May 2022

Oppies all take to the water!

While Tim took the second years out for a long session near the cardinal mark, the keen beginners had a second session on their ropes. A little more wind, helpful tide and a bit of sun all helped. They ended with capsize practice before showers and snacks.

Blessing the Boats Ceremony

Many thanks to the team who represented the club this afternoon at the traditional ceremony on the slipway. Simon helped with some of our younger sailors, one from Oppies and one from Tuesdays. Thanks for all the support, families and club members who came along. Photo: Jo Also representing the club, by invitation, was Elliot …

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Thank you Berey

Following Berey’s cremation today, attended by many club members and friends, his family shared these photographs with us at the Sailing Club for his wake. Those unable to attend might like to see them. Beresford Pealing.

The Oppies get on the water!

Perfect training conditions for the new Oppie cadets on Saturday as they had their first session on the sea, safely attached to long ropes held by their parents in the water. First, they practised their tacking skills on the trainer, helped by Sarah and Allan. They rigged their dinghies, and were ready to take the …

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