Squadron Leader Shaun Pascoe was an Emergency Nurse in the Royal Air Force. He has served on operational tours in Kosovo, Sierra Leone, Iraq and has completed four tours in Afghanistan as Officer Commanding of the Medical Emergency Response Team. Their task was to extract injured soldiers from point of wounding using the Chinook helicopter effectively bringing the Emergency Department to their unique patient group. The success of this initiative in terms of speed and clinical interventions is unprecedented; we are the only country to have the capability.
The forthcoming sailing season is chock-full of voyages and rallies in familiar and far-flung places, so there are bound to be sunrises, sunsets, humorous occasions, dramatic coastlines and seascapes aplenty to produce photographs for this year’s Photographic Competition.
The categories are: Waterscapes or Weather, Making Way, Rallies, Portraits, and Humour
If you’ve ever wanted to know what makes the club's beer taste so good, you’ll discover the secrets on a tour of Fuller's Griffin Brewery in Chiswick.
It’s a unique opportunity to see behind the scenes of a famous working brewery. Whether you’re looking for history and heritage, an insight into ale-making or just some superb samples, you’ll find them all there.
The Pinstriped Highlanders – the pipers of the Highland Society of London who play every year for the Highland Ball at the Banqueting House, Whitehall - will beat retreat for the Little Ship Club. This event will take place by arrangement of our Past Commodore, Michael Forbes Smith, who is one of their members.
Our weekly Tuesday lecture will be given by Mark Flew of Flew Sails. Mark has been running Flewsails for 25 years from a unit in Wicor Marine in the hustle and bustle of Portsmouth Harbour, and will give a talk on 'the variety of sail cloths available and the options to consider when choosing new sails.
We are also delighted that we will have two other special guests this evening: Sir Robin Knox-Johnston will be in attendance to introduce Mike Golding as our new President.