Tuesday Dates in February
Get Knotted 1/2/22- in the Club bar 1800-1930 . All welcome.
See a demonstration of the most useful knots and practise them
Collision Regulations, PLA Byelaws and Seamanship 8/2/22- 18:30 - 19:45
Tony Mason of Thames Active.
Rowing on the Thames, 15/2/22- 1830-1945 Tony Mason
RYA Keel Boat and Dinghy Courses.
We are now using keelboats to cover RYA Dinghy L/1 courses.
There will be two RYA Dinghy Level 1 and two level 2 courses this year. Dates will be posted as soon as they are scheduled.
RYA Power Boat Courses - Level 2
Thames Active are running these courses from GYC, as per contract. These are available for members with a GYC discount. BUT Contact me for a codeword to book and book on the Thames Active web site. Please note- although the courses may look full, keep checking for drop outs
SRC/ VHF Courses
The next RYA VHF course is for 6 participants and is scheduled for the 13th March 2022. Land Side classroom at 0900- 1730. This day course costs members £90 but you are required to pay the RYA directly for the certificate and registration before you take the test- £60. You will be supplied with a VHF booklet and will be expected to learn the important VHF channels and the phonetic alphabet before the course!- The good new is that you only have to pass the course once!
The following course is scheduled for the 16th October 2022 Land Side classroom at 0900- 1730
If the Covid situation improves it may be possible to accommodate 12 participants on each course.
RYA First Aid
The next RYA First Aid Course will take place in the Land Side Room on 13th November 2022 at 09:00 - 17:00. Don't forget that this certificate needs to be renewed every three years. Is yours out of date?
Max participants 10.
RYA Day Skipper Theory Course.
The RYA Day Skipper theory course is run by Nomad Sailing at GYC. It is scheduled to begin on March 1st for 8 consecutive Tuesday evenings at 1830 -2130 followed by a weekend of revision and assessment on 23rd /24th April. Book on Nomad Sailing's web site but scroll down to find the GYC members' discount.
RYA Safety Boat Course
If there is enough interest I will arrange a Safety Boat Course. This course will be scheduled to run on Four Tuesday evenings - please let me know if you are interested.
. Christine Webster, firstname.lastname@example.org