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HBSC Bulletin Issue 56.1

Published 15:23 on 7 Jun 2024

Welcome to edition 56.1 of the Bulletin, the regular communication keeping you informed of things happening at HBSC.

Sailing this weekend

Link to calendar is here:

Update to Cadet and Open Sailing Sessions

There are now new duty slots each Saturday afternoon for the cadet sessions and Open Sailing Sessions for on the water session lead, Officer of the Day (OOD), and Galley. To be the session lead, anyone who considers themselves as an experienced sailor who has lots of fun and enthusiasm is welcome!

Open Sailing sessions are still available on Saturday morning but without designated safety cover. However, safety cover will be available form 1pm to the session end so that this co-incides with the Cadet Sessions. Note this is a trial to see the uptake and will be reviewed.

Race Officer familiarisation session

Will take place on Friday 14th June 7pm. Bar will be open. This session is for everyone, regardless of experience. The session will last approx 1 hour.

Friday Night Bar

The bar will be open tonight and every Friday evening through the season. David and Jenni are opening the bar tonight. Please sign up on SCM under the duty slots for Friday night bar for future Fridays!

Galley update

Dear members, Unfortunately due to the increase in utility bills and costs, the prices in the galley will have a small increase, but we aim to keep these as low as possible. Thank you. If you are able to carry out a duty slot for the galley just once this year this will help to spread the load. No training required, and if you are unsure, please contact Simone who will talk you through.

Club boats for sale

RS Quba for sale UK, RS boats for sale, RS used boat sales, RS Sailing Dinghies For Sale RS Qubas - Apollo Duck

Club Quba's for sale - see link. Discount for club members.


The club room is available for lettings and members receive a discounted rate. Please let it be known to non-members because the income is very helpful to club finances.

BBQ Friday 21st June

Longest day of the year - lets celebrate by bringing out the BBQ! Bring your own food and bar open - from 7pm. ALL WELCOME!

Club week - Monday 5th August

We are now planning for club week. Please contact Adrian to let him know your availability for the week so he can collate who we have each day to then plan for the water-based activities. Thank you.

WhatsApp groups

There are a number of WhatsApp groups that members can join. They are not a formal means of communication but nonetheless, very useful to share interests and chit-chat.

Sailing related chat:

Female Participation: This aim of this group is for female members to mutually support each other and to encourage participation in club on the water activities and volunteering/duties. This is a very new group and we hope that the people who would like to participate will shape and evolve the group as required.

General chit-chat:


Last updated 15:23 on 7 June 2024

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