It’s Saturday April 14th
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.
Members may be interested in the attached notice (see link below) which once again offers FCYC members access to the excellent RFYC Water Taxi Service, as well as their crane for boat and mast lifts.
It’s that time of year when many of us will be using the crane – time to acquaint yourself with the updated documents on this website!
Information for Saturday 8th April Lift In.
The crane will arrive on site around 7am on Saturday morning to be set up for lifting around 8am.
Boat owners are expected to be in attendance from 7.30am. Crew can be advised of their skippers time slot but may miss their lift if the order is changed.
The parking area outside the yard must be kept clear for crane and trailer access.
Wearing of hard hats is compulsory in the yard.
If you have not sent a copy of your boat insurance to the secretary please have a copy available on the day. If you have not paid your summer bill your boat might not be lifted into the harbour. A cheque on the day will be acceptable.
Linda Pennycook and her team, all willing volunteers, will provide the tea, coffee and rolls from the kitchen in the Bell Block.
Please be aware of the dangers involved in lifting boats and masts using a large crane. The risk of personal injury and damage to boats is minimised by being sensible and by following the procedures and Method Statements as detailed on this web site, under the members section.
One for your diaries – it’ll be Saturday April 8th
Many thanks to all Corinthians who attended the Christmas Party and contributed towards the donation of £144 to the RNLI – we’ve received the following letter from them thanking us – RNLI Thanks
Members who attended the AGM will have heard the sad news of the passing of our last Honorary member, Ronald King Murray, latterly Lord Advocate. An obituary of his life from the Telegraph is here (opens in new window) (though the Telegraph have us as the ‘Royal’ Corinthian yacht club. I think not).
Robin Fowler recalled for the meeting how Lord King had come to our aid in some of our darkest days in the early 70s (an existential crisis as we now call it).
We hope to have a fuller appreciation of Ronald King Murray in the upcoming edition of Fairwind.