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Rally to the Caribbean in 2014/15 PDF Print E-mail



 Wouldn’t you one day love to leave the British winter behind and enjoy a Trade Winds passage to the warmth and sun of the Caribbean - as skipper of your own boat, as crew for a club colleague, or just sharing the dream as a helper?  Club members Peter Baker and Conny Viol plan to do just this, leaving Europe in late 2014, and should there be sufficient interest in joining them have volunteered to lead a rally following the same route that the very successful RAFYC Trade Winds USA Rally took in 2001/02.

If you'd like to know more please contact Peter Baker.

Update - HMRC Announcement on the use of Red Diesel in Private Pleasure Craft PDF Print E-mail

Following lobbying from multiple sources and the RYA the Government amended the wording on the declaration to be signed when purchasing red diesel in the UK after the 1st April as announced in the Budget Statement 21st March 2012.

Details available on RYA website - Red diesel: Government recognises RYA objection

For those of you planning trips to France this season we recently received a status document from Chanteryne Marina on how use  of Red Diesel will be treated.

Ione at Cartagena PDF Print E-mail

At our destination – Cartagena



We have now made it! We are safely moored in Yachtport Cartagena and have booked in for 6 months. We will fly home tomorrow – Weds 12th October – but plan to come back here at various times over the next few months.


Club Security PDF Print E-mail

There have been thefts and vandalism at the club in the last week. Members are encouraged to log in and read the article in the Sailing section on the RCS view page..

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