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Club News

 

2017 see’s our biggest and best Regatta to date!

Two days of racing interspersed with an afternoon and evening of food, drink and entertainment at the FHYC clubhouse.

Saturday begins with a light breakfast available at the clubhouse from 0830 followed by the race briefing from 0930 and the gates open at 1001. We expect boats to return from the race at around 1230 when the bar will be open and lunch will be available. Throughout the afternoon there will be a host of games for all the family to get involved in both on and off the water!

Into the evening there will be a BBQ and more drinks culminating with a raffle with a star prize of a £50 gift voucher courtesy of www.chandleryworld.co.uk at Bridge House Marina in Garstang.

We’ll also be auctioning off a free one way boat lift courtesy of our friends at ABP.

Race 1 Saturday 8th July
Breakfast Available from 0830
Briefing 0930
Gates Open 1001
High Water 1131
Height 8.3m

Sunday begins with Breakfast available from 0830 before the race briefing at 1000 ahead of the gates opening at 1038. We expect to return from racing around 1300 where the bar will be open once again and a roast dinner will be available ahead of the announcment of the all important race results.

Race 2 Sunday 9th July
Breakfast available from 0830
Briefing 1000
Gates Open 1038
High Water 1208
Height 8.5m

The regatta is open to members, their guests and children and visiting yachtsmen from other clubs. Entry is free but we will be asking for donations for certain activities.

Guest berths are available in Fleetwood Harbour Marina for only £10 per night throughout the weekend.

Email raceofficer@fhyc.co.uk if you plan to race, require crew or would like to volunteer as crew.

Cash only bar. No tabs will be operating during the Regatta weeekend.

See you on the water!

 

 

FHYC Calendar 2017

Reminders and details of events will be circulated via SMS closer to the date of the event.

Social and club events
The clubhouse will be open each Friday and Saturday after the official opening. There are special events currently arranged to the dates blow, more may be added in time.

February 25th
Official Club opening social evening

March 4th
AGM, starting at 17:00, with a social evening afterward.

April 1st
Fitting out supper – Briardene Hotel, Cleveleys

May 6th
Video racing evening (hosted by K Wilson)
Time, food, drink and price TBC

unfortunately postponed for now. Details to follow for next date

June 3rd
Quiz night (Host TBC)
Time, food, drink and price TBC

RNLI sail-past
Dress up your boats and sail past the Fleetwood Lifeboat station to help support the RNLI.
DATE – TBC

July 8th & 9th
FHYC Regatta

October 21st 2017 – location TBC
Laying up Supper

Sailing Calendar

please see separate race schedule in the above tabs……..
Cruise in company
Easter weekend starting on Good Friday April 14th
Current plan is to Cruise to Piel then to Glasson (known as Kings Triangle) over the course of the weekend. This will of course depend on weather conditions, more details will follow closer to the time.

Isle of Man TT qualifying trials
TT trials start on 27th May

Summer bank holiday
August 26th – 28th
Location TBC

 

 

 

 

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Please note the latest Notice to Mariner’s issued from ABP Fleetwood will be circulated via email to FHYC Members

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