Upcoming Events – Dates for your Diary

30th March 2019 -“London Night Out” – (at the club)

Fun and Frolics starting at 1930 Hrs hosted by our own Mike Jones and featuring:

MUSIC FROM THE SHOWS
SING – A – LONG
CHAS AND DAVE
ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES

 ENTRANCE IS FREE,  BRING YOUR OWN SUPPER

30th Jan 2019 – A.G.M.

Just a quick reminder – Our AGM will take place on Wed 30/1/19 at 20:00 prompt.

26th Jan 2019 – Burns Night

Fair fa’ your honest, sonsie face,
Great chieftain o the puddin’-race!
Aboon them a’ ye tak your place,
Painch, tripe, or thairm:
Weel are ye worthy o’ a grace
As lang’s my arm. …………….

to hear the rest of Burns’ famous “Address to the Haggis” and for a great night out complete with “Haggis, Neaps and Tatties” followed by  Traditional Roast Beef  get your name(s) down on the list in the clubhouse.

24th December – Flag Officers’ Cocktail Party

The Commodore and Vice Commodore cordially invite members to this year’s cocktail party which will be held on Christmas Eve from 4.00 p.m. – 6.00 p.m.

Christmas Party – Xmas Draw – 15th December ( Next Saturday)

The draw will take place at the Christmas party next week.  There are plenty of squares yet to be taken on the chart in the clubroom so get your name(s) up (50p per square).  You’ve got to be in it to win it!!

15th December – Christmas Party

 Dancing to live band ‘The Survivors‘ (Starring Colin Daniel new Member to WYC – 60’s 70’s 80’s music) more details to follow……  Contact the Hon. Sec.  if you want names on lists.

25th November – Christmas Lunch

The list is on the notice board and filling quickly. Get your name down soon if you want to attend.

28th November – Talk – See the posters on the club noticeboards

Subject: The sailing ship ‘Liverpool’.

Speaker: Mr David White.

Time: 1930 hrs.

Fee: There is no charge, but a donation of £3-00 for David’s chosen charity would be appreciated. He will give details of that.

 

Annual Dinner – Update – List Closing

In order to give the caterers time to order and prepare for the meal, the attendance list will close next Friday (2nd November).  Please get your name on the list if you are planning to attend, if you can’t get to the club to do it personally then follow instruction below.

9th November – Annual Dinner

Menu and list now up on the club notice board.   If you can’t get to the club to add your name(s) to the list please contact the Hon. Sec. (email or Phone) and let her know you are attending.

13th Oct – Laying up Supper and Prize giving

This year’s annual Prizegiving and supper will take place on Saturday 13th Oct.  Watch out for the poster soon to be put on the club notice board and get your names on the list.

16th September – End of Season BBQ

Bangers and Burgers in the club yard after the Charles Broster Trophy race

15th  September – Music Lovers Take Note.  A fun packed evening hosted by our very own Mike Jones.

 

 

 

This Just In !!

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