Early Summer Newsletter – May 2017

Places are filling up fast for the 100th Varsity Match Dinner at Itchenor SC on Friday 7th July. Book through the Itchenor Club Office by by calling 01243 512400 or emailing office@itchenorsailingclub.co.uk. Full details are on the Programme page of the website, but, in summary, they are as follows.

— Cost is £30. Timing is 19:15hrs for 20:00hrs. Swallow racing is available on Saturday 8th July (let Mark Struckett know in good time via the website Programme page). The Itchenor RS200 Open Meeting is running 8/9th July.

— Accommodation is available at the Club for up to 30 Society members with a wide range of different rooms/beds. RS200 Open Meeting participants get two nights accommodation (Friday and Saturday) for the price of one.

Results summary: Itchenor wrest back the Stewart Morris Trophy for Swallow team racing 4-3; the Itchenor RS200 match did not take place this year; Royal Thames Blue (a Cambridge Alumni / Society team) finish runners-up at West Kirby with the Society 12th and Cambridge Blue 10th; and Royal Thames Blue also finish runners-up at the the 2k (two-boat) European team racing at Ravenna. Detailed reports are all on the website (see right-hand ‘Recent News’ column). Congratulations to everyone on excellent performances!

The President (Mark Struckett) and I look forward to seeing many of you at the Varsity Match Dinner on 7th July. And please make sure the Generations Event/AGM/Dinner is also in your diary (Saturday 30 September this year).

Fiona Hampshire
Honorary Secretary


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