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WINDY WEATHER!

If you have a boat stored on the beach or on the West Quay, please ensure that it is securely tied down as the autumn gales appear to have arrived already! Sailing Sec.

WYC Honours Board - Help required

We are about to update the honours board in the club bar as it only goes up to 2007. The criteria for entry on the board is to be a winner and a WYC member at the time (either as helm or crew), of a national, european or world championship. As the present board if full we are about to make a new one. Club records show the following are eligible for entry since 2007: 2008 - Christian Brewer (XOD) and Mel Rogers (Dart 18) 2009 - Mark Barnes (Australian B14 Nationals), Sophie Mackley (National 12) 2010 - Gavin Barr and Mark Skipper (Wanderer), Mel Rogers (Dutch Dart 18 Nationals), Chris Lewns & Tom Pygall (Cherub) 2011 - Tom Pygall (Merlin Rocket) If we have missed anyone please let the Sailing Secretary know.

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS

A big thank you to John Boorman and his team of helpers for running a very successful Club Championships last weekend. Also thanks to Ian Embry and his safety team. Without these volunteers it would not be possible to run events such as this. Thank you all very much indeed your efforts are very much appreciated. For a full list of results please see the results page on this website.

Congratulations Tom Pygall - Merlin Rocket National Champion crew

WYC member Tom Pygall, crewing for Andy "Taxi" Davis, won the Merlin championships at Hayling Island today. Well done Tom. Phil and Karen Emery and Rien Zilvold and Julie Nuttall finished 26th and 46th respectively in what was a very challenging week

WYC sailors fly the flag

Whitstable sailors have been, and are, busy flying the flag at championships at home and abroad: More ›

IMAGES FROM WHITSTABLE WEEK AND RNLI PURSUIT RACE

Images may be viewed at www.championmarinephotography.co.uk.

Thanks to Bretts

Vote of thanks to Brett Aggregates for their kind and timely provision of stones for the club patio and for those kindly souls who shovelled them! Place looks so much better!!

Congratulations Melanie

Well done to our very own Melanie Rogers who, crewing for Dan Norman, finished second overall at the Dart 18 World Championships this week in Belgium.

Wanderer Open

Congratulations to Whitstable Yacht Club members Steve Nation and crew, Liz North, for winning the Wanderer Open event hosted by WYC over the weekend. Five WYC Wanderers competed on Saturday with four WYC boats finishing in the top five. WYC Office.

Off The Water Events Updates

Please go to the Off The Water events for an update of upcoming social events not to be missed at WYC.

Book Club

The next WYC Book Club Meeting is 11 AUGUST 2011 at 8 PM. The book of the month is When God Was A Rabbit by Sarah Winman. The book for review Sept is Before I Go To Sleep by S J Watson. Come along and join in. All newcomers welcome.

TRAILER PARKING

Just a reminder that all trailers that are not stored underneath the boat should be stored in the Chalet Park and not on the beach or West Quay. Many thanks. WYC Office.

B14 Success

Congratulations to Mark Barnes for finishing 2nd in the B14 Nationals at Porthpean Sailing Club.

505s Flying the flag for Whitstable Yacht Club

Well done to Chris Lewns and Dan Parsons for finishing 9th out of 75 entries at the recent 505 French Nationals.

Rooster Laser Masters Nationals at Whitstable Yacht Club

Event article on YachtsandYachting.com More ›

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