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News at Whitstable Yacht Club

Club News - February


All equipment in the Rigden Shed roof rafters will be removed and placed outside ready for disposal on Saturday 9 March. If you think you own any item, please collect as soon as possible.

Want to learn more about Race Officering and Race Management?

The East Kent Yachting Association, which WYC is part of, is running a Club Race Management Workshop on 23rd March from 10-4 at Downs Sailing Club. A great opportunity to brush up your Race Officer skills before the new season! If you're interested, please contact

Cadet Commitee AGM and get together - 10th March

The club is holding a general get-together for Parents and Cadets during the afternoon of Sunday March 10th. A display of Whitstable Marine dinghy kit will be on view from 1pm with the offer of a £10 voucher exchangeable for purchases for each Cadet attending.There will also be a display of cadets branded clothing.
The Annual General Meeting will start at 2 pm, the formal meeting is intended to be no longer than 45 minutes. An important part of the AGM will be the election of a chairman and committee for the 2019-20 year. Please see the attached sheet for the election procedure and information about the Committee. Nominations for the committee must be received by March 4th.
If you have any questions, please contact Richard Maltby or Ruth Oliver:
We look forward to seeing as many parents and cadets as possible for a social get-together before and after the AGM at the start of an exciting new season. More ›

2019 WYC Information and Programme booklet sent to printers!

The 2019 WYC Information and Programme booklet has been sent to printers, and will be posted to members shortly. If you want a preview, you can view an online copy here:

2019 Sailing and Cadet programme now available in Google Calendar and iCalendar format!

WYC Presents 2019You can now add the 2019 Sailing programme and the Cadets & Families programme to your phone or computer's calendar. Both are now available to add from Google Calendar or download in iCal format. Head to or for details.
Thanks to Richard Jones for creating the files!
Note: if you added the WYC calendars to your google calendar last year, you may not need to do anything! Check to see if the 2019 events (first race on 10th March!) have appeared on your phone!

2019 Sailing Schedule now online!

WYC Presents 2019It's only 5 weeks to go until the start of Whitstable Yacht Club's 2019 sailing programme! The paper programmes are being printed and will be sent shortly, and the online schedule is now available on the website at
Please check and note your 2019 duty. If you have any questions about your allocated duty, please contact your Class Captain (
See you on the water soon!