0758 SA 1354 2009

Time

0.9 2.8 1.3 3.1

16

0158 0858 SA 1423 2114

m

16

0.9 2.7 1.4 2.9

3.1 0.8 3.1 0.9

0043 0613 F 1316 1914

Time

0.9 2.9 1.1 3.2

16

0426 1010 W 1646 e 2232 0514 1111 TH 1736 2336

YEAR 2010

NOVEMBER m

3.0 1.1 3.1 1.0

1

0515 1141 TH 1750

LONG 4°46′W

TIMES AND HEIGHTS OF HIGH AND LOW WATERS

3.5 0.6 3.6 0.6

1

0019 0728 M 1305 1915

0419 1127 F 1647 2331

0105 0626 M 1329 1854

10

0230 0751 W 1445 2023

11

3.5 0.6 3.7 0.6 3.5 0.7 3.7 0.6

0311 0836 TH 1525 2113

12

0354 0924 F 1608 2211

3.5 0.7 3.6 0.5 3.3 0.9 3.5 0.6 3.2 1.1 3.4 0.8

0136 0759 TU 1356 2027 0230 0904 W 1450 2129

0316 0955 TH 1534 2216 0356 1038 F 1612 2258

0433 1117 SA 1646 2336

0507 1152 SU 1718 O 0015 0540 M 1226 1752

0055 0616 TU 1302 1830 0136 0656 W 1340 1912

25

0218 0741 TH 1419 1959

26

0302 0830 F 1501 2049

27

0349 0922 SA 1546 2145

3.4 0.7 3.8 0.5 3.4 0.7 3.8 0.6 3.3 0.8 3.7 0.6

0308 1016 F 1543 2220

0004 0530 M 1233 1800

10

0257 0817 F 1507 2049

11

0338 0858 SA 1547 2136

12

0421 0943 SU 1630 2229

3.3 0.8 3.6 0.6 3.2 0.9 3.5 0.7

0134 0755 TH 1346 2018 0230 0900 F 1448 2125

0320 0957 SA 1538 2222

0403 1045 SU 1620 2310 0443 1126 M 1659 2355

0522 1205 TU 1738 O 0040 0602 W 1245 1818

0125 0644 TH 1325 1902 0210 0730 F 1408 1948

25

0255 0817 SA 1451 2036

26

0341 0906 SU 1536 2128

1.0 3.0 1.3 3.0

3.4 0.5 3.9 0.3 3.3 0.6 3.8 0.4

3.1 1.0 3.4 0.8

27

3.3 0.7 3.7 0.5

0428 0959 M 1623 2223

13

3.7 0.3 3.4 0.3

28

3.4 0.5 3.5 0.6

13

3.4 0.8 3.4 0.6

28

3.4 0.8 3.6 0.7

13

3.0 1.2 3.2 0.9

28

3.2 0.9 3.6 0.7

13

3.0 1.2 3.3 0.9

28

3.2 0.8 3.6 0.6

14

3.5 0.6 3.3 0.5

29

3.3 0.7 3.4 0.7

14

3.2 1.0 3.2 0.8

29

3.2 0.9 3.5 0.8

14

2.8 1.4 3.1

29

3.1 1.0 3.4 0.7

14

3.0 1.3 3.1

29

3.1 0.9 3.4

15

3.2 0.9 3.1 0.8

0.9 2.8 1.4 3.0

30

3.0 1.0 3.4

0308 0837 M 1536 2109

0348 0924 TU 1615 2203 0429 1019 W 1658 d 2313

0249 0809 TU 1458 2028 0326 0854 W 1534 2115

30

0406 0946 TH 1615 2210

3.2 0.9 3.3 0.8

0327 0857 W 1546 2136

0409 0949 TH 1630 d 2245

15

0457 1059 F 1722

2.9 1.3 3.1

0312 0840 TH 1514 2059 0355 0933 F 1556 2156

30

0447 1034 SA 1647 e 2303

31

0554 1147 SU 1753

3.1 1.1 3.4 0.9

0441 1019 SA 1657 d 2321

0537 1128 SU 1756

15

0033 0644 M 1248 1908

0441 1019 SU 1636 e 2246 0541 1123 M 1735 2353

0656 1232 TU 1845

0507 1031 M 1716 d 2328

0557 1127 TU 1809

15

0031 0652 W 1235 1909

1.0 2.9 1.4 3.0

0519 1055 TU 1714 e 2323 0616 1159 W 1812

30

0029 0725 TH 1310 1920

31

2.9 1.2 3.2

0141 0843 F 1423 2049

0.7 3.0 0.9 3.2 0.8 3.0 0.9 3.2

63 63 3


Club Yachts A Adur Rose Albatross Allypally Altor Anncara Annie Arcturus Ar.V.Bag Asboat Astrophel Asyla Athena Atlantic Aun Awol

D 30’ 8t Hillyard Int 10 Metre Cruiser Racer Union 36 Sloop Hallberg Rassy Moody S38 2345C Cornish Pilot P1 Cruiser 7C Motorboat Kelt White-Shark 28’ Sonar Mystery 276 Fisher 25 Int 8 Metre K36 Schooner Int 8 Metre J-7 Cat Hirondelle

J P S Allison D Viera Mr & Mrs D Allen Mr & Mrs A J Vaughan Mr & Mrs C L Somers A K Bergius Mr & Mrs J L Young B Blin

Foxer Dinghy 13 Sonar USA 472 Dragon GBR 714 Victoria 34 777C Bermudan Ketch Hustler 35 K2917 Reliance 44

N L Stewart Mr & Mrs J P Blaise Mrs N Wilton T J Henderson R J Sandiford Dr E Crawford E Hudson

G Whyte * T McLaren Webster A M Hamilton The Earl Of Cork & Orrery M E KasteleIn Y Kobayashi L S Slowman

B Beagle Beverage Biff Blue Iris Blue Leopard Boomerang Braveheart

C Calisa Grand Soleil 39 GBR9485R Calypso 40’ Saltram Saga Cambria Int 23 Metre K4 Camilla G L Watson Gaff Cutter Cantara Of Rhu Seastream 465 GBR 2389C Caravela Of Exe Alden Caravelle Yawl 42’ Carpe Diem Sonar 338 Catalina S Swan 46 4600C Catina Vi Int 8 Metre SUI 1 Catriona G O D 3 Ceilidh Mara Sweden Yachts 45 2270C Celaeno McGruer 7 Ton Sloop 61C Celtic Isle Westerly Fulmar Ceres G O D 14 Ceres Of Bute Westerly Storm Charlotte Sonar 246 Chica Of Rhu Dufour 27 713C Circe G O D 11 Cirrus Piper O D 24 Coigach McGruer 43’ Yawl 129C Coire Uisge Warrior 40 2208C Contender Rival 32 2114Y Corriemhor Romilly 2080C Cracker Elan 45 4550C Cuilaun McGruer One Off GBR1988T

64

Mr & Mrs N G McDonald Dr R H Langston D Von Boetticher W D C Inglis Dr P M Fisher I M McAllister N Ross/C Frize/G Wallace * J D Cochrane F Meyer J C Darley P J Dixon F Noble N J Renfrew N Isaacs J R Bell D Witton/J G Fleming * P Kelso G C Walker H A Normand D W M Denholm/ Mrs S L Maclehose Mr & Mrs J Baird D Ashmead C Burnet A F Fitzgerald M O’Flaherty/B Smullen

Deya Dileas Dolphin Of Rhu Draken Dream Catcher

Gibsea 43 4301C 28’ Twinscrew Motor Yacht Nicholson 31 GBR 8190T Bavaria 40

C Batchelor/A R Dundas C CrawFord C J Moore G Norris A K Cameron

Bermudan Sloop 30’ Class A Racing Schooner Shark Can 146 Alfred Mylne 180C Int 8 Metre S 5 Sigma 38 GBR 8272 Ohlson 38 424C Sonar 440

J Buchanan Z E Zak B W N Gooderham Ms J-F Béhar J L Van Bueren H Morrison D Young T Edwards

Folk Boat 299 FB Moody 36 6462C Int 6 Metre K7 Sport Fisher Motorboat Warwick 46 GBR 4941R Starlight 35 3537C

A D Rodger J P Rogers N Waser Dr J G Thomson J T P Brownrigg Mr & Mrs S French

Hallberg-Rassy 40 Jeanneau 43 DS Sigma 36 K3926

T A Buckley Mr & Mrs S P Milne J W Findlay

Int 8 Metre CAN 24 Alfred Mylne Ketch 796C First 40.7 GBR6969T Moody S31 Contessa 32 438 R & Pl 20m VA 48 Sonar 432

R Self R B Young Grand Cru Syndicate A I Taverner B Wanselius T Van Rootselaar M Hardey/S Pender *

Sonar GBR 685 Beneteau Oceanis 50

Mr & Mrs E Mackay G H Kenion

Cruising Sonar GBR 696 G O D 8 Sigma 38 GBR 8274 Int 8 Metre NED 1 Moody 425 2425C

Mr & Mrs G S Meyer A Wylie Mr & Mrs J Rowe D V E Dale R Van Hilst/J Fruytier M G W Macgregor

E Eilann Eleonora Eleven Eilidh Elsinor Enigma Eorsa Eos

F Fair Breeze Fairwind Of Rhu Fintra Firedance Ii Fiskery French Connection Fruiteatingbear Fujin Full Circle

G Gefion Glenafton Grand Cru Grey Bear GrIhanic Groote Beer Grouse

H Haggis Hakuna Matata of Weymouth Halcyon Halfingalaugh Hermes Hika Hollandia Hyskeir


Club Yachts I Ilia Ilderim Ilmatar Iris Iskareen Island Runner Islay Of Crinan

Tartan 3000 35 Int 8 Metre BEL 16 Nicholson 38 G O D 7 Corby 33 GBR 9470R Island Packet 9.8m Moody 336 2071C

E E Johnson M Busschots P S Hammond J G Mucklow/P Henderson R L Napier R J Montgomery A Hardie

Bermudan Sloop K3245T Sonar 254 Beneteau First CAY234 I O D N 64 Corby 30 GBR 9828 Westerly Typhoon 37 G O D 12 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 9638T

W J McCreath J W Findlay * T H Liem Mr & Mrs J P Roed N Christie Mr & Mrs T Anderson F Noble A Hart

J Jacana Jamie Java Knight Jeannie M Joyride Juniper Groove Juno Just ‘Cos

K Kandu Sonar IRE 614 Karelia of Clyde Nauticat 44 4401C Kaya Victoria 34 Kelana of Clynder McGruer 42’ 312C Kentra Gaff Ketch Kestrel Of Lorne Menorquin 160 Kialoa Ii S & S Yawl Kilva First 42 7825Y Kittiwake Voyager Kytra Ii Angus Primrose 50’ Bm Sloop

P J Dixon J M Low Dr A Fleming Mr & Mrs J R Grant E Klaus M McKillop J L M Fruytier G C Walker Mrs A Mills J S Denholm

L La Cavale Centurion 32 3210C Lanai NicholSon 32 Lafayette Int 8 Metre Leda Flying 15 881 Le Trident Du Nord Dufour 2800 Liaison Beneteau First 345 1497C Lobi-Wan Kanobi Sonar 240 Luna G O D 1 Lyra of Glasgow Dufour 36

Mrs D Du Boulay Dr N Kirkham M McKillop M G W MacGregor G E F Johnston Mr & Mrs F Shields N Marshall/E McLellan * L P Dicken C Neame

M Magrathea Maid Of Lorn Makin Waves Marama Mealista MErlin Merlin Of Rhu Micky Finn IV Micky Finn V Milou

Oyster 72’ 7210 Alfred Mylne 1908 Design Sigma 33 1696C Ketch 888 Piper O D 52 Bayliner 25 Arcona 400 GBR 1490l Dufour 40 4050C Sonar 608 Gib’sea 33

C W Shea Prof J W G Blackie C Neame G P P Naigeon RNCYC Charitable Trust A McNeill Dr J Smithers Mr & Mrs M J Forbes H Forbes A Grieve & C Kirk

Miss Chatterbox Mobius Moonshine Morven Ii Muckel Ii

Achilles 24 228 Voyager 36 Hanse 34 Dragon CAN139 Atlas 25 A40

Mr & Mrs A Palmer Mr & Mrs J F Barry Mr & Mrs D Lewin Mr & Mrs I F Orr W Gohl

N Nasr Steel Beneteau Oceanis 4733C Never Again Moody 425 Nomad Vancouver 34 Nona Sonar 272

R A Rippin M A Aikman P A Brown H Normand/J C J Readman *

O Ofelia Schooner Off Quay Sonata Old Rarity First 405 204C Oribi Moody 33 25C Ourania

H Du Couëdic R M Wilson I R Rarity P H Greenwell G Porter

P Panacea Bavaria 38 Exclusive Papagena Of Lorn Bavaria 40 Peristella Halcyon 27 H27 Peu A Peu Finn Dinghy GER 674 Pinocchio Dufour 44 4408C Pipe Dream Piper O D 16 Pippa VI Beneteau First 407 6006C Pompous Piper O D 26 Prelude Sonar 233 Premier Cru 12.64m Sloop Prime Suspect Mills 36 GBR5991T Ptarmigan Puffin Dyer 29 / Power

Dr J Hockey Mr & Mrs G M Stephen N D J Gaywood S Ottjes Mr & Mrs P Fairley Mr & Mrs W Livingston F J Gray Mr & Mrs A M Nicholson J G Manuel/J Bourke * Prof W M Brown C M Frize M M Macleod R A MacGregor

Q Quaich Of Rhu Quicksilver of Lavrion

Bowman 40 2196C Carter 33 1885C

J McMeeking D G Cameron

Sigma 33 1685C Int 8 Metre CAN 25 Flying Fifteen FF3231 T.S. Motor Yacht Hunter 27 Ood GBR 2614T J44 USA 444 Power 38 Hunter Horizon 23 105

R Summers A M Decelles/R Self G R McGruer P Davison Mr & Mrs J McCowan L R Glenn J S Rando T W Gray

R Rajah Raven Reckless Red Fox Rovicus Again Runaway Runnymede Ruth May

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Club Yachts S

U

S3 Sonar 506 C Gordon Saga Int 6 Metre US 73 J C Mackey Santa Maura Moody Carbineer Mr & Mrs T S Wraith Sapphire Sabre 35 K A Witton Sarana Westerly Renown T D Murray Saunterer of Leigh Neptune 33 A A Bryce Scarlett Ketch N George Sceptre Int’l 12 Metre K17 G G Milne Schiehallion Moody 38 D Whitham Scottish Sailing Laser 3235 D B Hepplewhite Scrapple Sonar US385 W S Delacour Seilasdair O’day 22 R B Erskine Severn II of Ardmaliesh 8 Metre CAN 7 C J Gyles Shamu Bolero K 7116 P Hewitson Shiphrah Westerly Fulmar R A Dunlop Siegfried Sigma 33 4470 C J Lawler Siglet Sigma 36 GBR3944 Mr & Mrs C Craig Silver Gare Silvers Tsdy 36’ J J Bray/J G Manuel Singing Bird Varne 27 916C P Bailey Sinje Sigma 33 1739C C W Roddis Sirona Hallberg Rassy 36 2444C S Short Smile Please Rib M Turner Solway Maid 52’ Cutter 44C R J Sandiford SonIc Sonar USA 549 Mr & Mrs J B Mooney Sonda 8m CR E Leprince Speedbird of Poole Botnia Targa 27 A J Peach St Foy Rival 34 Bermudan Sloop R619 Mr & Mrs I Nicolson Stellaria Sigma 33 K 4599 R K S Gray Suilven Piper O D 12 J G Fleming Sule Skerry McGruer Yawl Dr R A Metcalfe/ P Billinghurst Sunbird CNB Bordeau 60 G Tourlamain Sunshine International 6 Metre K 5 R J Sandiford

Ultimate Moody Carbineer 4044C Umtali Of Aldeburgh Hallberg Rassy 38 Unity Y W Lightcrest 592C

T Talaidh Of Lorne Moody 336 3365C Tallulah Gibsea 43 Tamoure   of Lymington Oyster 435 87978 Taniwha Ny40 USA 40025 Tan Trum X – 412 9511C Teal G O D 5 Te Bhan Dufour 41 3850C Tegwynt Jura 35 Tempest Westerly Tempest Thais Najad 331 N 331-15 Thalia G O D 4 The Big Blue House Sonar 112 Thia G O D 9 Tiger Lily Vintage Ski Craft Tip Dragon DCAN80 Tokiya Moody 31 2241C Toshan Hurley 18 264

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A C Reid R D Perrett Mr & Mrs P J FitcH W Mooney/L J Hahn Mr & Mrs D Lindsay Ms E J Henderson Mr & Mrs J C J Readman Mr & Mrs P D Dicken C Frier Dr W S Douglas P I Proctor/R Kinns A G Manuel/S McGoldrick * M R Knox Mr & Mrs I C Broadley Mr & Mrs R E C Clarke I A Welsh/S I Welsh Ms M A Murray

R L Sharp/G McGruer J A Thomsett J Gardner

V Vagrant Of Clyde Variant Venture Ii Vintage Ski Craft

Bowman 40 Offshore 48 Int 8 Metre CAN 29 Alpha Delta

Mr & Mrs W R McLaren L M Woodworth Mrs R B Palm I C Broadley

Sonar USA 437 Int 8 Metre FIN 3 Beneteau 35.5 Vivacity 24 1436 Bavaria 40 Vision Intrepid 35 USA 22632 Beneteau First 9898C

P C Troxler G R Lindberg Prof & Mrs J Frazer Mr & Mrs J L Gray Dr C Macdonald B Lee J D Fraser

IRC Class 1 4420C

A J W Knowles

Shipman 50 G O D 10 Starlight 39 4701C

R B Young Mr & Mrs R Mackay G B Waugh

W Wampum Wanda Watchmaker Wayward Lass Windborne Wissahickon Wookie

X Xanadu

Z Zephyr Zoe Zubenubi

Note: * These Sonars Are Part Owned With The RNCYC.


Reciprocal Membership Reciprocal Membership Exists With The Following Clubs: Royal Air Force Yacht Club

Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron

Royal Bombay Yacht Club

Royal Norfolk & Suffolk Yacht Club

Royal Canadian Yacht Club

Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club

Royal Cape Yacht Club

Royal Northumberland Yacht Club

Royal Cinque Ports Yacht Club

Royal Perth Yacht Club of Western Australia (Inc)

Royal Cork Yacht Club Royal Cornwall Yacht Club Royal Dart Yacht Club Royal Dorset Yacht Club Royal Forth Yacht Club Royal Fowey Yacht Club Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club (Australia)

Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club Royal St George Yacht Club Royal Solent Yacht Club Royal Southampton Yacht Club Royal South Australian Yacht Club Royal Southern Yacht Club Royal Thames Yacht Club

Royal Gibraltar Yacht Club

Royal Ulster Yacht Club

Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club

Royal Vancouver Yacht Club

Royal Irish Yacht Club

Royal Victoria (B C) Yacht Club

Royal Lymington Yacht Club

Royal Welsh Yacht Club

Royal Malta Yacht Club

Royal Western Yacht Club of England

Royal Mersey Yacht Club

Republic of Singapore Yacht Club

Royal Nassau Sailing Club

Seattle Yacht Club

Royal Naval Club & Royal Albert Yacht Club

Seawanhaka Yacht Club

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Royal Norther & Clyde Yacht Club Yearbook 2010  

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