News & Upcoming Events

Christmas Carol Singing – Sunday 21st December, 2.00pm
Come and sing Christmas carols at the Club on Sunday 21st December, 2.00pm.

Don't forget to buy your tickets for the Christmas Draw while you're there!
St Mary’s Church Alverstoke – Christmas Tree Festival
View the trees on Friday 12th, Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th December 2014, 11am to 6pm.

Admission £3 / Concessions £2 / Under 16 Free.

Here's the Stokes Bay Sailing Club Christmas tree.
Moth Photos
Courtesy of Sean Filkins, here is a link to some great Moth photos
Dropbox site (click here)
Great Night at the Prize Giving Dinner
What a great evening last night at the Club. Well done to all the winners. We're planning on updating the gallery feature on the website. As soon as we do, they'll be uploaded there. In the meantime, they are available on our dropbox site (click here)
Open Event Calendar 2015
The Sailing Committee has now fixed the open events for 2015 as follows:

15 & 16 Mar - Laser Standard and Laser Radial qualifier
25 & 26 April - Musto Skiff, B14 and RS800 opens
16 and 17 May - Topper training (Sat), Topper Traveller (Sun)
23 & 24 May - Dart 18 Open
29, 30 & 31 May - B14 Nationals
25, 26, 27 & 28 June - Moth Nationals
5 & 6 Sept - Catamaran Open and Vortex Nationals (TBC)
19 Sept - Laser Traveller
20 Sept - Barts Bash (more info on 20th Dec)
Prize Giving Dinner – Saturday 29th November
Click here for the application form and hand it into the bar or send it to Debbie.
Laser Masters’ World Championships
Congratulations to all the Laser sailors who brilliantly represented Stokes Bay Sailing Club at the Masters' Worlds in Hyeres, France.

Great Britain took the honours in three categories, including one outstanding performance from our Commodore, Nick Harrison, the 2014 Standard Grand Masters' World Champion.
Social Events Update
December 21st - Carol Singing
December 31st - New Year's Eve Party
Land’s End to John O’Groats Cycle Ride – 17th October
Friday 17th October, 7.00pm

From Land’s End to John O'Groats - Our Epic Cycling Adventure - Slide Show & Talk by John Horn & Phil Beed

Food available - please pre-order (pork sausages, Yorkshire pudding, mash & veg) £5.00 - Bar Open
Vortex Nationals Report
Thanks Alex for writing the Nationals report. For the report, please click here.
And we'll done Jonathan Lister for being the new Vortex National Champion.
Laser Traveller, RS 200 Open & Bart’s Bash – Social Plan
Saturday 20th September Food – Quiche, Salad and New Potatoes, £6. Buy your tickets at the bar or admin office.

8.00pm - Live Band, Jack Rabbit - Rock, Pop, Alternative & Indie.

Sunday 21st September Bart's Bake-Off, Afternoon Tea and Auction of Cakes at 3.00pm.
Musto Skiff National Champion – Bruce Keen
Congratulations to Stokes Bay member Bruce Keen - Musto Skiff National Champion again!

SBSC sailor Mike Palfreman claimed 2nd place, and Richard Pelley (also from SBSC) was 9th.
Musto Skiff Nationals, Thurs 14th to Sun 17th August 2014
Thursday Night = BBQ (7.00pm, £7.50)

Friday Night = Fish & Chip Supper (7.00pm, £5.00) and Quiz





Saturday Night = Curry Supper (7.00pm, £5.00), Mount Gay Rum Happy hour 7.00pm & 8.00pm, live band Ubermiester (pop and rock covers)

Please purchase your food tickets in advance from the admin office.

All Club members welcome!

Results now available Click here for the latest Musto Skiff Nationals results...
Barts Bash – September 21 2014
September 20/21
This is going to be a massive weekend of sailing and events.

1) Laser Traveller - Saturday the 20th September
2) RS200 Circuit Event - Sat & Sun.
3) Saturday night social - Band, Bar and Food
3) BARTS BASH - Set to be the largest sailing racing event 'EVER'.  on Sunday the 21st.
Saturday night, band and social - Sunday afternoon the biggest cake event and tea party Stokes Bay has ever seen.

What do you need to do?  It's easy - everyone that has a access to a boat enter Barts Bash as soon as possible!  We want at least 100 of you on the water. ENTER HERE
Adult Sailing & Cowes Week Fireworks – Friday 8th August
Adult Sailing & Cowes Week Fireworks - Friday 8th August

7.00pm = Adult sailing
7.10pm = Cowes Week – RAF Typhoon Display
7.30pm = Cowes Week – The Red Arrows
9.30pm = Cowes Week fireworks
Bar open from 7.30pm
Cadet Week 2014
Cadet Week & Splash Week 2014 are underway!
Club Championships – 11, 12 & 13 July – Sailing Results
Catamaran - 1st Russ Belben & Dave Bates (Tornado) 2nd Andy McQueen (F18) 3rd Lawrie Draper (Dart 18)
Dinghy - 1st Jason Belben (Moth) 2nd Dan Vincent (Moth) 3rd Nick Harrison (Laser)
Cadet - 1st Angus & Fraser Hemmings (Mirror) 2nd Ieuan Harrison (Topper) 3rd Christian Thomas (Laser Radial)
RS FEVA GRAND PRIX – 5th & 6th July
Start Saturday – 1300hrs (3 races)

Start Sunday – 1030hrs (3 races)

43 boats!

DART 18 Open on June 21st and 22nd
Six races, first start Saturday 12:55 ha haaar!
Free on site tent camping, Pirate Ball with Live Band
Happy hour 7:00 to 8:00 with half price Jagerbombs (oh no), rum and cokes and a free drink of Pirate Cidaaaar!
Chicken or Veggie Curry, £5.00, 7.00pm Saturday
Entry free £40 per boat
Sponsored by www.dinghyinsurance.com and www.windsorcarpentryjoinery.co.uk
Please contact 'Longdong Silver' MarcoManganelli@aol.com 07770 376006 for more details
Notice of race click here
Flier for printing click here
Club House view
Stokes Bay Sailing Club
The Promenade
Stokes Bay Road
Gosport
Hants
PO12 2BL
Tel
Email
023 9258 1513
administrator@stokesbay-sc.co.uk
 
Great Night at the Prize Giving Dinner
What a great evening last night at the Club. Well done to all the winners. We're planning on updating the gallery feature on the website. As soon as we do, they'll be uploaded there. In the meantime, they are available on our dropbox site (click here)
Open Event Calendar 2015
The Sailing Committee has now fixed the open events for 2015 as follows:

15 & 16 Mar - Laser Standard and Laser Radial qualifier
25 & 26 April - Musto Skiff, B14 and RS800 opens
16 and 17 May - Topper training (Sat), Topper Traveller (Sun)
23 & 24 May - Dart 18 Open
29, 30 & 31 May - B14 Nationals
25, 26, 27 & 28 June - Moth Nationals
5 & 6 Sept - Catamaran Open and Vortex Nationals (TBC)
19 Sept - Laser Traveller
20 Sept - Barts Bash (more info on 20th Dec)
Stokes Bay Velo Now Has Its Own Web Page
Link here....

If you are a Strava user, don't forget to select Stokes Bay Velo as your club.

Dutyman Demonstation Video
Received the email from Dutyman and not quite got your head around how to confirm, swop or volunteer. Then please take a look at this video demonstration. here>>>
Are you interested in driving the patrol boat?
If there is anyone interested in driving the patrol boat on a regular basis or you know someone who might be, please contact the Administrator.
Stokes bay now has a Flickr account
We're working on a gallery feature, but until that, the latest club photos can be found at the following link: http://www.flickr.com/photos/91451897@N02/
FOR SALE / WANTED
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