The last planned cruise of the year ! Ah
Tides and weather ( at present ) look favourable for a pleasant cruise to South Beach and picnic lunch on Saturday 8th September.
High water Swanage 08.11 2.1m & 12.13 , 1.9m Low Water Swanage 15.17 0.7m so gentle assistance on the way out and more helpful on the way back.
Weather showing on the BBC at 13mph
This cruise is for competent sailors in suitable boats , safety boat cover will not be provided .
Suggested additional equipment if you have them : VHF radios , anchors and those who consider them useful outboard motors. Not forgetting the all important picnic – the most stylish we have seen this year has be presented by Wendy &
Graham Bobbit – current leaders in the plastic picnic plate trophy.
Meet at the sailing club for a 10.30 briefing with the view to set sail at 11.00 , returning around 3ish , hoping to have the bar open an opportunity to regale those stories and eventful moments of this cruises.
This race is open to all lady members helming a 1 or 2 person boat. New date Tuesday 7th August 18:45 start.
Please post to Facebook if you are racing or email email@example.com.
On Saturday, 4th August at 11:00hrs Rollo’s family will be leaving Buck Shore (SSC) to sail to the center of Swanage Bay to lay Rollo’s ashes to rest in the sea after which returning to the Swanage Sailing Club where the bar will be open from approx 12:00 to 13:00hrs to toast Rollo crossing the bar (see attached)
Three RIBs have been arranged, each manned by Social Sailors who often sailed in the company of Rollo.
The family are hopefully that many of those who knew and sailed with Rollo will form a flotilla with their own dinghies and accompany Rollo on his last journey and gather in the bar afterwards.
New date TBD.
This Saturday 28th July sees two races taking place, the Tuesday night trainees race and Ladies race (open to all lady members helming a 1 or 2 person boat). Both start at 10:30.