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News - February 2018

2018 Social Events

2018 Upcoming Social Events - Save the Dates!

We have an exciting programme of new social events planned for 2018.

Further details for each event will be available in due course.

• Saturday 24th March - Easter Decorations & Treasure Hunt - Book Tickets Here
• Friday 13th April - Quiz Night with Fish & Chip Supper
• Saturday 12th May - Open Day
• Saturday 2nd June - Nervous Wrecks (Racing, Hogroast & Live Music)
• Saturday 18th Aug - Mid Summer Party
• Saturday 15th Sept - Picnic & Live Music Evening
• Sunday 16th Sept - Bart's Bash
• Wednesday 26th Sept - Taste & Talk (Cheese, Wine & Beer)
• Sunday 21st Oct - Make a Guy for the Bonfire
• Friday 26th Oct - Halloween (Bonfire, Soup & Hot Dogs)
• Saturday 24th Nov - Annual Awards Dinner
• Saturday 1st Dec - Wreath Making & Carols Round the Tree

Tea & Cake Socials
2.30 - 4.30
Saturdays - 7 April. 26 May, 16 June, 14 July, 13 October
Seniors - 1st Thursday of each month (starting 12 April)


Youth Race Training - Spring 2018

Following on from the successful training in Autumn 2017, the Spring training is open to all BSC members aged under 18, these Saturdays are aimed at improving racing skills alongside other young sailors. Suitable for all sailors, whether new to racing or experienced on the national circuit. Sorry, but Optimists may not attend these sessions.

Non-members may crew for BSC members for £5 and parents/guardians may crew for under 18s.

Dates are:
Saturday 24th March - Start 13:30 after Easter Fun Day

We aim to finish at the end of the day around 16:00.

To help the organisers, please Register Here

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Boat Maintenance Working Party - Volunteers Required

The Bosun, Peter Langdon, and team will be carrying out some work on the club Safety Boats (pressure cleaning, hull repairs, etc.) during February 2018.

• 8/9 Feb
• 15/16 Feb
• 22/23 Feb

Anyone with fibreglass, DIY carpentry/joinery or rope skills would be very much appreciated. However, if you don’t have any experience, but are happy to get involved you will be given a full briefing - the more the merrier!

Time: 0930 for 1000 start, finishing late afternoon.

If you are available, please sign-up on the Working Party dutyman roster or send an email to

RS Aero Demo Day

RS Aero Demo Day - 8 Feb 2018

Fancy Trying an Aero? Click on the image for further details about the RS Aero Demo day on 8 Feb!

First Aid Course


We have spaces available for the First Aid Course running this Sunday 18th February if you would like to attend.
Please contact Paul Outram for more information

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