Commodore's blog September 2021
We have had a very busy and successful summer here at the yacht club. The summer café was very busy and attracted many visitors ensuring that the club is financially secure going into the autumn and winter. The Committee will be reviewing the club opening hours in early October to ensure we remain viable going forward.
Our social secretary Karen Hill has arranged a number of events and I would ask that we all support her efforts. These are specifically aimed at the membership and are nice social gatherings now that things are easing somewhat around Covid. We need your continued patronage so please come along and participate. Full details of events are elsewhere on this website and advertised in the club.
You will be pleased to know that 6@6 has returned with effect from this Friday 24th September so please come along - you never know your luck.
We had the pleasure of welcoming Flo Tovey a 13 year old young lady who sailed her ’Topper’ dingy from Mumbles to Ilfracombe on Saturday 18th September. She undertook this voyage to raise money for the Maiden Factor Foundation, a charity set up by Tracey Edwards who skippered ‘Maiden’ in the 1989 Whitbread round the World Yacht Race. This was the first all female crew to undertake the race and the foundations aim is to promote the empowerment of girls through education. We held a small reception for her at the yacht club and a good number of members were present to acknowledge her achievement.
Lastly we have been unable to hold our usual AGM this year because of Covid restrictions, but we will hold our next AGM on schedule in February 2022. We will however be holding an EGM on Saturday 2nd October commencing at 7pm when we would ask that the meeting approve and ratify our accounts. The agenda is very narrow at this meeting so please attend if you can.
Looking forward to seeing you at the club. Stay safe and well.