Club Opening Times during the Christmas and New Year Period

Dear Members,

Please be aware our opening times during the Christmas and New Year period are as follows:

December

Sunday 20th : Open (Club Christmas Dinner)

Monday 21st: Closed

Tuesday 22nd: Closed

Wednesday 23rd: Open

Thursday 24th: Closed (Christmas Eve)

Friday 25th: Closed (Christmas Day)

Saturday 26th: Open for Bottle Race only (Mid-day start)

Sunday 27th: Closed

Monday 28th: Closed

Tuesday 29th: Closed

Wednesday 30th:Open

Thursday 31st: Open

January

Friday 1st: Open for Pink Elephant Race Only (Mid-day start)

Saturday 2nd: Closed

Sunday 3rd: Back open as usual (Start of Club Racing Winter Series)

Looking forward to seeing you over the festive season.

DWSC

Whats on at the Club this Weekend?

Dear Members,

Here is a summary of what we have on at the club this weekend.

· Free Sailing Saturday

· Continuing Sunday Racing Autumn Series with races 11-12

The water level is still rising and we are over two metres over the steep lip

For the latest wind forecast, please use the link below

http://www.xcweather.co.uk/forecast/Datchet_Water_Sailing_Club

For members on Sunday, your Race Officer will be Hamish Stewart assisted by Adrian Burroughs on safety.

Hope to see you on the water,

DWSC Team

Dates to get in your Diary for the Christmas Period

Dear All Members,

Here are some important dates for you to get down in your diary’s for the Christmas period.

Datchet Flyer (12th/13th December)- The Datchet Flyer sees two days of great racing with lots of boats on the water. The ‘Flyer’ will consist of three handicap races on Saturday, scored on average laps of the same course to enable an overall set of results to be generated. In traditional Winter Series style the Sunday will feature a long distance pursuit race. All boats racing will be fitted with GPS tracker units with the action streamed live via the internet and available to analyse after racing.

Sign up online here: Datchet Flyer 2015 Sign up

Club Christmas Dinner (20th December)- The Club Christmas Dinner will be held on Sunday 20th December after racing. Adults: £20, Children under 10: £10. Payment required in advance. The cut off point for payment will be Sunday 13th December. It would be great to see everybody there. The prize giving for the Autumn Series will also be held before the dinner.

To view the menu and book your place, please click here: Christmas Lunch 2015

The Boxing Day Bottle Race (26th December)- This year’s Boxing Day Race will held by your Vice Commodore Mike Beckett. As it is the Bottle Race, he requests that everyone who wants to compete will need to bring a bottle in. Keep posted for more information about the Race nearer the time.

The New Year’s Day Pink Elephant Race (1st January)- The Pink Elephant Race for 2016 will be ran by your Commodore Phil Tinsley. Keep posted for more information about the race nearer to the time.

Also we remind you that the club is closed during the 24th/28th December and also 2nd January. During this time the club will only be open for the Boxing Day and New Year’s Day Races.

Many Thanks,

DWSC

Change of Structure to Sunday Racing

Dear Members,

For the months of December 2015 and January 2016, we will trial a change of format of Sunday Racing. There will be 2 races with 2 starts;

1. Non Asymmetric- First start at 11.00am

2. Asymmetric – First start at 11.05am

The Non- Asymmetric boats will sail a course TBC and the Asymmetric boats will sail a windward leeward course.

Best Regards.

Sailing Committee

Datchet Water Sailing Club

01753 683 872

What’s on at the Club this Weekend?

Dear Members,

Here is a summary of what we have on at the club this weekend.

· Continuing Sunday Racing Autumn Series with races 9-10

· We welcome the Laser 4.7’s for their 4th Ladder Event.

· The Datchet Water Radio Sailing Club are holding a Rules talk with Chris Watts from the RYA Presenting

Great news, the water level is on the rise. The lip has now been covered and the pumps are still on. Let’s hope for a full reservoir very soon

REMINDERS

· Registration for the Datchet Flyer which is being held on the 12th/13th December is now open so get your entries in now. Click on the link below to register.

Datchet Flyer Registration

· Our Christmas Lunch is coming up. Don’t forget to sign up before the 13th December. Click on the link below to sign up

Datchet Christmas Lunch

For the latest wind forecast, please use the link below

http://www.xcweather.co.uk/forecast/Datchet_Water_Sailing_Club

For members on Sunday, your Race Officer will be Nick Moore assisted by Andrew Partington on safety.

Hope to see you on the water,

DWSC Team

DWSC Christmas Lunch

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Dear Members,

Our Christmas Lunch is being held on the 20th December. Bookings are now available and the menu is ready. To view the menu and book your place, click on the link below the blog. Please get your bookings in before 13th December.

Many Thanks,
DWSC Team

Datchet Water Sailing Club

01753 683 872

Whats on at the Club this Weekend?

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Dear Members,

Here is a summary of what we have on at the club this weekend.

· Continuing Sunday Racing Autumn Series with races 9-10

· We welcome the Optimists and Toppers for a weekends training.

· There is a Powerboat Level 2 course running all weekend.

REMINDER: Registration for the Datchet Flyer which is being held on the 12th/13th December is now open so get your entries in now. Click on the link below to register.

Datchet Flyer Registration

For the latest wind forecast, please use the link below

http://www.xcweather.co.uk/forecast/Datchet_Water_Sailing_Club

For members on Sunday, your Race Officer will be Stuart Jones assisted by Wayne Richards on safety.

Hope to see you on the water,

DWSC Team

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