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Bembridge Rally Report
It's true; the sun does shine in Bembridge

After two years of poor weather we were treated to the best of the summer. Eight yachts and 4 motorboats made their way to the splendid Bembridge Harbour. It was a real vacation and we enjoyed an evening pontoon party in shorts and T shirts after which some ate on the boat and others ventured to a restaurant in St Helen's.

The walk back from the meal was made exciting up by a territorial goose that had not signed up to the public footpath agreement.

The next day folks set off on different routes; a walk along the beach to Seaview, the Windmill, passed the houseboats or into Bembridge. It's even noted that one of our party had a swim.

Baywatch on the Beach became our unofficial meeting place for morning coffee and an evening meal. Apparently we are on their "watchlist" as a group to welcome.

The sail back on Thursday was in a good breeze from the right direction, and sunshine
Pat North


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Our Commodore Karen Henderson-Williams was recently interviewed by Sasha Twining on BBC Radio Solent's H20 slot.
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