Welcome to Morecambe Sailing Club. (Same Club-New Name!)
Our next Big Social Event, back by popular demand for a third year! is Burns Night, Saturday 28th January. 7pm for 7.30pm in the Clubhouse. 3 course meal to include the traditional neeps, tatties and haggis (veggie option available) or venison casserole and entertainment. Places strictly limited so book yours early! £12.00 per head/half price for children, available from Sue or Rosie
Dinghy Dinner. This year we having the dinner in the clubhouse on 18th February at 7.30. All sailors are invited and it is an opportunity to bring any ideas or suggestions to the dinghy captain’s table for inclusion in the sailing programme this year. Book your seat with Keith or Sue Byers or John Gibbison.
New Years Day’s Charity Dip – Everybody enjoyed the Fantastic Event, were WELL REFRESHED and well prepared for the NEW YEAR! And the RNLI and St Johns Hospice benefited too.
Pictures from Neil Rider click here
Dinghy Sailing on the Bay recommences on 12th March 10am, full programming will be published soon, meanwhile-
KILLINGTON SAILING. Sailing at Killington Reservoir is continuing on Sundays in the new year co-ordinated by Dyane Sylvester and John Gibbison. See the Morecambe Sailing Club Facebook Page for updates. Killington is an inland lake which many of you are now familiar with and it provides a good chance for you to do some helming and racing with some instruction as well as the possibility of some Safety Boat practice and instruction. If personal kit is required from our store then this can be picked up before or after Sunday sailing or Friday evenings.
Also see Facebook and liaise with John Gibbison email….johngibbison (click) or ring 07816530848.
This is an opportunity for all members.
The Morecambe Sailing Club Youth Club is running well, led by Nick Whiteley, meeting Monday evenings 7pm and currently there are 6 additional places available for new members. More info on the “Youth Team” menu item and Facebook “Morecambe Youth Sailing Team” for up to the minute news.
The club instructor team are always available to provide sail training, Plans are in hand for Sailing and Power Boat courses – if you want some Training or a Have a GoTaster – Contact John Gibby or Keith Byers to book your place. Click here to send an email for any info.
GRP SOLO DINGHY No. 2151 For Sale (Reduced Price) – see For Sale / Wanted menu item for more details.
The Clubhouse is open every Friday evening from 8.30pm for members and visitors to enjoy a drink and discuss sailing plans.
Morecambe Sailing Club members are trying to encourage more people to get out sailing on Morecambe Bay by holding “Have a Go” Sailing Taster Days. All equipment is provided just have some trainers that can get wet. You will have the opportunity to crew and to “steer” a dinghy and a ride in a power boat! – Missed our tasters so far? Then see above – email: firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
THE CLUBHOUSE IS AVAILABLE FOR HIRE. Ideal for a family party, small business meeting, charity event, another Club activity etc. So far we have had Canoe and Hockey Club, Lions Club, Diving Club Training, Beaumont College Conference days, family parties, Fishermen Meeting and more. Aiming this at members, friends of the Club and friends of our members – please put the word out!
COSTS: A member’s own private function is £50 for the day and £25 for a part day (am/pm/ev).
The non-member booking rate is £70 per day and £35 per part day. Charity events: member rates apply.
These rates include use of kitchen. The bar can be open at no extra charge as long as it can be staffed by approved persons. Full details are on the Booking Form
ANY ENQUIRIES to the Secretary- Jo Whiteley, please email : The Secretary. All bookings must be supported by completion of a Booking Form – Download Clubhouse Booking Form here.
Please check the Noticeboard for more updates, news & notices. What’s the HAT? – see the Noticeboard
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