Christmas Eve 12.00-21.00 Christmas Day Closed Boxing Day 12.00-16.30 New Years Eve 12.00-00.15 New Year Day 12.00-14.30 Posted: Wednesday, 22 November, 2017 There will be instructions posted next to large blue flood gate, next to Rigden Shed, on how the gate should be opened and closed.
The gate has been left open with the cable not wound in and is left loose on the floor and the opening wire still connected.
Thank you to Simon for doing this difficult job identifying this equipment!
Posted: Saturday, 18 November, 2017 The notes from this year's Meeting of Sailors can now be downloaded from
Posted: Wednesday, 20 December, 20 Sailing Programme will be going to press in the new year, and will be delivered to members before the start of the sailing season.
Key dates for member's new diaries are: • First race: April Showers 1 on Saturday 17th March • 505 Nationals – 26-29th April • B14 Open – 19th & 20th May • Wanderer Open – 2nd & 3rd June • Merlin Rocket Open – 23rd & 24th June • Laser Fest – 14th & 15th July • Whitstable Week - 30th July to 3rd August • Cadet Fest - 20th August to 24th August • Forts Race – 9th September • Dart 18 Open – 20th & 21st October • Last race: Winter Series 7 Download a full copy of the draft sailing schedule by clicking Read More.
At the Autumn Working Party Simon Reynolds compiled a comprehensive list, which can be downloaded at Rigden_Rafters_List_2017_v2
If you have any comments or feedback related to the meeting or the notes, please contact the Rear Commodore Sailing or your Class Captain.
As discussed at the meeting, the main WYC Open and Club events in 2018 will be: • First club race: 17th March 2018 • 505 Nationals – 26-29th April • B14 Open – 19th & 20th May • Wanderer Open – 2nd & 3rd June (sailed alongside club racing) • Merlin Rocket Open – 23rd & 24th June • Laser Fest – 14th & 15th July • Whitstable Week - 30th July to 3rd August • Forts Race – 9th September • Dart 18 Open – 20th & 21st October • Last club race: 9th December 2018 Posted: Monday, 13 November, 2017 We're pleased to announce that the WYC kitchen and bar, and Quayside Coffee (Keith's coffee hut in the club's forecourt) were recently inspected and given the maximum rating of 5 for food hygiene by the Food Standards Agency!
Posted: Sunday, 24 December, 2017 It is with great regret that we pass on the news to members that Tony Coles died yesterday morning in Pilgrims Hospice.
Tony was a leading member of the Laser fleet at Whitstable Yacht Club in the 80s, as well as an active member of Hollowshore Cruising Club and other sailing clubs in the area.
Any comments on the schedule to [email protected] before 1st Jan.