So Here We Go 2015

Well, winter is behind us again and we are weeks away from the start of the new season. Our first event of 2015 is at Up River YC on the 18th and 19th April 🙂 Saturday is our usual seasonal opener training day, with Paul and Simon on hand to provide some expert advice and coaching to get your season off to a flying start. Sunday you get to put all that coaching into practice with the first open event of 2015. Camping overnight is available at the club, mostly in the relative comfort of the club house. I’m sure Simon and co will be...

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Our History

Our History

Hi Guys, Well Hibernation nearly over and its getting time to dust off the boats and think about getting out and about again. I missed the dinghy show, but everyone says it was another super event, with lots of interest on the stand. The events diary is fully up to date and out first event will be Up River on the 18th, 19th April. The 18th is a training day and the 19th the 1st open of the new season. So, if you’re looking for a bit of motivation, Caroline has been searching the class archives over the winter. We’ve uploaded two...

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Events Co-ordinator 2015/16 – Volunteers Please!

Events Co-ordinator 2015/16 – Volunteers Please!

I have now been the events co-ordinator for the last three years and have decided its time to pass the baton onto someone else. The role basically involves contacting clubs sailing secretaries and arranging the events calendar for the coming year. I have enjoyed doing this over the last few years and feel we now have a great format to following starting with a training day right at the start of the year, a core of traditional lightning clubs and events and a collection of new clubs which we can now alternate each year. As a committee post new...

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2015 Event Calendar

2015 Event Calendar

Hi all, Hope everyone had a good Christmas, almost time to start thinking about sailing and the open series again. We have posted up the 2015 events calendar here: Event Calendar Some of our traditional venues and some new ones to try out. We’ve including the Dinghy Show and the Lord Birkett for info as these are popular with CA members and it is useful to see the dates. Remember also membership is now due. All the details and 2015 membership form can be found on the membership page here: Membership 2015 Hope everyone has a great New...

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Web Site Updates

Web Site Updates

Hi all, Now the season has finished, we are having to do some updates to the website, which will slightly change its functionality. Most of these changes are quite minor, but one in particular will require a difference in use. The forum software has had a major upgrade and whilst the forum itself has greater scope and capabilities. The most recent posts no longer appear in the sidebar. To access the forum you now need to click the button in the main menu. Once on the forum home page, you will see dropdown menu and search fields to navigate...

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The Rum and Mince Pie

The Rum and Mince Pie

Hi Folks, we are just a week or so away from our last event of the year now, the Rum and Mince Pie at West Oxford, on the 15 Nov. This is always a great end to the season and a very social event. For whatever reason it seems to be the event our newbies come along too and try their hand at Class racing for the first time. They all seem to enjoy it and find it all much more relaxed and friendly than expected. As is now tradition, we are off to the pub for a quick bite to eat and a chat after the racing, Caroline has booked the venue – The...

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