Over the Jubilee bank holiday we'll be running a 'Best Dressed' competition. There will be prizes awarded for: Best Dressed Cruiser Best Dressed Dinghy Best Dressed Camp Boats can be either on the water or on land. A 'camp' could be a tent, campervan or picnic area. Extra points for a red, white and blue theme but anything goes! Get
Published 08:41 on 10 May 2022
JUBILEE BEACON EVENING - Thursday 2 June This event is open - to all TSC members and members of the local Community together with their families and friends. Proposed timing is as follows; 6.30pm Hog Roast. 7.30 to 9.00pm (including breaks) The Cotswold Male Voice Choir 9.30pm lighting of the 'Beacon' in line with the rest of the UK and Commonwealth.
Published 09:50 on 20 Apr 2022
With the added bonus of the Jubilee Weekend, there's lots going on this year in addition to the regular sailing activities and monthly Club Night. Make sure you get the following dates in your diary to avoid disappointment! Anchor's Aweigh Supper Saturday 19 th March marking the official start of the sailing season, a 3 course dinner and followed by a quiz - click
Published 09:30 on 2 Mar 2022
The 2022 sailing season is fast approaching, it is time to start getting ready for a fun filled calendar of events both on and off the water. Anchors Aweigh Supper Our season kicks of with the Anchors Aweigh Supper on Saturday 19 th March. Click here to find out more and details to book your supper it promises to be a cracking night, so don't miss out.
Published 00:00 on 1 Mar 2022
The river Severn is a wonderful playground and TSC provides an excellent base to explore it. As I commence my term as Commodore these indisputable facts will guide me. Looking back over the last few years and the challenges that have arisen due to COVID-19 the importance of TSC to so many of us has been amplified. Clearly there were times when the sailing club and its facilities had to remain shut, sailing and social
Published 20:19 on 22 Feb 2022
The Sailing Committee is very excited to launch the Challenge Series this year. The series is a new concept, which we hope will offer all members a great opportunity to sail together outside the established racing calendar. While the focus will be on improving our sailing, in terms of sailing skills, boat set-up and local conditions, the key to success will be social, with an emphasis on building friendships and having a good time.
Published 00:00 on 21 Feb 2022
Cruiser racing has restarted at TSC with the 2022 Frostbite series. The 2020 series was severely curtailed when Covid closed the country down in early March, and we only managed one race in 2021, although it gave us a chance to try using a pursuit race format. Temujin and Swn y Mor were the only starters, and it went well enough to continue the experiment this year. So, it was very pleasing to see
Published 20:41 on 20 Feb 2022
In this issue ... - Martin Clapham, our new Commodore - Sailing Sec Tom Barnes - The Challenge Series and Officer of the Day Mentoring - Cruiser News, Rob Hudson - Dates from BCYC and a TSC Dinghy Cruise - Club Week round-up Tibor Laszlo - Mercenary won (the Holms Race) but where is our Trophy? Martin Clapham. - Ernie's Bit; Sail Training, RIB training - Hafren's
Published 19:09 on 19 Feb 2022
The Frostbite Cruiser series has got off to a cracking start this monthj, under the new Pursuit format and using personalised handicaps. The first race saw 7 boats take to the water, with 2 taken out of the fleet at the last minute by Covid. With a decent breeze, it was a competitive race, even though the personalised handicaps were set to zero as the starting point. Mercenary took the honours on the water,
Published 10:09 on 26 Jan 2022
The 2022 Sailing Programme is out and duties are available; sign up by 31 January to get your preferred slots, or wait for the lottery of allocation! There is more information on the new Guide to duties here . https://www.thornburysc.org.uk/members-area/duties
Published 10:07 on 8 Jan 2022