March 9, 2020

SOME MEMBERS HAVE RECEIVED AN EMAIL MESSAGE CONCERNING OUR LEAVING THE RYA. THE TEXT OF THE MESSAGE IS ACCURATE BUT WE ARE UNCERTAIN OF THE SENDER OR HOW WIDE THE CIRCULATION ACTUALLY IS. THE CIRCULATION HAS NOT COME FROM OUR DATABASE - THIS IS HELD SECURELY OFF-LINE....

January 5, 2020

Much of what follows was written during the solo three-hour night watches – that probably explains a lot.

Back in summer last year, I was contacted by a couple – Alan and Avryl Broadbridge - who I had sailed with from Sicily to Ibiza in 2015. They had contacted me then...

March 3, 2018

We are having issues with members e-mail services thinking we are sending out spam when actually it is GSA Seafarer or similar.

Please add any sender that is clearly GSA to your Safe Sender list.

We are working on it from our end but we need your co-operation. Thanks.

October 15, 2017


 
 
 

Many thousands of ships have sailed the waters of the Bristol Channel; this book tells the story of some of them, selected for their different design, or because of their particular working life or simply because of the stories that lay behind them. Some, a few,...

April 19, 2017

 Looking good! Thanks to all involved - she's looking so much more loved

August 25, 2016

Hi All,
Most of you will already be aware but there is now controlled parking at Shamrock.
DON'T FORGET---- Register your car number in the office when you arrive or you will receive a fine by post.
There are lots of signs up explaining the rules
Parking is still free,...

March 4, 2016

 

Richard offers these alternate resources. Some he has found as useful for use on mobile phones - more text and less graphics.

 

Weather

 

Met Office Text only

 

http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/marine-printable/extended-outlook.html

 

http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/pub...

December 30, 2015

Alan Phillpot sailed a Jeaneau Sun Odysee 425 from Sicily to Ibiza as an Ocean passage - one leg, 543 miles with 74 hours being more than 50 miles offshore.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 30, 2015

Be prepared; think ‘what if’? Have a plan and ensure that your boat is adequately prepared.

Be prepared

Be prepared; think ‘what if?’. Don’t ruin a good day out on the water with insufficient planning.

The extent of your plan will differ depending on the type of boat you...

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