Articles in the Cruising category
carrying more than 70 people dodged the showers
to enjoy the annual Rally and Model Boat Race at
the Folly. The weather was kind for the later
arrivals enjoying a crossing in brilliant
sunshine, which held for the successful 'Sinking
the Pontoon' Party.
At least two
sections went under and thanks go to the
providers of snacks ranging from the favourites
of sausages and sausage rolls to exotic pizzas
and crackers with all sorts of delicious
toppings - not forgetting the French individual
Excursion to Arundells, Salisbury
sure Constable didn't have the same trouble. "If
you move to the left, John, you'll get the Spire
in." But then that was Art. We were just
recording a moment in the charming back garden
of Sir Edward Heath's house in Salisbury Close
where twenty-one members of the Mind-Broadening
Section of the RSrnYC assembled in the Close and
divided into two groups for a tour of Arundells.
Update On Launch & Club Pontoon
are expecting to remove the pier and Club
pontoon this week – probably on Wednesday 15th.
We will therefore need to change arrangements
for our launch service and there will be
NO BERTHING ON THE
PLEASE DO NOT ATTEMPT
TO BERTH ON THE PONTOONS UNDER CONSTRUCTION AS
THESE ARE INSECURE AND A SAFETY HAZARD.
Midweek Rally to Beaulieu
The pearly light lent a strange
remote quality to the day as we slipped our lines and made the best
of the breeze towards Beaulieu entrance.
The promised Easterly had a lot of South in it but the neapy young flood put up little resistance and we had soon picked
our way round the baffling dredging operation off Calshot. In the
mist we could make out a cruise ship anchored in Osborne Bay.
Published: 28 September 2014