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Firstly my hat goes off to those hardy club members who braved the frost and cold to sail last Sunday morning, My personal thanks also go to Paul for sending the report and pictures.

Here's a few photos I took today at the boat club of the few people who ventured out in the cold ( a day missed by all it was quite calm)
Note!! Terry's new arrival whatch out all he's a serious contender for next year.
Terry did manage to flip his pursuit thou after breaking a iceberg from the rescue boat we managed to rescue it followed by a hot cup of coffee to thaw out.
All in all it was a good morning with Phil Collins arriving later with the mallard duck man, please excuse me I forgot the gentlemans name.

Kind regards
Paul Gutteridge










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MERRY CHRISTMAS







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Firstly, my appologies for the loss of updates recently, but due to our Club Chairman having to do his "seasonal stand in" [ sorry cant give the game away, just incase any children are reading this !].

I have put a call out to our other members to send in any pictures they can whilst on site sailing, but as yet, no response.

In the meantime, I have been sent these pictures of a brushless motor conversion [from I/C] by one of our club members.
I cant wait to see this motor do a few revolutions !

  have finally finished my lynx 47 brushless conversion, it has a 6 horse power monster brushless motor powered with 2 x 6 cell 5000mah turnigy lipo's, a swordfish pro+ 220amp esc.







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Sundays report
BRRRRRR it was cold Despite the cold we had a very good turnout from members around twelve turned out to brave weather. Again water conditions were very good and the level appears to be on the increase. The speed freaks made the most of the conditions enjoying the calm water. Pete,Paul,Pat and myself spent time on the water with our yachts these made for a nice flotilla. Terry, Paul Pat and Phil have invented a new game, its called. Lets see who can sail their club 500 the furthest before we lose sight of it. As Mr T would say "CRAZY FOOLS" but great for the spectator several time times people were heard to say "where the flippin eck are they?" To finish a reminder that it is the monthly meeting next Tuesday at the Sailing club, we have been told the bar will be open. Finally on a sad note, on Monday we said a sad farewell to Tony Rowley one of the clubs founder members. Tony was a really nice man and excellent model maker, he will be missed by thos…