Sail in the Clyde, May / June 2015

Towards the end of 2014 and long before the club’s 2015 programme had been drafted Victor organised a sail in the Clyde estuary for the end of May / beginning of June, which the guide books suggest is the best time of year if one is not to be pestered by midges. The event was . . . → Read More: Sail in the Clyde, May / June 2015

First Sail of the Season 24 – 26 March 2015

First sail of the 2015 season

Robert and Victor took Solace for a shake-down sail earlier than shown on the programme because of our commitments.

We departed Chichester on Tuesday 24 March for Bembridge, returning to Chichester on Thursday 26 via Gosport. Well, it was more of a motor-sail and motor for the first . . . → Read More: First Sail of the Season 24 – 26 March 2015

Report on Radar and AIS Evening

A lecture evening was held at Bernays Hall on Tuesday 3rd February 2015 comprising a PowerPoint presentation on marine radar by Paul Newham, followed after tea by a short talk on the Automatic Identification System (AIS) given by Phil Sugarman. An audience of 16 members were present. The radar presentation was based on the RYA . . . → Read More: Report on Radar and AIS Evening

Stockholm flotilla, Illusion’s report

Flotilla, Stockholm, 6-13 September 2014 plus a bit for sightseeing

Preamble for general write up:

Victor planted the idea of a hot sail in Stockholm as one of several options discussed for the club’s flotilla this year. Your committee voted on the various proposals and Stockholm won.

So, Northern Europe at the end of . . . → Read More: Stockholm flotilla, Illusion’s report

Stockholm flotilla, Skyfall report

The Log of the Good Ship Skyfall

Five members of the crew of our valiant ship arrived at Gashaga Marina on Saturday afternoon. The purpose was to get there as soon as possible, victual the boat and make ready. The final two members arrived after dusk on Saturday, being of the religious type and were . . . → Read More: Stockholm flotilla, Skyfall report

Regatta Weekend, 11th to 13th July 2014.

Four boats took part in this year’s regatta, Sea Dream with Sandy and Avi hosting Diana, Janice and Stuart, Solace with Robert hosting two Gills and Phil, Casco with family Camrass, and a charter boat, Bagadeus, skippered by Robert John and crewed by Stanley and Alison and Susie.

It was different from previous years in . . . → Read More: Regatta Weekend, 11th to 13th July 2014.

HSSC June sail – visit to the Mary Rose exhibition 13th-15th June 2014

Two boats took part in the June club sail which took place between the 13th and15th. Sea Dream with Avi and Sandy, and Solace with Robert and Maureen, set sail from Chichester just after high tide from Chichester Friday lunch time to get the benefit of the west flowing near-spring tide and a W / . . . → Read More: HSSC June sail – visit to the Mary Rose exhibition 13th-15th June 2014

Late May Bank Holiday sail 23-25th May 2014

This club’s Late Spring Bank Holiday sail took place from Thursday evening 22 May to Sunday 25 / Monday 26 May. Sandy and Avi hosted Wendy and her friend Victor on Sea Dream, and Robert hosted Diana on Solace. We had intended to leave as soon as Wendy and Victor arrived on the Friday morning . . . → Read More: Late May Bank Holiday sail 23-25th May 2014

2014 season – first Solent sail of the season

The 2014 season opened with a sail from Chichester Marina to Bembridge, Cowes and back from Friday 4 to Sunday 6 April. Two boats participated. They were Sea Dream with Sandy and Avi, and Solace with Robert and Diana, sailing out of the marina at lunch time on Friday 4 April, heading for Bembridge. . . . → Read More: 2014 season – first Solent sail of the season

Mallorca 2013…HSSC Club Mediterranean Flotilla

Mallorca 2013

 

The destination for this year’s club “hot” sail was Mallorca, starting on 8 June in La Lonja marina in . . . → Read More: Mallorca 2013…HSSC Club Mediterranean Flotilla

Portsmouth Tides