Sutton Mariners Sailing Club

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Please Note – Until restrictions are lifted regarding meeting at the Borough Sports Ground, all meetings are held via Zoom video conferencing. Details can be obtained from the committee.

Weekly meetings take place on Thursday evenings and are normally held at Borough Sports Ground in the ‘MBA Lounge’, formerly known as the ‘Times Square Hall’ unless stated otherwise under Venue in the programme. 

Meetings start at 20.00. – Talks start at 20.15 unless stated otherwise in the event.

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Quiz Answer

8 April

White over red is a vessel with a pilot aboard. (and I don’t mean an aircraft carrier). It can be regarded as another power driven vessel and with it showing its starboard side to you is the give way vessel. You are the stand on vessel and should hold your course, unless it it is a large ship in which case you should be prepared to make a change of course.

In the second scenario the other vessel is a boat engaged in fishing (other than trawling) and you should alter course to avoid it. Be careful. It may be towing nets on or just below the surface so keep a good distance and lookout when passing behind it.

Tips – A pilot will have a white cap over a red face.
Red over white, frying tonight.

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Date:
8 April
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Organiser

Len Perkins

Visitors are welcome on any Thursday club night held at Borough Sports Ground.