Winter Programme


December

January

14th January   Des,s Christmas/ New Year Quiz. Due to the unfortunate postponement of this event in December this will replace the originally planned Quizgo evening.

21st   January   Walking from John O, Groats to Lands End,  Alison Cox give us her memories of becoming and End to Ender.

26th January   “Marine Renewable Energy” Prof Philipp Thies of  the Renewable Energy group at Exeter reviews the most recent developments in marine renewable energy and what we are likely to see around our coasts in the near future.

29th  January   Film Night.

February

2nd February “Surveying Yachts” Local yacht surveyor Chris Olsen takes us through the steps involved in a typical insurance or pre purchase Survey, highlighting oft found issues and concerns. He will highlight things that owners should check on their own boats.

4th February  Rosemullion Distillery,  talk abou how they make thier Rum and Gin.

9th February “The Marine Environment” Vicki Spooner of Falmouth Harbour Commissioners talks about  the environmental initiatives currently underway in Falmouth Harbour including seagrass restoration, Advanced Mooring System development and trials and the Green Blue guidance on anchoring and moorings.

11th February  Chris Morton talking about the development of flight.

12th February  Pie Night

16th February “Three Wise Men” A return of this popular forum giving members the opportunity to raise questions with yachtsmen and engineers with many years experience of sailing and maintaining boats.

18th February  Single bounce music evening.

19th  February   Treasure Hunt.

23rd February “Falmouth and Penryn Sea Cadets”  Club member Mike Nixon is Chairman of the Falmouth & Penryn Sea Cadets.  He will describe what the Sea Cadet organisation is all about, its history and objectives, with particular emphasis on the Unit in Penryn.

26th February  Film Night

March

2nd March  TBA

4th March  Photographic Competition.

9th March “Composite Sunbeam & laser scanning and modelling” Ollie Graffy describes the development and building of the first composite Sunbeam and describes how laser scanning and modelling is used in the recording of boat hull shapes.

11th March  Anne Ramsden and Jeanette Ruberry Talk about a young man who benefited  from his sailing experience.

16th March “First Aid at Sea” The Club’s Hon. Secretary Dr Patrick Farrell talks us through essential First Aid knowledge for all yachtsmen; what you can do in an emergency and when it is vital you seek medical help ASAP.

18th March     The Cake Club clarinet ensemble.

23rd March “Running a Race” Club Racing Officer Jeanette Ruberry explains the process of running a yacht race from well before the start until after the finish. The roles and responsibilities of each member of the Race Officers team are explained.

26th March   Film Night.

30th March “Search and Rescue” Ian Copley of Bristow describes the SAR process when a maritime emergency arises and what is involved in carrying out a rescue from a yacht

April

2nd April   Fitting out Party.

6th April RNLI ” Calling for help”  & lifejacket checks. A member of the RNLI team talks us through the process of calling for help when an emergency arises at sea. To make sure you are well prepared for the coming season bring your lifejackets so they can be checked.

9th April   Spring Ball.

13th April “Pre-Race Briefing” The Club’s Racing Secretary Steve Przybylski describes the racing programme for the 2022 season and highlights any changes from previous years.

For more information see our Racing, Cruising and Social pages.