Regatta, 22nd August, and other events Newsletter

Sunday 22nd August 2021 To all our members; On Sunday 22nd August your Club Committee are organising a “Members Regatta Fund Day” There will be racing for all model boats both sail and electric and those of you who have tugs please bring them for the pulling competition and bring your other boats too. There will be a ploughman’s lunch provided plus tea, coffee and cold refreshments available. This is a superb opportunity for all of our Members to come together, battle it out, have a c...
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Newsletter April 2021

NEWSLETTER – April 2021 Hooray! The restrictions are slowly lifting and the Club has re-opened, still with the restrictions of no more than 6 members in a group, social distancing and signing in, plus the use of face masks and hand sanitiser provided by the Club. Also a gentle reminder to all that Memberships fees are due by the end of May 2021. I would also like to welcome 2 new members to the Club; Malcolm and Paul and I am sure they will enjoy the humour and fun we have on our club days! ...
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End of Year Newsletter December 2020

BRIGHTLINGSEA MODEL BOAT CLUB END OF YEAR NEWSLETTER AND TREASURES UPDATE   Commodore’s Letter Dear Members May I open this letter by saying a big thank you to Keith and Lesley firstly for all they have done to make our Club safe and for it to remain open through the year for all of us to use throughout these hard times this year, and for keeping us updated on the website, and also all the Committee Members for their hard work and dedication over the year.  It is really been appreciated b...
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August Newsletter Update

August Newsletter Update It is with sadness that two of our Committee Members, our Commodore and Bosun, have had to stand down due to personal commitments. We all wish them, and their family good health and hope to see them at the Club again soon. It has therefore been decided by Members that until our next AGM to ask that our last years’ Commodore, Gary Clarke, step in as “acting Commodore” for the remainder of this year. We have spoken with Gary and he has kindly agreed to act up for...
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August Newsletter

BRIGHTLINGSEA MODEL BOAT CLUB AUGUST 2020 NEWSLETTER UNPRECEDENTED TIMES!!! Welcome back to all our members both existing and new this year. We were finally able to re-open the Club, with of course certain restrictions which I will go into in a minute. Firstly, it is deeply humbling to know all our members are safe after the lock down, even though its been hard having our day to day lives turned upside down due to the Coronavirus pandemic, having to follow strict guidelines set down, and as...
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Important Notice re using the pond

The Club itself can not be fully open as restrictions have not been completely lifted. However, last Sunday I was at the pond and had a good talk with some committee members and club members who were using the pond at their own risk, but keeping their distances and some of whom have also been regularly boating at Dovercourt, and that some members of the Harwich Club were reportedly racing, but obviously at a distance. It was due to this and the easing of restrictions that we felt that starting ...
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Club Closure

It is with regret that in light of the worsening situation of the Covid 19 situation we have now closed the Club House. We will let you know when it will re open. Meanwhile please keep yourself safe and well. Thinking of you all Keith Hawes Club Secretary 23.03.20
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Update from another Club in respect of their current reactions to the Covid 19 situation

We have very kindly received, via one of our members, notification that the Harwich Model Boat Club has contacted their members and confirmed they are reacting to this Covid-19 situation in the same way we are by stopping all racing and asking their members that; Until such time as there is a total lock down, members may meet as and when they wish to casually sail, provided social distancing is observed. This means in practice that we should keep 2-3 metres apart, with no contact or touching ea...
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