In May, Seafarers Sailing Club was loaned a Fusion dinghy. Over the next few weeks, many Club members sailed the Fusion and provided lots of positive feedback. In June the Club received a very generous donation from the Wadham family. This was in recognition of, and as a memorial to, the life of Nicky Dunk (nee Wadham). Nicky, with twin sister Kay, had continued sailing and serving as the Club's Rear Commodore right
Published 17:20 on 20 Jul 2019
The RYA have published a notice relating to the capsize of an RS Venture Connect sailing boat on Windermere on 13 June which resulted in the death of one of the crew. All dinghy sailors are urged to read the RYA Notice and, perhaps, the fully illustrated MAIB Safety Bulletin and reflect carefully on this tragic accident and on the lessons learned. The hazards associated with invertion highlights the
Published 14:30 on 5 Jul 2019
This annual race between Seafarers, Hill Head and Lee on the Solent sailing clubs provides an opportunity to compete with our fellow sailors from nearby clubs and to race against different boats. All are welcome. It doesn't matter if you have never raced before; the main reason to take part is to have fun. The scoring system rewards greater participation. This means the more of you that take part, the better our chance of
Published 18:39 on 4 Jul 2019
BZ * to Carol Wealthy. After several months of enquiries, she successfully arranged for Hampshire County Council to design, manufacture and install these two signposts - and all for less than £100! .. * If not familiar with BZ, Google "Bravo Zulu"
Published 21:32 on 28 Jun 2019
Members of Seafarers were delighted to hear in April that David Grout had been formally recognised as a Fareham Citizen of Honour for his significant volunteer work. All agreed this was richly deserved and felt it appropriate that our quiet and understated Membership Secretary and Chief Instructor (Sailing) had been selected as an outstanding volunteer in the local community. The Citizen Awards page of Fareham Borough Council's website provides
Published 20:51 on 24 Jun 2019
To keep the clubhouse looking clean and tidy we need volunteers willing to carry out a monthly cleaning session. The cleaning is easier in pairs working from top to the bottom and should take less than two hours. It can be carried out at a time of your choosing. If you would be willing to help, contact Debbie Woolnough .
Published 23:16 on 18 Apr 2019