Dates for the Work Parties this year are
28th January 10am 43 people came to help maintain the club.
4th February 10am 49 members getting the club ready for this seasons activities. There's still lots to do.
11th February 10am 44 members working together so that all club members have a good years sailing and socialising.
Thank you to all club members whose work makes the club the awesome place that all club members love to use.
Today 6 of our youth sailors passed their Dinghy Instructors qualification after months of training finishing with a weeks course and a full days assessment.
Olivia, Jack, Victoria, Zac, Amy and Josh
Are there any other experienced sailors in the club who would like to become qualified instructors?
For more information contact
At the AGM in November is was decided that the subscription year would be changed to April 1st to March 31st this was suggested to make it a bit less of a financial burden just after christmas and also to bring us into line with other local sailing clubs. Renewal forms will be sent out in the 2nd week of February and we would ask that you return the completed form as soon as possible with a post dated cheque for the 1st of April 2018. If you wish to pay direct into the bank please complete your form and return it so the figures can be checked before payment is made on the 1st April.
Duties have been allocated for February and March. To see them, please click on Calendar and then the link to 'calendar with duties' which will present a pdf document.
The Laying Up Supper
will be on
21st January at 4pm. £7 per head
After the last race of this season
The Backbone Trophy
2/2 to count
Please let me know before the day if you would like to eat.
Samuels EFDC Young Sports Award
£500 grant towards 2018 Topper Worlds, Longcheer YC, Shenzhen, China
Well Done to Samuel Shackle
for winning an Epping Forest District Council Young Sports Award.
In recognition of his hard work and success at Regional and National level, Samuel has been awarded a £500 grant towards attendance, equipment and training for the '2018 Topper Worlds' in China.
Well done Samuel
Fly the flag for Broxbourne Youth
Epping Forest District Council Young Sports Award
The award is aimed to help young athletes aged 13-25 to develop further in their sports.
Awards can range from between £100 to £1000 which can help young people pay for any costs associated with their sporting activity.
To be eligible for the award young people must;
Be aged 13-25
Closing date for applications(24th November)
Live in the Epping Forest District (or if at collage/university,return home to the Epping Forest District during the holidays)
Compete at county, regional or national level in a nationally governed sport.
We are looking for up to 12 complete beginners or just started adults or young people (over 8 years old) for sailing sessons on 15th and 16th February to help with development of our next generation of instructors.
More details nearer the time
Please contact Brian for more information or to volunteer
Happy New Year xxx
All Club Members Are Invited To The
Broxbourne Sailing Club Christmas Party
Saturday 9th December
Please bring something for the buffet table
We have a list of ideas by the galley
The 11 to 25s reckon they can beat the rest of us at fun and games
BRING IT ON!
First Aid Course
£10 for club members
£50 for non members
Please contact Bev if you are interested in doing this course
The AGM will be held at the clubhouse on Wednesday 29th November starting at 7.30pm.
The outgoing committee has proposed some major changes to Subscription and membership rules.
Please try and make it to this years meeting as it is your club.