Pembrokeshire Yacht Club

Digest of the Minutes of the May 2012 Meeting.

Digest of the Minutes of the May 2012 Meeting.
Committee

Following comments made to us, we are having the new compound lights repositioned to illuminate only the compound.
The CCTV system has been installed and is now monitoring compound activity.
We have a varied entertainment programme arranged for the summer period, details of which are on our website.
Dinghy sail training is underway again, and we have 16 [...]

Recognising Volunteers in Sailing & Boating

Recognising Volunteers in Sailing & Boating
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Recognising Volunteers in Sailing & Boating

The RYA Volunteer awards, the MBE’s of our sport, recognise the outstanding contributions made by volunteers throughout the UK.

In November 2011, forty-eight Awards were presented by HRH the Princess Royal.
 
Nominations for 2012 Awards now invited
 
 
RYA Award – presented to outstanding individuals for their commitment and services to boating and [...]

Digest of the Minutes of the January 2012 Meeting.

Digest of the Minutes of the January 2012 Meeting.
Committee

 
Well done the rowers in raising the cash to buy and kit out the new longboat. Delivery due in March.
 
December’s bar trading was slightly down on last year. We are going ahead with facilities for members to use credit/debit cards in the club.
 
We have a number of events planned for the first quarter. It looks [...]

Fancy Rowing?

Fancy Rowing?
Club

Fancy Rowing?
Aged Between 14 & 140?
Then this is for…
…YOU!

Digest of the Minutes of the December 2011 meeting.

Digest of the Minutes of the December 2011 meeting.
Committee

 
Digest of the Minutes of the December 2011 meeting.
 
We have received the new lease for the marina starting deck, and carried out the fire risk assessments requested.
 
There was nothing surprising in the monthly audit figures.
 
We have decided that this year for our members, we will put on a free disco with some nibbles for New [...]

Digest of the minutes of the November 2011 meeting.

Digest of the minutes of the November 2011 meeting.
Committee

Digest of the minutes of the November 2011 meeting.
 
 
We have been told the proposed PPL licence increase will now be deferred until after January 2013.
 
Our bank balances are looking healthy at present due to the income from membership and boat parking fees, but we have not yet had any significant expenditure.
 
The Halloween events were good [...]

Light Winds Favour Small Boats in Race 5

Light Winds Favour Small Boats in Race 5
Cruiser

Race 5 of the Winter Series gave the fleet light airs and good weather, which proved much to the benefit of the smaller boats.  It was good to see the 707 fleet extended to three boats with the arrival of John Mecklenburg with Wishful Thinking.  Race Officer Henry Lloyd set an adventurous course considering the [...]

Good Sailing Conditions for Race 4 of the Wintyer Series

Good Sailing Conditions for Race 4 of the Wintyer Series
Cruiser

Race 4 in the winter series gave a welcome respite from the gales of the previous week with winds of between 12 and 22 kts from the WSW, and while not sunny, was an enjoyable sail for all taking part.
Race officer Billy Williams  had more problems than the competitors. The Port Authority would not let [...]

PCRC Honour for Gordon Thompson

PCRC Honour for Gordon Thompson
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At their recent dinner/dance, the Paul Banner Trophy was awarded to PYC mainstay Gordon Thompson for ‘Services to Yachting in the Haven’.
If ever an award was richly deserved, it is this one.  Well done, Gordon, and well done PCRC for their recognition of his services.  Long may they continue.
Norman Williams,
Commodore

Digest of the Minutes of the October Committee Meeting.

Digest of the Minutes of the October Committee Meeting.
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Digest of the Minutes of the October Committee Meeting.
The WYA advised us that HMRC have announced a change in the rate of VAT for the affiliation fees for clubs. The annual fee will however stay the same.
Following a letter received from the Water Ranger about an accident involving young people driving ribs after dark without [...]