Calendar subject to change at short notice.
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Weekly meetings take place on Thursday evenings and are normally held in the ‘MBA Lounge’, formerly known as the ‘Times Square Hall’, at the VBS Community Stadium, Gander Green Lane, Sutton, Surrey unless stated otherwise under Venue in the programme.
If no specific event is listed it will usually be a social evening.
Meetings start at 20.00. – Talks start at 20.15 unless stated otherwise in the event.
Dr John Dudeney, BSc, FRAS, FRGS, OBE was Deputy Director of the British Antarctic Survey; Chairman of various international scientific organisations; UK representative on the Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programmes and Expert Advisor to the UK delegation of the Antarctic Treaty. He was awarded the Polar Medal by HM the Queen and the OBE for services to science. A range of hills in Antarctica was named after John in 2020. He currently lectures regularly on Antarctic tour ships and elsewhere.
Talk by Paul Hart
To book please email Bernard We will commence at 7.30pm, with food service at 8pm. We have asked for the bar to be open and this will depend on final numbers attending. Menu Choices - Main Courses 1. Chicken Curry (medium strength) with rice. A vegetarian curry will be available as an option 2. Beef Stroganoff with rice 3. Youngs fried Scampi with chips Bowls of salad and additional chips will be on each table Menu Choices - Desserts 1. Cheesecake / Gateaux 2. Fruit Crumble 3. Individual Cheese and Biscuits Price - £22 per head The price will include all condiments such as tartare sauce, vinegar, salt etc. Water jugs and glasses on the tables. Tea and coffee available throughout. Please advise of any allergies or special requirements, which we will do our best to meet. As usual, preferred method of payment is by direct transfer to the Club account To book please email Bernard
Talk by Andrew Wood
This is a test rally to test the booking system. Feel free to book yourself here for practise This is not a real rally
Organiser Garry Mackey Easy access shake down cruise As many boats and crew as we can. Pontoon drinks and fun at 15.00 bring some canapés Meal TBC but hopefully in Island Sailing Club Look to book into Shepards Wharf or Cowes Yacht Haven Can’t sail get red funnel to Cowes, boats will put you up for night.
Organiser Andy Wood Sail to Yarmouth on 23rd Then spend Friday 24Th in Yarmouth and have a day out, may be bus ride and meal some where or visit local attraction. Possible challenge on the Saturday, Possible meal at Royal Southampton Yacht Club Gin`s Farm in Beaulieu Return Sunday
Organiser Gary Eversfield Meal in Lymington Town Sailing Club. Moorings on Dan Brown pontoon or Lymington Yacht Haven Gary is trying to organise some sort of inter club event TBC.
Visitors are welcome on any Thursday club night held at the VBS Community Stadium