This Just In !!

Club Courses

The courses for 2019 are now available as a PDF file.  The link is on the courses page which is under the “Sailing” tab from the main menu.

Privacy Policy and GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became effective as from May last year.  In order to be compliant with this regulation the club is required to produce a Data Privacy Policy.  This policy is now available in the “Members Only” section of the website.  If you cannot access this section contact Bob Barrass for the password.  A copy of the Privacy Policy is also available in the clubhouse.

Moorings

Just in case you missed the e-mail from the Club Captain, here is a copy of it for your information.

“John Earp will shortly be contacting Carmet for a date to lay the moorings .  A notice will be posted in the clubhouse in due course, payment for laying your mooring must be made in advance, (in an envelope with the boats name on it).  Can all members therefore make sure their moorings are ready by the weekend of 30/31 March?  We have to take the date offered by Carmets weather permitting.  If your moorings are made up any welding of shackles etc can be done on this weekend if necessary.”

Chain Order

If you ordered chain last month your order can be collected this Saturday (2/3/19) at midday.  If you want/need an itemised bill for your order and have not yet received one please contact the Club Captain by email or see him at the club.

Subs for 2019 – Supplemental

For those who have not yet paid their subs for this year – please note the assistant secretary’s recent posting on centreboard.  The discounted rate is only available until the end of this month.  

Subs are now due please see the Assistant Secretary’s post in the members section of centreboard.

Chain For Moorings

The club captain will be ordering mooring chain and ancilliary bits and pieces soon. There is a list up in the club, if you need anything please get your name on the list before the end of the month.  The order will placed on Feb 1st.

Furniture up for grabs

We have a number of low bar stools in the loft which are in good condition but haven’t been used for a long time.  Free to a good home

Contact Andrew Watson if interested.

Victory for Wallasey Y C

It has now been revealed that the Wallasey team has won this year’s LYC/TSC Handicap Yachts Commodores cup which took place on Sept 29th.  Ian Ralli helming with Andy Blythe as his crew beat off 10 other teams to take line honours on the day,  sailing Neil Thomas’  Prima 38 “MAX TOO” to a clear victory, beating the second boat home “La Republique” by almost 10 minutes.  After applying the handicaps and adjusting times the Wallasey team were still nearly four and a half minutes clear of the nearest rival (this fact was not revealed until last saturday at the WYC prizegiving) .  Well done Ian and Andy!

Moorings liftout 19/10/18

Meet on the beach at 1130 hrs.  Teams will be needed on the beach and in the club yard.  At least one representative from each boat should turn out.  See the email from the club Captain – This is heavy work so the more people we have to help, the easier it will be.

Seabird Haul Out postponed  13/9/18

The scheduled haul out of Seabird has been postponed for one week.  It is now planned for Saturday Sept 29th – Time to be notified.

Weather Forecasters get it wrong (again)  9/9/18

Yesterday’s  race was supposed to take place in a strong breeze – what we got was light airs which at times were insufficient to sail over the tide.  Two boats retired but the others, with dogged determination, carried on and eventually crossed the line courtesy of the flooding tide.

Whimbrel makes it back to the water  5/9/18

After many months of work Mike and Pam successfully re-launched Whimbrel last Sunday. Many thanks to all who assisted