As you’ll all be looking for distractions in this cold weather with its long nights, we’ve added some winter events in the Bell Block involving splicing, knots and race officer duties to our calendar.
Thanks to Libby for the artwork…
Monday the 15th October saw the FCYC AGM and the stepping down of our Commodore Frank Martin. Frank’s tenure at the helm of the club has seen, arguably, the most significant step forward for the club in decades, in that we’ve finally secured a long term lease on the yard on Middle Pier.
Here’s Frank with the finance team, who’ve scraped enough together from an appreciative membership to present him with an ex-Commodore’s burgee. Fair winds, Frank!
It’s getting close! Saturday 20th October – yet another clash with a Hearts home game, goddamit.
Commencing on Tuesday the 11th September 2018 for a period of 3 weeks, ASPECT SURVEYS will be undertaking bathymetric survey works for the full width of the River between the Forth Rail Bridge and Dhu Craig Buoy for the Forth Replacement Crossing.
Fulle details here FRC No 3 of 2018 – Survey Operations
A subject dear to all our hearts – Martin Palmer has put together a video of Robin bleeding diesel & changing the oil & filter. The first of many perhaps?
It’s Saturday April 14th
Ahoy Corinthians – it’s that time of year again – please let the Harbour Secretary know if you want space in the Yard (if you haven’t already done so) – and here is the form if you wish a space on the pontoon –
It’ll be on Saturday 28th October.
Don’t forget to let our Harbour Secretary know ASAP if you’ll require yard space over the winter.
ETA Thursday 23 to Sat 25 June. Her young crew are cancer recoverers and the Trust are keen that they don’t have to raft up and clamber over other boats (and this will assist in visits from parents etc) if it can be avoided. Can you all please help by ensuring the first 60ft of the north end outside of EML Pontoon is kept clear for their arrival.