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HBSC Bulletin Issue 25

Published 21:29 on 24 Aug 2023

Welcome to edition 25 of the Bulletin, the regular communication keeping you informed of things happening at HBSC.

Please note there will be no bulletin next week.

Sailing This Weekend:

Link to sailing calendar:

Saturday: Open Sailing 1000 hrs start.

Sunday: 1000 start late Summer 6 and 7

Monday: 1100 start for match racing all welcome for some fun racing in the club boats!

Saturday 2nd September: Open sailing 1400 hrs start

Sunday 3rd September: 12 noon start for Late Summer 8,9,10.

Sunday 3rd September Annual Round Isle of Sheppey Race

A few members are going to do this who wants to join us and make a team day of it? Link to entry is here: If you are planning on going, let Laurie or Karl know on the WhatsApp chat.


The AGM is not until November 11th, so why bring it up now you ask?

Well, there are a couple of things to think about now-

Who is going to run the club next year? And how can you help.

We will be sending out Nominations lists for slots that need to be filled if we are to keep this show on the road and we would ask that you give consideration to helping out with the tasks at hand. Even if you can only give a few hours here and there or perhaps there is scope for a job share to ease the time burden. Just let me know if you can help, please. We are especially keen to get newer members involved so that future programmes and developments can meet changing needs. You do not have to be an Olympic Sailor or Kayaker to be able to contribute! Secondly, the AGM is an opportunity for members to raise issues for consideration by the whole membership but you have to let the Directors know by 30th September for it to be included on the Agenda. Finally, we are starting to put the programme for 2024 together so if you have any comments, suggestions or preferences on what you would like to see in it please let Russell or myself know asap so that it can go in the mix. This is one of the tasks of the Sailing Committee in case you want to join up for next year!

Power Boat Training

If you would like to do the next course, please sign up on the notice board in the club house and he will let you know when he runs the next one. Link to the course information is here:

Barn Dance

9th September to include buffet! £10 each, children are free. Please put your name down on the list on WhatsApp or email There will be a live band and caller.

Private Hire

Just a note that the club has a private hire on Thursday 24th and Friday 25th August so the bar will not be open that Friday evening for members.


Past copies of the Bulletin are now available on the Club website for your reference. Club website is being constantly updated so please do visit it often.

There is an informal WhatsApp group for general chit-chat (not a formal means of communication), link here to join:

There is an informal WhatsApp group called 'Sailing mums and dads' This is for parents/carers who would like to help each other with looking after children and joining sailing activities. If you would like to join, please let Magda know (07898778816) and she will add you to the group.

Last updated 21:29 on 24 August 2023

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