Social Events

Details of our Social Events are shown below.    

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    • 26 Mar 2019
    • 20:30 - 23:00
    • Papercourt

    New Members' Night, Launch of Summer Program & Cherbourg  Presentation

    Everybody welcome

    The evening includes:

    • a brief presentation of the 2019 Rally Program
    • a presentation from Magali Hamon, of Port Chantereyne Marina (Cherbourg), with information on the marina, the surrounding area and crossing the ChannelPort Chantereyne
    • French cider and local biscuits.


    A sociable evening with a chance to meet your committee, chat about memorable sailing trips and discuss with others the events you hope to be going on this season.

    Prospective new members - why not come along, meet a cross section of our members and the committee, enjoy a drink and find out what we are about. Whether you are an owner, crew, novice or experienced you will find like minded people to go sailing with.






    • 02 Apr 2019
    • 20:30 - 22:00
    • Papercourt

    Workshop on Diesel Engines

    Workshops are an opportunity for members to share and develop individual knowledge in a relaxed, informal and social environment.

    Tuesday 2nd April 2019    8.30pm - 10.00pm

    Led by Malcolm 'Denny' Denham supported by Jorgen Veslov

    An opportunity to share ideas and issues related to diesel engines.

    Main topic areas:

    1.  What is going to stop you at sea?
        a) fuel related problems, running out of it, blocked fuel filters, diesel bug or air in the system
        b) loss of cooling water.
    Some thoughts on how to minimise the risk, get early warning of problems and fixing them.

    2. The little items that when neglected can cause big problems.

    If you have any particular areas you want covered then please reply to this email.
    Come along with experiences, questions, problems, ideas etc. to share with the group.

    Denny is a Chartered Mechanical engineer and started his career designing and developing small diesel engines, he then worked for Lloyds register of Shipping on the largest diesel engines.  For 9 years he ran the fuel and lubricant engine test facilities for BP, so is well qualified to cover most issues related to diesel engines.








    • 09 Apr 2019
    • 20:00 - 23:00
    • Papercourt

    Fitting-out Supper & Quiz

    Always a very popular night starting at 8pm

    Please bring a savoury or desert to share, plus your own plates & cutlery.   

    Salad and rolls will be provided.

    Join others on a table to make up a team for the quiz.

Past events

05 Mar 2019 Pancakes with Clive Drury White
17 Feb 2019 GCCC Winter Walk and Lunch
15 Jan 2019 Workshop on Radar & AIS
08 Jan 2019 Annual General Meeting
18 Dec 2018 Commodore's Christmas Party & Presentation of Awards
02 Dec 2018 RYA First Aid Course
17 Nov 2018 Laying-up Supper & Photo Competition
16 Oct 2018 Workshop on 12 Volt Electrics
09 Oct 2018 New Member’s Night & Launch of Winter Program
11 Sep 2018 Workshop on Single Handed Sailing
24 Jul 2018 Summer Workshop on VHF/DSC Radio System
03 Jul 2018 BBQ at the Clubhouse
17 Apr 2018 Summer Workshop on Lifejackets
03 Apr 2018 Fitting Out Party & Quiz
20 Mar 2018 New Members' Night & Launch of Summer Program
18 Feb 2018 RYA First Aid Course
13 Feb 2018 Pancakes with Clive
04 Feb 2018 GCCC Winter Walk and Lunch
07 Jan 2018 Visit to HMCG SAR (Search and Rescue) Helicopter Unit
12 Dec 2017 Commodore's Christmas Party & Presentation of Awards
19 Nov 2017 RYA First Aid Course
11 Nov 2017 Laying-up Supper and Photo & Art Competition
10 Oct 2017 Launch of Winter Programme & New & Prospective Members Night
04 Jul 2017 Summer BBQ
04 Apr 2017 FITTING OUT PARTY & QUIZ
21 Mar 2017 New Member's Night & Launch of the Summer Program
28 Feb 2017 Pancakes for Shrove Tuesday
12 Feb 2017 Winter Walk & Lunch
10 Jan 2017 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
06 Dec 2016 COMMODORE'S PARTY and PRESENTATION OF AWARDS
12 Nov 2016 Laying-up Supper and Photo/Art Competition (Saturday night)
18 Oct 2016 Launch of Winter Programme and Welcome to New & Prospective Members
05 Jul 2016 Summer BBQ
08 Mar 2016 New Member's Night & Launch of the 2016 Summer Programme
13 Oct 2015 New Member Night & Launch of Winter Programme
24 Mar 2015 New Members Night
25 Mar 2014 Fitting-out Party and Quiz
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