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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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Home Schooling Taster 11th May

In an exciting new development, our President has secured a grant from SASSOT This Girl Can towards the Home Schooling project. They only gave funding for 10 projects in the whole of Staffordshire. The project will be a Taster session on 11th May followed by 6 Thursday afternoon sessions in June/July. The project is …

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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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RLSC Wins National Award

Rudyard Lake Sailing Club has received national recognition for its successful mission to spread the word about sailing in the local community as they were presented with the inaugural RYA Club Communication Award. Club commodore, Mark Jacot, and President, Tricia Ordsmith, collected the award from the British Sailing Team’s Ben Saxton, who competed at Rio 2016, …

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RLSC Club of the Year 2017 Finalists – RYA Press Release

RUDYARD LAKE IS ‘BRITAIN’S BEST SAILING CLUB’ FINALIST FOR SECOND YEAR IN ROW  Rudyard Lake Sailing Club will discover if it has the distinction of being named Britain’s best next month after being shortlisted for the prestigious RYA Club of the Year Award for the second year running. Rudyard Lake, near Leek, is one of …

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Commodore’s Cogitations #3

This weeks blog looks at Duties, how they work and now to swap them, working parties, start of the new season and more. Firstly a big thank you to everyone who has been doing working parties – not long to go. So much has been done to make the site spick and span for the …

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