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Cruiser Class – May Newsletter

Cruiser Class – May Newsletter

In the very best traditions of the Cruiser Class this newsletter had its beginning in the Rose Inn at Queenborough and was generously sponsored by Guinness. There were 7 boats including our visitors from Canada and a couple of new members. If you have not sampled the...

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CHANGE TO SAILING INSTRUCTIONS 1/22

Windward leeward racing scheduled for the 14/05/22 with a 10.30 start is cancelled. This will be replaced by a single race from the MYC line with the following start times scheduled; 13.40 Dragon class, 13.50 Sonata Class, 14.00 Squib, Laser and Slow Handicap classes,...

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Wednesday Evening Racing

Wednesday Evening Racing

Wednesday evening racing for cruisers and dinghies starts on the 25 May 2022 from the Medway Yacht Club line and is open to all. Warning signal is at 1855h for cruisers and 1905h for dinghies.  The series will run through to 27 July and comprise of 10 races, six to...

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RYA Youth Stage 1 Start Sailing 30 May – 1 June

RYA Youth Stage 1 Start Sailing 30 May – 1 June

Have fun this half term and learn a new skill. This 3-day course uses the club’s brand-new fleet of RS Zest dinghies. Royal Yachting Association Stage 1 is an introduction to the parts of the boat and the basic principles of how to get a boat sailing. If you are aged...

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Youth Training Starts. Introducing the new RS Zests

Youth Training Starts. Introducing the new RS Zests

Zest fest intros for the youth. The sun shone and made the new club fleet of RS Zests shine brightly! First time the whole fleet have been out, and the youth tested out the boats brilliantly. This involved single-handed sailing with a tricky gusty North Easterly....

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Adult Training starts with a real breeze!

Adult Training starts with a real breeze!

Adult sail training started in big breeze! This season’s adult informal sail training kicked off with some strong winds (force 5-6) for our adults. Everyone booked into training had sailing experience and so we could adapt the planned session to make sure Saturday...

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Cruisers Easter in Conyer

Cruisers Easter in Conyer

Good Friday saw 12 cruisers tied up on the jetty all ready to depart for Conyer on Saturday Morning. Some elected to stay on the jetty whilst others sought the Sanctuary and peace and quiet of the moorings.. Saturday came with no wind but quite a lot of mist. Having...

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RYA Safety Boat Course 7-8 May 2022

RYA Safety Boat Course 7-8 May 2022

This practical course provides the skills required when acting as an escort craft, safety boat or coach boat for a fleet of dinghies, windsurfers or canoes, or for racing or training activities. For more information and booking click here

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Benfleet Cruise Cancelled

Due to heavy silting in Benfleet creek we have been advised by BYC that it would not be feasible for us to visit at the beginning of May. Therefore we have reluctantly cancelled the trip to Benfleet scheduled for the early May Bank Holiday. Your Cruiser Class...

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Cruiser Class – April Newsletter

Cruiser Class – April Newsletter

Spring finally seems to have broken and boats are slowly getting onto their moorings . I always look at this time of year as one of hope for lots of sailing and enjoyment. There are many ways that you can ask for help in the boat park but this is the first time its...

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Time to get on the River Med!

Time to get on the River Med!

What a season we have ahead at Medway Yacht Club. As you may have gathered though, training has been delivering RYA courses and other training through the winter/spring and has courses in season already sold out. Therefore, this specific e-news is just to help make...

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