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What’s on…

following a busy Push The Boat Out Day on Saturday when the club was buzzing with activity and we took 36 people sailing upriver in Pico’s and Laser 2000’s, here’s a quick update of upcoming events.

As well as the usual Saturday and Sunday sailing a few highlights are:

Sunday 28th May – Visit from Waldringfield SC
We have arranged a Fish supper by chef Alec Smith
The menu is:

Thai Red Prawn Curry A fragrant thai curry with tiger prawns, sweet potato, green beans and baby corns. Served on a bed of rice.

Gourmet Fish Pie Chunks of cod, smoked haddock and salmon in a creamy wine and dill sauce. Topped with cheesy mash. Served with fresh veg.

Fish chowder Chunks of fish in a stew with creamed corn, onions, peppers and green beans. Served in a cob.

7pm for 7.30pm service. All 3 meals to share between 2 people. £15 per head. After Dinner  there will be sea shanties in the bar. If you would like to to book please contact Marie on 07854 004458. Spaces are limited to 40 and there are only 10 left so get in quick.

Saturday 3rd June – White Hart

We will sail (maybe even race) to the White Hart for tea. Start at 14:00. Club boats are available for hire, bring the family or send them by road to meet for food and a drink before sailing back on the ebb tide. email southwoldsc@gmail.com to book your boat. Volunteers for rescue boat crew would also be appreciated.

Saturday 17/18 June – Javelin Open
The Javelin fleet will be making their annual pilgrimage to the East Coast. If you can help on or off the water please get in touch by emailing southwoldsc@gmail.com. We are expecting between 6-10 visiting boats.

September Newsletter

September Newsletter

As the sailing season starts to draw to a close, we have a few events to draw to your attention, along with a request for help!

Events:

Working Party and Annual Dinner

On Saturday 22 October, we have a working party during the day, storing away everything for the winter. Many hands make light work, so do come down and lend a hand, as well as working up an appetite for the evening…..

…which is our Annual Dinner & Dance and Prize Giving. Arrive from 7pm ready to sit down for dinner at 7.30pm. This year our dinner is being catered by Café 51, so the food is sure to be good. The cost of the evening is £25 per head (with a reduced rate for children), and tickets can be bought in advance from Café 51 on Southwold High Street, or by emailing marielouisebell@hotmail.com.

 

After the meal there will also be a Disco until 11.30 so bring your dancing shoes!

Menu
Starter
Goats’ cheese mousse with roasted beetroot & crispy shallots
Squash, pea & chorizo salad

Main
Daube of beef with rich red wine sauce, bacon & mushroom with creamed mash potatoes
Fillet of cod with cream leeks & roasted potatoes
Moroccan marinated vegetable skewers with tzatziki , quinoa & green beans

Dessert
Apple & blackberry crumble & custard
Salted caramel chocolate torte with cream

Café 51 have asked for all menu choices by 15 October, so please ensure you have got your tickets before then. This is a lovely way to round of the sailing season, so if you haven’t been before, then do come along.

Children’s Christmas Party

We are also bringing back the Children’s Christmas Party this year, on the afternoon of Sunday 11 December. We’ll have party games, food, a roaring fire and a special visitor! More details to follow, but for now, get the date in your diary.

Social Sub-committee

Our Social Secretary Marie Bell is keen to organise a social sub-committee to help put together events for next season. For anyone interested, Marie will be hosting a discussion group at her house at 5 Mallard Road, Reydon on Wednesday 5 October at 7pm to put together a list of events for next year and to check that they don’t clash with other local events. If people are interested in coming along, then please email marielouisebell@hotmail.com

Committee Vacancies

Following our AGM earlier this month we have some key vacancies. As well as general committee members, the key roles of Commodore and Membership Secretary remain vacant. If you would like more info on these positions or feel you could help in any way with the running of the club, please get in touch via the email southwoldsc@gmail.com

Javelin National Championships & Summer Party

This weekend the club are hosting the Javelin National Championships.

The Javelin class are regular visitors to Southwold and with some familiar faces amongst them, we welcome all the sailors and their families.

As well as the 6 races in Sole Bay we have a fun social programme planned to which all members are welcome, the bar will be open Friday and Saturday evening with Adnams bitter on tap and on Saturday evening we have a BBQ provided by Mills & Sons Butchers. Breakfast will also be served on Saturday and Sunday morning.

Javelin Nationals – Programme of events

Friday 24th June – Arrival, bar open from 6pm, take away available

Saturday 25th June, 8am – Kitchen open for breakfast
Saturday 25th June, 10:30am – Competitor Briefing
Saturday 25th June, 12pm – Race 1. To be followed by Race 2 & 3.
Saturday 25th June, 7pm – bar open, BBQ provided by Mills & Sons Butchers, Music.

Sunday 26th June, 8am – Kitchen open for breakfast
Sunday 26th June, 11am – Race 4, to be followed by Race 5 & 6
Sunday 26th June, 4pm – Prizegiving

Other News

In May we hosted a successful Open Day as part of RYA Push The Boat Out Week and 30 people enjoyed a sail on the River Blyth in our laser 2000’s with a number of them becoming new members of the club. We look forward to seeing them on the water and in the bar!

The quiz night was a great success, 8 teams competed and £193 was raised for the Learn to Sail programme and RNLI.

Meanwhile the Training programme continues to flourish with 7 sessions completed this season. There are a few places left particularly during the middle of August and towards the end of the season, so please get in touch with Mike Carter if you would like to book.

Sunday racing has been quiet so far, but with the weather improving there is still plenty of time to get on the water.

Future events

29th June – Wednesday Evening 5
Sunday 3rd July – RN&SYC visit to Southwold
Saturday 9th July – Pico Training 8
Sunday 10th July – Summer Series 2
Saturday 16th July – Holland Cruise
Sunday 17th July – Barnard Buoy

Bar Open Friday, Saturday 7-10pm, Sunday 1-3pm and 7-10pm.

Welcome to the new website

Welcome! This is our new site. We’re still adding a few bits, such as the usual facebook/twitter share buttons, and populating our calendar but please let us know what you think of the new site.

We also now have a for sale section for members only. If you want to get rid of some boaty bits n’ bobs then, please email southwoldsc[at]gmail.com with a description of that you want to sell.