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Welcome BBQ 4th June

After Sailing BBQ We are planning a BBQ after sailing on Sunday 4th June to allow current members to meet, greet and welcome our new members to the club in a relaxed atmosphere.  I’ll also run the club orientation walk and show new members around the site. The cost will be £8 for adults, …

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Social Media breaks records at Rudyard Lake Sailing Club

2016 was a record year for Rudyard Lake Sailing Club in which membership grew by 15% and winning the Communications category at the RYA Club of the Year Awards. In 2017, we set our sights on going one better and organised not one but three events to attract new members. Our publicity team sprang …

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Commodores Cogitations #7

I’m blown away. The Open Day was fantastic folks, and I second the thanks to Ian for everyone who pulled together to cope with the fantastic numbers. Mentioning no names, but Ian for organising the day and Ralph for the fantastic publicity in advance and everyone who was working all day in carparks, galley, …

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Rule Change – Honorary Officer

Change to Rules approved at Management Meeting 27th April 2017 The following change to the rules will take effect from 1st June 2017 Rule 10 Membership on associates currently reads: Honorary Coxswains and Honorary Race officers shall be appointed by the Committee of Management to man the rescue boats or run races. They shall not …

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Commodore’s Cogitations #6 – Thank you

This weekend was one of those weekends when I feel proud to help lead such a fantastic sailing club. I’m not going to name names, as you are often the unsung heroes that make the club run smoothly, but here are  few of my highlights A fantastic regatta with 22 boats on the water, …

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Vikings at Rudyard

On Saturday and Sunday 1st and 2nd April, Rudyard Lake Sailing Club were joined by the Sailing Branch of one of the biggest UK Viking Enactment Societies – click here for their website. Despite often displaying their boats, they don’t often get the chance to sail, so the gentle waters of Rudyard provided …

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Commodores Cogitations #5

First of all, thanks to everyone for making our Viking visitors so welcome, if you were not down at the club you missed a fantastic weekend. For a few pictures, and also a link to a video of various sailing and longboat rowing clips, click on the picture. We are already having conversations about …

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Commodore’s Cogitations #4 Vikings Ahoy

What a fantastic weekend. Photos and news from the Viking Visit to follow but first a few other things Fitting Out Supper – this Sunday 5.30pm We will be having an informal meal on Sunday 9th April after sailing. Please could you email me (mark@jacot.co.uk) if you would like to come along so we …

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Invasive Species Alert

This week is the RYA Invasive Species Week (click on the picture to the right for more details from the RYA Web Site). I’m afraid the much loved Rudyard Mollusc has been declared an invasive species. The RYA has kindly provided downloadable material and posters (shown below) to help with a new campaign to prevent …

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Important notice re Boats and Trailers

  As we are at the start of the sailing season here is a reminder of a few salient points regarding boat policy. This communication also contains important information about the disposal of boat trailers and boats that have not been paid for. Steve Sutton has done alot of work to tidy up the boat …

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