Category Archives: News and Reports

Updates and reports on events

Stills and Video from the 2015 Silver Jubilee Piel Island Flotilla

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The Route

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Approaching the sea and waves.

Peter Duck

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Thunderball

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Janet May hard pressed

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Peter Duck taking stick

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Ship Inn towards South Lakes

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Barn Owl on Piel Island

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Ship Inn towards Blackpool

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Entering Wardley Creek

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Thunderball finding mooring

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Raven arriving at Piel

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Darren still fast asleep in his bunk.

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Bunting for the Silver Jubilee

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‘Lythe Lady’ leading the pack.

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Wind against tide over shoal waters

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‘Lythe Lady’ looking for an anchorage.

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‘Janvier Six’ taking a bow.

Silver Jubilee Video Part 1

Silver Jubilee Video Part 2

Silver Jubilee Video Part 3

Work Party – Saturday 8th August

Lots of jobs completed in spite of a disappointing turnout!

THANK YOU to those members who turned up for the work party on August 8th.  In spite of low numbers, the yard looks much tidier, thanks to the hard work of the members who helped:

Richard Anthony, Jack Tomlinson, Roger Walkington, Neil MacSween, Sandra Jepson (and Caitlin),  Mike Smith, Dave Emmess. Tom Bradley, Bill Blenkinship, Pablo Barrs, John Bacon, John Gorse, Vic Matthews and Linda Matthews.

Well done and if your name isn’t here there will be plenty of jobs for next time.

 

 

Crane In – Sat 18th April

Crane in dates rely on the combination of spring tides and good weather – there are a series of possible days starting on Saturday 18th April through to Tuesday 21st April.

The crane is booked for Saturday 18th April, so let’s hope for good weather and low winds.  HW 11:23 BST, 9.7m.  Members involved need to be on site early!

The craning plan is on the Clubhouse notice board – if your details are incorrect or missing, please contact a Committee Member as soon as possible.

 

AGM & Crane-in Dates

Wardley’s Marine Yacht Club Annual General Meeting will take place on Sunday 29th March 2015 at 10:30am.  The venue is the Wyre Villa Football Club, Stalmine, FY6 0LA.

All member should have received notice of the AGM by post.  Annual subscriptions of £45 (due on April 1st) can be paid to the Membership Secretary at the end of the AGM.

Any subs not paid by 31st May will incur a rejoining fee of £75.

Crane in dates rely on the combination of spring tides and good weather – there are a series of possible days starting on Saturday 18th April through to Tuesday 21st April.  The Committee is checking on crane availability, and further details will be made available as soon as possible.

As usual, there is likely to be a work party before crane in and it would be good to see a strong turnout!