Author: RSWSC (RSWSC West)

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RYA roadmap for recreational boating

Please note the below the RYA roadmap for recreational boating created in-line with Government guidance FYI . Given the lack of Government direction to Ports, Harbours and Marinas regarding recreational boating it has ben acknowledged by DfT and the Maritime Industry Associations that the RYA’s roadmap is the best approach to follow at this time....

March 16, 2021March 16, 2021by
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More PHC information for boat users

As well as the safety letter to estuary users, there are also Navigation Warnings from 2020 which serve to reiterate the care needed as channels continue to move.

March 11, 2021March 11, 2021by
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Older Shrimper and regatta racing images wanted

Before 2014 (?) many of the website images were held offsite in personal image accounts like DropBox, and (anyone remember) Google Picasa? Regrettably most of these accounts have since been closed, or moved who knows where so the links no linger work. In an attempt to rebuild the information, we are trying to assemble an...

February 23, 2021February 23, 2021by
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Bernard Kain funeral arrangements

For those who knew Bernard or wanted to attend his funeral tomorrow if only in spirit, please find below the Webcast username and password. Service order for Bernard Kain Service Date 18-Feb-21 at 2:30 Service Chapel Chapel – West Wiltshire Crem Website https://www.obitus.com/ Username Zufo7686 Password 339941 Webcast: Live Webcast & Watch Again

February 17, 2021February 17, 2021by
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Subscription discount period – extension.

As it has been reported that in parts of the country mail deliveries are being delayed by 2 weeks  or more the period for reduced rate renewals is being extended to Mid February. If you haven’t had your renewal pack yet email membershiprenewals@rswsc.co.uk to receive an electronic copy.

January 28, 2021January 28, 2021by
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Quiz time and last week’s answers

The figures of speech quiz was a bit tricky as there were more than 27 possible answers. However in the tradition of “the judge is always right even when he’s wrong”, the definitive answers are below. Below even that is another mind stretcher. Answers to hongensec@rswsc.co.uk  

January 27, 2021January 27, 2021by
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Bernard Kain

We are sorry to have to tell you of the death of Bernard Kain. As well as being a regular sailor at Rock in Greylag, his Shrimper 19, and previously in Evil Weevil (Wayfarer), Bernard was RSWSC Hon. Treasurer for 9 years. With an illustrious past racing vintage Bugattis, he was also a former Chairman...

January 25, 2021January 25, 2021by
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Passing the time

Varnished the spars? Polished the hull? Serviced the outboard? Watched all the box sets? Looking for something extra to while away the long dark low tide of the soul? Try this: There are 27 figures of speech concealed within this cartoon. First all correct to hongensec@rswsc.co.uk will be bought a celebratory ‘smarty pants’ drink when...

January 23, 2021January 23, 2021by
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Membership renewals – discount period about to expire

The annual membership renewals process started recently, and many have already committed for 2021 – thank you all. Hopefully things will be returning to something approaching to normal by the time the season begins. If you haven’t renewed yet there are three things to note: Please do. Your smart new bright yellow membership card which...

January 21, 2021January 21, 2021by
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Club news and updates

Firstly to all members (and the rest of the world frankly) we wish you a much happier new year. Regrettably as Cornwall has been moved into Tier 3 restrictions the Club is unable to open. Let’s hope it won’t be for too long, so keep an eye on the website for developments. And for those...

January 3, 2021January 3, 2021by
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A Christmas Message…

Twinkle twinkle little star The tier you’re in shows where you are. Season’s greetings from the crowd down here We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.    

December 22, 2020December 22, 2020by
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You know the sign saying ‘Last petrol before the motorway’?

Well tonight is the last Fish Night before 2021! Email clubmanager@rswsc.co.uk to book your table. Remember Fish night will again be in 2 sittings, from 6pm to 7.15, and from 7.30 to 8.15 (that’s last orders for food). There will be limits of 6 per table and 30 overall, no moving between tables, and the...

December 18, 2020December 18, 2020by