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Tides Aug 17

HW - 05:40 17:40
LW - 11:40

Sunrise- 05:38
Sunset- 20:14



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Item Date Details
Presidents 9   Wind SW 4-3 raining cats & dogs - SB Jonathan Stevens & LD OOD LD
1st Nick Tizzard in his Laser
2nd Richard Stevens in Topper Joybelle
3rd Rory Dowdeswell and Skye Samuels in Night Feva
Ladies Helm and Novice Race5th AugustThe ladies helm and novice race was sailed in a pleasant SE force 2 wind. Peter & Dawn Samuels and Lizzie Clark were on the safety boat and started & finished the race for us, Helen Allen took the finishing times and I worked out the results- eventually !
Ladies Tied 1st to the second Sue Locke in her laser and Leslie Downing in Quba Gulfoss.
3rd Jessica Palin in her Lightning, Pom
Novices Race 1st James Heeley in his Topper in his first ever race. Well done to him, he only joined us 2 months ago for teenage sailing
2nd Skye Samuels & Richard Stevens in Night Feva
3rd Tess Allen and her new crew in a Pico, Urchin
4th Rory Dowdeswell in his new speedy RS 700,
It is great that all these novices are juniors and have been regular sailors on the Tuesday teenage sessions
Learn to Sail21st - 23rd SeptemberLearn to sail in a fun and relaxing way. Join us for a weekend of sailing and achieve a RYA level 1 Start Sailing Certificate. Friday 21st, 6 - 9pm, Saturday 22nd, 9am - 5 pm and Sunday, 23rd 9am - 4pm.
Costs Adult SSC members £75, non-members £100, Junior 15 - 18 £50, reduced to £35 if booked by 3rd August.
To book Contact Di Munro on 07587079700 or
    Congratulations to Dave Ashton and Hillas Smith in passing their Power Boat L1 & 2 over the weekend where conditions on Saturday were particularly challenging.
 31st July Slaughden sailing club have hosted the sailing day for the Aldeburgh Children's Sports Week. The weather was kind and the children had a great time. Thanks to all the helpers on the day.
Dove Point PicnicThe new rib is now on its mooring and was in action on Saturday for a fabulous trip down to Dove Point where we had some 30 members bathing on the bank and or swimming in the sea, 8 dinghies and 7 cruisers with trips down to the bar for those that were interested. One of the most successful days we have had for a while.
Round the Island Cream Tea18th Aug Cream Teas for the Round The Island Race. Book your tea by 10th August. 07715 953149
AYC laser and RS 200 open meeting 11th Aug Please can you let any Slaughden laser or RS 200 sailors know that we are holding an open meeting on the 11th August, all are very welcome. We are thinking about a curry in the evening but nothing fixed yet. Race docs will be on the website soon, the format will be the same as previous years. Thanks & Best regards, John.
First Aid Course 24th November The First aid course has been arranged for Sunday 24th November- all day. It is again being run by Cathy Tye and I can promise you is a well delivered and fun day. The cost will be £45.00 payable in advance- half redemable when you complete 5 Safety boat or OOD duties. Leslie
Dinghy park plan 2018   The latest dinghy park plan is now available in the members private pages.
Alde and Ore video   The Alde and Ore Estuary Partnership have produced an interesting video with some great drone footage of the river: Click here to see the video.
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