Social Events

Details of our Social Events are shown below.    

To view or download a printable copy of the full winter programme click here.

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    • 17 Nov 2018
    • 18:30 - 23:00
    • Papercourt
    Laying up supper and Photo and Art Competition
    • A social event with optional fish or chicken & chips plus dessert at £8 pp collected on the night.  There is no charge if you prefer not to eat.
    • There will also be a RNLI sales table

    • Clubhouse & bar opens at 6:30pm.
    • Please order your fish/chicken & chips before 7.00pm.

    • Bring in your entries for the competitions in the following categories:
    • Things nautical (A)
    • Humorous (B)
    • Others (C)

    • Non-photographic entries for the art competition can be in any medium.

    Each category offers a prize and there is no limit on the number of entries, so don't be shy in digging out your photos!

    In addition we award a prize for the best caption, applied on the night, to a photo presented in the humorous category - so please be sure to bring your humorous photos.

    • 02 Dec 2018
    • 09:00 - 17:00
    • Papercourt
    • 3

    One-day RYA First Aid Course (8-hours)

    Sunday, 2nd December, 2018

    To be held at Papercourt Sailing Club, Polesden Lane, Ripley, GU23 6JX

    Course instructor:  Peter Lytton

    Timings for the day:

    • 09:00 hrs – prompt start
    • Morning and afternoon breaks for refreshments
    • Approx.. 12:30 hrs – Lunch break
    • Approx. 17:00 hrs – end

    Cost per person: £25.00

    Cost includes:

    • Instructor fee
    • RYA First Aid book (content of which is specifically written for water based activities)
    • Certificate
    • Morning and afternoon tea & coffee.

    Please bring your own packed lunch, notebook and pen.

    Please also wear clothing suitable for kneeling and lying on the floor as the course does include practical elements.  If a student has an injury or medical issue that may cause problems, please speak to Peter prior to the start of the course and he will adjust the course accordingly.

    Maximum of 12 places available therefore please register promptly.

    Event organiser:  Andrew Barlow

    Event Registration (available from 1st November)

    The event is open to GCCC members only.

    GCCC members must each register individually, which means that partner members must register separately.

    Payment must be made by bank transfer to GCCC's bank account.

    Details: Sort Code 402226, Account Number 51377477
    Please use your surname as the reference.

    If a member and partner member both register then just one payment of £50 can be made.

    Confirmation emails will be sent out once payment is received.

    • 18 Dec 2018
    • 20:00 - 23:00
    • Papercourt


    Drinks & canapés from 8pm with annual presentation of awards at 9pm for members' participation in, or contribution to, club activities.  A great social night for all members.

    Possible songs by Lynn Williams – Avalon???

    • 08 Jan 2019
    • 20:30 - 23:00
    • Papercourt

    Annual General Meeting

    • Reports on the Club's activities over 2018
    • The election of Committee members 
    • A must for all members to learn more about the Club and to ask questions of the Committee
    • All welcome!

    Anyone interested in standing for the Committee should contact the Commodore and/or the Club Secretary.

    • 15 Jan 2019
    • 20:30 - 22:00
    • Papercourt

    Workshop on

    Details to follow

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

    Tuesday 8th January 2019    20:30pm-22:00pm

    Led by ...

    Come along with experiences, questions, problems, ideas etc. to share with the group.

    • 17 Feb 2019
    • 09:30 - 15:00
    • 25

    Our Annual Winter Walk and Lunch

    No details available at present

    We will meet at .....

    • walk is about 5 miles walking boots recommended
    • Lunch will be at
    • Please register and send your food order to 

    Please note all members, including partner members, need to register individually

    Any queries please ring

    • 05 Mar 2019
    • 20:00 - 23:00
    • Papercourt

    Shrove Tuesday last chance to "gorge" before Easter

    Clive will be cooking pancakes, from 8:00pm, on the night for the members to enjoy, there will be various sweet and savoury fillings, including:-

    Fresh lemon slices, sugar, honey, apple & cinnamon, grated Parmesan cheese.

    Please come down to Papercourt and enjoy the evening chatting with friends, having a drink from the bar and tucking in to a pancake or two with the complements of GCCC.

    Pancakes are free for club Members.

    Friends and visitors are also welcome with just a £3.50 contribution to costs.

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

    New Members' Night & Launch of Summer Program

    Everybody welcome, not just new and prospective members !

    Presentation of the 2019 Rally Program.    

     A chance to meet your committee, talk about memorable sailing trips and seek out your crew or boat(s) on which to 'stowaway' for the coming season.

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

    Fitting Out Party & Quiz

    Always a very popular night.

    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.

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