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Your First Channel Crossing

Author: 

Andy du Port; Publisher: Adlard Coles Nautical

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978-1-4081-0012-7

As the title says, the book covers medium distance sailing and uses as an example crossing the Channel. It does not matter whether you are heading for Calais or Cherbourg, you need to gather the same information. The book uses the Cherbourg destination for its illustrations.

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Seamanship rally, 27-28 April 2013

Bembridge harbour
Bembridge harbour
Sat, 27/04/2013 - 18:00 to Sun, 28/04/2013 - 18:00

An ideal trainee cruise or refresher course, all the while drifting up on the strong flood tide to Bembridge.

This is an informal cruise with a few seamanship exercises (such as MOB drills) along the way - a sort of marine obstacle course! Full details to follow nearer the time:

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Opportunity to sail on Lutine to the South Coast End of Season (Frostbite) Rally 20-21 October 2012

'Lutine' sailing
LLoyds Yacht Club's 'Lutine'
Sat, 20/10/2012 - 09:00 to Sun, 21/10/2012 - 17:00

Fantastic opportunity for 8 members to sail on 'Lutine' to the South Coast End of Season (Frostbite) rally in Cowes.

Thanks to our association with Lloyd's Yacht Club we have their stunning yacht 'Lutine' for the weekend of 20-21 October to join the South Coast End of Season rally in Cowes. There may also be the option to participate in the first of the 2012-13 Fast Cruises, subject to agreement by Lutine's skipper and the rest of the crew. 

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Training Dinner

Tue, 24/04/2012 -
19:00 to 23:00

Richard Falk, RYA Training Manager and Chief Examiner will be presenting the certificates to the successful students on the navigation courses.
 

Richard Falk, Training Manager and Chief Examiner of the RYA will be presenting the certificates and also be speaking after dinner.

Come along and join in with the success of the students on this winter's navigation courses.

Skippers - participate in the Sail and Power initiative to get the trainees out on the water and into the club mix. Sign up here

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RYA Day Skipper Course

Chart and tools

The next course is the "accelerated" version of 10 Wednesday evenings and five Saturdays beginning 25th January 2012 at a cost of £185 (including lunch on the Saturdays)  Register and pay here

NB If you don't have a Club login, please contact the office to book your place.

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to chartwork, navigation, meteorology and the basics of seamanship

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